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
Moscow tries to justify its war crimes in Ukraine by glorifying its soldiers as ‘heroes of Russia’
Russian schools, sports clubs and even streets are increasingly being named after soldiers who were killed while part of the army invading and ravaging Ukraine
Russian MP promises a child from Kyiv missiles as a 'New Year present'
Oleg Nilov's alleged ‘joke’ was almost certainly intended to amuse a Russian audience which is well aware of the bombs that Russia is using to deprive millions of Ukrainians of heating, electricity and water during freezing temperatures.
Russia plans huge propaganda New Year tree in Mariupol while residents freeze in bombed city
The proposed erection of a 20-metre New Year tree has been condemned by the real Mariupol City Council as “dancing on the bones” of all the civilians whom Russia killed this year.
Russian invaders abduct Melitopol lecturer in new wave of terror
Volodymyr Vorovka, an internationally known academic, is one of at least three Ukrainians seized by the Russian military in the last week
Russian propaganda media and ex-President guilty of direct incitement to genocide in Ukraine, report finds
An important study carried out for Verstka Media provides a damning assessment and chilling examples of the Russian media's "direct and public incitement to genocide" against Ukraine
Men in occupied Donbas forcibly mobilized to die on the frontline
Russia is intensifying its efforts to mobilize any males in occupied parts of Ukraine, with men from occupied parts of the Luhansk oblast sent to the frontline, regardless of their age, state of health or number of childre
Russian invaders abduct Ukrainians in large numbers for grotesque ‘international terrorism trials’
Since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, there has been a huge increase in abductions, with many of those who disappear after being seized in Kherson or Zaporizhzhia oblasts later proving to be imprisoned in occupied Crimea.
Russia's forced deportation of Ukrainian children is genocide with identifiable perpetrators
Ukrainian human rights groups have monitored Russia’s kidnapping of children from occupied parts of Ukraine and are in no doubt that such enforced deportation and attempts to turn Ukrainian children into ‘Russians’ are acts of genocide.
90% of teachers in occupied Melitopol refuse to collaborate with Russian invaders
Russia has been forced to bring in 'teachers' from Dagestan to implement its propaganda in occupied parts of Zaporizhzhia oblast
270 days of full-scale Russia-Ukraine war in the Kharkiv Region
In this article, we publish a summary of the events that took place in the Kharkiv Region during the first 270 days of the full-scale Russia-Ukraine war (February 24 - November 20, 2022) and were documented by the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group in the “T4P” initiative database.
Russians imprisoned 14-year-old boy and girls in Kherson and Mykolaiv oblasts
14-year-old Vitalik was held prisoner by the Russians for ten days. He was cold, hungry and, doubtless, very frightened, with the invaders of his Kherson oblast village threatening to take him to Russia ‘for trial’
Responsibility for attacks on Ukraine’s energy infrastructure
Shelling of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure was accompanied by statements of high-ranking Russian officials confirming that these sites were being targeted and admitting that such sites were part of the country’s civilian infrastructure.
Russia destroys the centre of Mariupol to conceal its war crimes while leaving residents to die of the cold
New Maxar satellite images show more graves in occupied Mariupol, and confirm that the Russians are destroying buildings, while building a military compound