Category Archives: Warcrimes

Russia, the West, the truth and the dying

Warning the following text might disturb your perception of truth and Russia! These days it seems hard to distinguish truth and lies in the flood of news and social media reports. Two major conflicts of present time, the war in Ukraine and the war in Syria are just the peak of the iceberg when it … Continue reading Russia, the West, the truth and the dying

AI – separatists executed Ukrainian POW

Amnesty International accuses “pro-Russian armed groups” for torturing and executing Ukrainian prisoners of war (POW). According to the organization the Ukrainian prisoner of war Ihor Branovytsky, who was captured at the Donetsk airport, was hit and executed by a separatist commander. Amnesty International refers to video footage it reviewed and to alleged eye-witnesses. Amnesty International … Continue reading AI – separatists executed Ukrainian POW

Kramatorsk – use of cluster ammunition confirmed

The latest news from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine also confirms that cluster ammunition was used during the rocket artillery strike on Kramatorsk on 10 February. According to the OSCE all missiles were fired by one single MLRS either BM-30 Smerch or 9A52-4 Tornado. All of them contained cluster  sub-munition with anti-tank … Continue reading Kramatorsk – use of cluster ammunition confirmed

Kramatorsk attack – cluster ammunition used

Today the city of Kramatorsk and the Ukrainian military headquarter located at the Kramatorsk airport have been hit by rocket strikes that according to Ukrainian government sources were fired from separatist positions in Horlivka which is in roughly 50 km distance. The attacks killed at least seven civilians. A team of the OSCE witnessed the … Continue reading Kramatorsk attack – cluster ammunition used

Cluster munition – Eastern Ukraine’s ticking bomb

Human Rights Watch published a report on Tuesday stating that cluster munition is being used on civilian areas in Eastern Ukraine. While it can not be determined with certainty which conflict party used the cluster munition that remnants were found, evidence point towards the Ukrainian government. The use of cluster munition is internationally banned by … Continue reading Cluster munition – Eastern Ukraine’s ticking bomb