Society

Dmytro Sadovnyk
1 September 2015
Kyiv Ex-Security Chief Held Over 2014 Maidan Killings

As Ukraine comes to terms with the deadly clash in Kyiv, prosecutors are slowly closing in on the officials behind the repressions in 2014. From the Kharkhiv Human Rights Protection Group.

By Halya Coynash
 
27 August 2015
Russia: Scenes From a Trial

Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko stand convicted of terrorism in Russia. Their supporters say the trial of the Ukrainian patriots was a farce.

By Tatiana Kozak
 
26 August 2015
Tajikistan Steps Up Fight Against Black-Clad Women

Dushanbe’s war on the wrong clothes looks set to step up a gear as the authorities resolve to crack down on anything they perceive as dangerous, radical Islam. From EurasiaNet.org.

 
right sector
20 August 2015
The Right Sector Phenomenon: Between Patriotism and Banditry

Nationalist militias are the government side’s best fighters in the Donbas war. On the home front, they could also become its greatest liability. From Slon.

By Taras Bogdan
 
14 August 2015
Baku Court Sentences Rights Advocates, Russian POW Asks Putin for Help

Plus, OSCE official presses Turkmenistan to free journalist, and report says Hungarian officials warn Jewish community over migration threats.

By Timothy Spence
 

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