On November 9, President Zelensky announced on social media that, for the first time in the history of the United Nations, its member states denied russia the right to administer justice on their behalf at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.
"The UN is beginning to cleanse itself of russia's malevolent influence. For the first time in the history of the UN, its member states have denied russia the right to administer justice on their behalf at the International Court of Justice", - he wrote.
Zelensky noted that the world sees who is undermining international law rather than protecting it.
"Congratulations to the representatives of Australia, Mexico, South Africa, Romania, and the USA on their victory in the elections to the International Court of Justice, both in the Security Council and the General Assembly!", - the President concluded.
As clarified by Ukraine's Permanent Representative to the UN, Serhiy Kyslytsia, during the voting in the UN Security Council, russia did not receive more than 5-6 votes in all five rounds.
At the same time, Judge of the European Court of Human Rights Mykola Hnatovsky pointed out on Facebook that with the election of former Romanian Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu, "for the first time, there will not be a Soviet/russian judge" at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.
It was previously reported that the UN is requesting $435 million to be allocated to Ukraine to get through the winter.