A Digest of News ✊ from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 27-November-2023.

In this week’s bulletin

The war’s impact on Ukraine’s economy.

Plus Russian citizens’ views of the war surveyed; Russia’s abuse of Ukrainian children.

Plus other aspects of forced Russification.

Plus abuses in the Russian justice system.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Ukrainian children abducted to Russia forced to glorify convicted criminals pardoned for fighting against Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 24th)

Chilling silence after 22-year-old Crimean Tatar abducted by Russian FSB and vanishes (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 24th)

Russian justice: murderers pardoned for killing Ukrainians, Crimean Tatars sentenced to 17 years for defending political prisoners (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 23rd)

‘During the evacuation, the Russians pointed machine guns at us’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 19th)

European Broadcasting Union study exposes “brutal Russification” in Russian-occupied Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 22nd)

Ukrainian academic abducted from occupied Kherson, tortured and sentenced to 12 years in Russia on nonsensical ‘spying’ charges (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 21st)

Occupied Sievierodonetsk begins second winter in bombed homes without heating except on Russian propaganda TV (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 21st)

Russia tries to forcibly mobilize clergy in final move to drive Orthodox Church of Ukraine out of occupied Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 20th)

Suspected Russian army killers of Ukrainian writer Volodymyr Vakulenko identified (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 20th)

News from Ukraine – general

“Deliberate terror”. The Russian drone attack on Kyiv (Meduza, 25 November)

Dispatch from Kharkivshchyna. Villages on the Ukraine-Russia front line (Meduza, 24 November)

This van provides a lifeline service to Ukrainians. Could it be under threat? (Open Democracy, November 23rd)

Playing Bach’s music accompanied by explosions. Accordionist Ihor Zavadskyi (Tribunal for Putin, November 22nd)

Human rights defenders analyze draft laws on responsibility for collaborationism, point to problems (Zmina, November 20th)

War Speeches. Diplomatic and Political Implications of Russia’s War Against Ukraine in October (Opora, November 15th)

Analysis and comment

OPORA's Opinion on the Draft Law “On Fair Lobbying and Advocacy in Ukraine” (Opora, November 24th)

The Center for Civil Liberties held an event in Kyiv to stress the importance of ratifying the ICC Rome Statute (Centre for Civil Liberties, November 24th)

How the war affects Ukraine’s economy: a podcast (Commons.com.ua, 23 November)

Resigning Themselves to Inevitability: How Russians justified the military invasion of Ukraine (Russian Program, 23 November)

Maidan: a symbol of resistance (Meduza, 22 November)

Ukraine’s Path to Brussels Runs Through Rome (Tribunal for Putin, November 21st)

Social Networks Can Beat Classic Outlets But We Must Remember the Risks of These Tools – OPORA analyst (Opora, November 15th)

Research of human rights abuses

Derhachi from the air: damage and destruction (Tribunal for Putin, November 24th)

‘A bomb was dropped from a plane! We were left without a roof over our heads...’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 22nd)

‘The dog saved us...’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 21st)

Borshchova from the air: damage and destruction (Tribunal for Putin, November 20th)

War-related news from Russia

Decolonial struggle in imperial Russia (Midnight Sun magazine, 26 November)

Support the fund for the legal defence of Mikhail Balabanov (Solidarity Zone, 25 November)

Yegor Bazaleikin: six years in prison for “attempted terrorism” (The Russian Reader, 25 November)

Missing Ukrainian child traced to Putin ally (BBC, November 22nd)

‘Everything for the front!’ How war is changing Russia’s labour market (Open Democracy, November 22nd)

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News From Ukraine 💣 Bulletin 74

A Digest of News ✊ from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 27-November-2023.

In this week’s bulletin

The war’s impact on Ukraine’s economy.

Plus Russian citizens’ views of the war surveyed; Russia’s abuse of Ukrainian children.

Plus other aspects of forced Russification.

Plus abuses in the Russian justice system.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Ukrainian children abducted to Russia forced to glorify convicted criminals pardoned for fighting against Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 24th)

Chilling silence after 22-year-old Crimean Tatar abducted by Russian FSB and vanishes (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 24th)

Russian justice: murderers pardoned for killing Ukrainians, Crimean Tatars sentenced to 17 years for defending political prisoners (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 23rd)

‘During the evacuation, the Russians pointed machine guns at us’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 19th)

European Broadcasting Union study exposes “brutal Russification” in Russian-occupied Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 22nd)

Ukrainian academic abducted from occupied Kherson, tortured and sentenced to 12 years in Russia on nonsensical ‘spying’ charges (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 21st)

Occupied Sievierodonetsk begins second winter in bombed homes without heating except on Russian propaganda TV (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 21st)

Russia tries to forcibly mobilize clergy in final move to drive Orthodox Church of Ukraine out of occupied Crimea (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 20th)

Suspected Russian army killers of Ukrainian writer Volodymyr Vakulenko identified (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 20th)

News from Ukraine – general

“Deliberate terror”. The Russian drone attack on Kyiv (Meduza, 25 November)

Dispatch from Kharkivshchyna. Villages on the Ukraine-Russia front line (Meduza, 24 November)

This van provides a lifeline service to Ukrainians. Could it be under threat? (Open Democracy, November 23rd)

Playing Bach’s music accompanied by explosions. Accordionist Ihor Zavadskyi (Tribunal for Putin, November 22nd)

Human rights defenders analyze draft laws on responsibility for collaborationism, point to problems (Zmina, November 20th)

War Speeches. Diplomatic and Political Implications of Russia’s War Against Ukraine in October (Opora, November 15th)

Analysis and comment

OPORA's Opinion on the Draft Law “On Fair Lobbying and Advocacy in Ukraine” (Opora, November 24th)

The Center for Civil Liberties held an event in Kyiv to stress the importance of ratifying the ICC Rome Statute (Centre for Civil Liberties, November 24th)

How the war affects Ukraine’s economy: a podcast (Commons.com.ua, 23 November)

Resigning Themselves to Inevitability: How Russians justified the military invasion of Ukraine (Russian Program, 23 November)

Maidan: a symbol of resistance (Meduza, 22 November)

Ukraine’s Path to Brussels Runs Through Rome (Tribunal for Putin, November 21st)

Social Networks Can Beat Classic Outlets But We Must Remember the Risks of These Tools – OPORA analyst (Opora, November 15th)

Research of human rights abuses

Derhachi from the air: damage and destruction (Tribunal for Putin, November 24th)

‘A bomb was dropped from a plane! We were left without a roof over our heads...’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 22nd)

‘The dog saved us...’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, November 21st)

Borshchova from the air: damage and destruction (Tribunal for Putin, November 20th)

War-related news from Russia

Decolonial struggle in imperial Russia (Midnight Sun magazine, 26 November)

Support the fund for the legal defence of Mikhail Balabanov (Solidarity Zone, 25 November)

Yegor Bazaleikin: six years in prison for “attempted terrorism” (The Russian Reader, 25 November)

Missing Ukrainian child traced to Putin ally (BBC, November 22nd)

‘Everything for the front!’ How war is changing Russia’s labour market (Open Democracy, November 22nd)

🔴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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