Mass grave near Mariupol could contain up to nine thousand victims of the Russian invaders
Satellite images have identified what appears to be a mass grave which the Mariupol city authorities believe could hold the bodies of from 3 – 9,000 civilians
Raped, shot and thrown in a mass grave by the Russian invaders who turned Bucha into hell
Karina Yershova fled with her parents from the Russians who seized control of Donetsk in 2014. She was 23 when Russians invaded her new home in Bucha (Kyiv oblast), raped and shot her dead, leaving her body in a mass grave
Ukrainian Holocaust survivor dies in a Mariupol basement, seeking refuge from Russian bombs
Vanda Obiedkova survived in a Mariupol basement after the Nazis came for her family. 81 years later, she died in a bitterly cold Mariupol basement where she and her family were forced to seek shelter from Russian bombs.
Fake ‘referendums’ at gunpoint planned to try to ‘legitimize’ Russia's invasion of Ukraine
Not only are the Russian invaders continuing to occupy parts of the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson oblasts, but they have already staged one fake ‘referendum’ and are reportedly planning others to try to ‘legalize’ occupation administrations
Russia is bombing Azovstal in Mariupol where 1,000 civilians, including many children, are sheltering
Ukrainian marine commander Serhiy Volyna has appealed to the Pope to intercede and writes that Mariupol under Russian siege is what hell looks like
Russian invaders abduct 16-year-old son of a Zaporizhzhia regional head
There are no depths that the Russian military cannot plummet, with these now including the kidnapping of a child - Vlad Buriak, who has not been seen for 10 days
Russia plans total ‘filtration’ of Mariupol men and forced ‘mobilization’
The Russian invaders are reportedly planning to totally close off the besieged city of Mariupol and carry out so-called ‘filtration’ of the entire male population
Russian invaders kill Ukrainian journalist Zoreslav Zamoisky in Bucha
Zoreslav Zamoisky, a freelance journalist from near Irpin (Kyiv oblast) is the seventh journalist to have been killed since Russia began its full invasion on 24 February
Russia continues 'liberating' Ukraine by killing a baby and civilians trying to flee Kharkiv oblast
. “The world’s second army, it would seem, is only able to fight civilians”
Russian invaders raid Kherson oblast home of member of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and former political prisoner
Russia has demonstrated yet again the repression that Crimean Tatars in particular, but all Ukrainians can expect in any Ukrainian territory that falls under Russian occupation
62-year-old Chernihiv village head abducted by FSB to Russia and tortured
Hanna Havrylina's Russian torturers even forcibly cut her hair off, evoking involuntary associations with the Nazis who used to shave the heads of Holocaust victims.
Russia destroys Mariupol and tries to get illegally deported residents to move to Siberia
According to the Mariupol City Council, Putin's policy is clear - first Russia destroys a successful and warm city on the Sea of Azov, and then they drive its residents to Siberia or Sakhalin to work as cheap labour.
Russian soldiers risk prison or injure themselves so as to not fight in Ukraine
Military servicemen from 17 Russian cities have approached human rights lawyers for assistance after refusing to go or return to take part in Russia’s war against Ukraine
Charred bodies of Russian invaders' torture victims found in Kharkiv oblast
It is increasingly clear that harrowing discoveries should be expected in all parts of Ukraine that have, however temporarily, fallen under Russian occupation, with the Kharkiv oblast village of Husarivka no exception
Russia accused of using mobile crematoria to hide its war crimes in Mariupol
According to the Mariupol City Council, the Russian invaders have organized a collection point for the bodies of their victims and are using special units to pick up bodies left in different parts of the besieged city in order to dispose of them
On documenting international crimes committed by the Russian occupiers
The article describes our approach to documentation of the international crimes allegedly committed by the Russian occupiers, briefly describes the database where the collected information is entered, legal aid provided to victims of crime, means of publishing results and communication with victims and witnesses.
Pro-Kremlin sites initially boasted of Russia’s Kramatorsk bombing that killed 52 civilians, including children
As with MH17 in 2014, Russian propaganda channels on Telegram boasted of the bombing before quickly editing their texts as the enormity of Russia’s war crime became clear.
Russia bombs Kramatorsk station killing dozens of civilians trying to flee its invasion
The death toll now stands at 50, after Russia’s barbaric missile attack on the Kramatorsk Railway Station on Friday morning where as many as 4,000 civilians were trying to flee the city
Russian invaders torture local leader in Chernihiv oblast and stage mock executions “for entertainment”
Oleksandr Kraskivsky, a local head who led the residents of Zamhlai (Chernihiv oblast) in trying to prevent the Russian invaders from entering their village was seized on 23 March and savagely tortured
Russians bomb tracks but fail to prevent evacuation trains carrying civilians fleeing from Donbas
Russia has yet again blocked evacuation of civilians fleeing its invasion, with three evacuation trains blocked for many hours. Evacuation from parts of the Kharkiv oblast and Mariupol remains blocked