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Arbitrary searches in Ukrainian capital

Last week active oppositional non-government organizations and their leaders were at blow of Ukrainian special services in Kiev.

On November 6 the Security Service of Ukraine carried out searches in the apartment of the human rights activist Elena Berezhnaya and the office of the former deputy head of Kiev City State Administration Irena Kilchytskaya. The SBU suspects Berezhnaya, who planned to carry out an event for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Kiev from fascist aggressors on November 6th, of state treason.

Ukraine | National Journalist League of Ukraine is concerned about the safety of its members

On November 1, the National Journalist League of Ukraine held public hearings on the physical safety of journalists and crimes against the media and their workers. The hearings were timed to coincide with the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.

Ukraine | Persecution of journalists in Ukraine

The suppression of opposition journalists has long been the hallmark of the Kiev regime. So that no one has any doubts about which policy is being pursued, several high-profile actions took place in Ukraine on the same day. Three attacks on journalists were held, and the Kiev regime publicly exposed the Council of Europe as a fool.
In Zhitomir on August 6, the fascists attacked journalist Vasily Muravitsky, whom the special services accused of undermining the information security of Ukraine, and the court released him later under house arrest. Activists from the Nazi group C14, Avtomaidan, as well as a deputy from the ruling Petro Poroshenko Bloc were seen among the attackers. Vasily Muravitsky was struck in the back and splashed with green medical blend to eyes when he went out after the court session. The journalist was poured by those fascists who were present in the court during the trial of the case.

Ukraine | Ukrainian journalist is tried for “mitigation of anti-Russian sentiments”

On July 5, the Shevchenko district court of the city of Zaporozhye extended the arrest of journalist Pavel Volkov. He was arrested by the Ukrainian Security Service in September 2017. In the investigative isolator, Volkov suffers from asthma. “My son has serious health problems … He needs constant medication. I can not treat him from a distance,” – the mother of the arrested journalist tells.

Ukraine | Kiev regime accuses the journalist of treason

On Tuesday, May 15, the Security Service of Ukraine conducted searches in the office of RIA Novosti Ukraina, in the apartments of the RIA Novosti Ukraina correspondent Lyudmila Lysenko, and the head of the representative office of RIA Novosti Ukraine Andrei Borodin. Lyudmila and Andrei were also summoned for questioning to the SBU. In the evening, Borodin said that he had not been detained or charged.