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19.07.2019     Politics and human rights

Putin extends Russian attack on Ukraine, offering passports to all Ukrainians in Donbas

Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a decree making it possible for all Ukrainians in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (Donbas) to receive Russian citizenship according to ‘simplified procedure’, even if they live on Ukrainian government controlled territory | detail

19.07.2019     Human Rights Abuses in Russian-occupied Crimea

Ukrainian sentenced for an ‘anti-Russian’ Facebook post describes atmosphere of fear in occupied Crimea

Larisa Kitaiska is safely back in Kyiv, after a trip to her native Yalta in July 2016 resulted in her arrest by the Russian occupation authorities for supposedly ‘anti-Russian’ material on Facebook | detail

18.07.2019     Court practices

Ukrainian anti-corruption journalists expose manipulation behind Kolomoisky & other notorious court rulings

Skhemy Corruption in Detail investigative journalists have uncovered the methods used to bypass an automated system in the Kyiv District Administrative Court aimed at ensuring random selection of judges for each case | detail

17.07.2019     Terrorism

Families of MH17 victims call for honesty and justice from Russia as the lies continue

A number of families who lost relatives when Malaysian airliner MH17 was downed by a Russian BUK missile exactly five years ago have called on the Russian government to cooperate with the investigation, acknowledge their share of the responsibility and to stop lying about the disaster | detail

17.07.2019     Human Rights Violations associated with EuroMaidan

Ex-Berkut officer accused of mass Maidan killing released from detention

The Svyatoshynsky District Court in Kyiv has released under 24-hour house arrest Serhiy Tamtur, one of the five men accused of mass killing during the bloodiest day of Euromaidan | detail

16.07.2019     The right to life

Ukraine President Zelensky urged to veto populist law on forced castration for ‘paedophiles’

Human rights groups have called on President Zelensky to veto a disastrously ill-considered bill introducing chemical castration for sex offenders which they, and specialists in this area see as a cheap populist move aimed at winning votes in the coming parliamentary elections | detail

16.07.2019     Human Rights Abuses in Russian-occupied Crimea

Russia prosecutes for mentioning the Mejlis, but not for hate speech against Crimean Tatars

Russian occupiers are happy for texts to incite hatred about the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people or the Jehovah’s Witnesses with prosecutions only where the authors don’t mention Russia’s extraordinary bans on them | detail

15.07.2019     Freedom of expression

Ukraine is about to release the only prisoner that Russia wants to exchange

It is likely that a Ukrainian court will release Kirill Vyshynsky from custody on 15 July, despite strong concern that the journalist, probably with Russian help, will flee. | detail

15.07.2019     The right to liberty and security

Russia calls OSCE order to free 24 Ukrainian POWs ‘anti-Russian rhetoric’

The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly has issued a hard-hitting resolution * on Russia’s illegal occupation and militarization of Crimea, in which it clearly states that the 24 Ukrainian seamen whom Russia seized in November 2018 are prisoners of war | detail

12.07.2019     The right to a fair trial

Ukrainian soldier sentenced in Italy to 24 years for journalist death in Donbas after gravely disturbing trial

A court in Pavia, Italy has found Vitaly Markiv, a Ukrainian National Guard soldier, guilty of involvement in the death during the first months of the war in Donbas of 30-year-old Italian photojournalist, Andrea Rocchelli and sentenced him to 24 years’ imprisonment. | detail

12.07.2019     Human Rights Abuses in Russian-occupied Crimea

Mass arrests as Russian ‘court’ confirms horrific sentences against 4 Crimean Tatar political prisoners

In yet another eerie echo from the Soviet past, around 50 Crimean Tatar activists were detained on 11 July in Moscow. as they stood outside Russia’s Supreme Court, peacefully demonstrating their support for four Crimean Tatar political prisoners sentenced to huge terms of imprisonment | detail

11.07.2019     Court practices

Ukraine’s Supreme Court rules against whistle-blower judge persecuted for exposing corruption

Supreme Court judges have effectively upheld an earlier refusal to allow Poltava judge and corruption whistle-blower Larysa Holnyk to compete for a post in the Anti-Corruption Court, despite the knowingly unlawful reprimand used to block her participation having been revoked | detail

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