Russian invaders mine children’s playgrounds leaving trail of horrific war crimes
The horrific discoveries in the Kyiv oblast towns after Russia’s retreat at the end of March make it frighteningly clear just how much Russia has to hide in areas it is occupying or besieging.
Russian FSB produce ‘refugee’ propaganda video blaming Ukrainian soldiers for Russia's war crimes in Mariupol
A recent video in which a ‘Ukrainian refugee’ thanked Russia and claimed atrocities by Ukrainian Azov soldiers was secretly produced by Russia’s FSB
Russia resorts to terror and arrests to crush pro-Ukraine resistance in Enerhodar
The invaders used violence against a demonstration on 2 April, and are believed to be holding a lot of local residents prisoner
Famous Ukrainian photojournalist Maksym Levin killed in Russia's war against Ukraine
Maksym Levin’s body has been found in the Kyiv oblast, three weeks after the renowned journalist and documentary produced disappeared together with a long-term colleague, Oleksiy Chernyshov
Outspoken Kherson journalist Kostiantyn Ryzhenko disappears while Russia terrorizes his family
There has been no contact with Kherson journalist and Chief Editor of Kherson NewsCity, Kostiantyn Ryzhenko since 30 March and there is every reason to believe he is in danger because of his courage in reporting Kherson resistance to the Russian invasion
Over 60 places of worship in Ukraine, as well as sites of cultural heritage, have been attacked by the Russian invaders, with some totally destroyed
The Russian regime does not recognize Ukraine’s right to exist, and may well want to destroy the country’s rich historical and cultural legacy
Russian invaders seize Ukrainian journalist, take her to occupied Donetsk ‘for trial’
Zaporizhzhia journalist Iryna Dubchenko has been taken prisoner by the invaders who told her that, if she didn't have a small child, they would have shot her on the spot
Russian invaders abduct Mayor of Prymorsk Oleksandr Koshelevych after first taking his elderly father hostage
Oleksandr Koshelevych is one of around 30 local politicians, journalists and civic activists who have been seized since the beginning of Russia’s invasion and whose whereabouts remain unknown.
Russia waited till Ukrainian civilians reached work to bomb Mykolaiv Regional Administration
No let up in Russian terror in Kharkiv, Severodonetsk and other cities in Ukraine
Summary of events that took place in Kharkiv and Kharkiv region during the first 30 days of the full-scale Russian-Ukrainian war (February 24 – March 25, 2022)
The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group is documenting international crimes (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes) allegedly committed by the Russian occupiers in Kharkiv and Kharkiv Oblast. In this article we publish a summary of the events that took place in Kharkiv and Kharkiv region during the first 30 days of the full-scale Russian-Ukrainian war (February 24 – March 25, 2022). The information in this publication is approximate, based on the data we have collected and needs clarification.
Almost 400 Russian war crimes already documented in Ukraine
The International Criminal Court had begun investigating likely war crimes within just over a week of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and a Ukrainian coalition has already documented 388 such crimes.
Russia has bombed or shelled at least 136 hospitals in Kharkiv, Mariupol and other Ukrainian cities
The latest shelling of a hospital in Kharkiv left four dead, and injured three, with the hospital hit also a humanitarian aid centre
Russian invaders intensify abductions and terror against Ukrainian civic activists and journalists
Russian soldiers have been targeting activists, journalists and local politicians in all towns and cities they have seized, with the latest victim Kostiantyn Ovsiannikov, a civic activist and journalist from Prymorsk
Russia continues bombing Mariupol while producing propaganda videos about its ‘humanitarian aid’
While mercilessly razing Mariupol to the ground and refusing to provide safe corridors, Russia is also organizing propaganda stunts with ‘refugees’ taken to Russia or occupied Crimea, or given ‘humanitarian aid’
Russian invaders are killing abducted local leader in Kherson oblast, with terror methods escalating
The Russian invaders who seized Viktor Maruniak, the Head of the Stara Zburivka Council in the Kherson oblast, three days ago are savagely torturing him and placing his very life in danger.
Russia fails to avoid European Court accountability for its war crimes in Ukraine
Russia’s effective exclusion from the Council of Europe over its invasion of Ukraine will not mean that the gross violations of human rights it is currently committing will be outside the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights
Russian soldiers shoot at Kherson protesters demanding that Russia get out of Ukraine
The Russian invaders are resorting to violence as well as terror and abductions of journalists as Ukrainians continue to defend their freedom
Russian invaders kill 96-year-old Ukrainian Holocaust survivor
96-year-old Boris Romantschenko had survived four Nazi concentration camps but was killed by Russian invaders whose leaders are claiming that their aim is “the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine
Odesa Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths unite for Ukraine and against Russian aggression
Like the concentrated efforts of Odesa residents to protect the city against Russia’s expected attack, the representatives of Ukraine main faiths expose the lies that Moscow is using to try to justify its invasion.
Ukrainians block 'deliveries of death' from Poland to Belarus and Russia, demanding the EU stops trading with killers
It is over three weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine, with the Belarusian regime a direct accomplice to the atrocities that Moscow is committing, yet EU goods are continuing to flow into the aggressor states