“13 hostages of Putin: How can we release them?” – debate in the “Ukrainian World” in Warsaw, Poland

“13 hostages of Putin: How can we release them?” – debate in the “Ukrainian World” in Warsaw, Poland

28.09.2015

Open Dialog Foundation, EuroMaidan SOS, People in Need and European Exchange / Kiev Dialogue organized a debate on the Ukrainian (mostly, but not only) political prisoners, illegally detained and held in the Russian Federation.

On reform of Interpol on the OSCE ODIHR conference in Warsaw, Poland

On reform of Interpol on the OSCE ODIHR conference in Warsaw, Poland

28.09.2015

On 21 September, 2015 a two-week review conference of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights “Human Dimension Implementation Meeting” took place in Warsaw, Poland.

Lawyer Mark Feygin threatened with criminal prosecution for the alleged illegal disclosure of the case file of Nadiya Savchenko

Lawyer Mark Feygin threatened with criminal prosecution for the alleged illegal disclosure of the case file of Nadiya Savchenko

07.07.2015

As appears from the statement of the press secretary of the Investigative Committee (IC) of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Markin, Russian investigative authorities may instigate legal proceedings against Nadiya Savchenko’s counsel, Mark Feygin.

Background note on the international advocacy activities of the Open Dialog Foundation coordinated by the Brussels office in 2013 – 2015

Background note on the international advocacy activities of the Open Dialog Foundation coordinated by the Brussels office in 2013 – 2015

12.06.2015

The Open Dialog Foundation (ODF) is a non-governmental, non-partisan organization established in Poland, in 2009. The statutory objectives of the Foundation include promotion, support and protection of human rights, democracy and rule of law in the post-Soviet area.

From a lawyer to a lawyer: Mark Feygin appeals to Putin for justice

From a lawyer to a lawyer: Mark Feygin appeals to Putin for justice

02.02.2015

In an open letter to President Putin, Mark Feygin, the Russian lawyer of the abducted and imprisoned Ukrainian lieutenant, appealed for justice while making a reference to the legal educational background of Russia’s president.

Open Dialog Foundation presented its report on Russia’s violation of international laws and obligations at a side-event at PACE

Open Dialog Foundation presented its report on Russia’s violation of international laws and obligations at a side-event at PACE

30.01.2015

The Open Dialog delegation was present at the first session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in 2015, to draw the attention of the delegates to the numerous violations of the international law by the Russian Federation within the context of the crisis in Ukraine.

Appeals of Ukrainian human rights activists taken into account in PACE’s resolution

Appeals of Ukrainian human rights activists taken into account in PACE’s resolution

29.01.2015

Convincing European officials of the necessity to deprive Russia of voting rights was incredibly difficult. But it was possible.

The manifestation in defence of N. Savchenko near the Russian embassy in Warsaw

The manifestation in defence of N. Savchenko near the Russian embassy in Warsaw

26.01.2015

On 26 January, 2015, London, Toronto, Budapest, Rome, Montreal, Bern and other cities organised rallies in defence of Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian lieutenant, unlawfully held in custody by the Russian authorities.

Protest in front of Kazakhstan’s Embassy in Warsaw

Protest in front of Kazakhstan’s Embassy in Warsaw

27.11.2014

Together with Mark Feygin, Alma Shalabayeva and Salim Shalabayev, we were protesting in front of the Kazakhstan’s Embassy in Warsaw in defence of political prisoners.

Savchenko locked in an insane asylum prior to the appellate hearing?

Savchenko locked in an insane asylum prior to the appellate hearing?

25.09.2014

Ukranian pilot, Nadiya Savchenko has been transferred from the detention facility in Voronezh, Russia to the Moscow detention centre for women ‘SIZO-6 Pechatniki’. A hearing in which the court will consider the appeal of the defence, who did not agree to the forced psychiatric examination of their

Another mission concerning Savchenko

Another mission concerning Savchenko

16.09.2014

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.

The Ombudsman of Ukraine took part in a meeting with representatives of civil society and advocates of N. Savchenko

The Ombudsman of Ukraine took part in a meeting with representatives of civil society and advocates of N. Savchenko

05.09.2014

The meeting was devoted to the discussion of kidnappings in Ukraine with the assistance or omission of Ukrainian secret services.

Denial of the statement by the advocates Dinze, Sidorkina and Samokhin of 13.08.2014

Denial of the statement by the advocates Dinze, Sidorkina and Samokhin of 13.08.2014

15.08.2014

On 13.08.2014, the advocates Dmitry Dinze, Svetlana Sidorkina and Vladimir Samokhin circulated an appeal to the presidents of Ukraine and Russia, proposing to ‘‘take a decision on a mutual exchange of Ukrainians and Russians arrested on the territories of both countries’’.

Rescue N. Savchenko – Press Conference with M. Feygin

Rescue N. Savchenko – Press Conference with M. Feygin

07.08.2014

On 7 August, at the Ukrainian Crisis Media Centre, a press conference was held regarding the case of Lieutenant Nadiya Savchenko

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Italian Parliament held an informal exchange of information on the situation in Ukraine

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Italian Parliament held an informal exchange of information on the situation in Ukraine

16.07.2014

On 15 July 2014, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Italian Parliament held an informal exchange of information on the situation in Ukraine with representatives of the civil society and activists.