Ukraine and Russia: Court set for judgement in complaint against shelling of Donetsk and Lugansk region homes

The case essentially concerns a complaint about the shelling of homes during the hostilities in Eastern Ukraine from the beginning of April 2014 onwards.

Ukraine: Court gives backing to media free expression complaint

Newspaper criticism of a spokeswoman for former Prime Minister Victor Yanukovych, should not have resulted in legal action against the publishing company.

Russia: Assembly urges sanctions over Nadiya Savchenko trial and detention

It wants member states to enforce travel bans and ensure the freezing of accounts against individuals involved in the kidnapping, unlawful detention, unfair trial and conviction of Savchenko, to force her release.

Nils Muižnieks: Accountability for serious human rights violations is key to Ukraine’s reconciliation process

The Commissioner for Human Rights wants the perpetrators of serious human rights abuses brought to justice.

Podcast: Maria Tomak – Ukraine Assembly member Nadiia Savchenko’s health is worsening after 40 day hunger strike

Savchenko has not eaten for more than 40 days. “Her health is getting worse and worse everyday,” says Tomak, who took part in an assembly hearing on the ‘humanitarian concerns with regard to captured people during the conflict in Ukraine.’