Russian FSB Calls Ukrainian Film Director a “Right Sector Terrorist”

Oleh Sentsov

Oleh Sentsov

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has declared Oleh Sentsov, the Ukrainian film director that has been detained in Crimea, a “Right Sector terrorist”. This information was published on FSB’s official site.

The Russian FSB called Sentsov along with three other detainees (S. Afanasiev, A. Chyrniy, A. Kolchenko) a “subversive terrorist group” and accused them of preparing terrorist attacks in “Simferopol, Yalta and Sevastopol, and, following that, planning to destroy strategic objects like railroad bridges and power lines”. Continue reading

Man recruited by Russian secret services detained for subversive activity in Kharkiv

The Security Service of Ukraine has detained Citizen “K” for attempting to organize mass riots and for intimidating peaceful civilians in Kharkiv, reports the service’s press center on its website, April 12. The individual was detained for illegal activities described in article 111 (state treason) and article 294, item 1 (riots), of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

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BREAKING NEWS: 9 Suspects in Maidan Shootings Detained

Law enforcement authorities have detained nine suspects in the February 18-20 shootings of Maidan activists, acting Prosecutor General of Ukraine Oleh Makhnytsky reported today. Among the detainees is the leader of the sniper squad. All of the detained are officers of the Kyiv City Berkut special police.  Continue reading

Bloody Ukraine: Lawyers Are Gathering Evidence for a “Black Book” on Violence

Killings, torture, kidnappings, arrests — this is Ukraine at the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014

“Government agents” are not punished

During a two-month period, human rights activists and lawyers have barely had the time to document the beatings, abuse, harassment, disregard for rights and freedom during detention and the setting of bail, violations of the right to privacy during searches, and violations of the right to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression. Continue reading