Russia has put Pavel Ushevets, a Ukrainian ‘rooftopper’, on the international wanted list. Pavel became subject to criminal prosecution after having conducted a pro-Ukrainian performance in Moscow.
- Arbitrary detentions
- Mass detentions
- Freedom of speech
- Civil liberties
- Freedom of assembly
- Freedom of association
- Freedom of religion
- Rule of law
- Hate speech and hate crimes
- Prisoners' rights
- Political prisoners
- Political refugees
- Expulsions and entry bans
- Fair trial
- Political persecution
- Death penalty
- Punitive psychiatry
- Schengen Information System
- COVID-19 pandemic
- Rights of soldiers and veterans
- Humanitarian aid
- International law
- Magnitsky Act
- Attacks on activists
- Selective justice
- Judiciary independence
- Persecution of lawyers
- Polish-Ukrainian relations
- Law enforcement and security
- Enforced disappearances
- War crimes
- transnational repression
Another mission concerning Savchenko
On 14th September, another international mission was launched concerning the Ukrainian female pilot N. Savchenko who was abducted by the Russian Federation’s special services.
Ukrainian pilot N. Savchenko to go to psychiatric hospital
The court in Voronez has decided to extend the detention of the pilot N. Savchenko until 30 October and ordered, at the same time, that the Ukrainian lieutenant is to undergo so-called stationary expert psychiatric examination in the Serbsky Institute in Moscow.
The fourth observation mission to the Russian Federation – 24th – 28th August
At the end of August, the Open Dialog Foundation organised a fourth observation mission to the Russian Federation concerning the illegally detained Ukrainian nationals: Oleg Sentsov, Aleksey Chirniy and Nadiya Savchenko. The mission was joined by Lilia Naumchuk (OZON) and Petro Okhotin (ODF).
Report: The case of Nadiya Savchenko
According to all international legal norms, the Russian Federation has no right to detain, arrest, present charges to or try the citizens of Ukraine for alleged crimes committed on the territory of Ukraine.
Russian FSB continues oppressing Crimean activists: Dzhikayeva charged with involvement in terrorism
A fabricated criminal case of alleged preparation of terrorist acts on the territory of the Crimean peninsula, with four Crimean civil activists charged (including a well-known director Oleg Sentsov), is gathering pace.
Third international observation mission to the Russian Federation
On 11th August, an observation mission was launched, organised by the Open Dialog Foundation in cooperation with the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
French Media on the Russian embargo imposed on the EU
The French information portal Mediapart published an article on the embargo against agricultural products introduced by the Russian Federation with respect to countries sanctioning the former.
Second international monitoring mission to the Russian Federation underway
On August 11th, an international mission was launched by the Open Dialog Foundation in cooperation with the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Italian daily Corriere della Sera on counter-sanctions against EU
The Italian daily Corriere della Sera has commented on the counter-sanctions imposed by Russia on the EU, USA, Canada, Norway and Australia.
Superstacja TV: The need for a common stance against Putin’s policy
“There is a need for many countries to take a common stance against Putin’s imperialistic policy” – said spokesman for the Open Dialog Foundation, Tomasz Czuwara, in his interview for Supertstacja.
Ukrainian journalist Yevgeniy Agarkov has been detained in Russia
A journalist of the Ukrainian TV channel «1+1» Yevgeniy Agarkov, involved in covering the court case of a Ukrainian servicewoman, Nadiya Savchenko, was detained in Russia having been charged with carrying out illegal journalistic activities.
French media about Mistral warships
According to the french press, members of the party of German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed this week that the European Union or NATO could buy two Mistral warships which are designed for Russia.
About Risk of Russian Intervention in Ukraine on Radio TOK FM
The spokesman for the Open Dialog Foundation, Tomasz Czuwara, and Anna Maria Dyner of the Polish Institute of International Affairs, interviewed by Radio TOK FM, talked about the risks and costs of an open Russian intervention in Ukraine.
Polsat News: Sanctions: „Now or never”
President of the board of the ODF, Bartosz Kramek, appeared on Polsat News to discuss sanctions towards the Russian Federation, and the Polish regulations on shipment of protective gear.