‘Vote to join Russia’ or armed soldiers will come for you
Russia has held the first three of five days of ‘voting’ in Russian-occupied parts of the Donetsk; Luhansk; Kherson and Zaporizhzhia oblasts, with Moscow claiming that this extraordinary stunt is a ‘referendum’ on joining Russia
Russia heavily targets Crimean Tatars in forced mobilization in occupied Crimea
Reports from occupied Crimea suggest that Russia’s measures aimed at forcibly mobilizing men to fight its war against Ukraine are specifically targeting Crimean Tatars
Russia needs sham 'referendums' on occupied territory to forcibly mobilize Ukrainians as cannon fodder
Russia is to hold pseudo ‘referendums’ in the occupied parts of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia oblasts this weekend, with the plan clearly to swiftly declare them all ‘part of the Russian Federation’
First evidence of Russian abductions, torture and forced deportation from Kozacha Lopan (Kharkiv oblast)
Every populated area in Ukraine which has been liberated after Russian occupation has tales to tell of brutality, torture and disappearances, with those in Kharkiv oblast no exception
Russia claims Ukraine ‘abducted’ the Sri Lankan students freed after months in Russian captivity
Seven Sri Lankan medical students are receiving medical care after they were rescued by the Ukrainian Armed Forces after four months held prisoner by the Russian invaders, occupying Vovchansk (Kharkiv oblast).
Izium Mass Graves: Tortured victims with bound hands and entire families killed by the Russian invaders
Demands are mounting for an international tribunal over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the growing evidence of mass war crimes
Mass burial site at Izium, imprisoned teenagers and other Russian war crimes in Kharkiv oblast
Just days after the Ukrainian Armed Forces liberated Balakliya, Kupiansk, Izium and other towns and villages, it is already clear that the Russians have left a trail of war crimes, and the bodies of tortured victims, throughout the Kharkiv oblast.
Abductions and feared mass grave of Russian invaders' victims in liberated Vysokopillia (Kherson oblast)
It is already clear that the Russians abducted and tortured residents, with the fate of at least twenty still unknown.
Vovchansk Engineering Works: Dungeons on the Chechen Model
On Sunday, 11 September, Vovchansk was one of dozens of towns and villages liberated by the Ukrainian Armed Forces. A month ago, Iryna Skachko described the use to which its largest factory was put during months of enemy occupation.
Bodies of more civilians murdered by the Russians found in liberated Kharkiv oblast village
These are almost certainly the first of many war crimes still to be discovered, unlike Russia’s relentless bombing of civilian targets and its 11 September revenge attacks on power stations and other critical infrastructure
Russian invaders remove Ukrainian language and literature from schools
Documents uncovered after the Ukrainian Armed Forces liberated Balakliya (Kharkiv oblast) show how the occupation regime swiftly took steps to remove the Ukrainian language and literature from schools
We are Russian citizens and are ashamed of the actions committed in our country’s name.
Statement by Oleg Orlov, Sergei Davidis, Co-Director of the Memorial Centre for the Defence of Human Rights regarding Russia’s strikes on Ukrainian power stations
Information about Russia’s war crimes is now available in seven languages
KHPG and other Ukrainian human rights NGOs are launching a website of the T4P war crimes initiative.
First tortured victims exhumed after Ukraine drives Russian invaders out of Kharkiv oblast village
The two men whose bodies were uncovered in Hrakove had been shot and their ears cut off
Even Kremlin supporters admit Russia has created ‘a humanitarian disaster zone’ in occupied Ukrainian cities
Residents of the Ukrainian cities in Donbas which Russia virtually razed to the ground while claiming to 'liberate' are facing humanitarian catastrophe this winter with Russian officials “incapable” of rebuilding what Russia has destroyed
New Russian conveyor belt of repression targets Crimean Tatars, other Ukrainians abducted from mainland Ukraine
More and more Crimean Tatars and other Ukrainians are being put on ‘trial’ in occupied Crimea after being abducted by the Russian invaders from Kherson or Zaporizhzhia oblasts or from the administrative border between mainland Ukraine and Crimea
Russian invaders abduct Kherson oblast local leader, install “worst of the worst” collaborators
Armed Russians burst into the home of Dmytro Liakhno, Head of the Hornostaiivka Hromada in Kherson oblast, in the morning of 3 August
Admission of guilt: Russia blocks international investigation of Olenivka mass killing of Ukrainian POWs
Why are the International Committee of the Red Cross and UN doing next to nothing to effectively investigate the 29 July killing of around 53 Ukrainian prisoners of war, held captive in Russian-occupied Donbas
Russia releases convicted mass murderer to fight in Ukraine, then awards him ‘for bravery’
Ivan Neparatov, leader of a Russian criminal gang, was serving 25 years for five murders and multiple other crimes when he was offered his freedom and money in exchange for fighting Russia’s war against Ukraine