Russia loots 15 thousand artworks, medical equipment and anything that can be plundered from Kherson oblast
In retreating from Kherson, the Russian invaders stole around 15 thousand artworks, as well as medical equipment and the usual range of household items, from toilets to washing machines
Ukrainian writer and civic activist abducted and tortured for Russian propaganda video
Eight months after Serhiy Tsyhipa, a writer, journalist, and civic activist from Nova Kakhovka (Kherson oblast) was abducted by the Russian invaders, it has been learned that he is being held prisoner in occupied Crimea
Russians brutally tortured and sometimes killed Ukrainian civilians in village school in Kherson oblast
Survivors of seven months of Russia’s occupation of Bilyaivka have spoken of the destruction and filth that the invaders left, and their torture and killing of men they took prisoner
Kherson journalist, imprisoned by the Russians, tells of killing, rape and torture of hostages
Anzhela Slobodian, a journalist from TV ‘Ukraina’ has described the month she spent in Russian captivity in occupied Kherson, and the torture of hostages they were aware of
Russia destroys or damages over 1100 Ukrainian hospitals and plunders others
Analysts report that Russia’s attacks on hospitals are deliberate policy and reflect the aggressor state’s overall strategy against Ukraine
Ukrainian kids from occupied Melitopol indoctrinated and enlisted in Russia’s ‘Youth Army’
The current regime in Russia devotes huge effort and means to trying to convince Ukrainian children that they must wish to fight and ‘defend’ the aggressor state.
Russia’s use of ‘evacuated’ Kherson residents as human shields is a war crime
On Russian war crimes and possible genocide in its war against Ukraine and the questionable behaviour of the Russian Red Cross
Russia reserves housing and warmth for its military and collaborators in devastated Mariupol
In Mariupol tens of thousands of residents have no heating and are forced to stand in queues for many hours just to receive bread or some hot food.
Genocide and the acts defined by that crime: Some thoughts
The deliberate actions of the enemy’s forces in Ukraine, its missile attacks on civilian targets and crucial infrastructure, and intentional mass murder together point to a single goal: genocide.
Russian FSB attaches electric currents to genitals to force abducted Ukrainian to sign multiple ‘confessions’
Yaroslav Zhuk, a volunteer from Melitopol (Zaporizhzhia oblast) who was taken hostage by the Russian invaders in June this year, has revealed harrowing details of the torture he was subjected to
UK law firm launches legal action against Russia’s Wagner mercenaries over terrorism and war crimes in Ukraine
The UK-based law firm McCue Jury & Partners has served notice of legal action against Yevgeny Prigozhin and the notorious unit of Russian mercenaries, the ‘Wagner Group’] whom he controls and finances
Russian invaders install terror methods of censorship in occupied Zaporizhzhia oblast
Less than a month after a fake ‘referendum’ fabricated pro-Russian unanimity, the invaders have announced that they will be checking people’s telephones in search of subscriptions to Ukrainian Telegram channels
Russia takes Ukrainian children prisoner in 'first wave of deportation'
As feared, Russia and its local collaborators are refusing to return Ukrainian children who were supposedly sent on holiday or to study in Russia or occupied Crimea.
Russia Today sacks presenter who calls for kids to be drowned, but has no problem with calls to genocide against Ukraine
Anton Krasovsky was fired for suggesting that Ukrainian kids be killed, but not for claiming that elderly Ukrainians wanted to be raped, that Ukraine had no right to exist and that those with whom it would be difficult to share one country should be shot
Russia uses Kherson ‘evacuation’ for enforced disappearance of more Ukrainian hostages and POWs
The Russian invaders are moving Ukrainian civilian hostages and prisoners of war away from Kherson oblast, without any indication as to where they are being taken
Russian invaders destroy Memorial to Victims of Holodomor in Mariupol
“The Russians are continuing to destroy everything that is linked with Ukraine, our culture, history and heritage” - Petro Andriushchenko, Adviser to the Mayor of Mariupol,
Russian paramilitary wanted by Ukraine over role in annexation of Crimea could face 15-year sentence in Czech republic
A Czech court has dismissed one of the charges against Aleksandr Franchetti, but left the main charge unchanged
UN Report: Russia used civilians as human shields and carried out summary executions including of a 14-year-old
The report paints a damning picture of the Russians’ methods of warfare, including indiscriminate attacks; the use of civilians as human shields and the shooting of civilians who were attempting to flee
‘Guilty’ of being Ukrainian: Teacher abducted by the Russian invaders and held incommunicado for six months
Ukrainian teacher Viktoria Andrusha and other civilian hostages and POWs were forced to sing the Russian national anthem every day, threatened with having their heads shaved and, in many cases, subjected to physical reprisals