Category Archives: Eyewitness stories

Oleg Sentsov’s letter on day 40 of his hunger strike protest: “Being not afraid is so simple.”

By Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian film maker and political prisoner, and others 06.23.2017 [June 23, 2018] Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine TV/film producer (TVINDIE Film Production) Yevgeny Gindilis posted the following on his Facebook page: “Friends, here is the … Continue reading

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Oleg Sentsov letter: “Everyone understands that I will not back down”

By Oleg Sentsov, shared by Tatiana Shchur, human rights activist 06.09.2017 [June 9, 2018] Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine Tatiana Shchur: EVERYONE UNDERSTANDS THAT I WILL NOT BACK DOWN A letter from Oleg Sentsov was received on June 7. Our … Continue reading

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A Crimean Tatar daughter’s letter to her unjustly imprisoned father on the 74th commemoration of the deportation of Crimean Tatars

By Anton Naumlyuk, Russian journalist and photographer who reports on numerous politically motivated prosecutions of Crimean Tatars and other Ukrainians in occupied Crimea and Russia 05.18.2018 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine Anton Naumlyuk posts on his Facebook page: “Daddy, How … Continue reading

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YURI BUTUSOV: To everyone who was on the Maidan on December 1st

By Yuri Butusov, Ukrainian journalist and editor-in-chief of censor.net.ua Dec. 1, 2017 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine Four years ago I left the house and saw an unforgettable image. Lines of people stretched to the subway from every house in … Continue reading

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News from Oleksandr Kostenko #FreeKostenko

By Yana Goncharova, Russian activist 05.18.2017 Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine News from [Oleksandr] Sasha Kostenko: A few weeks ago Sasha was taken to the hospital to determine how important it is to perform surgery on his arm … Continue reading

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