Group analysis of interviews conducted by the Center for Assisting War Crimes Documentation
The collection of preliminary interviews by lawyers and psychologists of the Center for the Documentation of War Crimes (hereinafter - the Center) began on September 12, 2022, and from that time until December 27, 656 preliminary interviews were collected. Witnesses and victims reported about 4487 war crimes. Interviews were collected directly at the Center premises (Marszalkowska 77/79) in Warsaw and during the visits of specialists (lawyers and psychologists) to the places of centralized re...
Open Letter to President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk-yeol
South Korea (ROK)’s display of leadership as a global pivotal state in pursuing justice and accountability for Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the attendant war crimes at the UN General Assembly, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the International Criminal Court (ICC)
European Parliament adopted the resolution that declares Russia to be a state sponsor of terrorism
Following the atrocities carried out by Vladimir Putin’s regime against Ukrainian civilians, MEPs have recognized Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism. The resolution was adopted by 494 votes in favor, 58 against with 44 abstentions.
Establishment of the Tribunal on the Aggression of russia Against Ukraine: a Supreme Level of Responsibility to Prevent New Conflicts in Europe
On February, 24, 2022, russia extended their armed aggression against Ukraine, which was unleashed in 2014 with the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, and with the temporary occupation of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Unlike the previous stage of the international armed conflict (2014-2022), with the attack on February, 24, 2022, russia has already openly used their armed forces and other government and private paramilitary groups ...
Ukraine is open to everyone who supports the idea of full responsibility for international law violations in Ukraine and against it – Anton Korynevych
On October 5, in Warsaw, Civil Network OPORA and International Center fir Ukrainian Victory organized the discussion “Establishment of a tribunal on Russian aggression against Ukraine: High level of responsibility as a safeguard against new conflicts in Europe” withing the OSCE Human Dimensions Conference. One of the invited speakers was Ambassador-at-large of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Anton Korynevych. Below are the detailed notes of his speech.
The Special Tribunal should be an ad hoc tribunal, established only for Ukraine, and only in relation to the crime of aggression
The global security system in Europe was destroyed by Russia's military aggression against Ukraine. Now it is facing new global challenges. That's why the participants of OSCE Human Dimension Conference discussed the format of the Special Tribunal for the Crime of Aggression against Ukraine on October 5 in Warsaw during the side event, organized by Civil Network OPORA together with International Centre for Ukrainian Victory.
OPORA's Statement on Intensification of the Activities on Conducting the Illegal Referendums in the Occupied Territories
On September 19, 2022, the Russian occupation troops and administration intensified their activities to initiate illegal referendums due on September 23–27, 2022, in the occupied territories. In the Kremlin's view, a fake referendum would create “legal grounds” for Russia to annex these territories. The acceleration of the related processes is directly linked to the successful counter-offensive effort of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Kharkiv region and in the South. It is also related to th...
Ukraine must demand recognition of the russian federation as a state sponsor of terrorism after the murder in Olenivka, - Aivazovska
Head of Board of Civil Network OPORA Olga Aivazovska considers the death of Ukrainian soldiers in Olenivka to be a "demonstrative murder". According to her, russian leadership authorized this execution.
Report on Registered War Crimes Reports in Ukraine (April-May 2022)
Following the full-scale russian invasion of Ukraine on February, 24, 2022, Civil Network OPORA, as a non-governmental organization with significant background in observation of the election process in Ukraine and recording of electoral fraud, using its best practices to ensure the inescapable nature of punishment, has focused efforts to facilitate proper documentation of international crimes by creating a web resource https://russiancrime.org.