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Young man and woman holding Crimean Tatar flag (© AP Images)

Russia must lift the ban on the Crimean Tatars’ representative body

The international community calls on Russia to reverse a decision by the so-called Supreme Court in Crimea to ban the legislature of the Crimean Tatars.
Back of soldier holding gun, facing row of white trucks (© AP Images)

What are Russia and the separatists hiding?

The conflict in Ukraine has worsened, violence has increased, and challenges to the implementation of the Minsk cease-fire agreements have only grown.
Three women holding paper figures that read “Crimea SOS” (© AP Images)

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.
Illustration of man surrounded by brick wall looking at computer screen showing brick wall (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Russia’s Internet freedom is shrinking

Two recent independent reports paint a bleak picture of Internet freedom in Russia. Do you think that infringing on Internet access violates your rights?
Nadiya Savchenko sitting in a glass cage with her feet up as guards dressed in black stand beside the cage (© AP Images)

World erupts over Russia’s unjust sentence of Ukrainian pilot [video]

The global community has been quick to condemn the 22-year sentence handed out by a Russian court to Ukrainian pilot and parliamentarian Nadiya Savchenko.

The world calls on Russia to release Ukrainian pilot

There has been an outpouring of support for Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot and parliamentarian who has been unjustly held by Russia since June 2014.

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.

Russia can prove by its actions that it will respect Ukraine’s...

At the 2016 Munich Security Conference, Secretary John Kerry emphasizes that sanctions on Russia were imposed to stand up for Ukraine’s fundamental rights.

Scientists from 3 countries join forces to keep you safe

The Kremlin is trying to discredit a decadeslong U.S. program aimed at preventing the misuse of infectious diseases.