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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Pro-Ukrainian victim of savage attack faces ’extremism’ sentence for Crimea is Ukraine post
      Apr12

      Pro-Ukrainian victim of savage attack faces ’extremism’ sentence for Crimea is Ukraine post

      Ukrainian activist Ihor Movenko is facing criminal prosecution in Russian-occupied Crimea for so-called ‘extremism’, 7 months after a vicious attack on the 39-year-old from Sevastopol resulted in administrative charges against the victim, and no criminal investigation against the man who attacked him. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

      Russian war crimes in Ukraine are of interest, Mr Tillerson
      Apr12

      Russian war crimes in Ukraine are of interest, Mr Tillerson

      Exactly 3 years ago, former Russian military intelligence officer Igor Girkin, with heavily armed Russian and pro-Russian militants seized Sloviansk in the Donetsk oblast, beginning a Russian-funded, armed and manned war that has continued to this day …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Putin’s National Guard Cracks Down On Opposition Activists In Irkutsk
      Apr12

      Putin’s National Guard Cracks Down On Opposition Activists In Irkutsk

      Although the official mission of the National Guard is to combat terrorism, many in Russia believe its true purpose is to protect Vladimir Putin and the government. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern Ukraine?
      Apr11

      Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern Ukraine?

      Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine is now entering its fourth year, but there was a time when few expected it to last even four weeks. The virtually bloodless seizure of Crimea, which fell to Russian troops in early 2014 without a fight, led most observers to conclude that Ukraine was effectively defenseless and at Moscow’s mercy...

      Russia breaches international law forcing Crimeans to serve in occupying army
      Apr11

      Russia breaches international law forcing Crimeans to serve in occupying army

      Nearly 5 thousand young Crimeans are to be conscripted into Russia’s army in 2017, with Russia thus openly flouting the UN General Assembly and the Fourth Geneva Convention. For the first time since Russia invaded and annexed Crimea, Crimeans will be sent to regions of the Russian Federation …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

      Kremlin-backed Donbas militants accuse Ukraine and USA of ‘terrorist’ killings
      Apr11

      Kremlin-backed Donbas militants accuse Ukraine and USA of ‘terrorist’ killings

      The self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] and Russian media have given wide coverage to militant claims that the head of Ukraine’s counter-intelligence service was behind the killing of prominent militants, with US involvement also stressed …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia turns to closed courts for political prisoners in occupied Crimea
      Apr10

      Russia turns to closed courts for political prisoners in occupied Crimea

      Courts in Russian-occupied Crimea have now begun banning relatives and friends from attending court hearings – the only chance many have of seeing the imprisoned men. Most incredibly, the FSB has now told a court that the men should remain in custody as they are recognized internationally as political prisoners! …read more Source: Kharkiv...

      Russia’s war on George Soros goes global
      Apr10

      Russia’s war on George Soros goes global

      In Russia there’s nothing new about accusing George Soros of trying to overthrow the government. But recently other authoritarian leaders around the world have also decided that the 86-year-old billionaire is the cause of all their troubles …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russian media twist Bellingcat study to find Ukrainian Buk in Donbas before MH17
      Apr10

      Russian media twist Bellingcat study to find Ukrainian Buk in Donbas before MH17

      Incredibly, some Ukrainian websites have copy-pasted Russian propaganda media, including a website closely linked with the defence ministry, which deliberately distorted the findings of a new Bellingcat investigation …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      European Parliament approves visa liberalization for Ukraine
      Apr10

      European Parliament approves visa liberalization for Ukraine

      It’s finally happened! The European Parliament on April 6 voted to lift visa requirements for Ukrainians wishing to travel to anywhere in the Schengen zone. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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