UHHRU’s Documentation Center report: “Story of the city: Popasna under fire”

The conflict in Eastern Ukraine and its periodic escalations are having a direct impact on everyday life of entire Ukraine and have resulted in a large number of victims killed afterwards the occupation and liberation of Donbas cities and smaller towns.

The Human Rights Abuse Documentation Center of the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union (UHHRU) presents chronicles of the events of hybrid armed conflict in Ukraine in 2014-2018 using the example of several Donbas cities/towns. In course of its monitoring visits, the Center collected eyewitnesses’ stories and studied open information sources and statistical data regarding serious violations of human rights, including the right to life. Next story is about Popasna.

Story of a City. Popasna under Fire / Valeriy Snehiryov, Serhiy Movchan, Svitlana Rybalko / Ukrainian Helsinki
Human Rights Union — Kyiv 2018 — 15 pages

Full Report in English could be found here.

This publication has been made possible due to the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the framework of the Human Rights in Action Program implemented by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union. The perspectives and interpretations in this publication do not necessarily reflect the position of USAID or the United States Government. The authors and UHHRU are solely responsible for the contents of this publication.

American people, through the USAID, has been providing economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide for over 55 years. In Ukraine, USAID’s assistance focuses on three areas: economic growth, democracy and governance, and health and social sector. Since 1992, USAID has provided Ukraine with technical and humanitarian assistance worth 1.8 bln. For additional information about USAID programs in Ukraine, please visit USAID’s official website and Facebook page Facebook

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