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15.02.2016

Human Rights in Ukraine in 2015: Key Trends

This overview of the human rights situation is the first section of the Ukrainian human rights organizations’ Report ‘Human Rights in Ukraine – 2015’ which is published each year by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union | detail

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15.02.2016

Observers: Fighting Flares In Eastern Ukraine, Residents In ‘Dire’ Situation

OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier says it’s difficult for the OSCE monitors to determine whether Russian soldiers and arms are crossing into Ukraine now because they only have a mandate to observe at two border crossings, where they are positioned on the Russian side. | detail

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12.02.2016

Put Donbas Hostages on Normandy 4 agenda now

A year after Vladimir Putin agreed that all hostages and prisoners of war would be released on an all for all basis, the militants who answer to Moscow are not only refusing to release those seized earlier, but have recently taken others prisoner. | detail

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10.02.2016

Putin accused of directly ordering seizure of Debaltseve after agreed ceasefire

Ruslan Leviev, Russian blogger and head of the Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT), is convinced that the order for the offensive on Debaltseve in Donbas was issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin. | detail

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09.02.2016

Scandalous French ‘Masks of the Revolution’ film gets Russian ‘human rights’ award

If Russian involvement in the making of French filmmaker Paul Moreira’s “Masks of the Revolution’ remains in question, there can be no doubt about the Russian propaganda drive now underway. The undisputed coup comes in the ‘human rights award’ to the creators of this film about Euromaidan and other events in Ukraine over the last two years “for courage and professionalism”. | detail

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05.02.2016

Unmarked Graves of Russia’s Undeclared War

There are hundreds of unmarked graves in Donetsk cemeteries, most of them belonging to the Russian nationals killed in a war Russia unleashed and continues to deny any involvement in | detail

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05.02.2016

Memorial demands that Russia return Mustafa Dzhemiliev’s hostage son to Ukraine

The Memorial Human Rights Centre notes that even against the violations of international law linked with Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the fact that Khaiser Dzhemiliev is being held in a Russian prison is unprecedented | detail

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05.02.2016

You Pay, I Say: Website Says It Exposed Russian TV Fakery

Is Russian state television making use of paid, Russian-speaking interview subjects to paint a picture of an out-of-control migrant crisis in Germany? | detail

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30.01.2016

New wave of ’arrests’ & attack on Ukrainian churches in militant-controlled Donetsk

Kremlin-backed militants in Donetsk are reported to have seized a number of local residents, including a volunteer Marina Cherenkova and religious specialist Ihor Kozlovsky and are holding them prisoner. The news coincides with an orchestrated demonstration in Donetsk against the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church and what were termed “other sects” | detail

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29.01.2016

French filmmaker adopts Putin’s ’Ukrainian fascist hordes’ line for Canal Plus

If anybody wants a quick reminder of how easy it is to mislead film viewers, they should watch Paul Moreira’s ‘Masks of the Revolution’. They may then wish to ask France’s popular Canal Plus cable television channel why it has collaborated in the making of such a film and why it has scheduled its broadcast for Feb 1. | detail

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26.01.2016

In Soviet Style FSB orders Crimean postal service to inform on dissidents

All post offices in Russian-occupied Crimea have been sent a list of Crimeans supposedly suspected of or sentenced for ‘extremism or terrorism’, and told to inform Russia’s FSB if any correspondence arrives for them or anybody asks for it | detail

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26.01.2016

Council of Europe Human Rights Mission starts in Crimea

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, announced his decision to send a delegation to Crimea on Jan 25 in order to assess the human right situation on the peninsula. | detail

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25.01.2016

Will the West accept Potemkim elections in Donbas?

The Kremlin-backed militants of the so-called ‘Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics’ are refusing to allow Ukrainian parties to take part in their local elections. This alone would make Western recognition questionable and it is only one of multiple sticking points. | detail

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21.01.2016

Court in Russian-occupied Crimea orders arrest of Mustafa Dzhemiliev

Almost two years after Russia banned world-renowned Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemiliev from his native Crimea, a court in Simferopol has ordered his arrest, claiming that he "is hiding from the investigators" | detail

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18.01.2016

Putin’s Crimean ‘Genocide’

The Crimean parliament in Russian-occupied Crimea has accused Ukraine of ‘genocide’ over the electricity blockade, ignoring the fact that it is Vladimir Putin who has ensured that Crimeans will long suffer critical shortages | detail

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18.01.2016

Poland’s rightwing government plans sweeping powers for own party Prosecutor General

Poland’s new government has just passed a highly contentious law on police surveillance and is set to give the current Justice Minister powers never before held in democratic Poland | detail

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15.01.2016

‘Clear Signs of Sabotage’ in Odesa 2 May Investigation

20 months after the deadly disturbances and fire in Odesa on May 2, 2014, Ukraine’s law enforcement bodies have not only failed to properly investigate the events and find those responsible, but are effectively sabotaging the investigation. | detail

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15.01.2016

Free the Kremlin’s 20 Ukrainian Hostages Now

In the last two years, campaigns persecuting Ukrainians have become an entirely normalized and systemized form of Russian military aggression. | detail

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13.01.2016

Far-right Le Pen party politician visits Donbas to investigate ‘Ukrainian war crimes’

After blocking UN peacekeepers, OSCE observers, international aid agencies and an international tribunal over the downing by militants of a passenger airline, Russia and its proxies in Donbas have brought in their own ‘human rights investigators’, led by Jacques Closterman, a French politician linked with Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front | detail

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05.01.2016

The Minsk Agreement format should change

An attempt to look at the Minsk Agreement from the point of view of human rights | detail

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