A Digest of News ✊from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 7 August 2023.

In this week’s bulletin

An eye witness account of the battle for Dmytrivka; 



Plus Russia’s use of sexual violence in the conflict.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

The Russians hunting for cheap flats in occupied Mariupol (BBC, August 6th)

Russians brought into occupied Mariupol in hordes, with Ukrainians treated as second-class citizens (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 4th)

Savagely tortured Ukrainian political prisoner has spent nine years in Russian captivity (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 4th)

Armed terror and threats of imprisonment, or worse, if Crimean Solidarity journalist doesn't stop reporting repression in Russian-occupied Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 3rd)

Kherson doctor killed in latest of almost one thousand Russian attacks on Ukraine’s healthcare system (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 2nd)

Ukrainian children in occupied Crimea will be forced to learn how to ‘defend’ Russia in its war against Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 1st)

Russia is illegally imprisoning over 500 Ukrainian medics in horrific conditions (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 1st)

Statement of human rights organisations regarding the unlawful detention by Russian security forces of free listeners and Crimean journalists Lutfiye Zudiyeva and Kulamet Ibraimov (Centre for Civil Liberties, July 28th)

News from Ukraine – general

Every Field, Every Yard (London Review of Books, August 10th)

Ukraine’s medics are calling for change – but nobody is listening (Open Democracy, August 3rd)

Ukraine’s NABU violates the rule of law (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 3rd)

The case against Georgiy Logvynskyi must be closed. An open statement (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 3rd)

Authorities should not persecute volunteers as the state relies on them during war – Danyil Popkov (Zmina, July 26th)

Ukraine Workers' Medical Aid (Ukraine Solidarity Campaign, August 2023)

Analysis and comment

Russification in the Soviet Union after Stalin (Ukraine Solidarity Campaign, 6 August)

Russia has turned grain into a weapon: how Putin is exploiting hunger and deceiving Africa (Ukrainska Pravda, August 4th)

I’m a Ukrainian leftist. This is why I support Boris Kagarlitsky (Open Democracy, August 1st)

How Russian colonialism took the Western anti-imperialist Left for a ride (Salon, July 31st)

Research of human rights abuses

Apparent Russian Cluster Munition Attack (Human Rights Watch, August 4th)

Russian forces have used sexual violence as a weapon against Ukraine (Tribunal for Putin, August 3rd)

When the sky is blacker than the Earth — the battle for Dmytrivka (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 3rd)

Over 24, 000 civilians killed, wounded, or missing, during 14 months of war (Tribunal for Putin, August 2nd)

He dreamed of building a superhouse (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 2nd)

‘Couple of men were sitting drinking tea in the kitchenette. A shell fell there and they were just torn apart’ (Tribunal for Putin, August 1st)

‘When Freedom Square was hit by a rocket, our house shook’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 1st)

International solidarity

Confessions of Chechen fighters for Ukraine (The Insider, 4 August)

Building International Solidarity for Ukraine: Three Perspectives (Posle, August 1st)

Welsh unions are supporting Ukrainian workers. We need more of this solidarity (Open Democracy, July 31st)

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News From Ukraine ๐Ÿ’ฃ Bulletin 58

A Digest of News ✊from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 7 August 2023.

In this week’s bulletin

An eye witness account of the battle for Dmytrivka; 



Plus Russia’s use of sexual violence in the conflict.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

The Russians hunting for cheap flats in occupied Mariupol (BBC, August 6th)

Russians brought into occupied Mariupol in hordes, with Ukrainians treated as second-class citizens (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 4th)

Savagely tortured Ukrainian political prisoner has spent nine years in Russian captivity (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 4th)

Armed terror and threats of imprisonment, or worse, if Crimean Solidarity journalist doesn't stop reporting repression in Russian-occupied Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 3rd)

Kherson doctor killed in latest of almost one thousand Russian attacks on Ukraine’s healthcare system (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 2nd)

Ukrainian children in occupied Crimea will be forced to learn how to ‘defend’ Russia in its war against Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 1st)

Russia is illegally imprisoning over 500 Ukrainian medics in horrific conditions (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 1st)

Statement of human rights organisations regarding the unlawful detention by Russian security forces of free listeners and Crimean journalists Lutfiye Zudiyeva and Kulamet Ibraimov (Centre for Civil Liberties, July 28th)

News from Ukraine – general

Every Field, Every Yard (London Review of Books, August 10th)

Ukraine’s medics are calling for change – but nobody is listening (Open Democracy, August 3rd)

Ukraine’s NABU violates the rule of law (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 3rd)

The case against Georgiy Logvynskyi must be closed. An open statement (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 3rd)

Authorities should not persecute volunteers as the state relies on them during war – Danyil Popkov (Zmina, July 26th)

Ukraine Workers' Medical Aid (Ukraine Solidarity Campaign, August 2023)

Analysis and comment

Russification in the Soviet Union after Stalin (Ukraine Solidarity Campaign, 6 August)

Russia has turned grain into a weapon: how Putin is exploiting hunger and deceiving Africa (Ukrainska Pravda, August 4th)

I’m a Ukrainian leftist. This is why I support Boris Kagarlitsky (Open Democracy, August 1st)

How Russian colonialism took the Western anti-imperialist Left for a ride (Salon, July 31st)

Research of human rights abuses

Apparent Russian Cluster Munition Attack (Human Rights Watch, August 4th)

Russian forces have used sexual violence as a weapon against Ukraine (Tribunal for Putin, August 3rd)

When the sky is blacker than the Earth — the battle for Dmytrivka (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 3rd)

Over 24, 000 civilians killed, wounded, or missing, during 14 months of war (Tribunal for Putin, August 2nd)

He dreamed of building a superhouse (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 2nd)

‘Couple of men were sitting drinking tea in the kitchenette. A shell fell there and they were just torn apart’ (Tribunal for Putin, August 1st)

‘When Freedom Square was hit by a rocket, our house shook’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, August 1st)

International solidarity

Confessions of Chechen fighters for Ukraine (The Insider, 4 August)

Building International Solidarity for Ukraine: Three Perspectives (Posle, August 1st)

Welsh unions are supporting Ukrainian workers. We need more of this solidarity (Open Democracy, July 31st)

๐Ÿ”ดThis 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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