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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Ukraine may answer to the Court in Strasbourg for abduction-like deportation of three Georgians
      Oct26

      Ukraine may answer to the Court in Strasbourg for abduction-like deportation of three Georgians

      The three Georgian nationals who were abducted in the centre of Kyiv on October 21 included a military trainer who has defended Ukraine in Donbas and a man with a Ukrainian wife and child. Any links that some or all of the three men have to former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili may explain the motives behind this extraordinary move, but...

      Russian television is not about Russia
      Oct26

      Russian television is not about Russia

      EU vs. Disinfo weekly summary of the main topics on Russia’s most watched TV news channels. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia frees jailed Crimean Tatar leaders Chiygoz and Umerov but into exile from Crimea
      Oct26

      Russia frees jailed Crimean Tatar leaders Chiygoz and Umerov but into exile from Crimea

      More details have emerged of the unexpected release on October 25 of imprisoned Crimean Tatar leaders Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov. The initial reports that Russia was not preventing them from returning to Crimea were too optimistic and both will, like other Crimean Tatar leaders, be exiled while Crimea remains under occupation …read more...

      Poroshenko honours judge who effectively sentenced renowned Ukrainian dissident to death
      Oct25

      Poroshenko honours judge who effectively sentenced renowned Ukrainian dissident to death

      Valery Marchenko should have turned 70 this year, after a long life which he would have surely spent serving Ukraine. The renowned journalist, writer and human rights defender died in October 1984, just a few months after being sentenced to 10 years labour camp for so-called ‘anti-Soviet agitation and propaganda’. 33 years after the...

      Detention or Abduction? Another blogger & asylum-seeker detained in Ukraine
      Oct24

      Detention or Abduction? Another blogger & asylum-seeker detained in Ukraine

      Kazakhstani blogger and activist Zhanara Akhmet has become the latest of at least three journalists and activists from post-Soviet countries to be detained by the Ukrainian authorities in the last six weeks. She has made disturbing allegations about what looked much more like an attempted abduction, than supposed compliance with yet another...

      Trial imminent of Russian soldier captured fighting in Donbas
      Oct24

      Trial imminent of Russian soldier captured fighting in Donbas

      The trial could begin in the next few weeks of Viktor Ageyev, the latest serving Russian soldier to be captured in the Luhansk oblast of Ukraine. Ageyev will be represented by a Ukrainian state-appointed lawyer since Russia has refused to provide him with legal aid …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Report: Russia Implicates Browder In Magnitsky ’Murder’ Probe, Citing Widely Mocked MI6 ’Expose’
      Oct24

      Report: Russia Implicates Browder In Magnitsky ’Murder’ Probe, Citing Widely Mocked MI6 ’Expose’

      Russia, which says Magnitsky’s death was a tragedy but denies allegations that he was abused while in custody, has undertaken an aggressive, multipronged effort in recent years aimed at discrediting Browder and the narrative underpinning the U.S. Magnitsky Act. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukrainian anti-corruption journalists come under intensive surveillance
      Oct23

      Ukrainian anti-corruption journalists come under intensive surveillance

      The Skhemy journalist project who have frequently exposed corruption by public officials in Ukraine has reported unexplained surveillance of one of their journalists, Oleksandr Chornovalov. While this is not the first time Skhemy journalists have been targeted, the surveillance has never before been so brazen …read more Source: Kharkiv...

      RT: A Low-Grade Platform for Useful Idiots
      Oct23

      RT: A Low-Grade Platform for Useful Idiots

      RT is coming under increasing scrutiny for its role in the Kremlin’s disinformation campaign against the West. The US Justice Department is allegedly requesting that individuals associated with the network’s US branch, RT America, register as foreign agents. Nascent Congressional efforts to investigate and counter the Kremlin’s...

      Another Crimean Tatar civic activist faces prison for saying that Crimea is Ukraine
      Oct23

      Another Crimean Tatar civic activist faces prison for saying that Crimea is Ukraine

      The FSB in Russian-occupied Crimea has formally charged 54-year-old Crimean Tatar activist Suleyman Kadyrov with making a ‘public call to violate Russia’s territorial integrity’ ffor a Facebook repost, with the comment “Crimea is Ukraine”. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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