Ex-political prisoner Balukh in serious condition after assault – Ukrainian MP Balukh was assaulted in Kyiv overnight Tuesday, September 8.
12:45, 09 September 2020
MFA Ukraine explains why severing diplomatic ties with Russia no option There are legal aspects aside from political ones, Kuleba noted.
13:40, 02 August 2020
Ukrainian man illegally held in occupied Donbas "in critical condition" – Ombudsperson He has dramatically lost weight amid cancer suspicion, while his family were not allowed to hand over any medications.
23:15, 29 July 2020
Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia, occupied Crimea forced to cast ballots in vote on constitutional changes The move is in violation of international law and Ukrainian legislation.
10:20, 03 July 2020
Families of Ukrainian political prisoners Russia holds in Crimea rally outside President's Office (Photo) They say they've repeatedly contacted the President's Office only to receive formal responses from the Justice Ministry.
14:40, 11 June 2020
RFE/RL: Russian court rejects Crimean blogger's appeal Memedeminov was arrested in Crimea in late March 2018 on charges his YouTube videos incited followers to commit acts of terrorism.
23:46, 14 May 2020
Ukraine's ombudsperson: Ukrainian political prisoner in Russia may have contracted COVID-19 The detention center's administration has not yet provided Buhaichuk with proper medical assistance.
18:30, 12 May 2020
Ukraine's foreign minister asks OSCE to push for release of political prisoners in occupied Crimea, Russia The minister thanked the organization for its efforts in the release of illegally detained persons in Donbas.
00:20, 30 April 2020
Ex-political prisoner Sentsov comments on today's prisoner swap Russians aren't releasing any of those they have been holding captive for years; none of the Crimean Tatars has been released.
14:20, 16 April 2020
Ukraine's FM calls on UN to multiply efforts toward release of Ukrainian political prisoners The top diplomat has called on the UN Human Rights Council to step up efforts to have Russia cease violations of rights of those living in the occupied territories.
19:50, 24 February 2020
MFA Prystaiko: Ukraine in wait for next prisoner swap with Russia Up to 200 Ukrainians may return home as a result of the exchange.
21:59, 20 February 2020
U.S. urges Russia to free over 80 Ukrainian political prisoners The diplomat says U.S. sanctions against Russia over Ukraine will remain in place.
01:40, 19 February 2020
Sentsov tells U.S. Congress about confessions of Russian military who seized Crimea The film director also addressed the issue of inhumane conditions in Russian penitentiary facilities.
21:50, 28 January 2020
RFE/RL: Court in Russia-occupied Crimea expunges journalist Semena's criminal record The ruling is supposed to take effect in 10 calendar days.
16:20, 15 January 2020
Ukraine's MFA says about 100 hostages of Kremlin "celebrate" Christmas in jail (Video) The ministry called on the international community to help free all Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russia and in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.
15:35, 06 January 2020
Ukrainians call Zelensky politician of year – poll Zelensky as a politician of the year received the support of all age and regional distribution groups.
13:05, 23 December 2019
Human rights activist: 88 political prisoners still behind bars in Russia-occupied Crimea Twelve people were released, but 40 new were arrested in 2019.
23:59, 21 December 2019
Ukraine's Sentsov arrives in Latvia to undergo rehabilitation Former political prisoner Oleh Sentsov will undergo rehabilitation at Jūrmala-based National Rehabilitation Centre "Vaivari."
23:40, 15 December 2019
FM Prystaiko: New Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap reaches decisive stage The exchange of captives will involve three groups.
16:15, 12 October 2019