Lest we forget – Moscow continues to engage in appalling behavior in Ukraine, violating international norms of civilized behavior with impunity. It seems that with all of the understandable focus on Ukraine’s elections and the inauguration of the new president, Russia’s ongoing aggression and human rights violations in Ukraine have taken a back seat. During my recent stint in Ukraine as an OSCE first-round election observer, there was little indication of a country at war. It is now in its sixth year. It is low-intensity, with fewer casualties than during its first few years.
War and human rights in Ukraine’s occupied territories
By Ukrainian Weekly Editor7 Mins Read