New evidence in Markiv’s case has been released

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine has published evidence of his non-involvement in the murder of Italian journalist Andrea Rockelli. The investigation established that the distance between the position of a serviceman of the National Guard of Ukraine and the place of death of the Italian journalist Rockelli and the Russian translator Mironov was […]

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Dialogue with russia impossible due to occupation of crimea – european commission

At a briefing on Monday, August 31 . EU’s Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Peter Stano said: “The EU has repeatedly offered the Russian side to resume consultations on human rights. But, unfortunately, Russia did not accept this. At the same time, the restoration of a high-level strategic dialogue between the European Union […]

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BALTIC STATES HIT LUKASHENKO, OTHER BELARUS OFFICIALS WITH SANCTIONS

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia imposed travel bans on President Alexander Lukashenko and 29 other Belarusian officials on Monday, jumping into action to impose sanctions before the rest of the EU. The three Baltic states have led calls for the West to take firmer action against Lukashenko, who is accused by opponents and the West of […]

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Ukraine reports new truce violations in Donbas

On August 30, the Russia-backed terrorists continued to violate the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas by opening provocative fire in the direction of Joint Forces’ defense positions. Outside Maryinka, the enemy employed small arms, firing several shots. In the same sector of the front, they used a man-portable anti-tank grenade launcher to remotely plant a […]

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Dozens Of Demonstrators, Journalists Detained In Minsk As Opposition Protests Continue

Journalists from TUT.BY, BelaPAN, Belsat, TASS, the Associated Press, and other media. A total of 17 journalists were detained in the central Freedom Square on the evening of August 27, according to the human rights center Vyasna, as they prepared to cover a demonstration calling for President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s resignation and demanding new elections be carried […]

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“DPR” INSTITUTES DEATH PENALTY – UN

The so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”) has instituted the death penalty. “OHCHR is concerned that ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ has instituted the death penalty,” the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report. “OHCHR is aware of two cases where a ‘court’ of ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ imposed the death penalty, […]

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Ukrainian military to take part in military exercise in Germany

Units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have been invited to participate in the international military exercise Combined Resolve XIV, which will be held at the U.S. Army’s Hohenfels training area (Germany) in September 2020. Ukraine will be represented by units from the 28th separate mechanized brigade, the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre and the […]

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U.S. adds Russian chemical research facilities to sanctions list

A number of Russian entities – scientific and research facilities – “have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States.” The sanctioned entities include: 33rd Scientific Research and Testing Institute; 48th Central Scientific Research Institute, Kirov; 48th Central Scientific Research Institute, […]

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Russia sending to Belarus militants from occupied Donbas

In the Russian-occupied Donbas, local draft offices and the “Prizrak”[Ghost] Brigade are recruiting “volunteers” to be sent to Belarus, a rights watchdog reports. Male recruits aged 18 to 55 are offered 30,000 rubles or $400 plus daily expenses during the deployment, according to the Eastern Human Rights Group. At least three buses carrying recruits have […]

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