Russian invaders sentence elderly Ukrainian woman to 12 years on ‘treason’ charges
After invading and occupying Ukrainian Crimea, Russia has sentenced an elderly Ukrainian woman for supposed ‘state treason’, claiming she had spied for Ukraine.
Crimean Tatar sentenced to 6 years for involvement in legal Ukrainian organization
A Russian-controlled court in occupied Crimea has sentenced Medzhlit Ablyamitov to six years’ imprisonment for taking part, while in mainland Ukraine, in an entirely legal organization
Ukraine’s most malicious miscarriages of justice
The problems with Ukraine’s justice system are most graphically seen in the case of serial killer Sergei Tkach who was able to kill for 25 years because at least 10 other men had been tortured into ‘confessing’ to his crimes
Interior Minister Avakov accused of manipulating public opinion over Ukraine’s most controversial trial
Over recent days Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has spoken in two television interviews of the high-profile trial of three people accusing of killing Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet, with his comments disturbingly misleading
11 years for opposing Russia"s occupation of Crimea?
There would be little chance that 63-year-old Oleh Prykhodko would survive the horrific sentence which most believe to be linked with his pronounced pro-Ukrainian views
Protests throughout Ukraine following 7-year sentence against civic activist Serhiy Sternenko
The trial of Odesa civic activist Serhiy Sternenko and the 7-year sentence just passed have been vehemently condemned by former Kremlin hostages, human rights defenders and prominent civic activists
Prosecution witness in Russia’s latest political trial exposes false testimony to jail Crimean Tatar for 15 years
One of the prosecution witnesses in the trial of political prisoner Medzhit Ablyamitov has stated clearly in court that he was not allowed to read ‘his testimony’ before being forced to sign it
Lukashenko plotted to kill Sheremet yet Ukraine has charged people with no motive for his murder
Ukraine’s police have admitted that they knew of a taped conversation potentially linking the violent killing of Pavel Sheremet with the Belarusian KGB back in December 2020,
Prisoner exchanged for Ukrainian hostages gets 17-year sentence in Russian proxy Luhansk ‘republic’
Three years after being released from detention in Kyiv at the militants’ demand, Taras Oleksiyenkoo has become the latest Ukrainian to be ‘sentenced’ by those same militants to 17 years, for supposedly working for the SBU.
11-year sentence demanded against pro-Ukraine activist in Russian-occupied Crimea
The Russian prosecution has demanded an 11-year harsh regime sentence against 63-year-old Oleh Prykhodko although the charges against him were consistently demolished in court, and shown to be flagrantly falsified
Ukraine found in bulk violation of the prohibition of torture over denial of justice to life prisoners
The European Court of Human Rights has unanimously found Ukraine to be in violation of the European Convention’s prohibition of torture over its failure to give life prisoners, some of whom are almost certainly innocent, any hope of a review of their sentence
Savagely beaten Maidan activist Tetyana Chornovol formally charged with a non-existent murder
The anti-corruption investigative journalist, Maidan activist and, later, MP, could, if convicted, face a life sentence on charges which the former chief investigator into crimes during Euromaidan has said he sees no grounds for.
Russia passes grotesque 19-year sentence against head of Crimean Tatar TV ATR
The Russian-occupation ‘Crimean High Court’ has passed a 19-year sentence against Lenur Islyamov, Vice President of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars and the Director of TV ATR
19-year sentence demanded against Crimean Tatar businessman for wanting Russia out of Crimea
The prosecutor in Russian-occupied Crimea has asked for a 19-year sentence against Crimean Tatar businessman and TV ATR General Director Lenur Islyamov for what Russia is claiming was ‘sabotage, separatism and the creation of an illegal armed formation’.
Alibi confirmed of man whose arrest for a child’s murder triggered appalling anti-Roma riots
A second forensic test has confirmed that Mykhailo Chebotar has an alibi for when he is accused of murdering an eight-year-old child. The young man has been in custody since his arrest in August 2016 was used as a pretext for shocking anti-Roma riots in Loshchynivka (Odesa oblast).
Ukrainian political prisoner: “I didn’t come to Moscow on a tank. You came to me in Crimea”
Russia’s FSB have accused 63-year-old Oleh Prykhodko of planning serious terrorist attacks, yet they stopped searching his two garages after ‘finding’ explosives in the first garage and saw no need to check why the phone Prykhodko used was registered in somebody else’s name
Court in Ukraine revoke’s Yanukovych’s arrest warrant over Maidan killings
The Kyiv Court of Appeal has revoked an arrest warrant against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych over charges linked with the gunning down of peaceful protesters on Maidan in February 2014
Police summons for Briton who criticized Sheremet murder case as Avakov’s ‘public show’
Three weeks after Glen Grant wrote a highly critical open letter to Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, the British military man received a formal summons for questioning
Ukrainian soldier Vitaly Markiv acquitted and freed in Italy!
The nightmare for the young Ukrainian soldier which began on 30 June 2017 is over, but questions should certainly be asked in Italy about he ever came to be arrested and held in custody for three and a half years
Dangerous offensive against lawyer defending Crimean Tatar political prisoners
The formal complaint aimed at getting disciplinary measures brought against Lilya Hemedzhi, and potentially stripping her of her licence, is an attack on all lawyers who properly defend their clients in the political trials that Russia has brought to occupied Crimea .