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Human Rights in Ukraine. Website of the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group
16.01.2020

Putin has declared war, but not just against Ukraine, with his proposed constitutional changes

Putin’s inclusion of notorious Russian writer / Donbas fighter Zakhar Prylepin in a working group on constitutional changes is a grave affront to all Ukrainians, however the changes Putin is planning, especially with respect to its occupation of Crimea, are likely to have even more serious ramifications for Ukraine | детальніше

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09.01.2020

Why Russia demanded the release of a ‘Ukrainian fascist’ as part of the prisoner exchange in occupied Donbas

Russia has constantly demonized all Ukrainian nationalist organizations as ‘fascist’, so why, you might ask, would it demand that Ukraine release the former leader of one of the most notorious of such organizations? | детальніше

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08.01.2020

Contra spem spero

In 2019 there were even more human rights violations than in previous years. This is the gloomy conclusion that emerges when you try to gather together all the various events concerned with human rights in the year just ended. | детальніше

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19.12.2019

Dictatorship law that could force Poland out of the EU brings thousands out in protest

Thousands of Polish citizens in 160 cities took to the streets on Wednesday evening to protest against a draft law aimed at crushing judicial independence in Poland and at silencing and / or punishing judges | детальніше

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11.12.2019

‘Treason’ investigation initiated against ex-President Poroshenko over Minsk Accord with Russia

The latest criminal investigation against former President Petro Poroshenko, initiated by the State Bureau of Investigations, elicits obvious and very disturbing parallels with a previous high-profile prosecution | детальніше

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10.12.2019

UN states tell Russia to ends its militarization of Crimea and get out

The UN General Assembly has adopted an important resolution on Russia’s occupation and militarization of Crimea in which for the first time concern is raised over Russia’s build-up of nuclear weapons in the occupied peninsula. | детальніше

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09.12.2019

Number of Ukrainians prepared to accept peace at any price at record low on eve of the Normandy Summit

A public opinion poll just published reads like a warning list for Ukrainian President Zelensky of concessions, including at the Normandy summit on 9 December, that would not be tolerated | детальніше

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02.12.2019

Russian-controlled ‘Donetsk republic’ claims more Ukrainian territory

The self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [‘DPR’] announced on 29 November that is has adopted a ‘law’ defining what it claims to be its ‘state territory | детальніше

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20.11.2019

So do most people in occupied Donbas want to join Russia and blame Ukraine for the war?

On doubts about the validity, as well as the point of a recent survey carried out in occupied Donbas for Dzerkalo Tyzhnya which suggested that a majority of residents want to be part of Russia, support the latter’s occupation of Crimea and blame Ukraine for the ‘civil war’ | детальніше

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13.11.2019

NABU’s unlawful actions could result in Ukraine being accused of pressure on European Court of Human Rights

On 31 October, I published an article on cases known to me of surveillance by National Anti-Corruption Bureau in the European Court of Human Rights. This publication assesses the causes and potential consequences of this surveillance. | детальніше

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04.11.2019

Who are NABU detectives following at the European Court of Human Rights?

National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is carrying out the surveillance in the European Court of Human Rights. There couldn’t be the greater shame of the Ukrainian state! | детальніше

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17.10.2019

A Ukrainian obituary

More than five years since the war in Donbas started, how should we remember those who have died in it? | детальніше

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16.10.2019

Majority of Ukrainians against ‘special status’ for occupied Donbas

56% of Ukrainians are against the ‘special status’ for Donbas that is a pivotal element of both the Minsk Accord and the Steinmeier formula which Ukraine agreed to on 1 October 2019 | детальніше

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14.10.2019

Outrage as Crimean collaborators included in Russian delegation to Turkey

Two Crimean collaborators, including Natalya Poklonskaya, who played a direct role in the persecution of numerous Crimean Tatar and other Ukrainian political prisoners, have for the first time taken part in an official Russian delegation to Turkey | детальніше

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09.10.2019

Whistle-blower judge exposes sinister role of Bohdan in Zelensky administration

Larysa Holnyk, the Poltava judge who faced persecution and a physical attack after exposing corruption, has published disturbing details of a recent attempt to enlist her in a politically-motivated criminal investigation against former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko | детальніше

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08.10.2019

Donbas residents beg Zelensky not to withdraw Ukrainian forces while Russia claims it’s not their war

The desperate plea that the Ukrainian Army does not abandon them coincides with claims from Russia that it is not a party to the conflict and cannot guarantee the withdrawal of the Russian and Russian-controlled, armed and financed militants | детальніше

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03.10.2019

Issues and red lines for the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky – joint statement by UHHRU and KHPG

The agreements reached do not take into account the current situation in Ukraine, which is what actually defines the red lines that Ukraine cannot cross without loss of sovereignty, the risks of human rights violations and harm to the interests of the conflict-affected population. | детальніше

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03.10.2019

Zelensky urged to clarify his ‘red lines’ on Steinmeier format, Donbas and Russia

Among the problems articulated by prominent human rights groups and well-known civic activists is the lack of any real clarity as to the ‘red lines’ that Zelensky spoke of, as well as unease that he does not understand which concessions are unacceptable to a majority of Ukrainians. | детальніше

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02.10.2019

Ukraine’s agreement to Steinmeier Formula – Russian victory or same stalemate?

Russia and former President Petro Poroshenko are claiming that Russia has scored a victory by Ukraine’s ‘agreement to the Steinmeier Formula’, although this may not be the case | детальніше

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27.09.2019

Head of Zelensky Administration linked to negotiations with Russia that prompted Euromaidan

Andriy Bohdan, Head of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s Administration, reportedly took part in the negotiations in Russia which resulted in Ukraine’s sudden about-turn on closer ties with the EU and, ultimately, to the Euromaidan protests | детальніше

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