A Russian military court has sentenced a Belarusian IT specialist working in Nizhny Novgorod to two years imprisonment for what it deemed ‘public calls to terrorism’ (Article 205 § 2 of the Criminal Code)
Imagine that a television channel broadcasting in Baltimore reported on a fire started by accident in which a number of Afro-Americans had died, but claimed that it had been deliberately lit. Would there be any means of preventing a lie that could potentially cause still...
A test of justice for Ukraine’s law enforcement bodies in investigation of the May 2 tragedy in Odessa have been failed. The bitterness, sense of betrayal and of alienation generated by miscarriages of justice will divide Ukrainians just as effectively as Russian lies...
Eskender Nebiyev, cameraman for ATR, the Crimean Tatar TV channel which Russia recently forced off air in Russian-occupied Crimea, is reported to have been detained on Monday after a search was carried out of his home
Four years after Ukraine was rocked by video images of Party of the Regions deputy Roman Landik beating up a young woman in a restaurant, a Luhansk court has decided that Landik was ‘defending himself’ and totally acquitted him
Released POW Yury Sova has spoken with the BBC Ukrainian Service about his time in captivity and about the murder he witnessed of cyborg Ihor Branovytsky by ‘Motorola’, the Russian leader of the Kremlin-backed Sparta battalion fighting in Donbas
On Saturday morning Amet Umerov, former cameraman for the recently silenced Crimean Tatar TV channel ATR was subjected to a visitation and search by officials from the Crimean Centre for Countering Extremism
We, members of the Ukrainian PEN, call on our international colleagues to voice their protest against Russian repressive policies in the Crimea and support the freedom of speech and opinion that have come dramatically under threat in the occupied territory
Top figure in Russian-occupied Crimea has proposed that the “cult” of May 18 – the anniversary of the Deportation of the entire Crimean Tatar People in 1944 should be stopped and Crimeans should instead celebrate a "day of joy"
There are echoes of the lawlessness demonstrated with respect to Nadiya Savchenko in the plight of Maria Varfolomeyeva, a young Luhansk journalist and civic activist who was taken hostage by Kremlin-backed militants of the so-called ‘Luhansk people’s republic’...