A Digest of News ✊ from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 6 November 2023.

In this week’s bulletin

Ukrainian letter of solidarity with Palestinian people; plus more evidence of Russian crimes including the deliberate murder of an entire family.


Plus evidence of the impact of Russia’s war on children.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Russians threaten to sack holders of Ukrainian citizenship from their jobs in occupied territories (Ukrainska Pravda, November 4th)

Court in Russia reduces charge against Crimean Tatar political prisoner but retains appalling sentence (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 3rd)

Russia's youngest Ukrainian political prisoner charged with ‘terrorism’ over social media reposts made by the FSB after his arrest (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 3rd)

Human rights activists suspect more than 90 people of prosecuting Crimean journalists and bloggers (Zmina, November 2nd)

‘He called to set Kremlin on fire,’ — theater director was accused of terrorism for a chewing gum wrapper (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 2nd)

Abducted RIA-Melitopol and Melitopol is Ukraine Telegram administrators tortured for Russian propaganda ‘blockbuster’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 2nd)

Nine members of a family murdered in occupied Volnovakha after conflict with Russian soldiers (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 31st)

Ukrainian jailed for a year in occupied Crimea for 'discrediting Russia's army' (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 31st)

At least 89 civilians abducted from occupied Ukraine since 2022 charged by aggressor state with 'terrorism' (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 30th)

Second Parliamentary Summit of Crimea Platform in Czech Republic: ZMINA joins its holding (Zmina, October 26th)

Life Under Occupation (Alternative Human Rights Centre, October 2023)

News from Ukraine – general

Ukraine failing to procure enough drones to fight Russia, soldiers say (Open Democracy, Nov 1st)

OPORA resumes “Power of Choice” video project (Opora, November 1st)

Ukrainian legislation on collaborationism imperfect as law enforcement officers say themselves: report by human rights defenders (Zmina, October 30th)

Ukraine is worried that Israel-Palestine will bump it down the US agenda (Open Democracy, 31 October)

Journalism affirms democratic values in war-ridden Ukraine (Cross Border talks, 24 October)

Analysis and comment

Ukrainian letter of solidarity with Palestinian people (Commons.com.ua, 2 November)

A crucial political moment for Europe. Theses of prominent Italian left-wing intellectuals on the war in Ukraine and the fate of European unity (Posle.media, 1 November)

Palestine and Ukraine: how the 21st century empires wage war (People & Nature, 30 October)

Socialism, Yiddishkeit, Doykeyt: A Brief History of the Jewish Bund (Commons.com.ua, 25 October)

Collaborationism: Survival or Crime? (Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, 2023)

Research of human rights abuses

Aivazovska: The most fearful impact of Russian crimes is related to the most vulnerable group of the Ukrainian population – children (Opora, November 1st)

‘It feels like nothing can be put right,’ — Iryna Marchenko, Zdvyzhivka (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 1st)

‘They dropped a bomb on a house’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 30th)

ZMINA tells Ombudspersons of different countries about human rights violations in Crimea (Zmina, October 23rd)

War-related news from Russia

The devil and the advocate (Insider.ru, 3 November)

Island tourist paradise is home to Russia-linked firm exploiting UK laws (Finance Uncovered, 2 November)

Russia’s disinformation about Ukraine nearly doubled this year (Zmina, November 1st)

High oil prices and ineffective sanctions (Insider.ru, 31 October)

Russian defence ministry order on ‘cannon fodder’ penal units (Insider.ru, 26 October)

New attempt to imprison Memorial Head for ‘disrupting civil society’ by condemning Russia’s war against Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 30th)

International solidarity

John Moloney, PCS union: Support the medical workers’ union appeal (Ukraine Solidarity Campaign, 26 October)

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News From Ukraine 💣 Bulletin 71

A Digest of News ✊ from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 6 November 2023.

In this week’s bulletin

Ukrainian letter of solidarity with Palestinian people; plus more evidence of Russian crimes including the deliberate murder of an entire family.


Plus evidence of the impact of Russia’s war on children.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Russians threaten to sack holders of Ukrainian citizenship from their jobs in occupied territories (Ukrainska Pravda, November 4th)

Court in Russia reduces charge against Crimean Tatar political prisoner but retains appalling sentence (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 3rd)

Russia's youngest Ukrainian political prisoner charged with ‘terrorism’ over social media reposts made by the FSB after his arrest (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 3rd)

Human rights activists suspect more than 90 people of prosecuting Crimean journalists and bloggers (Zmina, November 2nd)

‘He called to set Kremlin on fire,’ — theater director was accused of terrorism for a chewing gum wrapper (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 2nd)

Abducted RIA-Melitopol and Melitopol is Ukraine Telegram administrators tortured for Russian propaganda ‘blockbuster’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 2nd)

Nine members of a family murdered in occupied Volnovakha after conflict with Russian soldiers (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 31st)

Ukrainian jailed for a year in occupied Crimea for 'discrediting Russia's army' (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 31st)

At least 89 civilians abducted from occupied Ukraine since 2022 charged by aggressor state with 'terrorism' (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 30th)

Second Parliamentary Summit of Crimea Platform in Czech Republic: ZMINA joins its holding (Zmina, October 26th)

Life Under Occupation (Alternative Human Rights Centre, October 2023)

News from Ukraine – general

Ukraine failing to procure enough drones to fight Russia, soldiers say (Open Democracy, Nov 1st)

OPORA resumes “Power of Choice” video project (Opora, November 1st)

Ukrainian legislation on collaborationism imperfect as law enforcement officers say themselves: report by human rights defenders (Zmina, October 30th)

Ukraine is worried that Israel-Palestine will bump it down the US agenda (Open Democracy, 31 October)

Journalism affirms democratic values in war-ridden Ukraine (Cross Border talks, 24 October)

Analysis and comment

Ukrainian letter of solidarity with Palestinian people (Commons.com.ua, 2 November)

A crucial political moment for Europe. Theses of prominent Italian left-wing intellectuals on the war in Ukraine and the fate of European unity (Posle.media, 1 November)

Palestine and Ukraine: how the 21st century empires wage war (People & Nature, 30 October)

Socialism, Yiddishkeit, Doykeyt: A Brief History of the Jewish Bund (Commons.com.ua, 25 October)

Collaborationism: Survival or Crime? (Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, 2023)

Research of human rights abuses

Aivazovska: The most fearful impact of Russian crimes is related to the most vulnerable group of the Ukrainian population – children (Opora, November 1st)

‘It feels like nothing can be put right,’ — Iryna Marchenko, Zdvyzhivka (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 1st)

‘They dropped a bomb on a house’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 30th)

ZMINA tells Ombudspersons of different countries about human rights violations in Crimea (Zmina, October 23rd)

War-related news from Russia

The devil and the advocate (Insider.ru, 3 November)

Island tourist paradise is home to Russia-linked firm exploiting UK laws (Finance Uncovered, 2 November)

Russia’s disinformation about Ukraine nearly doubled this year (Zmina, November 1st)

High oil prices and ineffective sanctions (Insider.ru, 31 October)

Russian defence ministry order on ‘cannon fodder’ penal units (Insider.ru, 26 October)

New attempt to imprison Memorial Head for ‘disrupting civil society’ by condemning Russia’s war against Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 30th)

International solidarity

John Moloney, PCS union: Support the medical workers’ union appeal (Ukraine Solidarity Campaign, 26 October)

🔴This bulletin is put together by labour movement activists in solidarity with Ukrainian resistance. More information at Ukraine Information Group.

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 2U022ukrainesolidarity@gmail.com.

The bulletin is also stored on line here.

To receive the bulletin regularly, send your email to:
To stop it, please reply with the word “STOP” in the subject field.

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