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    ”Plastic bags on face, electric shocks”: human rights activists tell of systemic torture of Ukrainians in Russia
    Sep10

    ”Plastic bags on face, electric shocks”: human rights activists tell of systemic torture of Ukrainians in Russia

    Head of the Crimean Human Rights Group Olha Skrypnik during a Kyiv press conference has spoken of a systemic use of torture against Ukrainian citizens who are held as political prisoners by the Russian security forces. ”Indeed, we were afraid that in this case [the case of the so-called Crimean ”saboteurs ”], torture could be applied because,...

    No discussions on police mission in Donbas so far – OSCE chief
    Sep09

    No discussions on police mission in Donbas so far – OSCE chief

    Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is not yet discussing the issue of deployment of its police mission in Donbas, OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier told a news conference in Kyiv Friday, September 9. Mr Zannier said that at the moment, no discussion was held about the police mission, adding that the approval of all parties...

    Ukraine releases evidence of Russia`s seizure of Ukrainian Black Sea shelf. Video
    Sep09

    Ukraine releases evidence of Russia`s seizure of Ukrainian Black Sea shelf. Video

    The State Border Service of Ukraine has prepared evidence to prove Russia`s illegal acts near the Holytsynske and Odeske gas fields in the Black Sea. The evidence outlining Russian aggression, the seizure of facilities and property belonging to Ukraine, and illegal industrial activity near the Holytsynske and Odeske gas fields in the northwestern...

    Ukrainian Parliament responds to Polish Parliament`s decision on Volyn tragedy
    Sep08

    Ukrainian Parliament responds to Polish Parliament`s decision on Volyn tragedy

    The Ukrainian legislators have called on their Polish counterparts to stop politicizing the tragic pages of Ukrainian-Polish history and to focus their efforts on building up constructive relations between Ukraine and Poland in order to strengthen partnership in the democratic Europe, based on European values. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on...

    Trump says Putin better leader than Obama – Reuters
    Sep08

    Trump says Putin better leader than Obama – Reuters

    Donald Trump declared on Wednesday that Russia`s Vladimir Putin had been a better leader than U.S. President Barack Obama, as the Republican presidential nominee used a televised forum to argue he was best equipped to reassert America`s global leadership, according to Reuters. ”I think under the leadership of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton the...

    Putin plans no meetings with Poroshenko – Kremlin
    Sep07

    Putin plans no meetings with Poroshenko – Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin`s plans do not include so far meetings with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday, according to Russian news agency TASS. ”I don`t know that any bilateral contacts are planned,” he said, TASS wrote. Speaking about the possibility of the...

    Council of Europe starts work on Smolensk plane crash report
    Sep07

    Council of Europe starts work on Smolensk plane crash report

    The Council of Europe`s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights has started work on a report on the 2010 plane crash in Smolensk which killed 96, including Polish President Lech Kaczynski, according to Radio Poland. Dutch MP Pieter Omtzigt was appointed author of the report on Tuesday, Radio Poland reported. Omtzigt was earlier part of a team...

    U.S. adds 81 entities from Hong Kong, India and Russia to list of companies sanctioned over Crimea, Donbas
    Sep07

    U.S. adds 81 entities from Hong Kong, India and Russia to list of companies sanctioned over Crimea, Donbas

    The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce has amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding eighty-one entities under eighty-six entries to the Entity List subject to sanctions over Crimea and Donbas. ”The eighty-one entities who are added to the Entity List have been determined by the U.S....

    EU to decide on sanctions against supporters of Crimea and Donbas occupiers Sep 6
    Sep06

    EU to decide on sanctions against supporters of Crimea and Donbas occupiers Sep 6

    The European Union on Wednesday, September 7, will take a decision regarding sanctions applicable to 146 individuals and 37 companies for violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels reported citing its sources in the European Council. The decision will be taken at the meeting of the...

    UN delegation visits Lviv-based SBU investigation unit, reveals no ”secret prison”
    Sep06

    UN delegation visits Lviv-based SBU investigation unit, reveals no ”secret prison”

    A delegation of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture has examined the building of the SBU investigation unit in Lviv, according to the SBU`s press service. As the representatives of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture examined the building of the SBU investigation unit in Lviv on Stepan Bandera Street next to `Prison at Lontskoho...

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