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Vasyl Cherepanyn heavily beaten by paramilitary thugs

Vasyl Cherepanyn, lecturer at the National University ”Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” and head of Visual Culture Research Center, was attacked on Kontraktova square in Kiev, next to the university were he works. A group of unknown men dressed in camouflage paramilitary uniforms … Continue reading

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Help Maidaner Andriy Shevtsov!

Andriy Shevtsov has been an active member of the “Revolution of Dignity” on Maidan Kyiv, Ukraine since November 21. Andriy is a football fan of “Dynamo” Kyiv and a student at the Karpenko-Kary National University of Theater, Cinema and Television. … Continue reading

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Ukraine: Mounting evidence of abduction and torture | Amnesty International

Ukraine: Mounting evidence of abduction and torture | Amnesty International.

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Pressegespräch “Mediensituation in der Ukraine spitzt sich zu”, 6.05., 11 Uhr

Einladung am Dienstag, 6. Mai 2014 um 11 Uhr mit der ukrainischen Journalistin Oksana Romaniuk und der Stern-Reporterin Bettina Sengling in der Geschäftsstelle von Reporter ohne Grenzen, Friedrichstraße 231 (Aufgang B), 10969 Berlin (zwischen den U-Bahnhöfen Kochstraße und Hallesches Tor) … Continue reading

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Update on the situation in Crimea. 25 March

No further abductions have been reported on Tuesday in Crimea, but there are still 11 Ukrainian activists and military officers remaining in captivity. No Ukrainian military units are left on the territory of the peninsula. Many civil rights defenders criticize … Continue reading

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Summary for March 23, Crimea

The bad news: 1. Kidnappings of our unit commanders in Crimea have become a norm. The occupiers are cynically calling these acts “arrests.” But neither the Russian militaries nor the so-called “Crimean self-defense” have any legal rights whatsoever (even under … Continue reading

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Interfax: Ukrainian troops being attacked at base by Russian forces

Ukrainian troops at a base in Crimea’s main city, Simferopol were being attacked by Russian forces and one soldier had been injured, Interfax news agency said quoting a Ukrainian military spokesman.

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Crimea: Disappeared Man Found Killed

Human Rights Watch (Simferopol) – Crimean authorities should urgently conduct a thorough investigation into the enforced disappearance and subsequent killing of Reshat Ametov, a Crimean Tatar from the Simferopol region, and bring the perpetrators to justice. Read more HERE

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An Eyewitness Account in the Battle For Maidan

At the Night of February 19th (by Serhiy Suprun) I want to tell you about the night of February 19th, and what happened during the operation of “clearing the Maidan” by the Berkut police.

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Witness Accounts and Video of a Deadly Attack by Russian Separatists in Ukraine Undercut Kremlin Claims

By ROBERT MACKEY The morning after journalists, including my colleague Andrew Roth, watched a pro-Russia mob attack peaceful protesters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, leaving at least one young demonstrator dead, Russia’s foreign ministry released a statement on … Continue reading

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