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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Six Outrageous Lies Russian Disinformation Peddled about Europe in 2016
      Feb10

      Six Outrageous Lies Russian Disinformation Peddled about Europe in 2016

      Russian disinformation is working overtime to undermine European democracies. Much of the disinformation in 2016 came from original Russian sources that presented poorly digested information designed to provoke and to push an agenda that the Kremlin finds favorable …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia uses collaborators at UN to deny its repression of Crimean Tatars
      Feb10

      Russia uses collaborators at UN to deny its repression of Crimean Tatars

      Instead of returning Crimea or at least putting an end to grave human rights violations on the Ukrainian peninsula, Russia is pulling out (or even creating) marginal groups for use in stunts like the latest appeal by a marginal Crimean Tatar organization to the UN to recognize Crimea as Russian and lift sanctions …read more Source: Kharkiv...

      Imprisoned Ukrainian Library Director on trial for ‘extremism’ takes Russia to Strasbourg
      Feb10

      Imprisoned Ukrainian Library Director on trial for ‘extremism’ takes Russia to Strasbourg

      Natalya Sharina, Director of the Ukrainian Literature Library in Moscow, has been held under strict house arrest since her arrest on ‘extremism’ charges in late October 2015. It is her unwarranted incarceration and the restrictions imposed on her that have now been challenged with the European Court of Human Rights, since her trial for...

      Ukrainian jailed for insistence that Crimea is Ukraine declared a political prisoner
      Feb09

      Ukrainian jailed for insistence that Crimea is Ukraine declared a political prisoner

      A Crimean for whom the words of Ukraine’s national anthem about “laying down life and soul for our freedom” are his credo in life has become the latest political prisoner in Russian-occupied Crimea. The renowned Memorial Human Rights Centre’s statement declaring Volodymyr Balukh a political prisoner and demanding his release came as...

      Who needs witnesses of Russian war crimes in Donbas eliminated?
      Feb09

      Who needs witnesses of Russian war crimes in Donbas eliminated?

      The violent killing of Mikhail Tolstykh or ‘Givi’, one of the most identifiable militants involved in the Kremlin-backed fighting in Donbas was predictably, but not very credibly, attributed by the militant leadership to Ukrainian military saboteurs. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Changes in Washington, Brussels, and Berlin: What Do They Mean for Kyiv?
      Feb08

      Changes in Washington, Brussels, and Berlin: What Do They Mean for Kyiv?

      As US President Donald Trump introduces a new leadership style, political and economic crises play out in the EU, and tensions in Russia’s foreign and domestic affairs increase, the effects will be astutely felt in Ukraine—a country that has become a key battleground state in the confrontation between the world’s pro- and anti-Western...

      Russia to publish “anti-Ukrainian Ukrainian newspaper” in occupied Crimea
      Feb08

      Russia to publish “anti-Ukrainian Ukrainian newspaper” in occupied Crimea

      The Russian media has widely reported plans to publish “the first Ukrainian-language newspaper in Crimea”. ‘First’ it is not, but it will be the only paper in Ukrainian since Russia’s invasion and occupation of Crimea. It may be used merely for propaganda purposes, however the ‘Ukrainian society’ supposedly behind the initiative...

      Ukraine as testing ground for Kremlin-Trump ’dialogue’
      Feb08

      Ukraine as testing ground for Kremlin-Trump ’dialogue’

      If Ukraine turns away from the Minsk Agreement, there will be no Western leverage to put pressure on Russia. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Wife Says Kremlin Critic Diagnosed With ’Acute Poisoning’ Blood Samples Sent To Israeli Lab
      Feb07

      Wife Says Kremlin Critic Diagnosed With ’Acute Poisoning’ Blood Samples Sent To Israeli Lab

      The wife of well-known Kremlin critic Vladimir Kara-Murza, Jr., who fell critically ill last week in Moscow for the second time in two years, said doctors have diagnosed him with “acute poisoning by an undetermined substance.” …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      ‘Ukrainian regional news site’ linked with Putin Chef’s Internet troll factory
      Feb07

      ‘Ukrainian regional news site’ linked with Putin Chef’s Internet troll factory

      An apparently ‘Ukrainian’ website often quoted in the Russian media has a St. Petersburg address and is probably one of the ‘troll factory’ enterprises owned by Yevgeny Prigozhin, a millionaire often referred to as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s favourite chef. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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