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Nearly All Icelanders Believe War Crimes Have Been Committed in Ukraine

By Larissa Kyzer

Protests in Reykjavík
Photo: Golli. A protest outside the Russian embassy in Reykjavík.

A new survey shows that support for Ukraine in Iceland is almost universal and Icelanders have shown this support in a variety of ways, RÚV reports.

According to a recent Gallup poll, almost all Icelanders believe that Russians have committed war crimes in Ukraine and should be prosecuted in international courts.

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Nearly a third of Icelanders have made direct monetary donations to Ukraine and over a quarter of the country has purchased goods or services, the proceeds of which will be used support Ukraine’s efforts to defend itself and support its people during Russia’s invasion of the country. A fifth of the nation has donated clothing or other items to be donated to Ukrainians.

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Almost 84% of Icelanders believe that the country is doing a good job of its reception Ukrainian refugees, while 4% think that the reception efforts have not been handled well.

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