Nine people in Moscow, including two registered as disabled and 75-year-old Vladimir Ionov, are spending the night in jail after being detained at totally peaceful actions marking Nadiya Savchenko’s birthday.
According to one version of events, Nemtsov could have been killed because of his work on this report
Lviv student Yury Yatsenko was welcomed home in his native Lviv on Friday, May 8, a year after being detained in Russia, tortured and then convicted on fabricated charges
Nadiya Savchenko was, the investigators now admit, captured in Ukraine by Kremlin-backed militants. They claim, however, that the militants released her and she promptly sped, not back to areas under Kyiv’s control, but to the Russian border in order to cross it illegally
Artyom Loskutov, Novosibirsk performance artist, has been sentenced to 10 days imprisonment as well as a fine of 5 thousand roubles over two ‘unauthorized’ monstrations, or events with absurd slogans
Amnesty International today slammed a Russian court’s sentencing of three opposition activists who participated in a peaceful protest in a public square in Moscow this week
The Basmanny Court of Moscow refused to recognize Nadiya Savchenko’s immunity as a member of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). Also, according to the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, the “LNR” militants released Savchenko from...
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)
Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov and civic activist Oleksandr Kolchenko are facing 20-year sentences for not cooperating with the FSB and ‘confessing’ to a Right Sector ‘terrorist plot
Yury Soloshenko, retired director of a long-bankrupt Ukrainian defence factory, will be 73 on May 6, 9 months after he was arrested in Moscow on ‘spying changes’
Austria, supported by 159 member states of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), called for a ban on nuclear weapons because of their catastrophic humanitarian effects
Russian aggression had a significant impact on the content of the report
Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who is being illegally held in Russia on charges of involvement in the assassination of Russian journalists in Donbass, will be transferred to a Moscow hospital
The report from the slain Russian opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov, on the presence of Russian troops in Ukraine will be presented on May 12th
The text of the resolution states that the Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko was captured on Ukrainian territory and illegally transferred to Russia. The international community was called on to aggressively support efforts to release Savchenko and others
The Verkhovna Rada has called upon the EU and the US to institute personal sanctions against those involved in the abduction and imprisonment of Nadiya Savchenko
Members of the Ukrainian American Bar Association (UABA) supported Nadiya Savchenko’s lawyer, Mark Feygin, who is being inspected by Russia's Investigative Committee on accusations of extremism
Today in Lüneburg, the trial of the 93-year-old Oskar Gröning, a former SS officer who served in the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, has begun. He is charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder
Rasul Jafarov, a lawyer, human rights activist, founder of the organisation Human Rights Club, sentenced to six and a half year in prison
About 330,000 Ukrainians have received temporary shelter in the Russian Federation. The period of temporary stay has been extended until August 1st
Pope Francis I has called the mass killings of Armenians in 1915, in what is now Turkey, the first genocide of the twentieth century
15 months after Tetyana Chornovol, then a EuroMaidan activist and well-known journalist, was savagely beaten two of the men released from custody
The UN Committee called on Russia to stop the persecution of activists and human rights advocates, to fight racism, and investigate the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.
Over 130 human rights defenders (HRDs) were killed or died in detention in the first ten months of 2014
Human rights advocates are alarmed by the number of countries that used in death penalty 2014 in response to real or perceived threats to state security and public safety posed by terrorism, crime, or internal instability
On the anniversary of the occupation of Czechoslovakia by Hitler’s army and of Ukrainian Crimea by Putin’s...
She did not communicate with reporters and was taken out of the airport terminal through the back door
There is an old wisdom, "A man is known by the company he keeps." Let us find out who is Putin’s “company” in Europe
OSCE Chairperson, Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, speaking during the inaugural Permanent Council meeting of Serbia's OSCE Chairmanship, Vienna, 15 January 2015