A Digest of News ✊ from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 3-June-2024.

In this week’s bulletin

⬤ Ukraine and Palestine – Public discussion meeting on 11 June.
⬤ Increased Russian repression in occupied Ukraine.
Plus religious persecution.
⬤ Plus eye-witness reports from Kharkiv
⬤ Plus Ukraine’s mobilisation law analysed. plus housing in wartime.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Russia calls donations to Ukrainian Army ‘financing terrorism’ as it escalates repression in occupied Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 31st)

Ukrainian becomes first Jehovah’s Witness to face escalated persecution in Russian prison (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 31st)

Russia holds abducted Melitopol journalist and her husband incommunicado for over a year (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 30th)

Russia drops all pretence in latest conveyor belt trial of six Crimean Tatar political prisoners (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 29th)

Russia finally admits to holding journalist Victoria Roshchyna almost a year after abducting her from occupied Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 28th)

Russia sentences four Ukrainian POWs to life imprisonment for defending Mariupol (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 27th)

The situation at the front

‘I want to live a bit longer’ In their own words, Kharkiv residents describe life under constant Russian bombardment (Meduza, May 30th)

Russian War Against Ukraine: Energy Dimension (DiXi Group Alert, May 29th)

A patchwork solution Ukraine has stalled Russia’s new offensive near Kharkiv by redeploying troops from other fronts, leaving defenses elsewhere stretched thin (Meduza, May 28th)

News from Ukraine – general

Russian drones damaged more than 2 thousand residential buildings in Ukraine (Tribunal for Putin, June 2nd)

Law on mobilization: The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group analysis (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 31st)

Housing in times of war (Commons.com, May 29th)

Obstacles and challenges for medical workers in wartime (International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggle, 14 May)

War-related news from Russia

At least 28 Ukrainian journalists are in Russian captivity. Here are some of their stories (Meduza, May 29th)

Airat Arslanov: Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine (Posle Media, 29 May)

“A life in prison is better than death in the trenches”: How Russian soldiers desert (The Insider, May 28th)

Analysis and comment

Why legal defence is critical for political prisoners (Solidarity Zone, 29 May)

What are crimes against humanity? (Tribunal for Putin, May 28th)

Research of human rights abuses

Ukraine’s real-time investigations of war-related unlawful killings sets unique model and requires full support: UN expert (UNHCR, May 31st)

Bodily injury as a war crime against Ukrainians (Tribunal for Putin, May 31st)

Executions without warning and according to hit lists (Tribunal for Putin, May 30th)

Ukraine: Russia’s Odesa Cluster Munition Attack Harms Civilians (HRW, May 29th)

International solidarity

Solidarity Collectives Report for March and April (twitter, 1 June)

Razom We Stand and partners to host EU-Ukraine energy workshop, 7 June (Razom We Stand, 29 May)

Fundraiser for anarchist Ruslan Siddiqui’s legal defence (Solidarity Zone, 31 May)

Solidarity with Ukrainian women in arms (European Network for Solidarity with Ukraine)

Upcoming solidarity events

Saturday 8 June: “Unite the Struggles” bloc, marching under the slogan “From Ukraine to Palestine, occupation is a crime”, on UK national Palestine demonstration. The meeting point to be announced

Tuesday 11 June, 7.0pm: Discussion meeting: “From Ukraine to Palestine, occupation is a crime” – Tuesday 11 June, 7.0pm. Marchmont Community Centre, 62 Marchmont Street, London WC1N 1AB, and on line. Register to attend on eventbrite here or register to participate on line here. Organised by the Ukraine Information Group.

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


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News From Ukraine 💣 Bulletin 100

A Digest of News ✊ from Ukrainian Sources ⚔ 3-June-2024.

In this week’s bulletin

⬤ Ukraine and Palestine – Public discussion meeting on 11 June.
⬤ Increased Russian repression in occupied Ukraine.
Plus religious persecution.
⬤ Plus eye-witness reports from Kharkiv
⬤ Plus Ukraine’s mobilisation law analysed. plus housing in wartime.

News from the territories occupied by Russia

Russia calls donations to Ukrainian Army ‘financing terrorism’ as it escalates repression in occupied Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 31st)

Ukrainian becomes first Jehovah’s Witness to face escalated persecution in Russian prison (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 31st)

Russia holds abducted Melitopol journalist and her husband incommunicado for over a year (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 30th)

Russia drops all pretence in latest conveyor belt trial of six Crimean Tatar political prisoners (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 29th)

Russia finally admits to holding journalist Victoria Roshchyna almost a year after abducting her from occupied Ukraine (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 28th)

Russia sentences four Ukrainian POWs to life imprisonment for defending Mariupol (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 27th)

The situation at the front

‘I want to live a bit longer’ In their own words, Kharkiv residents describe life under constant Russian bombardment (Meduza, May 30th)

Russian War Against Ukraine: Energy Dimension (DiXi Group Alert, May 29th)

A patchwork solution Ukraine has stalled Russia’s new offensive near Kharkiv by redeploying troops from other fronts, leaving defenses elsewhere stretched thin (Meduza, May 28th)

News from Ukraine – general

Russian drones damaged more than 2 thousand residential buildings in Ukraine (Tribunal for Putin, June 2nd)

Law on mobilization: The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group analysis (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, May 31st)

Housing in times of war (Commons.com, May 29th)

Obstacles and challenges for medical workers in wartime (International Labour Network of Solidarity and Struggle, 14 May)

War-related news from Russia

At least 28 Ukrainian journalists are in Russian captivity. Here are some of their stories (Meduza, May 29th)

Airat Arslanov: Tatarstan and the War in Ukraine (Posle Media, 29 May)

“A life in prison is better than death in the trenches”: How Russian soldiers desert (The Insider, May 28th)

Analysis and comment

Why legal defence is critical for political prisoners (Solidarity Zone, 29 May)

What are crimes against humanity? (Tribunal for Putin, May 28th)

Research of human rights abuses

Ukraine’s real-time investigations of war-related unlawful killings sets unique model and requires full support: UN expert (UNHCR, May 31st)

Bodily injury as a war crime against Ukrainians (Tribunal for Putin, May 31st)

Executions without warning and according to hit lists (Tribunal for Putin, May 30th)

Ukraine: Russia’s Odesa Cluster Munition Attack Harms Civilians (HRW, May 29th)

International solidarity

Solidarity Collectives Report for March and April (twitter, 1 June)

Razom We Stand and partners to host EU-Ukraine energy workshop, 7 June (Razom We Stand, 29 May)

Fundraiser for anarchist Ruslan Siddiqui’s legal defence (Solidarity Zone, 31 May)

Solidarity with Ukrainian women in arms (European Network for Solidarity with Ukraine)

Upcoming solidarity events

Saturday 8 June: “Unite the Struggles” bloc, marching under the slogan “From Ukraine to Palestine, occupation is a crime”, on UK national Palestine demonstration. The meeting point to be announced

Tuesday 11 June, 7.0pm: Discussion meeting: “From Ukraine to Palestine, occupation is a crime” – Tuesday 11 June, 7.0pm. Marchmont Community Centre, 62 Marchmont Street, London WC1N 1AB, and on line. Register to attend on eventbrite here or register to participate on line here. Organised by the Ukraine Information Group.

🔴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:
2022ukrainesolidarity@gmail.com.
To stop it, please reply with the word “STOP” in the subject field.

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