News from Truth Hounds team

War crimes 05/05 – 18/05

During the reporting period, Russian occupying forces continued the mass theft of grain and other foodstuffs in the oblasts of Kherson, Kharkiv, and Zaporizhzhia. There were fresh reports of hundreds of dead civilians buried by Russian soldiers in mass graves near Mariupol. In Mariupol, Russian forces blocked the evacuation of circa 600 wounded Ukrainian soldiers

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War Crimes. 04.21 – 05.04

During the reporting period, occupying Russian forces destroyed a number of grain stockpiles and began the mass theft of grain in the occupied parts of the oblasts of Kherson, Donetsk, Luhansk, and Zaporizhzhia, depriving local populations of essential food supplies and impeding the sowing of the next year’s crops. There are credible reports of large

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Your own worst enemy

From the very beginning, the Russian Federation’s fresh wave of armed aggression against Ukraine has been accompanied by  various violations of international humanitarian law (IHL), repeatedly reported by Truth Hounds and other organisations, such as Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International. The latter, in a note published even before 24 February, noted: “The history of

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Analytical Report 6–20 April 2022

During the reporting period, there were new reports of torture and mass executions of civilians within the territories of Kyiv, Sumy, and Chernihiv Oblasts that were occupied by Russian forces. Ukrainians are being drafted into the Russian army in Russian-occupied Crimea, as well as in parts of Kharkiv, Donetsk, Luhansk, and Zaporizhzhia Oblasts that are

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Evidence of war crimes and violations of international humanitarian law committed by the Russian Federation during its campaign of military aggression against Ukraine: 22 March – 5 April 2022

Russian forces have continued their invasion of Ukraine; shelling and destroying Ukrainian cities, torturing, raping, and killing hundreds of civilians; and forcibly transferring local residents.During the reporting period, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation committed the following war crimes and serious violations of international humanitarian law (hereinafter referred to as IHL): (1) Torture and

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