News from Ukraine Bulletin 18 (30 October 2022)

A Digest of News from Ukrainian Sources – DOWNLOAD HERE AS A PDF

News from the territories occupied by Russia:

More bodies of civilians recovered in Donetsk Oblast  (Ukrainska Pravda, October 30th)

Russian occupation forces plant twice as many mines now as they did in Kyiv Oblast   (Ukrainska Pravda, October 29th)

Occupiers relocate Kherson public transport vehicles to Crimea – General Staff report  (Ukrainska Pravda, October 29th)

Kherson: Russian occupation authorities give local residents 2 days to leave the city  (Ukrainska Pravda, October 29th)

Russia takes Ukrainian children prisoner in ‘first wave of deportation’  (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 28th)

Russian occupiers damage more than 500 cultural heritage objects  (Ukrainska Pravda, October 27th)

In Kharkiv Oblast, occupiers impose Russian propaganda through textbooks  (Ukrainska Pravda, October 27th)

Most sexual offences committed by Russians were recorded in Kyiv Oblast  (Ukrainska Pravda, October 27th)

Russians penalise residents of occupied territories for subscribing to Ukrainian media outlets  (Ukrainska Pravda, October 27th)

About 1000 bodies of the dead were exhumed in liberated territories  (Ukrainska Pravda, October 26th)

Abandoned Russian base holds secrets of retreat in Ukraine   (Reuters, October 26th)

Russia accused of sabotaging Ukraine water pipe to Mykolaiv  (BBC, October 25th)

Ukrainian in occupied Crimea gets harsh prison sentence for calling Russian Guard officer a war criminal and child killer (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 25th)

War Speeches: russians steal grain, and Shoigu talks about Ukrainian “dirty bomb”  (Opora, October 25th)

How Ukraine brings the liberated territories of Kharkiv region back to life  (Opora, October 24th)

Russia uses Kherson ‘evacuation’ for enforced disappearance of more Ukrainian hostages and POWs  (Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group, October 24th)

Russians deported at least 147 civilians during occupation of Kyiv Oblast  (Ukrainska Pravda, October 23rd)

News from Ukraine – general:

UK MPs demand ‘just reconstruction’ in Ukraine amid fears for workers’ rights  (OpenDemocracy, October 24th)

Dobropillia: Humanitarian aid for mothers with newborns, children and people with disabilities  (Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine, October 24th)

Analysis and comment:

Conference: Reconstruction and Justice in Post-war Ukraine (sessions from this event, organised by the Ukrainian socialist journal Commons, available for viewing on line, with English sub-titles)

Ukraine’s energy system: principles for post-war reconstruction   (People & Nature, October 28th)

Many Western leftists write about the war in #Ukraine ignoring the position of the local anti-authoritarian movement   (Solidarity Collectives, October 26th)

“At Some Point, Everything You Do Becomes Activism”   (Posle (Russian socialist journal), September 25th)

Ukraine: “The practice of self-management is widespread”  (Europe Solidaire, October 20th)

A Ukrainian Left under construction on several fronts (Sotsialnyi Rukh/Life on the Left, October 19th)

Research of human rights abuses:

Ukraine: civilian casualty update 24 October 2022  (UN High Commission for Human Rights, October 24th)

The Remote Control Killers Behind Russia’s Cruise Missile Strikes on Ukraine   (Bellingcat, October 24th)

Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine – Note by the Secretary-General  (UN High Commission for Human Rights, October 18th)

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