Russia forcibly mobilizes Ukrainian men in occupied Melitopol and deports women for patriotism
The Russian invaders are forcibly deporting Ukrainians from their homes in occupied parts of the Zaporizhzhia oblast for as little as a T-shirt with the Ukrainian flag
Bodies of more tortured victims and Russian torture chambers found in liberated parts of Kharkiv oblast
This brings to at least twenty the number of Russian prisons / torture chambers which have come to light since the Ukrainian Armed Forces liberated the area in early September.
Mariupol, an Example of Genocide
Yevgeny Zakharov (KHPG) and Tatyana Samoderzhenkova (Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union) identify genocidal acts by Russia’s armed forces against the inhabitants of Mariupol.
Russian atrocities at Bucha may be nothing to those that will be found when Kherson is liberated
While claiming near 100% support for ‘joining Russia’ in its fake referendum, the Russian invaders are intensifying so-called ‘filtration measures’, with almost any residents in danger of being seized and / or disappearing
Russia refuses to return Ukrainian children taken from Kharkiv oblast
Since the beginning of its full-scale invasion, Russia has illegally taken at least seven thousand children from their native Ukraine, with the real figure likely to be much higher.
13 children killed in Russian attack on civilian convoy in Kharkiv oblast
24 Ukrainian civilians, including a pregnant woman and 13 children, were killed on 25 September when they came under attack while trying to flee from Russian shelling
EU countries turn back Crimean Tatars fleeing forced mobilization to fight Russia's war against Ukraine
A tragedy is unfolding in countries bordering the Russian Federation and Belarus with Crimean Tatars yet again in particular danger
Dead souls and infants ‘voted’ in Russia’s sham ‘referendums’ on annexing Ukrainian territory
In occupied parts of both the Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts, the alleged number of people who ‘voted’ in Russia’s sham ‘referendums’ on annexation far exceeded the actual number of residents
Mutilated bodies in Izium mass graves and other atrocities after Russian invaders driven out
While Russia stages its sham ‘referendums’ to claim local support for it annexing occupied parts of Ukraine, investigators are continuing to uncover evidence of Russian crimes in those parts of the Kharkiv oblast which were liberated in early September.
After destroying Mariupol, Russia claims its residents 'voted' for annexation and mobilizes them to fight Ukraine
Russia has not even waited for ‘voting’ to end in its sham ‘referendum’ to claim huge ‘support’ for joining Russia and to begin ‘mobilizing’ Ukrainians from occupied Mariupol to fight and die its war of aggression against Ukraine
‘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