New convoy of Russian military trucks caught entering Ukraine by night
Since the convoy of military trucks were travelling by night on an unpaved road where there is no official border crossing, it seems safe to conclude that Russia did not want either the trucks themselves, or what they were carrying to be seen
How many victims needed for Ukraine to finally prosecute for war crimes?
In the sixth year since Russia’s invasion of Crimea and military aggression in Donbas, Ukraine’s legislation can still not adequately punish perpetrators of horrific crimes against humanity and war crimes
Russia’s ‘justification’ for MH17 and other surreal moments at the International Court of Justice
The latest round of hearings is underway before the International Court of Justice at the Hague in Ukraine’s suit against Russia over alleged violations of two international conventions
Russian Donbas militant leader Girkin admits to using civilians as human shields & other war crimes
This is not the only war crime that Igor Girkin (Strelkov), the Russian former military intelligence officer who led the seizure of Sloviansk in April 2014, has admitted to in a recent interview
Russian Twitter ‘false flag’ operation to blame Ukraine for MH17 broke all records
Within the first two days of the downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 on 17July 2014, Russian Internet trolls, financed by a billionaire with links to Putin had posted at least 65 thousand tweets trying to blame Ukraine for the disaster
Tortured to death for defending Ukraine. The first war crimes Russia brought to Donbas
Soon after seizing control of Sloviansk, Russian ex-GRU officer Igor Girkin (Strelkov) claimed that his men did not want to kill Ukrainian solders whom he called “brothers”. His men had just savagely tortured to death Volodymyr Rybak, a Ukrainian politician defending the flag of Ukraine and two very young students, Yury Popravka and Yuri Dyakovsky.
Donbas ‘separatism’: Myth, statistics and heavily armed Russian spetsnaz
The West, as well as very many Ukrainians, have been all too ready to swallow Russia’s line about the supposedly overwhelming support for ‘joining Russia’ in Crimea and for ‘Russian world’ / ‘Novorossiya’ ideology in Donbas
European Court of Human Rights demands answers from Russia over downing of MH17 over Ukraine
The European Court of Human Rights has requested answers from the Russian Government in connection with two claims brought against Russia over the downing of Malaysian airliner MH17 over militant-controlled parts of Donbas on 17 July 2014
Latvian resident sentenced to five years for Russian-paid fighting in Donbas
A Latvian court has sentenced 29-year-old Artem Skripnik to five years’ imprisonment and then a further two years’ parole for taking part in the fighting in Donbas on the side of the Russian-backed and armed militants
Russian fighter calling for the destruction of Ukraine details military role played by Russia in Donbas
A Russian who fought in Donbas and openly called the conflict a war to destroy Ukraine and Ukrainians has provided a valuable piece of evidence outlining Russia’s direct military engagement in eastern Ukraine.
14 years demanded for Brazilian Donbas fighter and star of Russian propaganda films
The trial is coming to an end of Rafael Lusvarghi, a 34-year-old Brazilian national who fought in Donbas on the side of Russian and Russian-backed militants
Blogger imprisoned for ‘hate speech’ after criticizing banditry in Russian-backed Donbas ‘republic’
Denis Lotov is a blogger and ex-fighter from the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] whose fall from grace is probably because of the inconvenient truths he told, including about the real culprits of a shelling tragedy which the militants tried to blame on ‘Ukrainian saboteurs’
Russian propaganda chief Kiselyov gets his nephew jailed in Germany for involvement in war in Ukraine
48-year-old Sergei Kiselev has been jailed by a regional court in Germany for training to fight in the war in Donbas, with the evidence of his active part in fighting against Ukraine currently being studied by Germany’s Prosecutor General.
Czech national charged with terrorism after fighting for Russian-backed militants in Ukraine
While Russia erects memorials to mercenaries and imprisons Russians only if they fight for Ukraine in Donbas, a number of EU countries are prosecuting citizens who fight for the Russian-backed militants on terrorist charges.
Poland charges three with terrorism & sees Russian link in arson attack on Hungarian Centre in Ukraine
Three Poles from far-right radical groups are facing terrorism charges in Poland over an arson attack on a Hungarian Cultural Centre in Ukraine
Donetsk Pastor speaks out about Ukrainian Donbas’ struggle against Russian aggression
Sergey Kosyak, Ukrainian pastor, volunteer and one of the coordinators of the Donetsk Prayer Marathon decided to publish an important book chronicling resistance to Russia’s aggression.
Kremlin-sponsored mercenaries go to International Criminal Court to prove Russia is deploying them in Ukraine & Syria
Even the mercenaries that Russia has been using to fight its undeclared war against Ukraine and other conflicts have had enough of being told they don’t exist.
Violent Crimes Committed During the Armed Conflict in Eastern Ukraine between 2014–2018
Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group and “Shore of Peace”, non-governmental nonprofit human rights organizations, present to the reader a report containing various information about violent criminal acts committed during the military conflict in eastern Ukraine between 2014–2018.
Amazon should stop profiting from Russian-sponsored terrorism in Donbas, Stalin and the Soviet regime
It looks disturbingly as though only money talks for Amazon, even when the money is made by promoting Russian armed, funded and manned pseudo republics waging war in Ukraine, or a regime responsible for genocide and monstrous human rights crimes.
Russia lies about Minsk Agreement to justify support for fake ‘elections’ in occupied Donbas
Russia and its proxy Donbas ‘republics’ are claiming that ‘elections’ scheduled for 11 November express the will of the people, and ignoring or even denying that they are in total breach of the Minsk Agreement’.