22 journalists killed since Russia began its total war against Ukraine
Russia committed at least 243 crimes against journalists and the media in the first two months after its 2022 invasion, with these including killings, abductions, torture, threats and attacks on TV towers
Grave of more tortured victims of Russian invaders found in Kyiv oblast
These are almost certainly victims of the Russian 64th motorised infantry brigade whom Vladimir Putin recently honoured for 'mass heroism'
Summary of events that took place in Kharkiv and Kharkiv region during the first 60 days of the full-scale Russian-Ukrainian war (February 24 – April 24 2022)
This publication provides a summary of information collected by the KHPG, about alleged international crimes during the first 60 days of the full-scale Russian-Ukrainian war. 1267 instances were recorded and entered into the database. According to preliminary estimates, 5 types of crimes against humanity and 17 types of war crimes were committed under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
Hospital bombed by the Russians at Azovstal as more mass graves found near Mariupol
Vladimir Putin’s assurances that Russia would stop bombing the besieged Azovstal steel factory in Mariupol have proven as empty as his claims of ‘victory’
Russian invaders create “real concentration camp” to torture Ukrainian prisoners in Kharkiv oblast
The Russian military who have seized control of Vovchansk in the Kharkiv oblast are believed to have created an effective concentration camp where prisoners are subjected to physical and psychological torture
Children abducted, used as weapons and killed in Russia’s war against Ukraine
Serhiy Haidai, Governor of the Luhansk oblast, has reported that the Russian invaders are abducting children in Rubizhne, in order to then force their mothers to get information for them about Ukrainian military positions
Russia is forcibly ‘mobilizing’ Ukrainians from occupied territory to fight its war against Ukraine
Russia has reportedly begun forced ‘mobilization’ in those parts of the Zaporizhzhia, Kherson and Kharkiv oblasts under its occupation
Russians abduct Prymorsk civic activist who protested their invasion of Ukraine
The Russian invaders are continuing to instil terror and try to stifle resistance by seizing local public officials; civic activists and journalist from occupied territory in the Zaporizhzhia and Kherson oblasts
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.