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Commander of Kiev “volunteer battalion” and 7 men arrested on charges of rape and torture

Ruslan Onyshchenko, the commander of the Tornado Volunteer Battalion of the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior and seven of his men were arrested on June 17 accused of rape and torture. In turn, the men accused the Luhansk Oblast police chief … Continue reading

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“Mother, they are killing me, goodbye…”

We publish here the translation of an article which appeared in the local publication Poltavska Dumka about the alleged killing of a soldier by his drunken commander. The article offers a glimpse about the conditions facing soldiers drafted into the Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Lviv, Kyiv, Mykolaiv: soldiers’ relatives protests continue in Ukraine

In the last few days there have been angry protests by relatives of soldiers’ drafted into the “anti terrorist operation” in different parts of the country.

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CNN journalist talks to Donetsk residents being shelled by Kyiv’s forces

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Protests against the war in Zaporizhia and Kyiv

On August 4 there was a rally against mobilisation in the village of Voznesenka, Zaporizhia Oblast, where about 100 women demanded an end to the “fratricidal war”. In Kyiv, about 60 women from an organisation of mothers against war from … Continue reading

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Humanitarian crisis in Donetsk and Lugansk

“Health supplies are running low, and an estimated 70% of health personnel have fled, leaving access to medical care significantly reduced. Damages to housing have so far affected 1,600 families. Supply routes are increasingly disrupted by conflict, and coping mechanisms … Continue reading

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Armed militants kidnap Communist Party District Secretary in Volnovakha, Donetsk

On July 29, armed masked men kidnapped Sergey Nikolaevich Filindash, secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine in Volnovakha, 60 km south of Donetsk. This is a new example of the campaign against the democratic rights of left wing militants … Continue reading

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