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

Forcibly disappeared Crimean Tatar activist ‘summoned’ to appear at Russia’s grotesque trial of Mustafa Dzhemilev

A Russian-controlled court in Armyansk has ordered that Ervin Ibragimov be forcibly brought to the court to give testimony, four years after the Crimean Tatar activist was abducted by men in Russian road patrol uniform and disappeared without trace | detail

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Opinion on the political motives of criminal persecution and violation of human rights in the case of Sergiy Pashinsky

The aggregate analysis of the facts of the case indicates that the political motivation of Pashinsky’s persecution is caused by illegitimate considerations of the social and political nature of the high state officials. | detail

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Russia foists negotiations with Donbas proxies on Ukraine via fake Minsk Agreement roadmap

Both Russia and Ukraine have presented Minsk Agreement ‘roadmaps’ that seem theoretical and doomed, not least because Vladimir Putin has no interest in peace for Donbas | detail

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Human Rights Agenda calls on the government to return to legal means of leaving the constitutional crisis

Once again Ukraine ended up in a constitutional crisis aggravated by the decision of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine and the Draft Law introduced in response by the President . | detail

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Ukraine’s government steals money allocated for Kremlin hostages

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has quietly ‘reallocated’ funding set aside for supporting the ever-mounting number of Kremlin hostages and their families, in a move that they probably hoped would pass unnoticed | detail

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Putin’s Russian passport aggression against Ukraine fizzles in occupied Donbas

According to a study carried out by the Donetsk Information Institute, the number of Ukrainians in occupied Donbas who have taken Russian citizenship is far lower than predicted by Moscow and its puppet ’republics’ | detail

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Russian proxy Donetsk ‘republic’ tries to eliminate use of Ukrainian passports

A new ‘decree’ issued in the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ will lead to Ukrainian internal passports being invalidated, with this almost certainly the aim | detail

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Russia’s fake ‘Ukrainian fascist’ returns to Ukraine to fight against ‘fratricidal’ war in Donbas

Edward Kovalenko has returned to the Kherson oblast seven months after his release was demanded by the Russian-controlled militants in Donbas as part of the 29 December exchange of prisoners | detail

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Far-right French politicians enter Crimea illegally to rubberstamp fake Putin and occupation forever vote

If far-right French politician Thierry Mariani publicly denied the Holocaust, he would have long been removed from the EU’s European Endowment for Democracy. Why is his public support for Russia’s occupation of Crimea and denial of human rights crimes not regarded as a problem? | detail

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Return to Yanukovych’s selective justice condemned as thousands protest plan to arrest Poroshenko

Former Soviet dissidents have added their voices to a strong statement protesting at the ever-increasing criminal prosecutions brought against former President Petro Poroshenko. | detail

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Russia caught lying to OSCE about ‘persecution’ of Russian-speakers in Ukraine

Russia really should avoid citing authoritative Ukrainian public opinion pollsters when lying about the language situation in Ukraine | detail

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Questions to Zelensky if ex-President Poroshenko really is remanded in custody

With at least 17 criminal investigations announced against former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko since Volodymyr Zelensky took office, it is no easy task to concentrate on any specific charges, however the stakes this time appear to be very high | detail

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Criminal probe against Poroshenko regarding Biden tape discredits Zelensky and Ukraine

On the latest attempt to create a scandal linking Joe Biden, former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and on disturbing willingness from President Zelensky to take the nonsense seriously and suggest that Poroshenko could go on trial | detail

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Russia uses Covid-19 to try to get sanctions lifted while continuing aggression unabated

While Ukrainian soldiers are being killed, and hostages tortured in the Russian proxy Donbas ‘republics’, and repression continues unabated in occupied Crimea, Russia is actively using the coronavirus pandemic as a means of getting sanctions withdrawn | detail

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Suspected Maidan killer released, as notorious judge places activist & ex-MP under house arrest

A judge who gained notoriety under President Viktor Yanukovych for his role in political persecution has placed ex-MP, investigative journalist and Maidan activist Tetyana Chornovol under 24-hour house arrest | detail

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Chilling déjà vu in Ukraine as criminal charges brought against ex-President Poroshenko

. The most extraordinary of several criminal charges is that of “action aimed at the violent change or overthrow of the constitutional order or seizing of state power” | detail

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Russia rages as plans for legitimizing its proxy Donbas “republics” are foiled

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has condemned Ukraine, Germany and France for thwarting its attempts to foist direct dialogue with occupied Donbas on Kyiv, with Moscow treated as a mere ‘observer’ | detail

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Ukrainian whistle-blower MP faces criminal probe after reporting high-level corruption

First reports had seemed like an early April Fool’s Day joke, but, unfortunately, proved to be true – the criminal investigation launched was over MP Geo Leros’ publication of incriminating recordings, rather than the apparent corruption that the recordings showed | detail

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Dismissed Prosecutor General condemns baseless criminal charges against Poroshenko

Ukraine’s charges against the ex-President are no less surreal | detail

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