INCIDENTS IN KHARKIV AND THE KHARKIV REGION recorded by the KHPG during the first 120 days (24 February-23 June 2022) of Russia's all-out war against Ukraine
The analysis of the collected information provides grounds to claim that there were deaths and injuries of civilian people, destruction and damage of civilian objects – residential buildings and civilian infrastructure facilities – due to wilful and indiscriminate shelling. The studied data also provides reasons to claim alleged incidents of enforced disappearances, captures of civilians, violations of humanitarian corridors and attacks on humanitarian aid supplies, looting, killings and others.
Collaborators with Russian state terrorism should be thrown out of International Federation of Journalists
There has been total silence from the main Russian press agencies about Russia’s bombing of a shopping centre in Kremenchuk, and the Russian Union of Journalists never reports anything that could annoy the Kremlin
Russian legislative changes would mean school leavers can officially be sent to fight in Ukraine
The new move has been criticized as making Russia’s armed forces “incredibly unprofessional”, with contract soldiers effectively becoming so much ‘cannon fodder’.
Medics taken prisoner by Russian invaders for treating defenders of Ukraine in Mariupol
Russia finally released renowned paramedic Yulia Paevska, but is still illegally holding a huge number of other doctors and paramedics who were taken prisoner while trying to save lives during Russia’s bloody siege of Mariupol
Russian invaders torture abducted Kherson patriot into ‘confessing’ to surreal ‘abduction plot’
It is almost three months since Andriy Horshkov was seized by the Russian invaders from his home in Kherson and there is every reason to fear for his safety
Chief Russian propagandist: “All our hope is pinned on famine”
Kremlin propaganda chief Margarita Simonyan claimed to be simply relaying a ‘joke, or exclamation’ she had heard from several people when, on 17 June, she told Putin that “All hope is pinned on famine”.
Russia lavishly pays Wagner Unit mercenaries to bomb and kill Ukrainians
A Russian bomber pilot, captured over Svitlodarsk in Donetsk oblast, has admitted being employed by a so-called ‘private military company’ and receiving 205 thousand roubles (3,5 thousand euros) a month for carrying out bombing raids
Desperate plea from the wives of Donbas men seized and sent to fight Russia’s war against Ukraine
Russia has been rounding up men in Donbas and sending even those with evident medical conditions to fight and, more than likely, be killed fighting its war against Ukra
European Court orders Russia not to carry out ‘death sentence’ against POW defending Ukraine
The European Court of Human Rights has ordered Russia to ensure that the death penalty imposed on Brahim Saadoun, a prisoner of war seized while serving in the Ukrainian Armed Forces, is not carried out.
Russia 'demilitarizes' Ukraine by killing at least 45 children and bombing over 200 schools in Kharkiv region alone
Russia’s constant claim that it is only attacking military sites seems particularly cynical given the huge number of killed or maimed children, and of schools destroyed
High-ranking Russian officials openly incite to genocide against Ukraine
Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s ‘doubt’ that Ukraine will exist in two years is nothing to the open incitement to genocide seen from another high-ranking public figure
Tortured to death by Russia's FSB for helping to defend Ukraine from the invaders
Denys Myronov's mother, Natalia, is convinced that her son was so savagely tortured because they could not break him and he refused to collaborate with the enemy.
Russian invaders demand Ukrainians have ‘filtration’ stamps and permits to live in their own cities
The Russian invaders who have seized control of Mariupol are forcing the remaining residents to carry stamps in their passports, confirming that they have undergone so-called ‘filtration’
Mass grave with seven tortured victims of Russian invaders found in forest outside Kyiv
All of the civilians had been shot in the head, and many had their hands tied, and had also been shot at in the knees
Tortured body found of Ukrainian patriot seized by the Russian invaders of Kherson
Vitaliy Lapchuk was killed by the Russian soldiers who claimed to be ‘liberating’ Kherson. Killed, after they savagely tortured him for seeking to defend his country
'Death sentences’ of British & Moroccan POWs in occupied Donbas show clearly why Russia must be driven out of all of Ukraine
Two British and a Moroccan fighting for Ukraine in Mariupol have been ‘sentenced to death’ by an unrecognized ‘court’ from the Russian-controlled ‘Donetsk people’s republic’
Russia hides all details about soldiers killed in Ukraine as a ‘state secret’
Russian media are deleting lists of Russian soldiers killed in Russia’s war against Ukraine following a court ruling stating that such information constitutes ‘a state secret’
Mariupol in danger of cholera outbreak, but Russian invaders concentrate on removing signs in Ukrainian
Russia’s relentless destruction of Mariupol has left the city and its residents in acute danger of a cholera outbreak, but Russian propaganda is concentrating on removing the Russian language and hunting down 'nationalists'
Ukrainian medic seized and held captive in Russia for helping evacuate the wounded from Mariupol
It is well over two months since well-known Ukrainian medic and sportswoman Yulia Payevska (‘Taira’) was taken prisoner while travelling to treat and evacuate wounded civilians from besieged Mariupol.