Pro-Ukrainian blogger disappears in separatist-controlled area of eastern Ukraine
Two weeks ago, Stas called his mother to say he was on a bus entering Donetsk city, in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in eastern Ukraine. He was planning to visit her and his grandmother the next morning. She was excited. Stas had been traveling for work for days in other parts of Ukraine, and she missed him. However, Stas did not show up at her home that morning. He has been missing since that phone call on 2 June, feared forcibly disappeared by the separatist Donetsk authorities.
I met Stas, 27, in Donetsk last year. A pro-Ukrainian blogger …read more
Source: Human Rights Watch