Ukrainian political prisoner Balukh testifies about tortures in Russia (Video) Balukh says he was threaten with sexual abuse.
15:18, 16 September 2019
Another three Ukrainian political prisoners allegedly transferred to Moscow's Lefortovo detention center Food parcels addressed to Roman Sushchenko, Yevhen Panov, and Oleksiy Syzonovych were accepted in Lefortovo.
19:10, 21 August 2019
Political prisoner Balukh goes on another hunger strike – lawyer Ukrainian national Volodymyr Balukh, illegally convicted in the occupied Crimea, confirmed that he had started a hunger strike in hope to inform the world about violations of his rights and freedoms.
23:50, 27 June 2019
Ukrainian political prisoner Balukh tried in Crimea delivered to Russia's Tver His relocation violates the Geneva Convention.
16:55, 26 March 2019
Chiygoz: Balukh already convoyed to Kerch colony There is no official confirmation from the Russian authorities and Balukh's lawyers yet.
10:16, 19 October 2018
Balukh to be convoyed to Kerch colony – Chiygoz There is no official confirmation from the Russian authorities yet
09:38, 18 October 2018
Balukh suspends hunger strike amid transfer from Crimea to Russia Balukh also asked to fulfill his "last will."
16:04, 09 October 2018
Crimean activist Balukh complains about acute heart pain – media Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that evidence of the attack on Balukh would be transferred to courts.
21:54, 17 September 2018
Lawyer prevented from seeing Ukrainian political prisoner Balukh after reports he was beaten – KHPG Balukh's lawyer immediately contacted the duty officer at the SIZO who asserted that there had been no incidents at all.
12:45, 17 September 2018
Balukh takes strong painkillers – lawyer He suffers from a severe headache, dizziness, pain in the back and the liver.
10:36, 11 September 2018
Crimean detention center ignores Balukh's serious condition – Chiygoz Balukh should be transferred to a cell for two persons.
10:16, 20 July 2018
"Condition remains extremely difficult": Chiygoz on Balukh's hunger strike in occupied Crimea prison In a Simferopol-based penitentiary, a Ukrainian activist is held in a cell with another dozen of prisoners.
09:20, 13 July 2018
U.S. Embassy in Kyiv condemns new verdict against Ukraine's Balukh in Russian-occupied Crimea The Crimean court on July 5 sentenced Ukrainian political prisoner Volodymyr Balukh to an extra five-year term.
00:30, 06 July 2018
Ukrainian political prisoner Balukh sentenced to extra 5 years in penal colony in occupied Crimea Balukh, who is already serving a prison sentence in another politically charged criminal case, is also to pay a RUB 10,000 fine.
13:00, 05 July 2018
Ukrainian farmer Balukh's condition in Crimean jail deteriorates – lawyer Court hearings on Balukh's parole were rescheduled for July 5.
22:21, 25 June 2018
Poroshenko praises courage of political prisoner Balukh On June 22, Balukh wrote a letter to the Ukrainian president, expressing the hope that the civilized world would take into account the "bitter experience of history" and stop Russia's aggression.
11:20, 25 June 2018
Ukraine's Foreign Ministry: Balukh's life under threat The Ukrainian activist lost 30 kg during the hunger strike.
13:56, 08 June 2018
Ukrainian activist Balukh convicted in occupied Crimea in critical condition The prosecution presented evidence in the Balukh case on May 31.
20:55, 01 June 2018
Jailed Ukrainian activist in occupied Crimea continues hunger strike despite getting weaker – lawyer Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Balukh has been on an unlimited hunger strike since March 19.
09:20, 05 April 2018