U.S. Embassy concerned over detention of 120 Crimean Tatars in occupied CrimeaThe diplomats stressed Crimea is Ukraine.
21:10, 15 January 2021
Ukrainian police respond to detention of 120 Crimean Tatars in occupied CrimeaPeople were on their way to Rostov-on-Don for a court hearing in the "Hizb ut-Tahrir case".
19:30, 12 January 2021
Ukraine at UNGA votes against Russia's draft resolution on glorification of Stalin's regimeIn the draft, Russia says nothing about the fact that among the results of the end of WW2 were numerous mass crimes, including genocide, deportation and repression by Stalin's Soviet regime.
18:45, 19 November 2020
Ukraine asks for harder int'l pressure on Russia to ensure release of journalists detained in CrimeaIt's about nine Crimean Tatars who are now being held behind bars in the occupied territory.
23:40, 16 November 2020
MFA Ukraine pays tribute to "Executed Renaissance" – victims of Stalin's regimeOver 9,000 people of more than 58 nationalities were shot and buried in Sandarmokh in 1937-1938.
14:25, 28 October 2020
EU working on response to repressions, arrests in BelarusThe EU official stressed violent repression and arrests of peaceful protesters in Belarus will have to stop.
16:20, 11 August 2020
Ukraine launches consultancy to help citizens find info on victims of Soviet repressionThe 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 prisonersUkrainian 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, KolchenkoThe 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 TatarsThey 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 activistsMoscow 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 regimeIsraeli 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 CupKalinychev’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 SevastopolThe 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 officerThe 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 prisonRussia'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 – lawyerUkrainian 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