Tag: russia

UK imposes sanctions on three Russians over Kara-Murza conviction

The United Kingdom imposed sanctions on three Russian citizens on Friday in connection with the conviction of opposition activist and journalist Vladimir Kara-Murza (designated as a foreign agent in Russia), the British Foreign Office said in a statement. The restrictions have been imposed on Andrei Zadachin, a high-profile case detective with the Russian Investigative Committee’s…
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President of European Council on video of murder of Ukrainian prisoner: Accountability must prevail over terror and impunity

The European Union will continue to support Ukraine for as long as it takes, European Council President Charles Michel said, commenting on the murder of a Ukrainian prisoner of war by Russians. “Mortified by atrocious video showing murder of Ukrainian prisoner of war by Russian soldier. Accountability and justice must prevail over terror and impunity.…
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Akhmetov initiates arbitration against Russia for seized assets in Donetsk, Luhansk regions to fund Ukraine’s future recovery

Ukrainian businessman Rinat Akhmetov, as an investor, will demand compensation from Russia for all losses caused to him as a result of interference in the activities or expropriation of assets and investments by the so-called “DNR” and “LNR” under the leadership or control of Russia in 2014-2017, according to the SCM website on Tuesday. These…
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Russian Ombudsman excluded from European network of global alliance of national human rights institutions – Lubinets

 For the first time in the history of the association’s existence, the Ombudsman of the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova was excluded from the members of ENNHRI, the European network of the global alliance of national human rights institutions, said Commissioner of the Verkhovna Rada for Human Rights Dmytro Lubinets. “Today I took part in the…
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