News from Ukraine Bulletin 25

A pro-Ukrainian poster in the window of a home in Monterey, California, 18 December 2022. Photo by the Russian Reader

News from Ukraine Bulletin 25 (18 December 2022)

A Digest of News from Ukrainian Sources

News from the territories occupied by Russia:

Russians abduct about 40 children from Luhansk Oblast to Russia  (Ukrainska Pravda, December 16th)

Russian invaders abduct Melitopol lecturer in new wave of terror (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, December 15th)

Unending torture of Crimean Tatar political prisoner for refusal to collaborate with Russia’s FSB  (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, December 14th)

Children’s torture chambers found in liberated territories  (Ukrainska Pravda, December 14th)

Russians hold 232 residents of Zaporizhzhia Oblast in captivity  (Ukrainska Pravda, December 12th)

Russian invaders abduct Ukrainians in large numbers for grotesque ‘international terrorism trials’(Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, December 12th)

News from Ukraine – general:

3,000 miners trapped in mines after Russian missile strikes in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast  (Ukrainska Pravda, December 17th)

Number of child victims continues to rise: Russia has killed 450 Ukrainian children  (Ukrainska Pravda, December 17th)

Ukraine is fighting for freedom. That means protecting independent journalism  (Open Democracy, December 15th)

Law on the Media, Electoral Code, and Days of Silence as a Rudiment (Opora, December 14th)

Twenty percent of Ukraine’s population leave country because of war  (Ukrainska Pravda, December 14th)

Meet the Activists Arming Leftists on Ukraine’s Frontlines  (Novara Media, December 12th)

KVPU activities during #16daysofactivism  (Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine, December 12th)

“Had to crawl past severed arms and legs for a long time, can’t eat meat anymore”. How AFU fighters cope with PTSD  (The Insider, December 10th)

Analysis and comment:

No, privatisation should not be restarted after the war  (Spil’ne (Commons), December 14th)

The Left View on the Prospects of Peace Negotiations  (Sotsia’lnyi Rukh, December 12th)

Research of human rights abuses:

Russian propaganda media and ex-President guilty of direct incitement to genocide in Ukraine, report finds  (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, December 13th)

Truncheons, stun guns, gas masks. A report from a Russian torture chamber in Izium  (Tribunal for Putin, December 13th)

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