Ukraine launches consultancy to help citizens find info on victims of Soviet repression The archive has accumulated data from 1917 to 1991.
14:40, 15 May 2020
NYT journalists reveal who paid Tymoshenko "compensation for political repression" Earlier, the politician declared UAH 148 million as "compensation for the damage caused by the political repression of 2011-2014."
16:35, 11 May 2020
Sentsov plans to fight for release of other Ukrainian prisoners Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, recently freed from Russian captivity, has said he will fight for the release of other Ukrainian prisoners, including those held in Donbas.
14:40, 10 September 2019
MFA Ukraine calls on Russia to release Bekirov, Kolchenko The foreign ministry pointed to Bekirov's deteriorating health and the refusal of the Russian court to change custody in a penal colony to correctional labor.
16:00, 15 August 2019
Crimea occupiers detain another eight Crimean Tatars They are charged with participating in or organizing the activities of Hizb ut-Tahrir, an organization banned in Russia.
20:15, 10 June 2019
Russia intensifies repression against Crimean Tatars to squeeze them out of Crimea: rights activists Moscow is trying to turn the occupied Crimea into a military bridgehead without dissidents, according to the Crimean Tatar Resource Center.
19:30, 07 May 2019
Analysts: Attack on FSB HQ in Arkhangelsk a ‘black swan’ threat to Putin regime Israeli expert Avraam Shmulyevich on the After Empire portal says that it represents the shift from “Muslim terrorism” to “Russian political terrorism” and from attacks on civilians to attacks on the state.
22:20, 04 November 2018
Russian man jailed for speaking up for political prisoners during World Cup Kalinychev’s protest was deemed a "repeated offence" because equally legal single-person pickets in support of hunger striking Ukrainian political prisoners Oleg Sentsov and Volodymyr Balukh on June 1 and June 3 were also called administrative violations.
13:05, 20 June 2018
Ukraine condemns Kremlin-controlled court's ruling against Ukrainian Movenko in Sevastopol The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry demands that Russia stop the violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms in occupied Crimea.
14:30, 08 May 2018
Mother of arrested Crimean Tatar activist sentenced for "depressing" police officer The distressed woman was simply trying to find out where the law enforcers had taken her son and never gor a response from the "victim" of a "verbal abuse."
23:10, 25 April 2018
Human rights watchdog reports four violent deaths in Crimean prison Russia's political prisoners are among those held in the facility in appalling conditions.
09:00, 20 April 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
Russian FSB searches more Crimean Tatar houses in occupied Crimea <p>Operatives of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) are conducting new searches in the homes of Crimean Tatars on the occupied Crimean peninsula, the Crimean Solidarity public organization reported on Facebook.</p>
15:00, 23 January 2018
Russian FSB operatives secure career promotions by jailing Crimean Muslims on fake "terrorism", "extremism" charges - human rights group <p>For FSB officers in Russian-occupied Crimea, armed searches, arrests, and imprisonment of Ukrainian Muslims are the road to career success, the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group wrote.</p>
21:10, 02 January 2018
In occupied Crimea 10 Ukrainian citizens remain missing – UN report <p>The human rights situation in the Russia-occupied Crimea has significantly deteriorated under Russian occupation, with “multiple and grave violations” committed by Russian state agents, according to a landmark report by the UN Human Rights Office published Monday, September 25.</p>
18:30, 25 September 2017
Russia criminalizes more religious worship in occupied Crimea - human rights activists <p>Eighteen Jehovah’s Witness communities in Russian-occupied Crimea have just been formally banned as supposedly ‘extremist organizations,’ Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group reports. </p>
13:40, 19 August 2017
Ukrainian activist Balukh jailed in Russian-occupied Crimea on flagrantly falsified charges <p>A 46-year-old Volodymyr Balukh, a Ukrainian activist and recognized political prisoner, has been sentenced to 3 years, seven months after a gravely flawed trial which human rights groups have condemned as reprisals for his open opposition to Russia's occupation of his native Crimea – and, effectively, for a Ukrainian flag, according to Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (KhPG).</p>
14:40, 04 August 2017
Ukraine stands firm with Crimea’s Tatars – Klimkin for WSJ <p>The still-fresh historical wound of the 1944 deportation of 240,000 ethnic Tatars from Crimea has been reopened, with Russia’s illegal annexation of the Ukrainian territory in 2014 and Moscow’s continued repression of the Tatar community, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin's column published by The Wall Street Journal Tuesday.</p>
14:20, 23 May 2017
Turchynov: No more political repression in future due to Maidan <p>Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov has honored victims of political repression on the Day of Remembrance, saying that the Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine in November 2013-February 2014, also called the Maidan, did everything so that political repression in the country could never happen again.</p>
14:45, 21 May 2017