Donbas

Russians launch seventh massive strike on Ukraine’s energy system, causing widespread damage and injuries
News - 20 June 2024

Russians launch seventh massive strike on Ukraine’s energy system, causing widespread damage and injuries

Russian Armed Forces also targeted a thermal power plant belonging to DTEK, Ukraine's largest private energy company, injuring three power engineers and severely damaging the plant's equipment

Five residents of Donetsk Oblast were killed by Russians on May 26
News - 27 May 2024

Five residents of Donetsk Oblast were killed by Russians on May 26

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appealed to world leaders who are still aside from the global efforts of the Global Peace Summit to join it. He called on them to show leadership in advancing real peace, not just a pause between strikes

EU explains why it still recognises Vladimir Putin as Russia’s president
News - 12 May 2024

EU explains why it still recognises Vladimir Putin as Russia’s president

Ukraine's Central Election Commission (CEC) declared the results of Russian ruler Vladimir Putin's so-called "elections" to be null and void and the Kremlin leader himself illegitimate

India’s Trapped Sons: Duped by Russia, Indian citizens forced to fight on the front in Ukraine
News - 05 May 2024

India’s Trapped Sons: Duped by Russia, Indian citizens forced to fight on the front in Ukraine

BBC News told the stories of affected persons, including David Moothappan, 23, from the Indian village of Pozhiyoor in Kerala

Parliamentarians from 51 countries reaffirmed Ukraine’s territorial integrity: Key moments from the Second Parliamentary Summit of the International Crimean Platform
News - 06 November 2023

Parliamentarians from 51 countries reaffirmed Ukraine’s territorial integrity: Key moments from the Second Parliamentary Summit of the International Crimean Platform

At the end of the plenary session, a Joint Declaration was signed by the participants of the summit, affirming the territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders, including Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as assurance of the sovereignty of Ukraine as necessary preconditions for ending the war and establishing lasting peace in the region

We should be more assertive in foreign policy amidst Russian propaganda
Columns - 29 October 2023

We should be more assertive in foreign policy amidst Russian propaganda

Javier Maroto noted that Western democracies are also suffering from the attacks of Putin's regime, in particular from disinformation spread by Russia. He also stressed the importance of political unity in supporting Ukraine outside the EU, as Russian propaganda has a great influence in other countries

Ukraine must join NATO: eliminating security grey areas in Europe
Columns - 27 October 2023

Ukraine must join NATO: eliminating security grey areas in Europe

We must stand with Ukraine until its total victory. That must be very clear to everyone: no semi-peace or other kind of settlements but a victory with regained occupied territories with Zelensky's Peace Formula.

Mariupol policewoman Mariana Chechelyuk’s health has deteriorated significantly over the year of captivity
News - 18 July 2023

Mariupol policewoman Mariana Chechelyuk’s health has deteriorated significantly over the year of captivity

The health of Mariana Chechelyuk, a 22-year-old investigator from besieged Mariupol in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, whom the Russians took prisoner during the evacuation from Azovstal, has deteriorated significantly despite the guarantees of the United Nations and the Red Cross. For a year, the occupiers transported the woman from one prison to another, subjected […]

The number of captured Ukrainians in Donbas has grown to 137
News - 31 July 2017

The number of captured Ukrainians in Donbas has grown to 137

Militants in the occupied territories of Donbas are holding 137 Ukrainians in captivity

Mariinka resident received a gunshot would as a result of militants’ attack
News - 03 July 2017

Mariinka resident received a gunshot would as a result of militants’ attack

The bullet hit the back near the spine

In Crimea the court left defendants in the “Hizb ut-Tahrir case” Dzhepparov and Aliyev in detention
News - 23 June 2017

In Crimea the court left defendants in the “Hizb ut-Tahrir case” Dzhepparov and Aliyev in detention

The court hearing was held in a closed session, but the court allowed for Dzhepparov’s relatives to be present during the announcement of the decision

Militants tortured a man with electric shocks – UN
News - 22 June 2017

Militants tortured a man with electric shocks – UN

The man threatened that he would be forced to blow himself up

Court of occupied Crimea extended the arrest of Balukh for additional 3 months
News - 24 May 2017

Court of occupied Crimea extended the arrest of Balukh for additional 3 months

Judge committed a grave procedural violation

People continue to disappear in the occupied territories
News - 15 May 2017

People continue to disappear in the occupied territories

If a person starts expressing on his/her blog, then he/she is subjected to repressions

In Crimea imprisoned activist Balukh is humiliated on the premise of being an ethnic Ukrainian
News - 27 April 2017

In Crimea imprisoned activist Balukh is humiliated on the premise of being an ethnic Ukrainian

Balukh also drew the attention of ombudsmen to the difficult physical condition of his cellmate who is not provided with medical assistance

At least 206 people are victims of sexual violence in the occupied territories – study
News - 19 April 2017

At least 206 people are victims of sexual violence in the occupied territories – study

But the police does not record these cases

In Crimea vandals desecrated the Crimean Tatar cemetery
News - 18 April 2017

In Crimea vandals desecrated the Crimean Tatar cemetery

The cases of desecration of memorials throughout the Crimea have increased after the occupation

Military officers are secretly forbidden to allow volunteers to go to the front-line territory – activist
News - 11 April 2017

Military officers are secretly forbidden to allow volunteers to go to the front-line territory – activist

"Soldiers armed with machine guns are present at the training on human rights..."