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Workers on Strike in the Non-government-controlled part of the Luhansk region

Workers on Strike in the Non-government-controlled part of the Luhansk region

Local sources in the Luhansk region report a strike at a metallurgical plant located in the city of Alchevsk in the non-government-controlled part of the region. Several hundreds of workers have been on strike since April 21. The workers demand that all their salaries of the last three winter months ... Read More
A Rally in honor of SS in Kyiv on April

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A Rally in honor of SS in Kyiv on April

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On April 28 in downtown Kyiv a rally was held in honor of the SS Galicia division. According to the Ukrainian media, its participants were grandchildren of SS division Galicia veterans, the Right Sector, Svoboda Party, the ATO Veterans’ Union (veterans of the ongoing war), S14 and Ukrainian Military Honor ... Read More
Follow-up on the case of condemned far-right activist Serhiy Sternenko

Follow-up on the case of condemned far-right activist Serhiy Sternenko

Ukraine Alert has followed the case of Serhiy Sternenko, a far-right activist from Odessa convicted for participation in mass disorders in Odesa in May 2014 and kidnapping and torture. Sternenko also streamed his killing of another person in 2019. He headed the Right Sector in Odesa during the Odesa massacre ... Read More
Positive changes are feasible, says Matilda Bogner, the head of the HRMMU

Positive changes are feasible, says Matilda Bogner, the head of the HRMMU

The UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) operates in the country since March 2014 as the UN Secretary-General’s reaction to the developments, at the invitation of the Government of Ukraine. The HRMMU documents human rights violations and violations of the international humanitarian law, records conflict-related civilian casualties, reports ... Read More
Discord within far-right and pro-government circles of Ukraine over Serhiy Sternenko

Discord within far-right and pro-government circles of Ukraine over Serhiy Sternenko

On March 20th a large-scale event in support of far-right activist Serhiy Sternenko was held near the office of the President of Ukraine.They were demanding the release of Serhiy Sternenko, sentenced to 7 years and 3 months for abducting and torturing a man in 2015. Sternenko himself and his supporters ... Read More
Ukrainian civil society people are trying to warn against ignoring far-right groups

Ukrainian civil society people are trying to warn against ignoring far-right groups

Ukrainian Marker group has released their thematic report on far-right violence in Ukraine in 2020. The report “Far-Right Confrontation and Violence” tells of the increase in street violence by far-right groups affiliated with the Ukrainian power structures. Marker is a website created by the Far-Right Violence Monitoring Group established in ... Read More
Case Serhiy Sternenko

Case Serhiy Sternenko

On February 23 Ukrainian activist Serhiy Sternenko got 7,3-year-long prison sentence. The Odessa Primorsky district court also ruled confisction of 50% of his property as an additional penalty. Who and what is Serhiy Sternenko? Serhiy Sternenko is a far-right Ukrainian politician who is often referred to as an active participant ... Read More
Milan Appeals Court Rules Ukraine as the only guilty party for deaths of Andrea Rocchelli and Andrey Mironov

Milan Appeals Court Rules Ukraine as the only guilty party for deaths of Andrea Rocchelli and Andrey Mironov

On January 21 the Court of Justice of Milan released the full text of the ruling inherent to the verdict of acquittal of Vitaly Markiv who was released on November 3, 2020. The document is a confirmation that the prosecutor of Pavia and the first-instance court made no mistakes in ... Read More

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