Ukraine re-elected to the UN Human Rights Council

“As in the previous three years, we will work together with our partners to ensure that human rights take their rightful place. To remind about the highest value of human life. To show that there are no “politicized” and so-called “real” topics. To reaffirm that New York and the Security Council cannot be self-sufficient without […]

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Russia displace the pro-Ukrainian population from Crimea

Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the UN Serhiy Kyslytsia called demographic changes in the annexed Crimea “a huge problem”. He is convinced that Russia is trying to oust the entire pro-Ukrainian population from the peninsula, about which the UN has been informed. He expressed gratitude to those Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars who, despite everything, continue to […]

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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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UN: Russian FSB tortures detainees in occupied Crimea

Employees of the Federal Security Service of the Russia and other law enforcement authorities in Crimea use torture; in particular beatings, electric shocks and suffocation, to force victims to incriminate themselves, cooperate with law enforcement or testify against others. This was said in a recently published report by the UN Secretary-General on human rights violations […]

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Ukraine calls on UN secretary-general to react to Russian terror in Crimea

Ukraine has called on UN Secretary-General António Guterres to react to Russia’s violation of international law in the temporarily occupied Crimea. “Russia raids homes in Crimea early in the morning [on July 7] when families are still asleep, unlawfully detaining six Crimean Tatars, including a person with a disability,” reads the statement “This is how […]

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UN releases second report on Human Rights situation in occupied Crimea

The report notes that human rights violations involving torture and other ill-treatment perpetrated by law enforcement agencies continued in Crimea. It is particularly concerning that, in all documented cases in which victims made credible complaints to the courts and law enforcement authorities, no perpetrator was held accountable. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle […]

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UN security council calls for global ceasefire during COVID-19 pandemic

The UN Security Council has approved a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in all armed conflicts (including in Donbas) and for humanitarian and medical assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The document, in particular, demands a “general and immediate cessation of hostilities” in all conflict situations and calls on all parties to armed conflicts to […]

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Is Russia a sponsor of terrorism?

The head of the defense committee of the British Parliament, Tobias Ellwood, said that he would seek discussion in the UN on the possible actions of Russian military intelligence in Afghanistan. The reason for these statements was that the American media, citing sources in the White House, reported that officers of the General Directorate of […]

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Russia is trying to avoid punishment for war crimes

On June 25, Russia announced that it had withdrawn from a UN voluntary agreement aimed at protecting hospitals and humanitarian aid supplies to Syria from being hit by the warring parties. Russia made a decision after an internal investigation was carried out in the United States in April that revealed that the Syrian government and […]

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Bloody trail of Russian military in Libya

It’s long been proven that since 2016 Russian military and mercenaries of the Wagner private military company have been taking part in the civil war in Libya, ongoing since 2011. Although Moscow has officially rejected allegations of its involvement, there is sufficient evidence backing reports on Russian military actively fighting on Libyan soil. During this […]

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