A Digest of News ✊from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 24 July 2023.

In this week’s bulletin

How the Belarus Red Cross has been complicit in kidnapping Ukrainian children

Plus more on Russia’s abduction and torture of women prisoners and torture of international volunteers

Plus new research that shows Russia has been striking civilian sites 75 times a day on average.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Russia fabricates idiotic language motive for first trial and likely huge sentence against Ukrainian PoW (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 21st)

‘With a white scarf towards Russian tank’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 18th)

Belarus Red Cross abet Russia in kidnapping and brainwashing children from Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 20th)

‘You can neither negotiate with the Russians nor trust them. . . ’ — says a resident of Mariupol (Tribunal for Putin, July 19th)

Mother of two abducted from Melitopol, tortured and held prisoner in Moscow (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 19th)

Two Ukrainians face long sentences for Bible studies in Russian-occupied Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 17th)

Russians torture imprisoned 75-year-old Spanish volunteer seized in occupied Kherson (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 17th)

Victims of “Donbas genocide” were paid actors, Prigozhin’s fired trolls reveal (Euromaidan Press, July 14th)

News from Ukraine – general

Number of children killed by war in Ukraine has increased – Prosecutor General's Office (Ukrainska Pravda, July 22nd)

‘Our close friend, comrade and editor of Commons Aleksandr Kravchuk died’ (Commons (Spil’ne), 22 July)

‘I can hear the explosions’: Inside a frontline hospital in Ukraine (Open Democracy, July 20th)

Russia has been striking civilian sites 75 times a day on average: T4P investigation (Tribunal for Putin, July 20th)

Notes from Maud Sarlieve’s lecture – Crimes Against the Environment (Centre for Civil Liberties, July 19th)

Analysis and comment

A year of full-scale war in Ukraine: thoughts, feelings, actions (a report by Cedos research centre, 21 July)

"What are we, shooting at ourselves?": narratives of Russian disinformation regarding the occupation of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (Opora, July 19th)

‘The fall of Putin’s regime could lead to the collapse of Assad and the Iranian regime’ (Commons (Spil’ne), 18 July)

Ukraine and the abstraction of violence: reply to Tom Dale, by Gilbert Achcar (New Politics, 17 July)

Research of human rights abuses

ECHR strikes out Russia’s attempt to blame Ukraine for the downing of MH17 (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 19th)

ZMINA joins World Organisation Against Torture OMCT (Zmina, July 19th)

War-related news from Russia

Desertion and political protest in Russia (Posle Media, 22 July)

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News From Ukraine πŸ’£ Bulletin 56

A Digest of News ✊from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 24 July 2023.

In this week’s bulletin

How the Belarus Red Cross has been complicit in kidnapping Ukrainian children

Plus more on Russia’s abduction and torture of women prisoners and torture of international volunteers

Plus new research that shows Russia has been striking civilian sites 75 times a day on average.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Russia fabricates idiotic language motive for first trial and likely huge sentence against Ukrainian PoW (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 21st)

‘With a white scarf towards Russian tank’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 18th)

Belarus Red Cross abet Russia in kidnapping and brainwashing children from Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 20th)

‘You can neither negotiate with the Russians nor trust them. . . ’ — says a resident of Mariupol (Tribunal for Putin, July 19th)

Mother of two abducted from Melitopol, tortured and held prisoner in Moscow (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 19th)

Two Ukrainians face long sentences for Bible studies in Russian-occupied Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 17th)

Russians torture imprisoned 75-year-old Spanish volunteer seized in occupied Kherson (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 17th)

Victims of “Donbas genocide” were paid actors, Prigozhin’s fired trolls reveal (Euromaidan Press, July 14th)

News from Ukraine – general

Number of children killed by war in Ukraine has increased – Prosecutor General's Office (Ukrainska Pravda, July 22nd)

‘Our close friend, comrade and editor of Commons Aleksandr Kravchuk died’ (Commons (Spil’ne), 22 July)

‘I can hear the explosions’: Inside a frontline hospital in Ukraine (Open Democracy, July 20th)

Russia has been striking civilian sites 75 times a day on average: T4P investigation (Tribunal for Putin, July 20th)

Notes from Maud Sarlieve’s lecture – Crimes Against the Environment (Centre for Civil Liberties, July 19th)

Analysis and comment

A year of full-scale war in Ukraine: thoughts, feelings, actions (a report by Cedos research centre, 21 July)

"What are we, shooting at ourselves?": narratives of Russian disinformation regarding the occupation of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant (Opora, July 19th)

‘The fall of Putin’s regime could lead to the collapse of Assad and the Iranian regime’ (Commons (Spil’ne), 18 July)

Ukraine and the abstraction of violence: reply to Tom Dale, by Gilbert Achcar (New Politics, 17 July)

Research of human rights abuses

ECHR strikes out Russia’s attempt to blame Ukraine for the downing of MH17 (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, July 19th)

ZMINA joins World Organisation Against Torture OMCT (Zmina, July 19th)

War-related news from Russia

Desertion and political protest in Russia (Posle Media, 22 July)

πŸ”΄This bulletin is put together by labour movement activists in solidarity with Ukrainian resistance. More information at https://ukraine-solidarity.org/

We are also on twitter. Our aim is to circulate information in English that to the best of our knowledge is reliable. If you have something you think we should include, please send it to 2022ukrainesolidarity@gmail.com.

The bulletin is also stored on line here.

To receive the bulletin regularly, send your email to 2022ukrainesolidarity@gmail.com. To stop it, please reply with the word “STOP” in the subject field.

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