Crisis in Ukraine: Humanitarian costs
Ukrainian people have suffered since 2014, when Russian-led forces invaded, seized Crimea and instigated conflict in the Donbas region.
Eastern Ukraine’s accelerating humanitarian crisis
Russian-led forces have stepped up their military assault in eastern Ukraine's Donbas region. The result is a worsening humanitarian crisis for 3.4 million Ukrainians.
Ukrainian athletes shine at the Rio Olympics
The athletes representing Ukraine at the Olympics are making a strong showing. Several are placing, even winning the country's first gold medal.
Another anniversary of Russia’s occupation passes, but Crimea is not forgotten
As Russia’s occupation of Crimea enters its third year, the international community is worried about the situation on the Ukrainian peninsula.
Russia’s brutality against Crimean Tatars escalates
As Crimea nears two years under Russia’s occupation, Crimean Tatars suffer repression at the hands of Russian occupation authorities.
Human rights deteriorate in Russian-occupied Crimea
Human rights have gotten much worse in Crimea under Russia’s occupation, especially for members of the peninsula’s Crimean Tatar community.
Russia’s occupation of Crimea represses journalism
Recent raids and detentions against independent Crimean journalists indicate that press freedom in Crimea continues to deteriorate under Russian occupation.
Crimeans deserve better. Russia must respect media freedom.
The shutdown of Crimean Tatar media outlets is the latest in an alarming pattern of discrimination, intimidation and persecution by Russian authorities.
There are rules. A country’s borders can’t be changed by force.
The international community must continue to sustain pressure on Russia for its actions in Ukraine, says Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
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