FREE DARYA POLYUDOVA RUSSIAN SOCIALIST IMPRISONED FOR SIX YEARS FOR OPPOSING PUTIN AND THE WAR ON UKRAINE Darya Polyudova a Russian socialist activist and leader of the organisation ‘Left Resistance’ has been sentenced to six years  in a prison colony by the Western District Military Court in Moscow. The Military Court No. 235 convicted Polyudova … Continue reading

Opponent of Russian occupation of Crimea gets 7 years

Свободу Александру Кольченко!/Free Aleksandr Kolchenko! Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russia - Oleg Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko - could receive 20-year sentences Russian secret trial to convict opponents of Crimean annexation One of the four opponents of Russia’s annexation of the Crimea who was accused, together with renowned film director Oleg Sentsov and left-wing activist Oleksandr Kolchenko, of a … Continue reading Opponent of Russian occupation of Crimea gets 7 years

Free Putin’s Political Prisoners Seized in Crimea

A Moscow court has extended until Jan 11 2015 the pre-trial detention of renowned Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov and civic activist Oleksandr Kolchenko.  Together with two other young Crimeans, they are facing ‘terrorist’ charges widely viewed as politically motivated.  Sentsov, Kolchenko, Gennady Afanasyev and Oleksy Chirny were all involved in peaceful opposition to Russia’s … Continue reading Free Putin’s Political Prisoners Seized in Crimea