A Digest of News ✊ from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 2-April-2024.
⬤ underground women’s movement in occupied areas. 
⬤ Russia’s persecution of Crimean Tatars, coercion of residents, execution of POWs and torture.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Russia admits to passing death sentence against imprisoned Crimean Tatar civic journalist Amet Suleimanov (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 29th)

Russian passport is not about rights, but about obligations to the occupier: human rights defenders presented the research (Zmina, March 29th)

Underground women’s movement in occupied areas. “We’re here and we’ll keep fighting” (Meduza, 28 March)

The Russians kidnapped two brothers who worked at nuclear plant (Tribunal for Putin, March 28th)

‘One brother perished, the second was barely saved’ — the story of a resident of Zahaltsi (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 28th)

Ukrainians banned from their homes as ‘undesirable elements’ by Russian invader (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 28th)

Non-governmental organizations call for the exclusion of Rosatom from the UN Global Compact (Centre for Civil Liberties, March 27th)

10th anniversary of Crimea.Realities project was celebrated in Kyiv (Zmina, March 27th)

‘The Russians killed people with bestial cruelty’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 26th)

Russia’s fake ‘Donetsk republic’ moves to appropriate Ukrainians’ homes on occupied territory (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 27th)

Ukrainian POW sentenced to life for defending Mariupol in brutal Russian replay of fake occupation court ‘trial’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 26th)

Crimean Solidarity activist and political prisoner in critical condition in Russian prison hospital (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 25th)

News from Ukraine – general

Torturing the priests and destroying the churches (Tribunal for Putin, March 31st)

Serhii, a miner and trade union leader fighting for workers' rights (Twitter, March 30th)

Trade unions delivered 25 tonnes of aid (Confederation of Free Trade Unions, 29 March)

‘If we don’t invest in art, we can fail’, Matvii Vaisberg says (Tribunal for Putin, March 27th)

Destroyed villages of Dibrivne and Kurulka images from the air (Tribunal for Putin, March 25th)

Grants and Forced Employment: Whither Ukraine’s Higher Education? (Commons.com, March 21st)

Ukrainian refugees

“Sexualized Exploitation is the Main Risk” (Posle, March 20th)

War-related news from Russia

In Russian schools. “Fundamentals of homeland security” (Meduza, 1 April)

Antiwar prisoners. Who is in “the clink”? (Solidarity Zone, 31 March)

After the Moscow attack: In Plain Sight (The Russian Reader, 30 March)

How Russia sacrificed its environment for a military economy (The Insider, 28 March)

Russia: Moscow terror attack met with repression, racism (Green Left, March 27th)

Ksenia Kagarlitskaya: ‘The left needs to show solidarity with Russian anti-war political prisoners’ (Green Left, March 27th)

Real terrorists free to act while Russian FSB tortures political prisoners for 'good statistics' (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 27th)

Russian propaganda TV broadcast deepfake video to blame Ukraine for Moscow terrorist attack (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 25th)

Terrorist attack in Moscow (Posle.Media editorial collective, 23 March)

Analysis and comment

Fuel environmental disaster in East Ukraine (Ukraine Solidarity EU, March 19th)

The ongoing reality of Russian imperialism (The Critic, March 18th)

War in Ukraine: Conflict, Strategy, and the Return of a Fractured World (Muse Project, free to download book)

Research of human rights abuses

UN records 32 summary executions by Russia of Ukrainian prisoners of war since December (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 28th)

Exposing the atrocities committed during the war in Ukraine through truth-seeking processes (Centre for Civil Liberties, March 24th)

International solidarity

From Ukraine to Palestine, occupation is a crime”: resources (Ukraine Information Group, 1 April)

Solidarity with Ukrainian miners on the frontline of democracy in Europe Ukraine (Ukraine Solidarity EU, March 19th)

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News From Ukraine 💣 Bulletin 91

A Digest of News ✊ from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 2-April-2024.
⬤ underground women’s movement in occupied areas. 
⬤ Russia’s persecution of Crimean Tatars, coercion of residents, execution of POWs and torture.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Russia admits to passing death sentence against imprisoned Crimean Tatar civic journalist Amet Suleimanov (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 29th)

Russian passport is not about rights, but about obligations to the occupier: human rights defenders presented the research (Zmina, March 29th)

Underground women’s movement in occupied areas. “We’re here and we’ll keep fighting” (Meduza, 28 March)

The Russians kidnapped two brothers who worked at nuclear plant (Tribunal for Putin, March 28th)

‘One brother perished, the second was barely saved’ — the story of a resident of Zahaltsi (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 28th)

Ukrainians banned from their homes as ‘undesirable elements’ by Russian invader (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 28th)

Non-governmental organizations call for the exclusion of Rosatom from the UN Global Compact (Centre for Civil Liberties, March 27th)

10th anniversary of Crimea.Realities project was celebrated in Kyiv (Zmina, March 27th)

‘The Russians killed people with bestial cruelty’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 26th)

Russia’s fake ‘Donetsk republic’ moves to appropriate Ukrainians’ homes on occupied territory (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 27th)

Ukrainian POW sentenced to life for defending Mariupol in brutal Russian replay of fake occupation court ‘trial’ (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 26th)

Crimean Solidarity activist and political prisoner in critical condition in Russian prison hospital (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 25th)

News from Ukraine – general

Torturing the priests and destroying the churches (Tribunal for Putin, March 31st)

Serhii, a miner and trade union leader fighting for workers' rights (Twitter, March 30th)

Trade unions delivered 25 tonnes of aid (Confederation of Free Trade Unions, 29 March)

‘If we don’t invest in art, we can fail’, Matvii Vaisberg says (Tribunal for Putin, March 27th)

Destroyed villages of Dibrivne and Kurulka images from the air (Tribunal for Putin, March 25th)

Grants and Forced Employment: Whither Ukraine’s Higher Education? (Commons.com, March 21st)

Ukrainian refugees

“Sexualized Exploitation is the Main Risk” (Posle, March 20th)

War-related news from Russia

In Russian schools. “Fundamentals of homeland security” (Meduza, 1 April)

Antiwar prisoners. Who is in “the clink”? (Solidarity Zone, 31 March)

After the Moscow attack: In Plain Sight (The Russian Reader, 30 March)

How Russia sacrificed its environment for a military economy (The Insider, 28 March)

Russia: Moscow terror attack met with repression, racism (Green Left, March 27th)

Ksenia Kagarlitskaya: ‘The left needs to show solidarity with Russian anti-war political prisoners’ (Green Left, March 27th)

Real terrorists free to act while Russian FSB tortures political prisoners for 'good statistics' (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 27th)

Russian propaganda TV broadcast deepfake video to blame Ukraine for Moscow terrorist attack (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 25th)

Terrorist attack in Moscow (Posle.Media editorial collective, 23 March)

Analysis and comment

Fuel environmental disaster in East Ukraine (Ukraine Solidarity EU, March 19th)

The ongoing reality of Russian imperialism (The Critic, March 18th)

War in Ukraine: Conflict, Strategy, and the Return of a Fractured World (Muse Project, free to download book)

Research of human rights abuses

UN records 32 summary executions by Russia of Ukrainian prisoners of war since December (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, March 28th)

Exposing the atrocities committed during the war in Ukraine through truth-seeking processes (Centre for Civil Liberties, March 24th)

International solidarity

From Ukraine to Palestine, occupation is a crime”: resources (Ukraine Information Group, 1 April)

Solidarity with Ukrainian miners on the frontline of democracy in Europe Ukraine (Ukraine Solidarity EU, March 19th)

🔴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.

We are now on Facebook and Substack! Please subscribe and tell friends. Better still, people can email us at 2022ukrainesolidarity@gmail.com, and we’ll send them the bulletin direct every Monday. The full-scale Russian assault on Ukraine is going into its third year: we’ll keep information and analysis coming, for as long as it takes.

The bulletin is also stored on line here.

To receive the bulletin regularly, send your email to:
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