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28.01.2014

Road Control journalist Andriy Dzyndzya freed

The preposterous charges linked to the Bankova St disturbances have been dropped in accordance with the controversially amended amnesty law, though he is now suspected of having “injured” a traffic police inspector by spitting on him… | detail

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27.01.2014

Police together with “titushki” in Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhya

Damning video footage, corroborated by eye witness reports, suggests that during protests in Dnipropetrovsk on Sunday, the police and local authorities worked in close cooperation with a large number of “titushki” of hired thugs | detail

Visits 5156
27.01.2014

Extremist! Jailed for transporting tyres

Dmytro Yurchenko has just been remanded in custody for 30 days for alleged “extremist activities”, otherwise known as transporting tyres in his car. Volodymyr Karahyaur and two others have been jailed for 2 months for buying petrol | detail

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27.01.2014

Last Farewells for Slain EuroMaidan Activists

The funerals took place on Sunday of 21-year-old Serhiy Nihoyan and 25-year-old Mikhail Zhyzneuski , both of whom were shot and killed on Hrushevsky St in Kyiv on January 22. | detail

Visits 1307
27.01.2014

Former Ukrainian political prisoners address AI and other world human rights organizations

Forty years ago, we, prisoners of conscience, appealed to Amnesty International and also sought justice in other institutions. Today, we all came out onto Maidan, some of us with our children and grandchildren. Our slogan again is: «Freedom, Justice, Rule of Law». | detail

Visits 815
26.01.2014

72-year-old detained for «attacking Berkut riot police”

Mykola Pasichnyk, a 72-year-old pensioner has been remanded in custody for 2 months on suspicion of attacking Berkut officers. This is the most shocking but not the only indication that detention is part of an attempt to use hostages in negotiations with the EuroMaidan protesters | detail

Visits 4076
25.01.2014

Another activist shot on Hrushevsky St dies

45-year-old Roman Senyk died in hospital on Saturday of injuries received on Jan 22 on Hrushevsky St. His lung had been pierced by a sniper’s bullet | detail

Visits 1439
25.01.2014

Ukrainian Police Counter-Offensive

A day after the shocking video footage above of police ill-treatment of a captive protester and in the wake of other damning reports, the police are alleging attacks on their officers and pointing the finger at EuroMaidan activists | detail

Visits 2872
24.01.2014

Maidan activist stripped naked by Berkut back and staying

On Friday the Maidan activist, Mykhailo Havryliuk who was stripped in freezing temperatures and beaten by Berkut officers told journalists of his ordeal and of his determination to keep fighting | detail

Visits 3815
24.01.2014

A Voice From The Field of Battle And Governmental Duplicity

The government has usurped authority in the country in virtually an undisguised manner. All roads to a legal and democratic resolution of the socio-political conflict have been blocked. | detail

Visits 1461
24.01.2014

Two Bankova Prisoners released

While excellent that Yaroslav Prytulenko and Volodymyr Kadura have been freed, Dzyndzya and Smaliy remain in custody, and the number of Hrushevsky St Prisoners is increasing. Those cases are no less dubious | detail

Visits 2359
24.01.2014

AutoMaidan activists ambushed, leader still missing

More AutoMaidan activists have been found in Kyiv police stations following the events of Wednesday night which singer Ruslana has called “brazen and unconcealed terror on the streets of Kyiv.” Chillingly it is now well over 24 hours since any contact with Dmytro Bulatov, one of the leaders of the AutoMaidan movement. | detail

Visits 3258
24.01.2014

Berkut abandon young woman activist in the forest

Oleksandra Khailak, who has been working for the last 2 weeks as a volunteer for the Maidan medical services was handed over to Berkut by police when they saw her EuroMaidan badge. | detail

Visits 5636
23.01.2014

Berkut undress and beat activist in freezing temperatures

A video posted on YouTube shows Berkut riot police and other officers in black Interior Forces uniform undressing and humilating a man detained on Hrushevsky St. Caught on video, the police have "apologised" | detail

Visits 5312
22.01.2014

First “Hrushevsky Prisoners”

Three EuroMaidan activists – musician and film festival organizer Dmytro Moskalets, poet Yukhim Dyshkant and economic researcher Artur Kovalchuk have been remanded in custody for 2 months in court hearings bearing an ominous resemblance to those concerning the Bankova Prisoners | detail

Visits 3068
22.01.2014

Chilling Echoes: Lutsenko, Verbytsky, Portnikov

Well-known journalist and civic activist Ihor Lutsenko is alive, but badly injured after being abducted from hospital, taken to a forest outside Kyiv and beaten up. Yury Verbytsky, abducted at the same time, remains missing, while Vitaly Portnikov has left the country out of fears for his safety | detail

Visits 2264
22.01.2014

Mejlis demands extraordinary session of parliament to revoke Jan 16 anti-protest laws

"Faithful to the principle of non-violence which is the basis of the Crimean Tatar national movement, [the Mejlis calls on all Ukrainian citizens, all nationalities in the Crimea to stand up in defence of civil rights and liberties.”. | detail

Visits 2273
21.01.2014

Vaad Ukraine condemns efforts to use anti-Semitism for political gain

The Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraine demand adequate investigation of recent anti-Semitic attacks. They warn that given overt attempts to use the topic of anti-Semitism to discredit the opposition and civil protest movement, the Jewish community should be especially vigilant. | detail

Visits 4310
21.01.2014

Titushki loose in central Kyiv: Take Care and Take Photos!

EuroMaidan activists are asking all journalists and others in the centre of Kyiv during this second night of unrest to take care and to take photos. Both are needed because of large numbers of “titushki or hired thugs swarming the centre | detail

Visits 3825
21.01.2014

Six Kyiv students in custody

Seven students from the Kyiv National University of Theatre, Cinema and Television were detained on Monday morning when returning from Maidan Nezalezhnosti. One has been released, the others are accused of involvement in the Hrushevsky St confrontation | detail

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