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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Thousands March In Moscow To Commemorate Slain Kremlin Critic Boris Nemtsov
      Feb27

      Thousands March In Moscow To Commemorate Slain Kremlin Critic Boris Nemtsov

      Nemtsov, who had been a vocal critic of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead on a bridge overlooking the Kremlin on February 27, 2015. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      69 compelling reasons for resisting any deals with Russia on Crimea
      Feb27

      69 compelling reasons for resisting any deals with Russia on Crimea

      On the third anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Crimea, at least 30 Crimean Tatars and other Ukrainians are imprisoned on politically motivated charges and others are facing trial for saying that Russia must leave Crimea. 69 children are growing up without fathers who have been arrested, or abducted and murdered. …read more Source:...

      Donbas militant media – nothing bad about militants or Russia, nothing good about Ukraine
      Feb27

      Donbas militant media – nothing bad about militants or Russia, nothing good about Ukraine

      The Internet media in the self-proclaimed ‘Donbas and Luhansk people’s republics’ [DNR, LNR] have nothing but praise for themselves or for Russia. They can also find nothing positive to say about areas under Ukrainian government control. Since critical Ukrainian sites are blocked, the chances of local elections meeting Ukrainian and...

      Donbas militant leader blocks hostage exchange in “we&#146re all Russians” interview on Russian TV
      Feb24

      Donbas militant leader blocks hostage exchange in “we&#146re all Russians” interview on Russian TV

      Just days after the Kremlin-backed militants’ oldest hostage – Ihor Kozlovsky – spent his second – 63rd – birthday in captivity, militant leader Alexander Zakharchenko has put forward new restrictions on hostage exchange, as well as other direct infringements of the Minsk Agreement …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

      You Should Know What Happened on February 23
      Feb24

      You Should Know What Happened on February 23

      February 23 marks the 73rd anniversary of the Deportation of the Chechen and Ingush peoples from their homeland …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia Launches New Project To Track ’Fake News’
      Feb23

      Russia Launches New Project To Track ’Fake News’

      Russia has embraced the buzzword “fake news” to dismiss coverage it considers unfair or flat-out wrong — even as Western governments accuse Moscow of exploiting false and misleading news for political gain. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Court blasts Ukraine’s Migration Service, orders it to grant Russian Maidan activist asylum
      Feb23

      Court blasts Ukraine’s Migration Service, orders it to grant Russian Maidan activist asylum

      Sergei Anisiforov’s battle for asylum in Ukraine has ended in victory three years after he was injured on Maidan and even honoured for his part in Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity. In a hearing on February 22, the Odesa District Court of Appeal addressed blistering criticism at the Odesa branch of Ukraine’s Migration Service and...

      Quashing of Russian activist Ildar Dadin’s sentence welcome, but not enough
      Feb23

      Quashing of Russian activist Ildar Dadin’s sentence welcome, but not enough

      This is an important move, but if Russia wants to demonstrate a shift away from repression, it should revoke other laws, like that used to imprison people for criticizing its invasion and annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russian TV shows fake &#146anti-terror operation&#146 to hide arrests of Crimean Tatar activists
      Feb22

      Russian TV shows fake &#146anti-terror operation&#146 to hide arrests of Crimean Tatar activists

      For the second time in a month, Russian media have produced fake news stories about ‘terrorists’ after a prominent lawyer the first time and civic activists on both occasions were detained in Russian-occupied Crimea. The report on Feb 21 even used entirely false video footage …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Ukrainian seized by Donbas militants for Twitter photos of Russian military equipment?
      Feb22

      Ukrainian seized by Donbas militants for Twitter photos of Russian military equipment?

      Militants from the self-declared ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR] have taken another Ukrainian – Valery Nedosekin – prisoner, accusing him of ‘spying’ for the Ukrainian Security Service by reporting military movements and posting photos of military equipment on Twitter …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

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