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Three ‘prosecution witnesses’ unexpectedly expose lies in Russia’s trial of Crimean Tatar civic activists

During the course of the last court hearings in May, three ‘prosecution witnesses’ in Russia’s trial of eight Ukrainian political prisoners gave testimony against the prosecution, including one who testified in court that he did not know the defendants at all | detail

Visits 662

In Memory: Sergei Mokhnatkin, the human rights defender Putin’s Russia mercilessly destroyed

66-year-old journalist, human rights defender and former political prisoner, Sergei Mokhnatkin, has died in Moscow, seemingly of complications from the serious spinal injuries inflicted by prison staff during one of his politically-motivated sentences. | detail

Visits 920

Russia protects and gives lucrative employment to torturer and killer of Ukrainian schoolboy

Vadim Pogodin, the former Donbas fighter who ordered and took part in the torture and killing of 16-year-old Stepan Chubenko in July 2014, is once again working for Moscow, although this time it’s in occupied Crimea, and without killings | detail

Visits 2921

People from “different planets”. Could a pastor be a killer?

Blessed Augustine in the 4th century AD noted that a state without fair justice is not a state, but a gang of robbers! Although this truth is old, it is still relevant today. | detail

Visits 420

Ukrainian poet placed in detention as scapegoat over deaths in tragic Odesa fire

Well-known writers and public figures have publicly expressed concern over the arrest and detention of Odesa poet, Andriy Khayetsky on bizarre charges linked with a tragic fire in a college on 4 December 2019. | detail

Visits 771

Jehovah’s Witness in Russian-occupied Crimea gets 6 years for ‘undermining state security’ by praying at home

Filatov was found to have prayed, together with others, in his own home, which the Russian-controlled prosecutor and court chose to view as “undermining constitutional order and state security” | detail

Visits 1772

Crucial tests in Donbas should overturn Italy’s 24-year sentence against Ukrainian soldier Markiv

A group of Ukrainian forensic experts are in Sloviansk in the Donetsk oblast to carry out important investigative experiments linked with the death of two journalists exactly six years ago and the charges Italy brought against Ukrainian soldier Vitaly Markiv over the deaths | detail

Visits 891

Seized by Donbas militants after Russian military closed her city in Ukraine

Olena Fedoruk is from Kalmiuske, a city in Donetsk oblast whose proximity to the Russian border made it a convenient location for the Russian military whose involvement in the war in Donbas Russia is continuing to deny | detail

Visits 1039

Radical shift in high-profile charges over killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet in Ukraine

There has been a significant change in the charges against the three suspects six months after a press briefing, at which President Zelensky, Interior Minister Avakov and the Prosecutor General made a mockery of the presumption of innocence | detail

Visits 1041

Fears for safety of tortured Ukrainian hostage after Donbas militants claim he is in hiding

29-year-old Hryhory Sinchenko has been placed on the ‘wanted’ list by the same Russian-controlled Donbas militants who took him prisoner in October 2019 | detail

Visits 740

Ervin Ibragimov and the abductions Russia brought to occupied Crimea

It is four years since Ervin Ibragimov, a member of the Executive Committee of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars was abducted from near his home in Bakhchysarai by men in road patrol uniforms | detail

Visits 1007

Ukrainian researcher tortured & sentenced to 13 years for ‘treason’ against a fake Russian proxy republic

Olena Pyekh never concealed her pro-Ukrainian position and is paying a huge price for it | detail

Visits 3065

Ukrainian arrested in Crimea says his Russian girlfriend falsely accused him to save herself

The FSB have once again claimed ’sabotage’, only to then change the charges, with 60-year-old Konstantin Shirinha accused of spying only - a charge he denies | detail

Visits 685

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

Visits 2722

Opposition journalist facing political persecution is in danger of extradition from Ukraine to Kazakhstan

Zhanara Akhmet, an opposition journalist and solo mother, is in immediate danger of being forcibly taken from Ukraine to Kazakhstan, where she would almost certainly face torture and political persecution | detail

Visits 915

Donbas militants sentence doctor to 13 years for pro-Ukraine Twitter posts

The Russian proxy ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] has ‘sentenced’ a 55-year-old neuropathologist to 13 years’ maximum security imprisonment for posts on Twitter which were claimed to “destabilize the situation” in the unrecognized ‘republic’ | detail

Visits 1140

14 year sentences for Russia to present Ukraine as the enemy in occupied Crimea

Russia fabricated the charges against Volodymyr Dudka and Oleksiy Bessarabov for propaganda purposes as part of a long campaign to present Ukraine and its citizens as the enemy | detail

Visits 824

Is Ukraine’s penitentiary system ready to fight the coronavirus?

We would like to draw the attention to the problem of the spread of COVID-19 in penitentiary institutions, propose particular actions which could contribute to prevention of uncontrolled spread of the disease and develop the proposals which could be useful during their implementation in the practical activities of the State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine. | detail

Visits 410

May 18 is the Day of the National Catastrophe of the Crimean Tatar People

On May 18, 1944, at dawn dusk, the communist authorities of the USSR committed another barbaric crime against humanity. That morning, total genocide against the indigenous population of Crimea began. | detail

Visits 489

Political prisoners deported to Russia speak out on anniversary of Crimean Tatar Deportation

During a court hearing on 18 May, eight political prisoners honoured the victims of Stalin’s 1944 Deportation and pointed to the new methods of terror and intimidation that Moscow is now using against Crimean Tatars | detail

Visits 994
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