FSB bans the last Ukrainian charity providing humanitarian aid in Russian-occupied Melitopol
Russia’s FSB have raided the last functioning charity in occupied Melitopol, leaving elderly, disabled and other vulnerable Melitopol residents without the humanitarian aid they need to survive
"Ukraine must suffer" - Kremlin propagandist gloats over Russia’s murderous missile attack on Dnipro tower block
Russian propagandist Sergei Mardan has openly spoken of ‘pleasure’ at Russia’s missile attack on an apartment block in Dnipro that killed at least forty Ukrainians, including three children
Russia abducts and tortures Kherson official and his family for serving Ukraine
Serhiy Barchuk, Deputy Head of the Kherson regional branch of the Pension Fund, his father, stepmother, uncle and a close friend of the family have been imprisoned since July
Mariupol children forced to entertain and ‘thank’ the Russian soldiers who shattered their childhood
Children and young people in Russian-devastated Mariupol have been forced to perform in front of Russian soldiers, with parents threatened with serious consequences if their children did not take part in this cynical farce
Ukrainian researcher savagely tortured for ‘confession to treason’ against Russian proxy ‘Donetsk republic’
51-year-old hostage Olena Piekh urgently needs medical intervention, not least because of the electric shocks, the screws twisted into her knees, asphyxiation and mock executions used to force her ‘confession to treason and spying’
Wagner PMC convicted killers ‘get clean slate, freedom and pardon' for fighting Russia’s war against Ukraine
Yevgeny Prigozhin, founder of Russia’s notorious Wagner ‘private military company’, has made public a video which claims to show the first group of convicted criminals who have returned to Russian and been ‘pardoned’ after being sent to kill in Ukraine.
UN disbands Russian-blocked ‘fact-finding mission’ into mass killing of Ukrainian POWs at Olenivka prison
The UN Secretary-General has effectively confirmed that no investigation will be carried out into the violent deaths of a huge number of Ukrainian prisoners of war held at a notorious prison in occupied Olenivka
Russia abducted, usually tortured, over a thousand civilians, including children in Kherson oblast alone
Those held hostage by the invaders have included children as young as 14, with Ukraine’s Human Rights Ombudsperson reporting that some were tortured.
Children to undergo compulsory military training in both Russia and occupied Crimea
The compulsory ‘basic military training’ will teach children in occupied parts of Ukraine not only how to use a Kalashnikov rifle but how to ‘interpret’ political events from the point of view of a ‘patriot of Russia’
Russian FSB uses total isolation to torture and try to break abducted Kherson woman
It is well over seven months since Russian soldiers abducted Iryna Horobtsova from her home in Kherson
Imprisoned Crimean artist faces ‘terrorism’ charges for protesting Russia's war against Ukraine
The ‘trial’ is beginning in Rostov (Russia) of Crimean artist Bohdan Ziza (Azizov) on ‘terrorism’ charges which are probably based solely on a ‘confession’ extracted through torture.
21-23-year sentences for three Belarusian heroes who helped Ukraine stop Russia from taking Kyiv
Three Belarusians known as the Svietlahorsk Rail Partisans have received monstrous sentences for courageous actions aimed at hindering Russia’s use of Belarus for its full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
Russia moves to legislate ‘impunity’ for all war crimes committed in occupied Ukraine
A draft bill that proposes to remove criminal liability for war crimes committed by Russian soldiers has passed its first reading in Russia’s State Duma.
Russia plans to imprison soldier who admitted to murder and plunder in Ukraine - for ‘circulating fake news’
Russia has given the verified confession made by one of its own soldiers, Daniil Frolkin, extra publicity by lodging absurd criminal charges against him
Russians threatened to kill abducted Crimean Tatar’s family if he didn’t sign fake ‘confession’
Rustem Osmanov was abducted by the Russian invaders from his home in Kherson oblast in April this year and illegally taken to occupied Crimea where a kangaroo ‘court’ sentenced him to six years on absurd charges
Russia demolishes Mariupol Drama Theatre to try to blame Ukraine for its most heinous war crime
There is every reason to believe that Russia knew it would kill children and other civilians when it bombed Mariupol’s Drama Theatre back in March and that it is now seeking to eliminate all evidence
Four Russian invaders sentenced to 11 years for torturing hostages in Kharkiv oblast
Four Russians, two of them from a Russian military intelligence [GRU] special forces unit, have been sentenced to 11 years for abducting Ukrainians in Kharkiv oblast and torturing them
Belarusian rail partisan sentenced to 16 years for obstructing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
A ‘court’ in Belarus has sentenced Vitaliy Melnik to 16 years’ harsh regime imprisonment in reprisal for the Belarusian’s role in obstructing Russia’s attempt to seize Kyiv.
Brutal torment of young Mariupol woman imprisoned at Olenivka ‘concentration camp’ and in Russia
Mariupol resident Mariana Checheliuk will be turning 23 on 5 January 2023 with her parents and younger sister not even certain where the Russia are imprisoning her