Elections in the CAR among Russian troops

Russia has been actively participating in the events in the Central African Republic for several years now. Earlier it was reported that fighters of the so-called “Wagner PMC” were operating there. This week, Russia has sent additional military instructors to the CAR. Russia is again training military personnel in one of the countries. As a […]

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UN General Assembly adopts resolution on problem of militarization of Crimea

The UN General Assembly adopted the resolution entitled “Problem of the militarization of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine, as well as parts of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov”. The document was supported by 63 countries. Only 17 countries, including Russia, voted against the resolution. In particular, […]

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Ukraine didn’t support Russia’s manipulative resolution at the UN

Ukraine in the UN General Assembly did not support the draft Russian resolution on combating the glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to the escalation of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance. This resolution was also not supported by most European countries. As the Foreign Ministry explained, the text of the Russian […]

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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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