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21.01.2020

Russia seizes Ukrainian on ‘treason’ charges for pro-Ukraine position in occupied Crimea

41-year-old Ivan Yatskin was taken prisoner by the Russian FSB in October 2019, and taken to the notorious Lefortovo Prison in Moscow | детальніше

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20.01.2020

Ukraine axes English & Crimean Tatar TV to launch risky Russian channel for occupied Donbas and Crimea

While few would dispute the need for Ukraine’s voice to counter the mass Russian and pro-Russian propaganda in occupied territory, there are doubts about how this is being done, and also whether it was really necessary to axe the valuable service provided by UATV | детальніше

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20.01.2020

Ukrainian journalist banned from Russian-occupied Crimea for reporting on repression

Taras Ibragimov has been prohibited from entering occupied Crimea and Russia for an incredible 34 years, which is how the Russian FSB treat Ukrainian journalists who write about Crimean Tatar and other Ukrainian victims of persecution under Russian occupation | детальніше

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17.01.2020

Crimean Tatar activist confirms he gave absurd ‘confessions’ under torture

55-year-old Yunus Masharipov has told a Russian-controlled court in Yalta that he was tortured into ‘confessing’ on video to crimes he never committed | детальніше

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14.01.2020

Crimean Solidarity activist detained twice and prevented from leaving occupied Crimea

Crimean Solidarity activist Gulsum Alieva was detained twice on 13 January and held imprisoned for over 8 hours on a grotesque pretext, based on the political persecution she has herself faced | детальніше

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10.01.2020

Life sentence for defending political prisoners? Russia begins new trial of three Crimean Tatars

40-year-old Rustem Emiruseinov responded to the mounting repression in occupied Crimea by standing in peaceful protest with a banner reading “Muslims are not terrorists”.  The Russian FSB came for him on 14 February 2019, and he is now facing a potential life sentence on the same fabricated and deeply flawed ‘terrorism’ charges as the men he was defending. | детальніше

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09.01.2020

Russian invaders jail Ukrainian woman from occupied Crimea on ‘treason’ charges

Since Russia is in violation of international law by applying its legislation on occupied territory, and 64-year-old Halyna Dovhopola is charged with gathering information for Ukraine, there seems every reason to consider her the latest of Russia’s many Ukrainian political prisoners.. | детальніше

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06.01.2020

Russia jails Ukrainian activist for opposing annexation of Crimea & denies him even religious rights

Oleh Prykhodko is not only illegally held prisoner in Russian-occupied Crimea on highly implausible ‘terrorism’ charges, but is also being prevented from seeing a Ukrainian priest. According to his lawyer, Nazim Sheikhmambet, Prykhodko has twice been stopped from having such visits. | детальніше

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03.01.2020

Ukraine is abandoning its Church and believers in Russian-occupied Crimea

For almost six years, the Russian occupation regime has been trying to drive the Ukrainian Orthodox Church out of Crimea, with the reaction of Ukraine’s leaders varying from expressions of deep concern to very deep | детальніше

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31.12.2019

If Crimea is Ukraine, then take real measures to defend Crimean Tatar political prisoners

Failure to defend the huge number of Crimean Tatar political prisoners is tantamount to betrayal, as a major factor in Russia’s persecution has been Crimean Tatars’ unwavering identification with Ukraine, and the role many have played in highlighting rights violations | детальніше

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27.12.2019

Russia moves to hide its political trial of Crimean Tatar civic activists

A court in Rostov has banned any photos, videos or Internet streaming of the trial of eight Crimean Tatar civic activists, with this even extending to before the hearings begin, and during breaks. | детальніше

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23.12.2019

Ukrainian blogger to be deported from occupied Crimea after criticizing Putin and Russian annexation

A Russian-controlled court in Yalta has ordered the deportation of blogger Yevhen Haivoronsky from occupied Crimea. The move came just hours after police officers detained Haivoronsky and removed his Russian passport, and less than a month after the same ‘court’ fined him for a Facebook post critical of Russian President Vladimir Putin | детальніше

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20.12.2019

The Council of Europe is endorsing Russia’s machine of political repression

Rosfinmonitoring, a body involved in Russia’s systematic persecution of Ukrainians from occupied Crimea and Russians for their religious or political views appears to be working in cooperation with the Council of Europe http://fedsfm.ru/ ) | детальніше

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20.12.2019

Ukrainian seized in occupied Crimea and likely tortured for new ‘saboteur trial’

40-year-old Denis Kashuk set off for work in a Simferopol advertising agency on 17 December and vanished | детальніше

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18.12.2019

Russia deploys ‘Cossacks’ as thugs and ‘witnesses’ in politically-motivated prosecutions in occupied Crimea

So-called ‘Cossacks’ were used, together with other armed paramilitaries, in 2014 to provide the violence and brutality that Russia did not want attributed to its soldiers, and there are strong grounds for fearing that a similar role is planned now | детальніше

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17.12.2019

Crimean Tatar veteran: My grandfather was tried on the same charges as my son

Crimean Tatar political prisoner Seiran Saliyev is facing identical charges in a Russian court to those once used by the Soviet regime to imprison his great-grandfather | детальніше

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13.12.2019

Russia brings 19-year sentences against religious ‘dissidents’ to occupied Crimea

The fabricated charges against Muslim Aliev and five other Ukrainian Muslims have prompted Amnesty International to call all six men prisoners of conscience and the Memorial Human Rights Centre to recognize them as political prisoners | детальніше

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10.12.2019

Cathedral plundered as Russia pushes to crush the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Crimea

The Cathedral of Saints Vladimir and Olga in Simferopol has been vandalized and robbed in what is doubtless part of Russia’s ongoing offensive against the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and efforts to drive it out of Crimea. | детальніше

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09.12.2019

“We’re going home! – exiled Crimean Tatar leaders announce march on occupied Crimea

The Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people has announced plans for a March of Dignity against Violence and Occupation from mainland Ukraine to Russian-occupied Crimea | детальніше

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06.12.2019

Crimean Tatar sentenced to 17 years for ringing his cousin and practising his faith in Russian-occupied Crimea

Enver Seytosmanov, a 33-year-old recognized political prisoner, has been sentenced to 17 years’ maximum security imprisonment for his religious and political views | детальніше

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