“Naturally, it will not be a judicial body, but for the purposes of propaganda in the context of creating the appearance of condemnation of Russia’s actions by the “entire international community”, it will do,” the agency’s interlocutor said.

The diplomat stressed that only the UN Security Council has the competence to create international tribunals.

On January 19, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the creation of a so-called special tribunal for Ukraine and the use of Russian assets for "reparations to Kyiv."

The Russian permanent mission stated that the EU and its member states do not have the right to establish any international courts to prosecute the leaders of third countries.