Izium mass graves and torture as ‘a microcosm of Russian atrocities’ in occupied Ukraine
47 civilians, many of them children, were killed in just one of the missile strikes on Izium, in Kharkiv oblast, that Russia continues to claim it is directing only at military targets
Russian invaders abduct and torture Kung-Fu master and four other Ukrainians for fantasy ‘international terrorism trial'
Five Ukrainians from Melitopol were abducted by the Russians in early April, and are facing charges of ‘intentional terrorism’ over an alleged plan to blow up a truck carrying humanitarian supplies.
Russia used prohibited cluster munitions for horrific attack on Kramatorsk Railway Station
Russia’s attack on the Kramatorsk Railway Station on 8 April 2022 was “a violation of the laws of war and an apparent war crime”, Human Rights Watch has concluded in an important study
Invaders seize and imprison former Ukrainian soldier, then kidnap his three children to Russia ‘for adoption’
In modern Russia’s NewSpeak, Ukrainian cities razed to the ground have been ‘liberated’ and children taken to the aggressor state to be ‘re-educated’ and turned into ‘Russians’ – ‘saved’.
A Year of Full-Scale Russia-Ukraine War: the Kharkiv Region
In total, our organization documented 9,252 incidents in the Kharkiv Region during the reporting period. When classified by type of event, the most recorded incidents were related to shelling or bombing—information about at least 6,048 such incidents was collected.
Russia announces ‘trial’ of Ukrainian prisoner of war on extremely dubious charges
Anton Cherednyk is about to go on ‘trial’ in Russia on charges that the Russian authorities have no right to lay, and under circumstances that suggest that this will be the latest of many show trials since Russia first invaded Ukraine in 2014.
Freed POW confirms likely huge number of Ukrainian civilians held hostage in Russia
Maksym Kolesnikov is one of 116 POWs freed on 4 February because Russia could not deny holding them, as it does with a huge number of the civilians it is illegally imprisoning
Russia will force parents to attend war propaganda classes about its ‘liberation of Ukraine’
Children whose lives have been shattered and other Ukrainians are told that they were ‘liberated’ – and expected to nod their heads and say nothing.
Kangaroo court in Russian-occupied Crimea sentences abducted and tortured Ukrainian naval captain to 8.5 years
A Russian-controlled ‘court’ in occupied Crimea has sentenced Oleksiy Kiselyov to eight and a half years imprisonment on charges evidently fabricated after Russian soldiers abducted and tortured the 58-year-old former naval captain
Russia blocks Google and intensifies terror and censorship in occupied parts of Ukraine
In order to foist a surreal narrative to justify its war against Ukraine, Moscow is applying terror and censorship on all parts of Ukraine that fall under its occupation
Ukrainians tortured into ‘confessing’ to killing collaborators in Russian-occupied Berdiansk
Russia’s FSB [security service] claim to have ‘thwarted’ a new attack on a collaborator in occupied Berdiansk and captured those responsible for the deaths of several Russian-installed officials
Journalist sentenced to six years for reporting Russia’s bloodiest war crime in Mariupol
A Russian court has sentenced journalist and human rights activist Maria Ponomarenko to six years’ imprisonment for a post on Telegram about Russia’s bombing of the Drama Theatre in Mariupol on 16 March 2022
Russia begins grotesque show trial of abducted Ukrainian war veteran
Pavlo Zaporozhets joined Ukraine’s Military Intelligence, after Russia’s invasion of Kherson, and was serving in that capacity when seized by the Russians on 9 May 2022
Russia forces parents in occupied Ukraine to take Russian citizenship or lose their children
A major part of Russia’s genocidal war against Ukraine lies in brainwashing Ukrainian children and trying to convince them that they are ‘Russians’.
47 days of Russian captivity and torture for pro-Ukrainian graffiti
Andriy Andriushchenko spent 47 days imprisoned and tortured by the Russians for graffiti
Investigators say Putin probably authorized the use of the Russian Buk missile that downed MH17, killing 298 civilians
International investigators have said there are “strong indications” that Russian leader Vladimir Putin authorized the supply of the Buk missile launcher that on 17 July 2014 downed Malaysian airliner MH17
Ukraine to leave European Ombudsman in protest over Ukrainian children being sent from Austria to Russia
Dmytro Lubinets, Ukraine’s Human Rights Ombudsman, has warned the Office of the European Ombudsman that Ukraine will be withdrawing from this organization
Long sentences passed on ‘Redut’ mercenaries fighting Russia’s war against Ukraine with Finnish citizen’s funding
Three mercenaries have received long sentences in Ukraine in trials that Finland should be following as their citizen, Gennady Timchenko, is believed to be financing the Redut mercenary unit, linked closely with Russia’s defence ministry
Disabled Kherson volunteer tortured by Russian invaders for insane propaganda confession to ‘spying for Ukraine’
The Russians who invaded and occupied Mykola Petrovsky's home are in all seriousness charging the 28-year-old Ukrainian volunteer with ‘spying for Ukraine’ and threatening a sentence of up to 20 years’ imprisonment