First interview with released Kremlin prisoner Pavlo Hryb: "In Lefortovo, I was held in a single cell. They would not put Ukrainians together" The former political prisoner, 21, told of the book he had been reading in the days before the swap, chant "Glory to Ukraine!" in prison corridors, and his refusal to write an appeal for pardon.
12:00, 09 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
EU calls on Russia to immediately release Pavlo Hryb The Mission reiterates all illegally detained Ukrainian citizens must be immediately released.
15:25, 25 July 2019
Russian Supreme Court upholds verdict in case of Ukrainian political prisoner Pavlo Hryb The lawyer says Pavlo was tortured into "confessing".
18:30, 23 July 2019
Ukrainian political prisoner Hryb taking necessary medications after stopping hunger strike: Consul Hryb is waiting for a meeting with his lawyer to work out the defense position at Russia's highest instance court.
12:15, 05 April 2019
EU once again calls on Russia to release Ukrainian political prisoner Hryb It is stressed that the Ukrainian national was sentenced without substantiated charges.
12:40, 29 March 2019
Ukrainian Hryb convicted in Russia put in separate cell amid declared hunger strike On Monday, Hryb submitted an official letter regarding a hunger strike.
21:46, 25 March 2019
Pavlo Hryb's father says his son will die if denied surgery The father of the political prisoner declares that the family’s pleas fall on deaf ears.
15:20, 25 March 2019
U.S. State Department condemns Russia's sentence of Ukrainian political prisoner Pavlo Hryb Russia should immediately return Hryb to Ukraine, and vacate his conviction, according to the U.S. Department of State.
21:12, 23 March 2019
U.S. concerned about unjust decision on six-year imprisonment of Ukrainian citizen Hryb in Russia Foreign Minister Klimkin called on the international community to exert pressure on Russia to release Hryb.
20:59, 22 March 2019
European Union demands Russia immediately release illegally convicted Pavlo Hryb He was just 19 when he was abducted by the FSB from Belarus on August 24, 2017.
17:57, 22 March 2019
Pavlo Hryb might not survive prison term – father Lawyers will appeal the verdict.
14:25, 22 March 2019
FM Klimkin calls on international community to exert pressure on Russia to release Hryb The Foreign Minister said that it was Russian "pseudo-judiciary" which sentenced the political prisoner.
13:35, 22 March 2019
Ukrainian political prisoner Pavlo Hryb sentenced to six years in Russian prison The Russian FSB kidnapped the young man from Belarus in August 2017 after they lured him to the city of Homel in a sophisticated plot, using an online girlfriend as a bait.
11:05, 22 March 2019
Russian prosecutors demand six-year term for Ukrainian political prisoner Pavlo Hryb Hryb is diagnosed with portal hypertension, which requires daily intake of necessary medications and a special diet, the lack of which could become fatal.
16:50, 21 March 2019
Conditions of Pavlo Hryb's imprisonment in Russia don't change after Ukrainian doctor's visit He is diagnosed with portal hypertension
23:35, 17 March 2019
Ukrainian archbishop to attend court hearings in Russia in Pavlo Hryb case – political prisoner's father The hearings will be held in Rostov-on-Don next week, Ihor Hryb said.
11:20, 05 March 2019
Ukraine Ombudsperson at UN: Ukrainian political prisoners Bekirov and Hryb in critical condition The Ukrainian authorities have no access to Russian-occupied Crimea and part of Donbas to monitor how citizens' rights have been observed in the five past years.
09:49, 01 March 2019
Ukraine Ombudsperson meets Russian counterpart, stresses need for immediate hospital treatment for three wounded Ukrainian POW sailors She noted that the captives needed actual treatment, not superficial examinations.
09:00, 22 February 2019