Russian War Crimes
Russian War Crimes in Ukraine, Chechnya, Syria, and other countries.
Colonel Vitaly Bobyr has been named by investigators as the Russian officer in command of forces that struck the Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk with cruise missiles in June, killing 13 civilians
Separate cells to rape young women, medieval torture instruments, and burning prisoners alive: after one year in captivity, a Ukrainian medic who treated torture victims details the horrors in Russian prisons
First, Russia kidnapped Bogdan Ermokhin from occupied Mariupol, then it forcefully adopted him. In two weeks, it will likely send him to the Army as Russia scrambles to assemble manpower to keep invading Ukraine.
In Ukraine, the Wager mercenaries killed Ukrainian POWs and mounted their heads on poles, set them on fire after drenching in gasoline, and cut off ears and fingers during interrogations – or just for fun — says a new report by a human rights group.
Vladimir Putin and Russian officials have left no room for ambiguity: they openly aim to erase Ukrainians as a nation. Vote to choose the most blatantly genocidal and chauvinistic utterance of Russian propagandists or officials in our poll.
“Abducted Childhood”: A documentary revealing life inside Russia’s Ukrainian child brainwashing program
First-hand accounts depict the hunger, homesickness, and violence kidnapped kids endure at propaganda centers training them to be Russian. One boy, forcefully adopted into Russia, has never seen his mother again.
In March 2022, following Russia’s full-scale invasion, the president of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Federico…
The word “deportation” evokes images of freight cars filled with people, accusations of entire nations as “criminals,” hunger,…
ICC arrest warrant for Putin: what’s next, and do we still need a Tribunal? Human rights defender answers
On 17 March, the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian…
As of 2022, Ukrainian law enforcement agencies documented 609 Russian war crimes in Kherson Oblast. The number of…
On 30 May 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree simplifying the Russian citizenship procedure for orphans…
Russian propaganda is considered a key weapon in the Kremlin’s war against Ukraine. Since Russia invaded Ukraine on…
[editorial]Like in Nazi Germany, the Russian occupiers terrorize civilians, their children, and schoolteachers, and burn “undesirable” books. After…
Ukraine’s police identified two more Russian soldiers who tortured civilians and robbed the population during the occupation of…
[editorial]Organized rape, civilians shot in the back after their ears were cut off, and swastikas burned into the…
On Thursday, October 13, an 11-year-old boy died in the Mykolaiv hospital. He became the sixth victim of…
After the liberation of Izium from Russian occupation on 10 September in Ukraine’s offensive in northeastern Ukraine, a mass…
[editorial]Under Russian occupation, Ukrainians often have two choices: live under Russian occupation in cities destroyed by war, or…