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Section: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (Ukraine)

      Here’s Why Ukraine Failed to Get More IMF Funding
      Dec02

      Here’s Why Ukraine Failed to Get More IMF Funding

      Clearly the IMF does not trust the Ukrainian authorities to fight corruption. The Ukrainian government must convince the IMF that it is doing something about corruption either through deeds or credible policies. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Russia accused of mechanisms of political repression in Crimea unprecedented since Stalin & Hitler
      Dec02

      Russia accused of mechanisms of political repression in Crimea unprecedented since Stalin & Hitler

      From political prisoners & punitive psychiatry to dissident writers being prevented from travelling abroad, the Soviet echoes in Russian-occupied Crimea are becoming increasingly pronounced. On Nov 28, Mykola Semena was not able to personally receive the Pavel Sheremet Journalism Award 2016 at a ceremony in Brussels …read more Source:...

      Half the Berkut officers deployed against EuroMaidan activists remain police officers
      Dec01

      Half the Berkut officers deployed against EuroMaidan activists remain police officers

      Three years after the savage dispersal on Nov 30, 2013 of young students on Maidan, none of the Berkut officers directly involved have been convicted, and some are continuing to work in the police. The reason in many cases for the lack of progress lies not in the investigators, but in sabotage by the courts …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

      Luhansk blogger seized by Kremlin-backed militants for ‘extremist material’
      Nov30

      Luhansk blogger seized by Kremlin-backed militants for ‘extremist material’

      Militants from the so-called ‘Luhansk people’s republic’ have ‘arrested’ a Luhansk Internet blogger Edward Nedelyaev, who spoke openly with a Bild correspondent this summer. They claim that he circulated ‘extremist material’ & accuse him of ‘state treason’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

      Is It Prudent or Paranoid to Worry about Russia’s Influence in the Baltics?
      Nov30

      Is It Prudent or Paranoid to Worry about Russia’s Influence in the Baltics?

      Last month Lithuania issued a manual on what to do if Russia invades. These scenarios might sound far-fetched from well-appointed conference rooms in Washington, but in Eastern Europe, they do not. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Mother of Crimean Tatar political prisoner detained & interrogated
      Nov30

      Mother of Crimean Tatar political prisoner detained & interrogated

      Not satisfied with imprisoning Crimean Tatars on absurd charges regarding a pre-annexation demonstration over which Russia has no jurisdiction, the occupying state is increasingly applying methods of intimidation and repression against prisoners’ families. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Yanukovych ‘doesn’t remember’ the bloodiest day of Maidan killings
      Nov29

      Yanukovych ‘doesn’t remember’ the bloodiest day of Maidan killings

      Ex-president Viktor Yanukovych has finally testified as defence witness in the trial of five former Berkut officers charged with killing activists in February 2014. He claimed to ‘not know’ or ‘not remember’ most vital details about the events during Euromaidan, and even how he came to flee to Russia …read more Source: Kharkiv...

      Militants stage ‘public repentance’ spectacle with supposed teenage ‘saboteurs’
      Nov29

      Militants stage ‘public repentance’ spectacle with supposed teenage ‘saboteurs’

      Kremlin-backed militants have produced yet another propaganda ‘pardoning’ stunt involving two ‘Ultra’ football fans, while threatening that two very young men could face 20-year ‘sentences’ for so-called ‘state treason, spying &‘desecration of the state flag’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

      ‘Donbas militants’ with Russian accent detain & expel independent Dozhd TV journalists
      Nov28

      ‘Donbas militants’ with Russian accent detain & expel independent Dozhd TV journalists

      The Kremlin-backed militants of the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR] have banned two journalists from one of Russia’s only independent media from entering militant-controlled territory after claiming that the men ‘defamed’ them …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

      Czech humanitarian NGO banned from Kremlin-backed militant-controlled Donetsk oblast
      Nov28

      Czech humanitarian NGO banned from Kremlin-backed militant-controlled Donetsk oblast

      People in Need’s office in Donetsk has been visited by representatives of the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ and told to leave immediately …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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