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Global crises



Late-2000s financial crisis since 2007 - Since 2008 Great Recession, period of general economic decline observed in world markets beginning around the end of the first decade of the 21st century - 2008-2013 Timeline of the Great Recession - Effects of the Great Recession - 2010-present European sovereign debt crisis - The Great Recession in Europe is part of the Great Recession worldwide, which began in the USA - World economy
2012/2013: 9. April 2012: Laut ILO (International Labour Organization) wächst die Arbeitslosigkeit weltweit - 30 April 2012: ILO warns global employment situation is 'alarming' - 22 May 2012: Youth unemployment rising, ILO report warns - 22 January 2013: World unemployment figures set to rise in 2013, claims UN labour agency
October 2015: 13 October 2015: Global inequality is growing, with half the world’s wealth now in the hands of just 1% of the population, according to a new report
January 2016: 19 January 2016: Unemployment worldwide will rise by about 2.3 million this year to 199.4 million, making existing jobs vulnerable and fuelling potential social unrest as the global economy slows, an International Labour Organization's report warns
January 2018: 22 January 2018: Global unemployment in 2018 is projected to remain at a similar high level to last year’s and vulnerable employment is on the rise, according to ILO - Unemployment rate in 2018 by country
Since January 2020 worldwide crisis and recession due to 2019 Chinese coronavirus outbreak: Since January 2020 international socio-economic impact of the 2019 Chinese coronavirus pandemic, by continent and country - Since February 2020 global stock market crash that began on in February 2020 - 2020 Chinese coronavirus worldwide recession, which has been claimed to have started affecting the world economy due to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, as many economists agree that the recession is already happening, supported by findings from surveys of purchasing managers in the USA, Europe and China, and as the USA currently has almost five times as many unemployment claims as during the previous peak in 1982 - Impact of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic
Since March 2020 daily increase in death rates and expansion of worldwide crisis: 8 March 2020: Economies struggle due to latest Chinese coronavirus developments worldwide, as death toll has surged above 3,500 worldwide, with 105,000 cases recorded in 95 countries and territories - 9 March 2020: New week of the Chinese coronavirus crisis is beginning with another unexpected consequence, an oil price crash driven by the outbreak of relatively unrestricted economic warfare between Saudi Arabia, Russia and the West, as the green revolution in Western and other countries poses an existential threat to the Russian economy, as nations also are shutting borders, ceasing trade and, particularly damaging in an era of global supply chains, locking down supplies within their borders - 9 March 2020: World markets plunge on back of Chinese coronavirus-driven recession fears. as global stock markets suffering their biggest falls since the 2008 financial crisis while the oil price crashed amid panic selling because of the double threat of a coronavirus-driven global recession and an oil price war - Since March 2020 Russia–Saudi Arabia oil price war - 30 March 2020: Asian shares with fresh losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus in many parts of the world
April 2020 expansion of worldwide crisis: 9 April 2020: Half a billion more people could fall into poverty due to covid-19, as Oxfam also warns 'devastating economic fallout of pandemic’ could set back efforts against poverty in some areas of the world by decades - 14 April 2020: Global economy faces worst recession since the Great Depression, IMF says
29 April 2020 1.6 billion people in 'immediate danger of having their livelihoods destroyed': 29 April 2020: 1.6 billion people, almost half the global workforce, are in 'immediate danger of having their livelihoods destroyed' by the economic impact of covid-19, ILO has warned, as of the total global working population of 3.3 billion, about 2 billion work in the 'informal economy', often on short-term contracts or self-employment, and suffered a 60% collapse in their wages in the first month of the crisis
5 June 2020 mining sites around the world hotspots for spread of covid-19: 5 June 2020: Mining sites in Canada, the USA and around the world have become hotspots for the spread of covid-19, and approximately 4,000 mine workers in 18 countries have tested positive, according to a report by an international coalition of non-profit groups
8 October 2020 world’s garment workers face ruin as fashion brands refuse to pay $16bn: 8 October 2020: Powerful USA and European fashion companies have refused to pay overseas suppliers for more than $16bn of goods since the outbreak of covid-19, with devastating implications for garment workers across the world, according to analysis of newly released import data
21 December 2020 Latin America's new 'lost decade' due to covid-19: 21 décembre 2020: La pandémie provoquée par le coronavirus a détruit en 2020 une grande partie de ce que l’Amérique latine était parvenue à réaliser au cours d’années de réformes et d’investissements, la pauvreté a explosé, le chômage a augmenté, et la région doit désormais faire face au spectre d’une nouvelle 'décennie perdue'
30 April 2021 Eurozone falls into double-dip recession: 30 April 2021: Eurozone falls into double-dip recession amid covid-19 pandemic, 'The Guardian' reports live
12 December 2021 covid-19 disrupted health services globally, triggered worst economic crisis since the 1930s: 12 December 2021: More than half a billion people globally were pushed into extreme poverty last year as they paid for health costs out of their own pockets during the height of the covid-19 pandemic, according to the WHO and the World Bank, as the pandemic disrupted health services globally and triggered the worst economic crisis since the 1930s, making it even more difficult for people to pay for healthcare, a joint statement said
14 January 2022 covid-19 created billionaires while 140 million people in Asia plunged into poverty: 14 January 2022: Covid-19 created new ‘pandemic billionaires’ in Asia, while wealthiest got richer, 140m people fell into poverty as jobs were lost, wiping out years of gains for poorest, Oxfam says in new report

Capitalist mode of production - Capitalism based on private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit - Criticism of capitalism
18th/19th centuries establishment of the domination of the capitalist mode of production: During the 18th/19th centuries domination of the capitalist mode of production and 'Industrial Revolution', industrialists replaced merchants as a dominant factor in the capitalist system and effected the decline of the traditional handicraft skills of artisans, guilds and journeymen, as industrial capitalism marked the development of the factory system of manufacturing, characterized by a complex division of labor between and within work process and the routine of work tasks and eventually established the domination of the capitalist mode of production, as the surplus generated by the rise of commercial agriculture encouraged increased mechanization of agriculture - British Agricultural Revolution and an increase in agricultural production due to increases in labour and land productivity between the mid-17th and late 19th centuries - 'Enclosure' in England of consolidating (enclosing) small landholdings into larger farms, as by the 19th century unenclosed commons had become largely restricted
Since the 19th century economic recessions: Working conditions, social structure and standards of living during and since the 18th/19th centuries Industrial Revolution, the transition to new manufacturing processes in Europe and the USA in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840, as economic recessions began and occurred from the late 1830s
1844/1885 'The Condition of the Working Class in England': 'The Condition of the Working Class in England' (Die Lage der arbeitenden Klasse in England), an 1845 book by the German scientist Friedrich Engels written during Engels' 1842–44 stay in Manchester, the city at the heart of the capitalist industrial Revolution and compiled from Engels' own observations and detailed contemporary reports, as an English translation was published in 1885
18th/19th centuries Industrial Revolution's effects on cotton production and expansion of slavery: 18th/19th centuries Industrial Revolution's effects on cotton production and expansion of slavery, as cotton became profitable, leading to the widespread growth of cotton plantations in the emerging USA and Brazil, as American countries' labour shortages resulting from destruction of Native American cultures made slavery even more attractive as cotton plantations became highly efficient and profitable - 1783–1815 expansion and rise of the 'Second' British Empire and Britain's imperial century (1815–1914)
Overseas empires and establishments by colonial empire: Overseas empires, as colonists - following the Roman empire since the Middle Ages - initially came from European kingdoms that had more or less highly developed military, naval, governmental, and entrepreneurial capabilities - Establishments by colonial empire
Since 1929 'Weltwirtschaftskrise' and Great Depression: Since 1929 Great Depression, a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the USA, as the timing of the crisis varied across the world lasting until the late 1930s, and as it was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century, commonly described as an example of how intensely the capitalist mode of production and global economy can decline - Seit 1929 Weltwirtschaftskrise zum Ende der 1920er und im Verlauf der 1930er Jahre beginnend mit dem New Yorker Börsencrash im Oktober 1929
Since early 2020 economic impact of the covid-19 pandemic: Since early 2020 economic impact of the covid-19 pandemic, having far-reaching economic consequences including the covid-19 recession, the second largest global recession in recent history - Since 2019 covid-19 economic impact by continent and by country
31 March 2022 Ukrainian and Russian economies will shrink by 20%, 10% amid Putin's aggression against Ukraine: 31 March 2022: The economies of Russia and Ukraine will shrink by 10% and 20% respectively in 2022, according to the EBRD, warning in its first economic forecast since Russian regime’s invasion on 24 February that the war had triggered 'the greatest supply shock since at least the early 1970s' and would have a severe effect on economies far beyond the immediate area of the conflict'
2 April 2022 global food price fears as prices of basics in Africa and the 'Middle East': 2 April 2022: Global food price fears as prices of basics in Africa and the 'Middle East' such as oil and wheat are shooting up and shortages are showing on supermarket shelves in Lebanon, Somalia and Egypt, after Ukraine farmers forced to reduce crop planting

Wage labour - Wage slavery refers to a social relation where a person's livelihood depends on wages or a salary, especially when the dependence is total and immediate
2014/2015 developing world's workers trapped in vulnerable jobs: 27 May 2014: Half of developing world's workers trapped in vulnerable jobs, says ILO - 24 July 2014: More than 2.2 billion people are 'poor or near-poor', amid financial crises, natural disasters, soaring food prices and violent conflicts, UNDP's report says - 19 mai 2015: Une étude de l'Organisation internationale du travail indique que seulement un quart des travailleurs à travers le monde a un emploi stable - 13 October 2015: Global inequality is growing, with half the world’s wealth now in the hands of just 1% of the population, according to a new report
January 2016 vast and growing gap between rich and poor and unemployment: 18 January 2016: The vast and growing gap between rich and poor has been laid bare in a new report showing that the 62 richest billionaires own as much wealth as the poorer half of the world’s population, as a global network of tax havens further enables the richest individuals to hide $7.6 trillion, according to Oxfam - 19 January 2016: Unemployment worldwide will rise by about 2.3 million this year to 199.4 million, making existing jobs vulnerable and fuelling potential social unrest as the global economy slows, an International Labour Organization's report warns
April 2017: 6 April 2017: The risk of human rights tainted tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold (3TG) entering the supply chains of tech firms is extending well beyond the traditional home of 'conflict minerals', DR Congo and the Great Lakes Region of Africa, according to new research from risk analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft - 7 April 2017: Tech companies must do more to avoid using minerals tainted by rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Colombia, Peru, Myanmar and elsewhere, according to Verisk Maplecroft
November 2018: 26 novembre 2018: La croissance des salaires au plus bas en 2017 depuis 2008 et les salaires sont insuffisants pour honorer les besoins de nombreuses personnes dans de nombreuses régions du monde, selon OIT
April 2020 migrant workers are bearing the brunt of the covid-19 in the Middle East: 19 April 2020: Crammed into work camps, stood down from their jobs, facing high rates of infection and with no way home, hundreds of thousands of migrant workers are bearing the brunt of the covid-19 pandemic in the Middle East, migrant advocates and diplomats say

Direct and indirect consequences of colonialism and colonization - History of colonialism - History of European colonialism
Settler colonialism: Settler colonialism - Colonialism and genocide - Genocide of indigenous peoples
Exploitation colonialism: Exploitation colonialism
During late 19th and early 20th centuries colonial expansion by European powers, USA and Japan: During the late 19th and early 20th centuries colonial expansion by European powers, the USA and Japanese empire
Wars of independence, decolonization (withdrawal of colonial powers): Wars of independence, since 18th/19th centuries first successful following revolutions in colonial power states - Mainly since World War II Decolonization, the withdrawal from its colonies of a colonial power, the acquisition of political or economic independence by such colonies
April 2019 debt repayments by the world’s poorest countries have doubled since 2010: 3 April 2019: 'Debt' repayments by the world’s poorest countries have doubled since 2010 to reach their highest level since just before the internationally organised write-off in 2005, campaigners have warned
September 2019 mining companies' human rights abuses: 5 September 2019: Most of the world’s top companies extracting key minerals for electric vehicles, solar panels and wind turbines have been linked with human rights abuses in their mines, according to the international corporate watchdog BHRRC, revealing that 87% of the 23 largest companies mining cobalt, copper, lithium, manganese, nickel and zinc – the six minerals essential to the renewable energy industry – have faced allegations of abuse including land rights infringements, corruption, violence or death over the past 10 years

Poverty by country - List of countries by GDP - List of countries by percentage of population living in poverty - List of countries by unemployment rate
Economic inequality
January 2015 fast growing gap between rich and poor: 19 January 2015: The gap between the richest people and the majority of the world's population is widening fast as wealth accumulated by the richest 1% will exceed that of the other 99% in 2016, British Oxfam charity says
January 2016: 18 January 2016: The vast and growing gap between rich and poor has been laid bare in a new Oxfam report showing that the 62 richest billionaires own as much wealth as the poorer half of the world’s population, as the wealth of the poorest 50% dropped by 41% between 2010 and 2015, despite an increase in the global population of 400m - April 2016 'Panama Papers', period of release 1970s–2016
2017 rising inequality: 16 January 2017: The world’s eight richest billionaires control the same wealth between them as the poorest half of the globe’s population, Oxfam says blaming rising inequality on aggressive wage restraint, tax dodging and the squeezing of producers by companies, adding that businesses were too focused on delivering ever-higher returns to wealthy owners and top executives - 28 septembre 2017: Les grosses fortunes ont proliféré dans le monde en 2016, selon Capgemini - 14 décembre 2017: Europe, Afrique, Asie ou continent américain, 'les inégalités ont augmenté dans presque toutes les régions du monde', assure un 'rapport sur les inégalités mondiales', qui compare de façon inédite la répartition des richesses au niveau mondial et son évolution depuis près de quatre décennies
January-June 2018 rising inequality: 22 January 2018: The world’s richest one percent raked in 82% of the wealth created last year while the poorest half of the population received none, according to Oxfam report, calling for action to tackle the growing gap between rich and poor, as report shows that 42 people hold as much wealth as the 3.7 billion who make up the poorest half of the world’s population - 7 April 2018: The world’s richest 1% are on course to control as much as two-thirds of the world’s wealth by 2030, according to an alarming projection produced by the House of Commons library that has lead to a cross-party call for action - 2 June 2018: Citizenship for sale, how tycoons can go shopping for a new passport
October 2018: 26 October 2018: World's billionaires became 20% richer in 2017, making more money in 2017 than in any year in recorded history and increasing their wealth to $8.9tn, according to a report by Swiss bank UBS
January 2019 growing concentration of the world’s wealth: 21 January 2019: The growing concentration of the world’s wealth has been highlighted by a British report, showing that the 26 richest billionaires own as many assets as the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of the planet’s population, and that the 'growing gap between the rich and poor is undermining the fight against poverty, damaging economies and fueling public anger across the globe'
September 2019 ranks of super-rich continue to grow: 25 September 2019: Ranks of super-rich continue to grow despite global turmoil, as economic woes fail to stop further 2,124 people becoming ultra-high net worth people
February 2020 record $1.43tn in dividends to shareholders around the world in 2019: 17 February 2020: Companies paid out a record $1.43tn in dividends to shareholders around the world in 2019, as record-breaking annual dividend payout from listed companies (3.5% higher than in 2018) was driven by strong performances in stock markets in North America and emerging economies, including by some unusually high special dividends, although global economic uncertainty slowed the annual pace of growth
3 February 2021 up to 124 million more people were forecast to be living in extreme poverty in 2020: 3 February 2021: Two decades of progress in the reduction of extreme poverty, the elimination of which is one of the sustainable development goals, have been pushed into a sharp reverse by a combination of the impact of the covid-19 pandemic, the growing climate emergency and increasing debt, as with the World Bank warning of a 'truly unprecedented increase' in levels of poverty this year, and renewing calls for debt forgiveness, experts are warning of a growing crisis in multiple areas from education to employment, likely to be felt for years to come
14 January 2022 world’s poorest bear brunt of climate crisis: 14 January 2022: World’s poorest bear brunt of climate crisis, shown by 10 underreported emergencies as 'Care International' report highlights ‘deep injustice’ neglected by world’s media, and as extreme weather along with covid-19 wipes out decades of progress


Diseases of poverty

Hunger, Famine, Starvation, and malnutrition - List of famines
Global Hunger Index: Global Hunger Index
2015-2017 index: 2015 Global Hunger Index map and scores by country - 2017 Global Hunger Index - global, regional and national trends
2016 drought drives global rise in hunger: 5 June 2016: Drought drives global rise in hunger, as millions of people are suffering the impact of severe drought across three continents
2017 world hunger rising: 11 March 2017: The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945 with more than 20 million people in countries in Africa and the Middle East facing starvation and famine, UN official says - 15 September 2017: World hunger rising for first time this century, sparking concern that conflict and climate change could be reversing years of progress, according to the state of food insecurity and nutrition in 2017, a report produced by five UN agencies
2018 world hunger rising: 22 mars 2018: L'intensification des conflits et la sécheresse persistante dans plusieurs régions du monde ont fait grimper à 124 millions le nombre de personnes jugées à la merci d'une famine à la fin 2017, une augmentation de 15% comparé à l'année précédente, selon UE, FAO et PAM
July 2019 world hunger rising: 15 juillet 2019: La faim dans le monde affectait 821,6 millions de personnes dans le monde en 2018, contre 811 l'année précédente, selon un rapport annuel publié par plusieurs organisations de l'ONU qui déplorent une troisième année consécutive de hausse
12 May 2020 malnutrition leading cause of death and ill health worldwide: 12 May 2020: Malnutrition leading cause of death and ill health worldwide, as covid-19 pandemic highlights weakness of food and health systems, and 'Global Nutrition Report' finds one in nine, or 820 million people, of world’s population is hungry
2020 Global Hunger Index by severity: 2020 Global Hunger Index by Severity, as world is not on track to achieve Zero Hunger by 2030, with areas highly vulnerable to a worsening of food and nutrition insecurity exacerbated by the health, economic, and environmental crises of 2020
13 October 2020 ending world hunger by 2030 would cost $330bn according to study: 13 October 2020: Ending world hunger by 2030 would cost $330bn, study finds, as research suggests that by targeting enhanced aid money more effectively and with greater innovation, a solution is possible
5 May 2021 'Global Report on Food Crises' highlights the high severity and numbers of people in crisis: 5 May 2021: 'Global Report on Food Crises' highlights the remarkably high severity and numbers of people in crisis or worse (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) or equivalent in 55 countries/territories, driven by persistent conflict, pre-existing and covid-19-related economic shocks, and weather extremes, as the number identified in the 2021 edition is the highest in the report’s five-year existence
8 November 2021 45 million people on the edge of famine according to the UN: 8 November 2021: 45 million people on the edge of famine, as the UN food agency says global hunger spiked by three million within a year, with conflict, climate change and covid-19 main driving factors, and as jump from 42 million people earlier in the year was largely down to a food security assessment that found another three million people facing famine in Afghanistan, WFP said
30 November 2021 number of hungry people in Latin America and the Caribbean has risen by 30% since 2019: 30 November 2021: The number of hungry people in Latin America and the Caribbean has risen by 30% since 2019 to reach its highest level in 15 years, a coalition of UN agencies said, calling the situation 'critical', as more than 59 million people across the region currently are not getting enough to eat, an increase of 13.8 million people in just one year, 2021 report says

Use of starvation as weapon in Syria, and 2013 Assad regime's 'starvation until submission campaign': 30 October 2013: Assad regime's 'starvation until submission campaign', blocking food and medicine from entering and people from leaving besieged areas of Syria, causing starvation and death, according to residents and medical staff
March 2014 Assad's army using starvation as a 'weapon of war': 10 March 2014: Assad's army has been using starvation as a 'weapon of war' in its siege of the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus, according rights group, saying nearly 200 people have died since an army siege was tightened in July 2013 and access to food and medicine cut
Since 2015 starvation as weapon: Use of starvation as weapon during Assad's war against the Syrian people, since 2015 in Madaya
January 2016 siege and starvation in Madaya: 7/8 January 2016: Siege and starvation in Madaya, immediate medical evacuations and medical resupply essential to save lives
November 2017 children starve in siege of Syria's former breadbasket Rif Damashq province: 24 November 2017: Children starve in siege of Syria's former breadbasket Rif Damashq province, as the siege by Assad forces of eastern Ghouta, which also suffered in the deadly 2013 sarin gas attack, has continued for years with conditions getting steadily worse
Since 2016 famine in Yemen: Since 2016 Famine in Yemen
October 2016 starving children fight for lives in hospital: 4 October 2016: Yemen famine feared as starving children fight for lives in hospital
November 2017 extreme hunger and disease: 16 November 2017: International aid group 'Save the Children' says an estimated 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger and disease
September 2018 more than 5 million children at risk of famine: 19 September 2018: More than five million children are at risk of famine in Yemen as the ongoing war causes food and fuel prices to soar across the country, according to charity 'Save the Children'
October 2018: 15 October 2018: Yemen on brink of 'world's worst famine in 100 years' if war triggered by Iranian-backed Houthis continues, as UN warns that famine could overwhelm country in next three months, with 13 million people at risk of starvation - 23 octobre 2018: Jusqu'à 14 millions de personnes pourraient souffrir de la famine au Yémen si les conditions de vie restent les mêmes, selon l'ONU
February 2019 devastating impact of Yemeni war: 15 February 2019: Starving girl shows devastating impact of Yemeni war
22 July 2020 Yemen on brink of famine again according to UN: 22 July 2020: Yemen on brink of famine again, UN agencies WFP, FAO and Unicef warn, saying millions face devastating hunger if relief efforts are not stepped up in a country ravaged by war, locusts and now covid-19, threatening to reverse recent efforts to stabilise food security in the country
28 October 2020 Yemen on brink of losing entire generation of children to hunger: 28 October 2020: Yemen on brink of losing entire generation of children to hunger, UN warns, as food security crisis means acute malnutrition among under-fives at highest levels since war engulfed the country
3 December 2020 Yemen 'one step away from famine' as donors dry up amid covid-19: 3 December 2020: The window to prevent the return of famine to Yemen is rapidly closing, UN agencies have warned, with a new assessment showing millions could head further into hunger in the coming months as donors dry up amid covid-19
1 March 2021 war and famine could wipe out the next generation of Yemenis: 1 March 2021: War and famine could wipe out the next generation of Yemenis, as after years of violence half the population is going hungry and 400,000 under fives are at risk of dying from malnutrition, 'The Guardian' reports
October 2017 D.R of Congo: 29 October 2017: Millions face starvation in the D.R. of Congo, UN warns
2018 in South Sudan: 10 January 2018: Starvation as a weapon of war in South Sudan
Since 2020 famine in the Tigray War: Since 2020 famine in the Tigray War, an ongoing humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia which resulted from the Tigray War since 2020 leading to death and starvation. As of May 2021 there are 5.5 million people facing acute food insecurity and over 350,000 people experiencing catastrophic famine conditions. It is the worst famine worldwide since the 2011 famine in Somalia
29 September 2021 Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis 'stain on our conscience, as UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths calls for urgent action: 29 September 2021: The crisis in Ethiopia that is pushing the war-scarred Tigray region towards starvation is a 'stain on our conscience', UN humanitarian chief says, as Martin Griffiths issued one of the most sharply worded criticisms to date of the worst famine situation in decades, calling on Ethiopia’s incoming new government to lead the country away from 'the abyss that it’s peering into'
29 January 2022 UN warns that nearly 40% of Tigrayans face 'extreme lack of food': 29 January 2022: In the face of an extended de-facto blockade of the war-hit region with humanitarian groups forced to increasingly curtail activities, WFP's January 2022 report details compounded effect of multiple drivers of food insecurity resulted in 83% (4.6 million people) of the population surveyed in the Tigray Region being classified as food insecure, of which two million (37% of the population) are severely food insecure. The highest prevalence of food insecurity was recorded in the North western, Eastern and Central zones
2021 Madagascar food crisis linked to climate change: Since summer 2021 Madagascar food crisis, after severe drought in southern Madagascar caused hundreds of thousands of people, with some estimating more than one million people, to suffer from food insecurity and being on the verge of famine, as some organizations have attributed the situation to the impact of climate change aggravated by the covid-19 pandemic
27 October 2021 global community urged to step up relief efforts for Madagascar’s drought-hit south: 27 October 2021: Rights group urges global community and Madagascar’s government to step up relief efforts for the island nation’s drought-hit south, as more than a million people on Madagascar’s parched southern tip are on the brink of famine and some are already dying, the global rights watchdog said in a report released ahead of the UN’s climate conference in Glasgow
21 April 2022 World Bank warns of 'human catastrophe' from food crisis: 21 April 2022: World Bank warns of 'human catastrophe' from food crisis, 'The Guardian' reports on the 57th day of Putin's war crimes against the Ukrainian people

Starvation as a weapon of war the new normal due to lack of action and punishment
December 2017 global call to world's presidents 1,000 days since the escalation of war in Yemen: 19 December 2017: A global call to USA's president Trump, UK's PM May, and France's president Macron, as December 2017 marks 1,000 days since the escalation of a war that has turned the Middle East’s poorest country into the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, leaving Yemen ravaged by preventable diseases and on the verge of a historic famine, and as after 1,000 days of war Yemen can't wait, as USA, UK, and France are permanent members of the UN Security Council and at the same time major weapons suppliers to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, bearing a special responsibility to use the full extent of their leverage to press their partners in the region to end the crisis and to become the brokers of peace, despite Iranian regime's connections with Yemeni Houthis
September 2018 starvation as a weapon of war the new normal: 10 September 2018: Starvation being used as a weapon of war has become the new normal, according to Save the Children, saying that more than half a million infants in conflict zones could die of malnutrition by the end of the year if they do not receive treatment - The impact of conflict-related hunger on children, a lethal weapon of war, 'Save the Children Fund' says in 2018
September 2019 UK, USA and France may be complicit in Yemen war crimes according to UN: 3 September 2019: UK, USA and France may be complicit in Yemen war crimes, UN report says
April/June 2020 Yemen the largest humanitarian crisis in the world according to UN: April 2020: Yemen is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, with more than 24 million people, some 80% of the population, in need of humanitarian assistance, including more than 12 million children, as since Houthis' 2015 coup and escalation the country has become a living hell for the country’s children, according to UN
23 September 2021 16 million in Yemen ‘marching towards starvation’: 23 September 2021: 16 million in Yemen ‘marching towards starvation’ as food rations run low, and as UN aid worker describes ‘horrific’ scenes in one hospital where starving and malnourished children ‘look like skeletons’
22 December 2021 WFP again warns that 16 million Yemenis 'marching towards starvation': 22 December 2021: Nearly 8 years of fighting betweem Iran-backed Houthi rebels and Saudi-backed government forces in Yemen has created what the UN has called the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, World Food Programme has said it has been 'forced' to cut aid to Yemen due to a lack of funds, warning there will be a surge in hunger in the war-torn country in the coming months, with four million people internally displaced during the fighting, with WFP targeting 11.1 million for food assistance in November of 2021, as in September, the agency warned that 16 million Yemenis were 'marching towards starvation', saying 'from January, eight million will receive a reduced food ration'

Women's rights by region (continent) - Women's rights by country - Women's suffrage
2015: 5 June 2015: Women worldwide are the backbone of healthcare with few rewards for $3tn contribution, report says - 9 September 2015: Women’s economic opportunities and working rights still widely subject to restrictive legislation in 155 countries, having at least one law that limits women’s economic opportunities, while 100 states put restrictions on the types of jobs women can do and 18 allow husbands to dictate whether their wives can work at all, World Bank report says
March 2018: 9 March 2018: International Women's Day was celebrated across the world on Wednesday at a time when the women of the Eastern Ghouta are hiding in the cellars with their children to escape a brutal campaign waged by the Russian and Iranian-backed Syrian regime on the area
28 September 2021 female Afghan judges now hunted by the murderers they convicted: 28 September 2021: Female Afghan judges hunted by the murderers they convicted, as more than 220 trailblazers of women's rights in Afghanistan and the staunch defenders of the law and the country's most marginalised now - after the Taliban takeover - are in hiding due to fear of retribution under Taliban rule. Six former female judges spoke to the BBC from secret locations across Afghanistan.
Violence against women - Causes of sexual violence - Violence against women by country - International rape statistics - Domestic violence - Honor killing - Refugee women and children
2013/2014 over one woman in three globally a victim of domestic violence: 20 june 2013: More than one woman in three around the globe is a victim of domestic violence, the WHO says - 10 June 2014: A four-day summit on sexual violence in war is to begin in London - 30 October: UN's Ban Ki-moon backs Guardian’s global media campaign against FGM
2016 at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone some form of FGM: 5 February 2016: On the eve of the international day of zero tolerance for FGM, UN says that at least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone some form of FGM, as the countries with the highest prevalence are Somalia 98%, Guinea 97% and Djibouti 93%
2016 Syrian women going through unspeakable suffering: 8 March 2016: Syrian Coalition's Suheir al-Atassi says Syrian women have been going through unspeakable suffering, whether due to displacement, loss of loved ones, detention, sexual violence, and death by starvation or under torture or in bombardment by the Assad regime
2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of violence against women: 28 June 2018: India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of 548 experts, ranking Afghanistan and Syria second and third, followed by Somalia and Saudi Arabia and the the USA the only western nation in the top 10 - 26 November 2018: Of a total of 87,000 women murdered globally in 2017 about 50,000 or 58% were killed by the partner or family members, according to UN
23 November 2020 ahead of 'International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November': 23 novembre 2020: Flambée des viols au Nigeria ou en Afrique du Sud, hausse des disparitions de femmes au Pérou, augmentation des féminicides au Brésil ou au Mexique, associations débordées en Europe, du Nigeria au Brésil, de la France à l’Inde, aucun pays n’échappe à l’explosion collatérale des agressions subies par les femmes, donnant cette année une résonance particulière à la Journée internationale pour l’élimination des violences, mercredi - 'International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November'
24 Februar 2021 abused Iranian woman dies of heart attack before execution, still gets hanged: 24 February 2021: Iranian Zahra Ismaili who died of a heart attack, forced to wait behind 16 men who were executed and watch, shortly before her execution, but was hanged anyway to placate her alleged victim’s mother, as Ismaili’s lawyer Omid Moradi, said her husband, who was a high ranking intel official, was abusive and that she killed him out of self-defense, 'The Times' reported
Infant mortality - List of countries by infant mortality rate - Child mortality

Children's rights - Child neglect, a deficit in meeting a child's basic needs, including the failure to provide adequate health care, supervision, clothing, nutrition, housing as well as their physical, emotional, social, educational and safety needs
15 October 2019 malnutrition: 15 octobre 2019: Un jeune enfant sur trois est mal nourri, selon un rapport de l’UNICEF
18 October 2019 lack of education: 18 October 2019: 9 out of 10 children in the world’s poorest countries are unable to read a basic book by the age of 10, according to data compiled by the World Bank and the UN
February 2020 every country worldwide failing to shield children’s health and future: 19 February 2020: Every country in the world is failing to shield children’s health and their futures from intensifying ecological degradation, climate change and exploitative marketing practices, says a new report by the WHO, Unicef, and Lancet, calling for radical changes
2 March 2020 CDU and EU von der Leyen's cronyism with Russian, Iranian and Assad regime's war criminals: 2 March 2020: Child drowns at sea off Greece in first fatality of CDU and EU von der Leyen's cronyism with Russian, Iranian and Assad regime's war criminals
Since March 2020 crisis of education and schools amid covid-19: 27 août 2020: La pandémie de covid-19 et la fermeture des écoles se sont traduites par l’impossibilité pour au moins un tiers des élèves dans le monde, soit 463 millions d’enfants, de bénéficier d’un enseignement, faute de pouvoir le faire virtuellement, selon un rapport de l’Unicef
20 August 2021 a billion children at ‘extreme risk’ from climate impacts, Unicef says: 20 August 2021: A billion children at ‘extreme risk’ from climate impacts, Unicef says, as report launched with youth activists paints ‘unimaginably dire’ picture
6 September 2021 education in quarter of countries at risk of collapse, study warns: 6 September 2021: Education in quarter of countries at risk of collapse, study warns, as covid-19, climate breakdown, poverty and war threaten return to school after pandemic kept 1.5bn children out of classes
Child labour and poverty: Child labour - Child labour by country - - List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor - Child labour law
Child poverty
2014 increase of child poverty: 28 October 2014: Child poverty has increased in 23 countries in the developed world since the start of the global recession in 2008, Unicef says
2017 152 million children subject to child labour: 19 September 2017: The ILO have released a companion estimate of child labour, which confirms that about 152 million children, aged between 5 and 17, were subject to child labour in 2016
June 2019 progress on opposing child labour stalls: 14 June 2019: Progress on ending child labour stalls in countries supplying goods to west, as China, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Cambodia among otherwise thriving countries failing to make headway on issue affecting 152 million minors, a study has found
26 May 2021 child labour in poorest countries rose during covid-19 report says: 26 May 2021: Child labour in poorest countries rose during covid-19, says report, as study finds children in Ghana, Nepal and Uganda in dangerous, exploitative work, with long hours and little pay
10 June 2021 child labour worldwide increased since 2016 amid fears of further increase in 2020/21: 10 June 2021: Child labour worldwide increases for first time in 20 years, and the covid-19 crisis threatens to push millions more youngsters towards the same fate, Unicef has said in a joint report with the International Labour Organization, as UN children’s agency also reports that the number in child labour already stood at 160 million at the start of 2020, following an increase of 8.4 million in four years
Child slavery: Child slavery
Child abduction, laundering and trafficking of children: International child abduction - Child laundering - Trafficking of children
Crimes and violence against children and military use: Crimes and violence against children - Military use of children
2014 violence against children tolerated and even accepted as normal in many parts of the world: 5 September 2014: No country immune from violence against children that is tolerated and even accepted as normal in many parts of the world, Unicef report says - 21 October 2014: One child dies every five minutes as a result of violence, but only a minority die in war zones, Unicef report says
2016 torture of children in Syria etc. and chemical attacks: 28 juillet 2016: En Syrie, en Irak et au Nigéria, des milliers d'enfants sont torturés et détenus sous couvert de lutte contre le terrorisme, selon Human Rights Watch - 8 September 2016: As chemical weapons watchdog chief says Aleppo gas attack disturbing, the UN Security Council is due to discuss a report by the UN and the watchdog group OPCW, blaming Assad regime forces for previous toxic gas attacks
March 2017 5.8 million of Syria’s children are in need of aid: 6 March 2017: Children in Syria are suffering from 'toxic stress', a severe form of psychological trauma that can cause life-long damage, as 5.8 million of the country’s children are in need of aid in Assad's war against the Syrian people since 2011, according to a study of 'Save the Children' and its partner agencies in Syria
October 2017 reports on children in armed conflicts: 5 October 2017: Millions of children caught in conflict, victims and targets of despicable harm, as children from countries such as Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen, suffer an unacceptable level of violations by parties to conflict, according to UN's 2016 Annual Report on Children and Armed Conflict - 1 novembre 2017: Trois quarts des enfants âgés entre 2 et 4 ans, environ 300 millions de filles et de garçons dans le monde sont victimes de violences domestiques, selon Unicef
December 2017 children in war zones used as weapons of war, recruited to fight, forced to act as suicide bombers, and used as human shields: 28 December 2017: Children caught in war zones are increasingly being used as weapons of war, recruited to fight, forced to act as suicide bombers, and used as human shields, according to Unicef, summarising 2017 as a brutal year for children caught in conflict and stating that parties to conflicts were blatantly disregarding international humanitarian law
August 2018 4,360 incidents of attacks hitting 1,356 schools in Syria since 2011: 8 August 2018: SNHR said in a report that there were 4,360 incidents of attacks hitting 1,356 schools in Syria since 2011, which caused about half of them to go out of service, documenting the deaths of 528 civilians as a result of attacks on schools and educational institutions, as the Assad regime attacked 996 schools, the Russian forces are responsible for attacking 169 schools and the international coalition forces are responsible for attaching 87 schools - According to SNHR 224,948 Syrian civilians including 29,017 children killed since March 2011
December 2018 Iranian backed Houthis' child soldiers in Yemen: 19 December 2018: Iranian backed Houthis in Yemen have inducted 18,000 child soldiers into their army since the beginning of their war in 2014, a senior Houthi military official acknowledged to the AP, as former child soldiers describe Houthis’ 'efficiency' when it comes to recruitment, deployment and battlefield deaths of young boys and children as young as 10 fight, kill and die
2019/2020 only glimmers of hope to prosecute Assad’s, Iranian and Russian war crimes since 2011 including crimes against Syria's children: 9 March 2019: Facing Russian regime's blocking attempts to investigate Assad’s war crimes, there are only glimmers of hope, due to European and American obsequiousness towards perpetrators - UN Security Council has refused to address war crimes in Syria through ICC since 2011 - 24 December 2019: Justice, Syria and the International Criminal Court, as ally of the Assad regime Russia is vetoing all efforts by the UN Security Council to refer the situation in Syria to the ICC - 19 February 2020: Unicef decried the extremely dire conditions children in northwestern Syria, coming under onslaught by Assad's and Putin's regime, are going through, saying that more than 500,000 children have been displaced in northwest Syria since 1 December 2019
March 2020 el-Sissi forces arrested, forcibly disappeared and tortured children: 23 March 2020: Egyptian security forces under president el-Sissi have arbitrarily arrested, forcibly disappeared and tortured children as young as 12 while prosecutors and judges turned a blind eye, international rights group 'Human Rights Watch' said
21 June 2021 violence against children in conflict and war zones rising: 21 juin 2021: Selon un rapport des Nations Unies publié lundi, les enlèvements d’enfants dans les zones de conflit ont augmenté de 90%, les violences contre les enfants et les viols de mineurs ont explosé
23 November 2021 world’s highest child soldier numbers in West, Central Africa, UNICEF says: 23 November 2021: World’s highest child soldier numbers in West, Central Africa, as more than 21,000 children recruited by government forces and armed groups in conflict-hit region during past five years, UNICEF says
30 January 2022 2,000 children recruited by Yemen’s Houthis died fighting, UN says: 30 January 2022: 2,000 children recruited by Yemen’s Houthis died fighting, as UN report found children aged between 10 and 17 years are being lured into fighting Yemen’s internationally recognised government, and as Iran-backed Yemen’s Houthis sourcing key components for weapon systems from companies in the Middle East, Europe and Asia
Child abuse: Child abuse
School corporal punishment and corporal punishment in the home: School corporal punishment - Corporal punishment in the home
Street children and orphanages: Street children is a term for children experiencing homelessness who are living on the streets of a city, town, or village - Orphanage, a residential institution devoted to the care of children whose biological parents are deceased or otherwise unable or unwilling to care for them
Child marriage: Child marriage - Child marriage by region and country
2017: 11 October 2017: Early marriage not only deprives girls of education and opportunities, but also increases the risk of death or serious childbirth injuries, as at least 20,000 girls around the world are married off illegally each day, with child marriage often deeply rooted in tradition despite being outlawed in a growing number of countries, according to new analysis

Refugee women and children, facing many of the same issues in refugee camps as they do in urban slums and rural villages, broad issues such as inequality and abuse are seen universally - Refugee camps - Mental health of refugee children
2016: 14 March 2016: No place for children - the impact of five years of war on Syria's children and their childhoods, Unicef report - 7 September 2016: Child refugee figures have jumped by 75% in five years and children now make up more than half of the world’s refugees, Unicef says calling for urgent action to protect the 50 million child migrants worldwide
September 2018: 2 September 2018: 'Home – Drawings by Syrian Children' is a book filled with the truest international language that we big people need to listen to closely and seriously, documenting journeys of escape, fleeing unimaginable horror, murderous men and the end of their homeland
January 2019: 15 January 2019: Winter weather kills 15 displaced children in Syria, according to UN, saying that freezing temperatures and lack of medical care claimed victims, most aged under a year and one just an hour old, thousands continue to flee fighting
2 March 2020 CDU and EU von der Leyen's cronyism with Russian, Iranian and Assad regime's war criminals: 2 March 2020: Child drowns at sea off Greece in first fatality of CDU and EU von der Leyen's cronyism with Russian, Iranian and Assad regime's war criminals
5 March 2020 over 80% of Syria refugees since December are women and children: 5 March 2020: Over 80% of Syria refugees are women and children, according to UN, telling the Arab League that 'more than 900,000 people have been displaced since 1 December, (and) women and children together comprise 81% of the newly displaced population'
8 May 2021 IRC said UK's government had cut 75% of its funding for Syria: 8 May 2021: IRC said UK's government had cut 75% of its funding for Syria, where more than 12 million people have been displaced by conflict, also saying it was particularly concerned about women and girls living in camps in north Syria who will no longer have access to safe spaces or services

Refugee crises - Refugee - Refugees by nationality - Right of asylum - List of countries by refugee population - Refugee camp - Refugee camps
Since 1914-1918 WWI millions of European civilians made refugees by German, Austro-Hungarian empires: First World War 1914-1918, caused by the German Empire and Austria-Hungary, uprooted millions of European civilians who were made refugees either by enemy occupation or by the state’s forcible deportation, the resulting crisis had profound consequences, not only for the individuals directly affected but also for officials and relief workers who attempted to relieve their suffering and for communities that hosted refugees and not ending in 1918
1933-1945 NSDAP ruled German empire's wars, refugee crises and the Holocaust: Between Germany's NSDAP rise to power in 1933 and Germany's surrender in 1945, more than 340,000 Jews emigrated from their country, but after Germany annexed Austria in March 1938 and particularly after the German November pogroms 1938 nations in western Europe and the Americas feared an influx of refugees, placing limits on immigration and often turning back desperate people - MS St. Louis German ocean liner trying to find homes for 908 Jewish refugees from Germany in 1939, but after denied entry to Cuba, Canada, and the USA, the refugees were finally accepted in various European countries, and historians have estimated that approximately a quarter of them died in German death camps during World War II - 'Exodus 1947' was a ship that carried 4,515 Jewish emigrants from France to British Mandatory Palestine in July 1947, mostly Holocaust survivors, but the British Royal Navy seized the ship in a battle and deported all its passengers back to Europe and Germany detaining refugees in camps likened to German concentration camps
April 1942: April 1942 - remembered 18 April 2017: Allies of World War II Soviet Union, United Kingdom and USA, that together opposed the Axis powers' aggression and war crimes, knew of Holocaust in 1942, 2 years before previously assumed, UN documents prove, shedding damning light on refusal to take in refugees. The Holocaust was decided in January 1942 after German empire's 'Blitzkrieg' war - based on some technical 'innovations', tanks and warplanes - against the Soviet Union was stopped - 1919–1939/45 German empire's military evolution, 'Blitzkrieg', leading military commanders Guderian and Rommel, its war on the Eastern Front 1941–1944 and the disastrous end - The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered some six million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945, and in which Jews were targeted for extermination as part of a larger event involving the persecution and murder of other groups, including in particular the Roma, ethnic Poles, Soviet prisoners of war, as well as political opponents, 'incurably sick', homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses
1939-1945 and since 1945 deportations and displaced persons: During World War II, NSDAP ruled Germany deported between seven and nine million Europeans, mostly to Germany and after Germany's surrender in May 1945, the Allies repatriated to their home countries more than six million displaced persons, but most Jewish survivors, who had survived concentration camps or had been in hiding, were unable or unwilling to return to eastern Europe because of postwar antisemitism and the destruction of their communities during the Holocaust
Following World War II, since 1950s global refugee crises and reports: Since 1950s refugee crises in Africa, in the Americas, in Asia, in Europe, in the Near and Middle East - List of UNHCR registered refugees by country/territory of origin between 2006 and 2014
2016/2017 extent of hidden crises: 22 May 2017: Extent of the hidden crises, that forced 31 million people to flee within their countries in 2016, revealed by Norwegian Refugee Council report
June 2018 68.5 million people fleeing war or persecution worldwide: 19 June 2018: Record 68.5 million people fleeing war or persecution worldwide, including 25.4 million refugees, 40 million internally displaced and 3.1 million asylum seekers, as UNHCR sees five countries accounting for two-thirds of all refugees including Syria (6.3 million), Afghanistan (2.6 million), South Sudan (2.4 million), Myanmar (1.2 million) and Somalia (986,400)
November 2018 migration rises worldwide: 1 November 2018: As migration rises worldwide, so has its toll according to an AP tally, saying tens of thousands of people die or simply disappear during their journeys, barely counted in life, these migrants rarely register in death, almost as if they never lived at all
May 2019 new record numbers of people forced from their homes: 10 May 2019: Record numbers of people have been forced from their homes by conflict in a crisis that has received 'pitiful' international attention, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council, finding that a total of 41.3 million people were living in a state of internal displacement by the end of 2018 due to violence
June 2019 over 70 million people fleeing: 19 June 2019: The number of people fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide and forced to flee their homes has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, according to the UN’s refugee agency, saying that the figure is a conservative estimate, because the impact of the crisis in Venezuela is still not known, also adding 'year on year the international community is proving unable to make peace'
November 2019 UN accused of trying to starve out refugees: 28 November 2019: The UN has been accused of trying to starve out refugees and asylum seekers who are sheltering for safety inside a centre run by the UN refugee agency in the Libyan capital of Tripoli
18 June 2020 number of refugees worldwide shot up by nearly nine million people last year: 18 June 2020: The UN refugee agency says the number of asylum-seekers, internally displaced people and refugees worldwide shot up by nearly nine million people last year, the biggest rise in its records, as its annual 'Global Trends' report says that the 79.5 million people account for 1% of all humanity amid conflict, repression and upheaval, as 68% of forcibly displaced people come from only 5 countries indluding Myanmar, Afghanistan, Syria, South Sudan and Venezuela
18 June 2021 global displacement hits new record high with 82.4 million in 2020: 18 June 2021: Global displacement hits new high, as the number of people forcibly displaced by conflict, violence and persecution reached a record 82.4 million (48m IDP, 26.4m refugees) in 2020, according to the latest annual 'Global Trends' report released today by UNHCR, as even during a year in which over 160 countries closed their borders at the peak of the pandemic, the world’s population of forcibly displaced people grew by nearly 3 million, a 4% increase from 2019 and the ninth year in a row the figure has risen - June 2021 Global forced displacement at end-year 2020, as Syria comes first with 6,8 million displaced citizens, mostly refugees (92%), as Venezuela comes second followed by Aghanistan, South Sudan and Myanmar - UNHCR reported a whole of 91.9 million forcibly displaced people including people of concern in 2020
17/18 December 2020 EU's containment policies resulted in mental health crisis for refugees: 17 December 2020: Years of entrapment on Aegean islands has resulted in a mental health crisis for thousands of refugees, with one in three contemplating suicide, a report by support experts has revealed, as containment policies pursued by the EU have also spurred ever more people to attempt to end their lives, according to a report released by the International Rescue Committee IRC, ahead of the 'International Migrants Day' observed by all UN member states, committed to Human Rights, on 18 December 2020


Since WWII 20th/21st centuries refugee and migrant crises by global region, timeline: Since World War II 20th/21st centuries refugee and migrant crises by global region and timeline - Modern and contemporary refugee crises by continent and countries
Since 1948 Palestinian refugee crisis, diaspora: Since 1948 Palestinian refugees - Palestinian diaspora - Palestinian refugee camps were established after the 1948 Arab–Israeli War to accommodate the Palestinian refugees who fled or were expelled during the 1948 Palestinian exodus
Since 1948: Palestinian refugee camps in Syria - Since 1957 Yarmouk Camp
2014: 17 January 2014: Assad regime’s helicopters dropped barrel bombs on the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk, reportedly killing at least 9 people and wounding many - 18 January 2014: Damascus Yarmouk refugee camp receives aid for first time in months after reports that people have died of hunger and lack of medical care - 10 March 2014: According to Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas told Syrian opposition to trust Russia's Putin regime, not USA - 28 December 2014: 2,589 Palestinian-Syrians had been killed since March 2011, rights group says
2017: 19 April 2017: Human rights watchdog calls for the release of 1,200 Palestinian detainees from Syrian regime prisons held by Assad since 2011, including women with children, as group releases report claiming 461 prisoners have been executed or killed under torture since 2011
2018: 2 April 2018: 23 Palestinians were killed in Syria during March, including 15 victims killed by gunfire, 7 killed as a result of bombardment and one as a result of lack of medical treatment, as 3,685 Palestinians have died since the beginning of Assad's war against the Syrian people seven years ago, according to the Action Group for Palestinians of Syria
Since 2011 refugees of Assad's war against the Syrian people: Since 2011 Refugees of Assad's war against the Syrian people
Since 2014 border barriers constructed: Since 2014 International and European refugee and migrant crisis - Border barriers constructed during the European migrant crisis
2014 record 3,072 people died in 9 months attempting to reach Europe: 29 September 2014: A record 3,072 people had died attempting to reach Europe during the first nine months of 2014, the International Organisation for Migration says, urging the world’s governments to engage to stop this violence against desperate migrants
2015 politicians accused of shameful failure over worldwide refugee crises: 15 June 2015: Human rights organisation accuses politicians of shameful failure over worldwide refugee crises and neglect for the deaths of thousands of civilians fleeing wars in the Middle East and Africa - 18 décembre 2015: 2015 marquée par un nombre record de réfugiés et une vague sans précédent de migrants via la mer Méditerranée, dont une grande majorité venait de Syrie
2016 drowned two-year-old boy off Greece’s Agathonisi island: 3 January 2016: A drowned two-year-old boy becomes Europe's first known refugee casualty of 2016 after the crowded dinghy he was travelling in hit rocks off Greece’s Agathonisi island - 26 January 2016: UN warns 2.5 million Syrian children will become refugees by the end of 2016 - 29 January 2016: Refugees are not a crisis, we are human beings, activists in the UK say in a letter, underlining that the world must work together to solve crises also by fighting against racism, murder and war - 4 February 2016: Increasingly intensive Russian airstrikes are pushing tens of thousands of Syrians from Aleppo towards the Turkish border, as Europe is struggling to respond to the existing refugee crisis - 7 February 2016: It was Bashar Assad, his allies and Islamic State terrorists who butchered their families and took their homes, but the USA, Britain and European countries left Syrian refugees in Turkey to face their fate - 9 February 2016: Russian airstrikes in Syria send thousands of more refugees arriving at the Turkish-Syrian border - 16 avril 2016: De violents combats, impliquant tous les protagonistes de la guerre en Syrie, poussent sur les routes des milliers de civils dans le nord - 20 June 2016: As a record 65 million men, women and children are forced from their homes by war and persecution last year, UN refugee agency sounds alarm over failure of nations to find collective solutions - 26 October 2016: A record number of people have died or gone missing while attempting to cross the Mediterranean sea, making 2016 the deadliest year for refugees and migrants trying to reach Europe, according to UNHCR's William Spindler
2017 refugees in camps near Lebanon’s Arsal as snowstorm hits: 30 January 2017: Activists appeal for humanitarian action to save thousands of refugees in camps near Lebanon’s Arsal as snowstorm hits - 30 March 2017: The number of Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt has passed 5 million for the first time in Syria's six year conflict, according to the UN refugee agency
January 2018 997'905 Syrian in Lebanon, mostly women and children, UN documented in beginning World Cup year: 19 janvier 2018: Le Haut-Commissariat de l'ONU pour les réfugiés a recensé 997'905 réfugiés syriens enregistrés au Liban, en grande majorité des femmes et des enfants, avec 58% des ménages vivant dans une extrême pauvreté - 20 January 2018: Thirteen Syrians, including five children and women, froze to death crossing into Lebanon when an icy storm hit a route in the mountains near a border post with Syria
March 2018 refugees flee Eastern Ghouta, the place of chemical attacks 100 years since WWI: 16 March 2018: Refugees flee Eastern Ghouta - 18 March 2018: Kurds flee Afrin after Turkish troops and Arab forces they sponsor have encircled their home city except for the squeeze point they used to flee, ahead, Shia militants allied to Assad's army man checkpoints deciding who can pass
May 2018 Spanish firefighters, Danish volunteers in court accused of trying to help migrants enter Greece: 7 May 2018: Three Spanish firefighters and two Danish volunteers have appeared in court accused of trying to help migrants enter Greece via the island of Lesbos, after working as volunteers to aid thousands of migrants, mostly Syrians, risking their lives to reach Europe via Lesbos and other Greek islands, saying 'humanitarian assistance can not and should not be criminalised'
August 2018 Syria's refugees fear for their future, after Sochi World Cup: 30 August 2018: Syria's refugees fear for their future after war, saying 'we can’t go back'
November 2018 Assad regime delays entry of aid to the al-Rukban Camp, UN says: 1 November 2018: Assad regime delays entry of aid to the al-Rukban Camp, UN says
May 2019 escalation including airstrikes and barrel bombs by Russian and Assad's forces in NW Syria: 5 May 2019: Continuous escalation including airstrikes and barrel bombs by Russian and Assad's forces in North Western Syria displaces tens of thousands - 6 May 2019: Russian and Assad's air raids and barrel bombs force more than 300,000 civilians to displace in 6 days, according to SOHR
July 2019 population of Rukban camp in USA-protected desert zone in southern Syria has dwindled to a quarter: 29 July 2019: The population of Rukban camp in a USA-protected desert zone in southeast Syria has dwindled to a quarter of the more than 40,000 who lived there five months ago due to Russian moves to block supplies, Syrian aid workers, diplomats and residents said
July 2019 refugees face forcible return to warzones: 29 July 2019: Syrians living in Istanbul and Beirut have been targeted by immigration authorities in recent weeks, as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attack - 29 July 2019: As 1,000 Syrians arrested in Turkey, crackdown fears intensify and refugees worry about being returned to the Turkish province they arrived in, or worse, Idlib
August 2019 more than 450,000 new Syrian refugees due to Assad and Putin: 2 August 2019: Bombing and shelling by the Assad regime and Russia on the provinces of Idlib and Hama in the past three months have forced more than 450,000 people to flee their homes for the Turkish borders, MSF says, adding that the aggression has led left hundreds dead and thousands injured
18 December 2019 'International Migrants Day' - Russian and Assad regime's attacks on civilians including a convoy of displaced people: 18 December 2019: The civilian death toll continues to rise with Russian and Assad regime's attacks on towns and villages and a convoy of displaced people being hit on the Aleppo-Damascus highway
27 December 2019 criminal Assad's and Russian regime's Christmas message: 27 December 2019: More than 235,000 people have fled Idlib region in Syria following two weeks of murderous Assad's and Russian regime's air and ground assaults on opposition stronghold, says UN, as Syrian woman fights back tears speaking about the conditions for her family in the city of Maarat al-Nu’man in the Idleb countryside due to the heavy bombardment there - 27 December 2019: 40,000 civilians flee Saraqib in 100 hours as international community turns blind eye to the humanitarian catastrophe in Idlib
January 2020 northern Syria attacked by Russian regime's and Assad's airstrikes forcing 700,000 civilians to flee towards Turkey: 31 January 2020: Northern Syria has been battered with 200 Russian regime's and Assad's airstrikes in the past three days in an assault that has pushed 700,000 civilians to flee towards the Turkish border, sparking fears of an impending international crisis
2 March 2020 CDU and EU von der Leyen's cronyism with Russian, Iranian and Assad regime's war criminals: 2 March 2020: Child drowns at sea off Greece in first fatality of CDU and EU von der Leyen's cronyism with Russian, Iranian and Assad regime's war criminals
Since 2016/2017 Rohingya refugee crisis following the Rohingya persecution in Myanmar: 2017 Rohingya refugee crisis following the Rohingya persecution in Myanmar since 2016 - 17 October 2017: UN released aerial footage showing thousands of Rohingya Muslims after they crossed the Naf river into Bangladesh, joining at least 536,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar since Augus - 20 October 2017: More than 300,000 Rohingya refugee children 'outcast and desperate', Unicef says
September 2018: 19 September 2018: ICC's Fatou Bensouda announces investigation into the deportations of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh
4 December 2020 Bangladesh begins moving Rohingya families to remote island: 4 December 2020: Bangladesh has begun moving Rohingya families from camps near the Myanmar border to a settlement on a remote island, despite concerns about its safety and a lack of consent from the refugees
Since 20th century Afghan refugees in Pakistan: Afghan citizens temporarily residing in Pakistan as refugees or asylum seekers - Monthly updated 'Registered Afghan Refugees in Pakistan', according to UNHCR
Since 2005 waves of returning Afghan refugees leaving Pakistan for Afghanistan: After in 2005 the government of Pakistan began registering all Afghans, and the number of registered Afghans was reported at 2.15 million in February 2007, after 2010 amid emerging Arab spring, in a first wave a reported 229,000 Afghan refugees returned from Pakistan, and in 2016 a total of 380,884 Afghan refugees left Pakistan for Afghanistan, as most were born and raised in Pakistan but are still counted as citizens of Afghanistan, as the UNHCR reported in December 2020 that about 1.4 million registered Afghans still remained in Pakistan
20 September 2021 Pakistan says it is unable to take any more refugees, deporting new arrivals back to Afghanistan: 20 September 2021: Fleeing Afghan Hazaras face uncertain future in Pakistan, as Pakistan says it is unable to take any more refugees and has begun deporting new arrivals back to Afghanistan
23 September 2021 dozens of Afghan women have escaped Taliban rule with the assistance of Israeli NGO: 23 September 2021: Dozens of Afghan women have escaped Taliban rule with the assistance of an Israeli humanitarian organization working with two Israeli businessmen, according to a Yediot Ahronoth report saying Sylvan Adams and Aaron Frenkel provided the funding for Israel's successful effort to help the women – the Afghan women's national cycling team – leave Afghanistan, where the Taliban has increasingly moved to restrict the rights women gained in the two decades after 9/11 and the group's ouster from power
Since February 2022 Ukrainian refugee crisis in the heart of Europe: Since 24 February 2022 - the date of dictator Putin's ordered invasion Russia's independent neighbor state - Ukrainian refugee crisis, the ongoing movement of people caused by Russian military's invasion and war crimes, beginning shortly before the invasion started in late February. More than 2.8 million refugees have left Ukraine as of 13 March 2022, while an unknown number of people have been displaced within the country. The invasion has caused Europe's largest refugee crisis since World War II and its aftermath, the first of its kind in Europe since the wars of Yugoslavia in the 1990s, and one of the largest refugee crises in the world in the 21st century, with the highest refugee flight rate in the world.
February/March 2022 neighboring countries of Ukraine, number of refugees who have entered them: Countries bordering Ukraine which have received more than 10,000 Ukrainian refugees until 19 March 2022 according to UNHCR figures, including Poland (2,050,392 refugees), Romania (527,247 refugees), Moldova (362,514 refugees), Hungary (305,518 refugees), and Slovakia (245,569 refugees), as UNHCR said on 19 March 2022 the entirety of Ukrainian refugees since February includes 3,389,044 citizens - 17 March 2022: Czech Republic on the verge of its capacity to handle more refugees, equipped to take in the number of refugees that corresponds with 2% of the population, or over 200,000 people, as PM Petr Fiala said that there are currently 270,000 refugees in Czechia who have fled 'hostilities'

Internally displaced persons, peopple forced to flee their home but who remain within their country's borders, often referred to as refugees, although they do not fall within the legal definitions of a refugee, as at the end of 2014, it was estimated there were 38.2 million IDPs worldwide, the highest level since 1989, the first year for which global statistics on IDPs are available
2007-2014 IDPs and people in IDP-like situations by country/territory: 2007-2014 UNHCR registered IDPs and people in IDP-like situations by country/territory, as at the end of 2014, it was estimated there were 38.2 million IDPs worldwide, as the countries with the largest IDP populations were Syria (7.6 million), Colombia (6 million), Iraq (3.6 million), the D.R. Congo (2.8 million), Sudan (2.2 million), South Sudan (1.9 million), Pakistan (1.4 million), Nigeria (1.2 million) and Somalia (1.1 million
June 2019 41.3 million internally displaced persons: 19 June 2019: An unprecedented 70.8 million people around the world have been forced from home, among them nearly 25.9 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18, including 41.3 million internally displaced persons, according to UN
Since October/December 2019 UN's panel on Internal Displacement: 3 December 2019: UN's High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement, following statement of 23 October announcing the establishment
April 2020 50.8m people around the world recorded as internally displaced in 2019: 28 April 2020: A total of 50.8 million people around the world were recorded as internally displaced last year, forced from their homes by conflict and disaster. This is the highest number ever, and 10 million more than in 2018, according to IDMC, as covid-19 is likely to impact aid for people forced from their homes by conflict and disaster around the world - 2020 IDMC’s Global Report on Internal Displacement, the official repository of data and analysis on internal displacement, as this year's GRID breaks down data by conflict, violence and disasters across 145 countries
5 May 2020 UN says 19 million children among 46 million displaced in 2019: 5 May 2020: UN children’s agency says that an estimated 46 million people — 19 million of them children — fled violence and conflict last year but remained in their home country, and millions more were displaced by disasters
23 September 2020 internal displacements reach 15m since January with worst 'still to come': as millions of people were uprooted from their homes by conflict, violence and natural disasters in the first six months of this year 2020 according to new research
1 December 2021 new records of migration and internal displacements in 2020: 1 décembre 2021: Le nombre de migrations dans le monde a augmenté en 2020 pour atteindre 281 millions de personnes, soit 3,6 % de la population mondiale. Une hausse limitée par les restrictions de voyage liées au covid-19. Le nombre de personnes déplacées à l'intérieur de leur propre pays, lui, a explosé en raison d'une série de conflits, de violences et de catastrophes naturelles, selon l'ONU

Causes of refugee crises include war and civil war, human rights violations, environment and climate crises, economic hardship
2008-2016 list of refugees and total population of concern by UN region: 2008-2016 list of refugees and total population of concern by UN region, including 21,288,728 people in Africa in 2016, 31,168,078 people in Asia in 2016, 8,061,269 people in Latin America in 2016, and 6,210,994 people in Europe in 2016
Since 2014 motives in the European refugee crisis credited to political conflicts such as Syria: Migrant motives in the European refugee and migrant crisis since 2014/2015 - primarily credited to the inundation of refugees due to political and social conflicts in regions such as Syria, the greatest number of refugees fleeing to Europe originate from Syria
June 2018 5,645,518 total registered Syrian refugees: 5,645,518 total registered Syrian refugees on 7 June 2018
18 December 2019 'International Migrants Day' - Russian and Assad regime's attacks on civilians including a convoy of displaced people: 18 décembre 2019: Alors que c'est ce mercredi 'la journée internationale des migrants', l'ONU rappelle que 71 millions de personnes ont été déplacées à cause des guerres ou persécutions - 18 December 2019: The civilian death toll continues to rise with Russian and Assad regime's attacks on towns and villages and a convoy of displaced people being hit on the Aleppo-Damascus highway
23 September 2020 millions of people were uprooted by conflict, violence and natural disasters since January 2020: as millions of people were uprooted from their homes by conflict, violence and natural disasters in the first six months of this year 2020 according to new research
20 May 2021 refugee organisation says 30m new displacements in 2020 due to floods, storms or wildfires: 20 May 2021: Intense storms and flooding triggered three times more displacements than violent conflicts did last year, as the number of people internally displaced worldwide hit the highest level on record, as there were at least 55 million internally displaced people by the end of last year, according to figures published by the IDMC, and as there were more than twice as many people displaced within their own country as forced out of their country as refugees


Outline of war - List of ongoing armed conflicts - Causes of war - War, history of war and types of war - Lists of wars by date - time is the same for all, but not lifetime

Ethnic conflict
Ethnic conflicts by region and country: Ethnic conflicts by region and country

Nationalism and its history - Nation - Nation state - Types of nationalism
Nationalism by country: Nationalism by country - Neo-Fascism and neo-Nazi linked politics by country
Nationalism in the 21st century: Nationalism in the 21st century

Chauvinism, an exaggerated nationalism and a belligerent belief in national superiority
Racism: Racism - Racism by country
White supremacy ideology resulting from European means of violence: White supremacy ideology centered upon the sight, that 'white' people are superior in certain characteristics, traits, and attributes (in fact the means of violence mainly developed in Europe since many centuries and now worldwide) to people constituting the majority of the world's population - White nationalism by country

Imperialism, originating from the Roman 'imperium', a policy of extending a state's power and influence through colonization, use of military force and other means, originating from the Roman 'imperium', which means the conquest and rule over large territories for the purpose of slave hunting and submission
Colonialism and exploitation colonialism: Colonialism, the establishment of a colony in one territory by a political power from another territory, and the subsequent maintenance, expansion, and exploitation of that colony - Exploitation colonialism, the national economic policy of conquering a country to exploit its natural resources and its native population
History of colonialism: History of colonialism

Military history, as essential subjects of military history study are the causes of war, the social and cultural foundations, military doctrine on each side, the logistics, leadership, technology, strategy, and tactics used, and how these changed over time
Periods of military history since ancient warfare: Periods of military history since ancient warfare
Roman military, slavery in ancient Rome and Roman economy: Roman empire's military and Imperial Roman army, the terrestrial armed forces deployed by the Roman Empire from about 30 BC to 476 AD, the final period in the long history of the Roman army - Slavery in ancient Rome - Roman economy

Dictatorship, an authoritarian form of government, characterized by a single leader or group of leaders - Military dictatorship, a dictatorship wherein the military exerts complete or substantial control over political authority, and a dictator is often a high ranked military officer
Caesarism and the rule of military warlords: Caesarism and the rule of military warlords following the dictatorship of Julius Caesar and the rise of the Roman Empire since 60 BC - Emperor - Emperors by country
Bonapartism: Bonapartism, Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte's coup d'état in December 1851 in France and his rule as Napoleon III 1852-1870
Fascism: Fascism, a form of authoritarian ultranationalism characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and strong regimentation of society and of the economy
National Socialism: National Socialism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party, a form of fascism, but also incorporating antisemitism, anti-communism, scientific racism, and eugenics
Military dictatorships, neo-fascism and neo-Nazism in the 20th and 21st century: Military dictatorships in the 20th and 21st century - Neo-fascism since World War II - Neo-Nazism consists of post-World War II militant social or political movements seeking to revive and implement the ideology of Nazism

History of weapons, as humans have developped and used weapons in warfare, hunting, self-defense, law enforcement, and criminal activity for thousands of years, using different materials from stone and wood to different metals, chemicals and modern synthetic materials such as plastics
Crime of aggression: Crime of aggression - An invasion is a military offensive in which large parts of combatants of one geopolitical entity aggressively enter territory controlled by another such entity, generally with the objective of either conquering, liberating or re-establishing control or authority over a territory - List of invasions - Military conquest - Warfare
Timeline of the gunpowder age and gunpowder weapons since 2nd century: Timeline of the gunpowder age, beginning with Taoist experminents since second century developping the re-gunpowder formula - Taoism, going back at least to the 4th century BCE - History of gunpowder
Since the later middle ages 'advanced' warfare: 'Advanced' warfare since the later middle ages, as Europeans were by all means trying to outclass the Byzantines, the Indians, the Arabs, the indigenous people in Africa and the Americas in siege technology
Early modern warfare: Early modern warfare is associated with the start of the widespread use of gunpowder and the development of suitable weapons to use the explosive, including artillery and firearms
1700-1900 long rifle: 1700-1900 long rifle, also known as Kentucky or Pennsylvania rifle, was one of the first commonly used rifles characterized by an unusually long barrel, used by British American colonies in their wars against Native Americans and other wars - Since the early 1700s the longrifle was developed in southeastern Pennsylvania, becoming more popular due to their longer effective range, when a rifleman could hit a man-sized target at a range of 200 yards or more
Since 19th century military technology amid industrial revolutions: History of military technology - Rise of capitalism, the economic system based on the private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit
Militarization in modern history: Militarization, the process by which a society organizes itself for military conflict and violence - Militarism as a cause of World War I, as German kingdom of Prussia and empire is considered the major wellspring of European militarism in modern history based on 'advanced' gunpowder weapons - List of military writers including German Nazigeneral Heinz Guderian, who developed principles of Blitzkrieg 'Achtung – Panzer', and German Nazigeneral Erwin Rommel 'Infantry Attacks' - July/August 1945 adressing the Empire of Japan 'Potsdam Declaration' of USA's Harry S. Truman, UK's Winston Churchill and China's Chiang Kai-shek, forced to state if Empire of Japan did not surrender, it would face 'prompt and utter destruction', but the empire - also after receiving many millions of leaflets since years and now - not even responded, busy and eager to continue killing and war crimes

Will, parts of the mind along with reason and understanding, as since Aristotle actions divided into three categories including voluntary acts, non-voluntary actions, involuntary or unwilling acts - A so-called 'general will' ('volonté générale'), the supposed 'will of the people as a whole', a term used by Jean-Jacques Rousseau in the preparation of the French Revolution since 1789, then in Article Six of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (Déclaration des droits de l'Homme et du citoyen), as following thinkers argued that Rousseau's account of the general will will inevitably lead also to the 'Reign of Terror', the ending of the French Revolution - In the 19th century the following thinker Karl Marx argued that 'in the analysis of economic forms neither microscopes nor chemical reagents are of assistance. The power of abstraction must replace both'

Arms industry depending on decisions and production processes - Weapons by country - Since 19th/20th century development of modern physics and chemistry linked with industrial revolution and history of technology - History of military technology and world wars - Modern military technology
Weapons by user, by function and by industry - Lists of weapons by type

Forces of self-destruction and weapons of mass destruction: Weapons of mass destruction - Chemical weapon, chemical agents and poison gas - Chemical warfare - Biological warfare - Weapons of mass destruction by country
Since 1914 chemical warfare in German empire's WWI amid advanced industrial era: Chemical warfare, industrial era and World War I 1914-1918 started by German Empire and Austria-Hungary - Chlorine gas was first used as a weapon in World War I by Germany in assaulted Belgium in 1915 - Since 1917 Mustard agent, first used effectively in World War I by the German army against British and Canadian soldiers near Ypres, Belgium, in 1917 and later also against the French Second Army - Chemical warfare, World War II 1939-1945, Imperial Japanese Army's chemical warfare and NSDAP-Germany
1920s, 1942-1945 German empire's Zyklon B extermination tool: Zyklon B, a cyanide-based pesticide invented in Germany in the early 1920s, in early 1942 Zyklon B emerged as the preferred killing tool of Nazi Germany for use in extermination camps during the Holocaust
1928 no real change in Germam empire: 11 June 1928: Sir W. Davison asks the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has obtained any explanation from the German Government with regard to the large quantities of phosgene poison gas found to be stored in Hamburg contrary to the express terms of the peace treaty, as disclosed by the recent explosion of a tank containing the gas, with consequent serious loss of life, and what action is being taken in the matter - 1928: Aus ist's mit den bösen Kriegen, sagt der Völkerbund, Friedenstauben munter fliegen um das Erdenrund, Es ertönt in jedem Land Friedensmusik, Und geächtet und verbannt ist jetzt der Krieg, Nur zum Spaß macht man Gas, weil's noch keiner kennt, Panzerkreuzer sind das beste Friedensinstrument, Tankgeschwader, Fliegerbomben - nur für den Sport, Niemand denkt mehr an den Massenmord
1936-1939 Spanish fascists supported by German and Italian empire: 1936-1939 support for the Spanish fascists by Germany and Italy and policiy of non-intervention and isolationism of the Republic by the United Kingdom, France and USA, later identified as disastrous
September 1936 League of Nations tolerated fascists' war against democracy: September 1936: Spanish FM Julio Álvarez del Vayo appealed to the League of Nations in September 1936 for arms to defend Spain's territorial integrity and political independence, but the League members would not intervene in the Spanish Civil War nor prevent foreign intervention in the conflict, did ban foreign volunteers in February 1937, while Adolf Hitler and Mussolini continued to aid Franco's fascists
1938 poison gas 'Sarin' produced in Germany: Sarin was discovered in 1938 in Wuppertal-Elberfeld in Germany by 'scientists' at IG Farben who were attempting to create stronger pesticides and in mid-1939, the formula for the agent was passed to the chemical warfare section of the German Army Weapons Office, which ordered that it be brought into mass production for wartime use
1983–1988, 1991 use of poison gas including 'Sarin': 1983–1988 use of mustard and nerve agent in the Iraq–Iran War by Iraqi Saddam regime forces - Halabja chemical attack by Saddam regime forces against the Kurdish people that took place on 16 March 1988, killing between 3,200 and 5,000 people and injuring 7,000 to 10,000 more, most of them civilians - 1991 use of chemical weapons by Saddam regime forces in Southern Iraq against the Popular Uprising
August 2013 poison gas 'Sarin' used by Assad regime against the Syrian people: 21 August 2013: Ghouta chemical attack occurred in Syria, two opposition-controlled areas in the suburbs around Damascus were struck by rockets containing the chemical agent sarin - Foreign government assessments regarding the August 2013 Ghouta sarin gas attack - International reactions to the Ghouta chemical attack
April 1915 - present, Chlorine first used by German war criminals: 16 September 2016: Chlorine, the gas of war crimes, first used by German war criminals 1915 in Belgium and later used since 2011-present by Assad and connected war criminals against the Syrian people - 16 September 2016: UN-led international inquiry has identified two Syrian Assad regime air force helicopter squadrons and two other military units it holds responsible for chlorine gas attacks on civilians
June 2018: 19 June 2018: The rapid rise of synthetic biology has raised the risk of a new generation of bioweapons, according to a major USA report
October 2018 Assad's chemical attacks: 15 October 2018: A BBC investigation shows for the first time the extent to which chemical weapons have been crucial to Assad regime's war-winning strategy, saying there is enough evidence to be confident that at least 106 chemical attacks have taken place in Syria since September 2013, when Assad signed the international Chemical Weapons Convention and agreed to destroy the country's chemical weapons stockpile following the Ghouta chemical attack
February 2019 Assad's chemical attacks: 17 February 2019: New report shows there were at least 336 chemical attacks over the course of Assad's war in Syria, with 98% of them carried out by Bashar Assad’s regime, the remaining 2% attributed to the Islamic State terrorist group, and with approximately 90% of all confirmed attacks occurring after the infamous 'red line' war crime of August 2013, according to the 'Global Public Policy Institute', calling on the international community to target the military formations responsible for attacks including regime’s helicopter fleet, to prevent delivery of chemical munitions
6 October 2020 UN and EU member Germany asked by human rights groups to probe Syria chemical attacks 2013 and 2017: 6 October 2020: Human rights groups ask Germany to probe Syria chemical attacks, as 3 organizations - including Open Society Justice Initiative, the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression and the group Syrian Archive - want German AG to investigate deadly sarin attacks on Eastern Ghouta in 2013 and Khan Shaykhun in 2017, arguing there is enough evidence to blame regime and Assad - 6 October 2020: A group of NGOs has submitted a criminal complaint to the German courts over sarin gas attacks in Syria, a legal milestone which marks the first step on the long road to holding Bashar al-Assad’s regime accountable for its use of chemical weapons

Forces of self-destruction and nuclear weapons: Nuclear weapon and Nuclear warfare - Nuclear weapon design - List of nuclear weapons - List of states with nuclear weapons - Nuclear weapons debate
1939-1945 German, Italian and Japanese empires World War II and nuclear warfare: In contrast to conventional warfare the use of nuclear weaponry in nuclear warfare produces never seen destruction in the shortest possible time also having a long lasting radiological warfare dimension
History of nuclear weapons - Since 19th/20th century development of modern physics linked with industrial revolution and history of technology - Nuclear history by country

Since early 20th century timeline of nuclear weapons development: Timeline of nuclear weapons development since early 20th century
Since 1933 German Nazis in power and nuclear arms race: Nuclear arms race before, during and since German, Italian and Japanese empires World War II, having man-made causes, origins, weapons and methods
Since April 1939 Nazi Germany's nuclear weapons program: Since April 1939 German nuclear weapons program, neglected after the German Nazi army's, including later Nazi Field Marshall Erwin Rommel, brutal invasion, later occupation of Poland and never seen genocide
Since 1930s-1940/41 Japanese empire's program to develop nuclear weapons: Japanese program to develop nuclear weapons, conducted during World War II
August-October 1939 'Einstein–Szilárd letter' warning USA that Germany might develop atomic bombs: August-October 1939 'Einstein–Szilárd letter' sent to USA's Franklin D. Roosevelt, warning that Germany might develop atomic bombs
Since September 1939 German invasion of Poland leading to USA's Uranium Committee since October: Uranium Committee, later evolving into the S-1 Section of the OSRD, when that organization absorbed the NDRC in June 1941 and the S-1 Executive Committee in June 1942, that laid the groundwork for the Manhattan Project
Since 1942 USA's 'Manhattan Project': USA's 'Manhattan Project' since 1942 was a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II - 'Trinity' nuclear test, the first detonation of a nuclear weapon on 16 July 1945, as part of USA's Manhattan Project and approved by the government on 25 July, warning aggressors and war criminals - 26 July 1945 'Potsdam Declaration' (USA, United Kingdom, China) stating, if Empire of Japan did not surrender, it would face 'prompt and utter destruction' - 'Operation Downfall' allied plan for the invasion of Japan to end World War II, abandoned when Japan surrendered following the August 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Since 1945 nuclear weapons tests by USA, Soviet Union/Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Israel and North Korea: 1945-2017 number of nuclear weapons tests by state (USA, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Israel and North Korea) - List of nuclear test sites - List of nuclear weapon test locations - Historical nuclear weapons stockpiles and nuclear tests by country - Nuclear weapons by country
May 1974 India's first nuclear bomb test, code-named 'Smiling Buddha': May 1974 India's first successful 'peaceful' nuclear bomb test, code-named 'Smiling Buddha', when a bomb was detonated on the Pokhran army base in Rajasthan by the Indian Army - International reaction to the nuclear test conducted by India, code-named 'Smiling Buddha'
2016 distribution of nuclear weapons: 13 June 2016: At the start of 2016 nine states, the USA, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea, together possessed a total of approximately 15,395 nuclear weapons, Russia and the USA still account for more than 93% of all nuclear weapons, as both Russia and the USA have extensive and expensive nuclear modernization programmes under way, according to SIPRI
2016/2017 an estimated 15,400 nuclear weapons: 11 March 2017: There were an estimated 15,400 nuclear weapons in 2016, as China was thought to have 260 warheads in early 2016, India is thought to have 100-120 nuclear weapons now, Pakistan may have as many as 130 and North Korea now thought to have 10 nuclear weapons - 21 September 2017: China, India, North Korea and Pakistan expanding their nuclear arsenals, according to SIPRI, also saying that developments in North Korea’s nuclear program 'contributed to international political instability with potentially serious knock-on effects'
May 2018 Iranian regime's nuclear archive: 8 May 2018: Israel says it has briefed 22 countries on Iranian regime's nuclear archive smuggled out of Tehran earlier in this year 2018 to garner more support for renewed international pressure on Iran
June 2018 modernizing of existing nuclear weapon systems: 18 June 2018: All the nuclear weapon-possessing states are developing new nuclear weapon systems and modernizing their existing systems, as at the start of 2018 nine states possessed approximately 14,465 nuclear weapons, according to Sipri
Since 4 September 2019 Iranian regime's nuclear program: 4 September 2019: Iranian regime to develop nuclear centrifuges - 7 September 2019: Iran injects uranium gas into advanced centrifuges, violating nuclear deal - 10 September 2019: UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran installing advanced centrifuges, urging regime to ‘respond promptly’ to concerns over its breaches of limits set down in fast-unraveling nuclear deal with major powers
5 September 2019 Turkish Erdogan regime wants nuclear weapons: 5 September 2019: Erdogan tells his ruling 'Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi' that Turkey should have nuclear weapons like Israel, saying fact his country is barred from having atomic bombs is unacceptable, adding Israel is untouchable due to nuclear deterrent
10 September 2019 Saudi regime wants to enrich uranium: 10 September 2019: Saudi Arabia’s new energy minister said his country wants to pursue a 'full cycle' nuclear program, which would entail the kingdom processing and enriching its own uranium, after regime has previously announced plans to spend $80 billion to build 16 nuclear reactors over the coming two decades as it diversifies energy
27/28 October 2020 UN watchdog says Iran building new underground nuclear facility: 27 October 2020: UN watchdog says Iran building new underground nuclear facility, as inspectors confirmed regime has started building an underground centrifuge assembly plant - 28 October 2020: Iran has begun construction at its Natanz nuclear facility, satellite images released Wednesday showed, just as the UN’s nuclear agency acknowledged Tehran was building an underground advanced centrifuge assembly plant - 28 October 2020: UN nuclear agency says Iran is building underground advanced centrifuge assembly plant
13 January 2021 Kim Jong Un vows to boost North Korea’s nuclear arsenal: 13 January 2021: Kim Jong Un vows to boost North Korea’s nuclear arsenal, insisting USA (!) policy toward Pyongyang regime 'will never change'

Nuclear proliferation
Since the 1970s Nuclear proliferation to Pakistan and North Korea: Nuclear proliferation to Pakistan and North Korea since the 1970s
Since 1980 Swiss engineer, network trafficking in nuclear proliferation to Pakistan, Iran, Libya, and North Korea: Since 1980 Swiss engineer Friedrich Tinner connected with the Khan network trafficking in the proliferation of nuclear materials and know-how to Pakistan, Iran, Libya, and North Korea and later cover-up to hide the involvement of Urs Tinner with the CIA - 31 May 2008: Nuclear bomb blueprints and manuals on how to manufacture weapons-grade uranium for warheads are feared to be circulating on the international black market, according to investigators tracking the world's most infamous nuclear smuggling racket
2004 Khan's confession and 2011 Tinner nuclear smuggling trial: 4 February 2004: Abdul Qadeer Khan, the father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, today asked the country's president to forgive him for selling its secrets abroad - 13 December 2011: Switzerland has charged three members of the Swiss Friedrich Tinner family for their role in the Abdul Qadeer Khan nuclear smuggling network, involving Switzerland's defence ministry destroying vital evidence in the case, and blocking the prosecution of the Tinners and the CIA for espionage, after a plea deal which will mean that their claims of collaboration with the CIA will not be examined in court
2015 tactics to trivialize proliferation risks: 28 May 2015: Myth of a peaceful nuclear technology and tactics to trivialize the proliferation risks, as the use of civil facilities and materials in nuclear weapons research or systematic weapons programs has been commonplace and has occurred in at least the following countries Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Egypt, France, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Libya, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, UK, USA, and Yugoslavia
2017 threat of nuclear proliferation debate: 18 October 2017: Experts and former senior officials from around the world met in Paris to discuss the threat of nuclear proliferation, something they believe is ignored despite the dire situation and, according to some, worse than it was during the Cold War - October 2017 Conference of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe 'Topical Issues of Nuclear Non-Proliferation'

Since 1950s list of nuclear close calls including incidents that could lead to, or could have led to at least one unintended nuclear detonation/explosion, as these incidents typically involve a perceived imminent threat to a nuclear-armed country which could lead to retaliatory strikes against the perceived aggressor, and as the damage caused by international nuclear exchange is not necessarily limited to the participating countries

Nuclear terrorism refers to any person or persons who detonate a nuclear weapon as an act of terrorism (meaning illegal or immoral use of violence for a political or religious cause), as in legal terms nuclear terrorism is an offense committed if a person unlawfully and intentionally 'uses in any way radioactive material … with the intent to cause death or serious bodily injury; or with the intent to cause substantial damage to property or to the environment; or with the intent to compel a natural or legal person, an international organization or a State to do or refrain from doing an act', according to the 2005 UN International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism

Vulnerability of nuclear plants to deliberate attack, of concern in the area of nuclear safety and security, as nuclear power plants, civilian research reactors, certain naval fuel facilities, uranium enrichment plants, fuel fabrication plants, and even potentially uranium mines are vulnerable to attacks which could lead to widespread radioactive contamination, as the attack threat is of several general types including commando-like ground-based attacks on equipment which if disabled could lead to a reactor core meltdown or widespread dispersal of radioactivity, and external attacks such as an aircraft crash into a reactor complex, or cyber attacks

Military robots are autonomous robots or remote-controlled mobile robots designed for military applications, from transport to search, rescue and attack - Lethal autonomous weapons, a type of autonomous military robot that can independently search and engage targets based on programmed constraints and descriptions and may operate in the air, on land, on water, under water, or in space - Unmanned combat aerial vehicle
Social production and reproduction, products and dual-use technology: Produkte als Resultat industrieller und technischer Revolutionen, Computer und EDV als verlängerter Verstand von Menschen mit Sprache(n), sogenannte 'Künstliche Intelligenz' (ein Widersinn oder besser Oxymoron) und militärische Nutzungen
April 2014 Russia leads new robotic arms race: 23 April 2014: Russia is taking the lead in a new robotic arms race, announcing that mobile robots, standing guard over five ballistic missile installations, can detect and destroy targets, without human involvement
April 2018 only 22 countries want global treaty to ban killer robots: 11 April 2018: Only 22 countries of the signatories to the UN's Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons support an outright ban of lethal autonomous weapons systems or killer robots - 11 April 2018: 5 years since the launch of the 'Campaign to Stop Killer Robots', a global coalition of non-governmental groups calling for a ban on fully autonomous weapons, says we’re running out of time to stop killer robot weapons
October 2018 states opposing restrictions on so-called killer robots: October 2018: The latest effort toward imposing binding international restrictions on so-called killer robots was thwarted by Russia and the USA, as a group of states led by France and Germany are opposing a legally binding measure, as another group of two dozen countries and a number of civil society organizations advocate for a legally binding prohibition on use of such weapons
January 2019 61% of people worldwide oppose killer robots: 22 January 2019: Global poll shows 61% of respondents oppose the use of lethal autonomous weapons systems, also known as fully autonomous weapons or killer robots, but their voices are ignored by nationalist and aggressive regimes such as Russian and Chinese and appertaining companies, as opposition was at 59% in Russia, recently frustrating diplomatic talks also at the CCW in November 2018 by using consensus rules to hinder meaningful progress against the wishes of the majority of states
March 2019 Russia, United Kingdom and USA oppose killer robot ban: 29 March 2019: Russia, United Kingdom and USA among those opposing killer robot ban, as UN delegates discussed restrictions to lethal autonomous weapons systems that use AI
August 2019 survey of the tech sector’s stance on lethal autonomous weapons: 19 August 2019: Synesis (Belarus), AerialX (Canada), SenseTime and Yitu (China), EarthCube (France), Roboteam (Israel), BlueBearSystems and Montvieux (United Kingdom), Amazon, Anduril, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle and more (all USA), are named among the world's 'highest risk' tech companies that might be putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to new global report from PAX, grading 50 companies from 12 countries, all working on big tech, hardware, AI software and system integration, pattern recognition, autonomous and swarming aerial systems, ground robots, as 'anything that's currently a weapon, people are working on autonomous versions, whether it's tanks, fighter aircraft, or submarines' (August 2019 survey of the tech sector’s stance on lethal autonomous weapons)
September 2019 former software engineer supports ban on killer robots: 15 September 2019: Former top Google software engineer Laura Nolan, who quit over military drone project and joined the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, fears AI and 'killer robots', having the potential to do 'calamitous things that they were not originally programmed for', could cause mass atrocities, warning they might accidentally start a war, and saying that killer robots not guided by human remote control should be outlawed by the same type of international treaty that bans chemical weapons
15 September 2021 UN rights chief urges moratorium on AI that risks rights abuses: 15 Setember 2021: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday called for a moratorium on the sale and use of artificial intelligence AI systems that threaten human rights until adequate safeguards are in place to ensure the technology will not be abused, saying 'we cannot afford to continue playing catch-up regarding AI – allowing its use with limited or no boundaries or oversight, and dealing with the almost inevitable human rights consequences after the fact' in a press release
18 December 2021 ahead of Christmas UN talks against killer robots fail, countries incl. Russia, USA opposing: 18 December 2021: Country officials and campaigners have expressed disappointment after UN talks on autonomous weapons systems – known as 'killer robots' – stopped short of launching negotiations into an international treaty to govern their use following opposition from manufacturing states, as - unlike existing semi-autonomous weapons such as drones - fully-autonomous weapons have no human-operated 'kill switch' and instead leave decisions over life and death to sensors, software and machine processes, as UN panel report in March 2021 said the first autonomous drone attack may have occurred in Libya, as the coordinator at 'Stop Killer Robots' Richard Moyes said governments 'need to draw a moral and legal line for humanity against the killing of people by machines', adding 'a clear majority of states see the need to ensure meaningful human control over the use of force. It’s time now for them to lead in order to prevent the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of killer robots'

List of countries by past and projected military expenditure - Weapon development - Defence and military equipment companies by country - Firearm manufacturers by country - 3D printed firearms - List of notable 3D printed weapons and parts
Weapons trade - Arms trafficking, the trafficking of contraband weapons and ammunition - what constitutes legal trade in firearms varies widely, depending on local and national laws - Small arms trade or the small arms market refer to both authorized and illicit markets for small arms and light weapons and their parts, accessories, and ammunition - Companies by arms sales - List of countries by military expenditures - Weapons by country - List of countries by level of military equipment
2001/2005 Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, as of November 2015 it has 114 parties, including 113 states and the European Union, Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Luxembourg, Monaco, Seychelles, United Kingdom have signed the protocol but have not yet ratified it, three of the top four arms manufacturers in the world — the USA, Russia, and France — did not sign the protocol - 2013/2014 Arms Trade Treaty, a multilateral treaty that regulates the international trade in conventional weapons, 92 states have ratified the treaty, and a further 41 states have signed but not ratified it
2011 rising landmine use: 23 November 2011: Landmine use 'highest since 2004' despite record clearances
2012 rising arms production and trade: 30. Januar 2012: Friedensforschungsinstitut Sipri prangert fehlende Kontrollen von Waffenschmuggel und Transportverboten an - 27. Februar 2012: Waffenindustrien wachsen trotz Wirtschaftskrise - USA und EU Konzerne größte Waffenproduzenten - 19. März 2012: Das Volumen der weltweiten Rüstungsgeschäfte hat in den vergangenen fünf Jahren um 24 Prozent zugenommen - auf die beiden grössten Rüstungsexporteure USA 30% und Russland 24% entfällt mehr als die Hälfte der weltweiten Waffenlieferungen - auf Platz drei folgt Deutschland mit neun Prozent - 29. August 2012: Jährliches Volumen des legalen internationalen Handels mit Kleinwaffen von mindestens 8,5 Milliarden Dollar
2013 arms trade treaty blocked by Iran, North Korea, Syria and not signed by China, Russia, USA: 29 March 2013: Iran, North Korea and Syria block UN arms trade treaty - 2 April 2013: By a vote of 154 in favor, 3 against (Iran, North Korea and Syria) and 23 abstentions (Russia, China, India, Indonesia etc.), UN adopts landmark treaty to regulate multibillion-dollar global arms trade - 3 June 2013: More than 60 countries sign arms trade treaty on first day, but not China, Russia and the USA
2014 SIPRI and AFP reports: 14 April 2014: Military spending continues to fall in the West but rises in China, Russia and Saudi Arabia and everywhere else, SIPRI says - 1 May 2014: European countries have approved billions in transfers of weapons and military-ready technology to China, AFP investigation shows
15 December 2014 Russian arms sales rise: 15 December 2014: Arms sales by Russian firms continue to expand despite a global downturn in defence spending, according to SIPRI
24 December 2014 Global arms trade deal without USA: 24 December 2014: Global arms trade deal takes effect, ratified by 60 nations, but not by the USA, the world's top arms exporter
2015 new killing technologies: 5 January 2015: 3D printing will revolutionize war and foreign policy not only by making possible incredible new designs but by turning the defense industry, IHS Technology, New America Foundation and BAE experts say - 6 October 2015: United Kingdom and USA are seeking to water down agreement over 'killer robots' (lethal autonomous weapons), so that any autonomous weapons deployed before United Nations's talks conclude will be beyond reach of ban, experts say
2015 arms spending rises: 16 March 2015: After Chinese arms sales surged 143% in 5 years, China now the world’s third-largest arms trader, the USA remains the first exporting 31% of global arms in 2010-2014 and Russia exported 27%, SIPRI says - 13 April 2015: Arms spending up globally, except in USA and western Europe, as Russia’s neighbors, like Iran’s, boost defense budgets, SIPRI says - 18 décembre 2015: Pour 2015, les budgets de défense en hausse dans le monde, les dépenses globales atteignent quelque 1650 milliards de dollars, selon un rapport
December 2015 arms for 'Islamic State' terrorists: 8 décembre 2015: Les transferts irresponsables d'armes effectués vers l'Irak depuis des décennies sont à l'origine du redoutable arsenal utilisé par le groupe Etat islamique, provenant d'au moins 25 pays dont une bonne partie de Russie, selon un ONG rapport
2016 arms imports and world military increase: 22 February 2016: Asia (India 14% of global arms imports, China 4.7%) and the Middle East (arms imports rose by 61% between 2006–10 and 2011–15) lead rise in arms imports, the USA (33%) and Russia (25%) remain largest arms exporters, says SIPRI - 3 avril 2016: L'utilisation d'armes interdites a atteint un niveau record depuis 2010 avec un pic entre 2014 et 2015, selon 'Handicap International' - 5 April 2016: World military expenditure totaled almost $ 7 trillion in 2015, according to SIPRI, an increase of 1% in real terms from 2014 also fueled by Mideast conflicts - 26 December 2016: USA and Obama administration increased weapons sales in 2015, maintaining its position as the world’s dominant supplier, as the sale of global arms dropped slightly to $80bn from 2014’s $89bn, according to a new USA congressional study
February 2016 equipment for 'Islamic State' terrorists: 25 février 2016: 51 sociétés de 20 pays (turques, indiennes, chinoises, brésiliennes, russes ou encore américaines) sont impliquées dans la fourniture des composants qui servent à fabriquer les bombes de l'Etat islamique, selon une étude commandée par l'UE
2017 global arms trade rises: 20 February 2017: Global arms trade reaches highest point since cold war era, as Middle East almost doubles weapons imports, as USA and Europe remain the main suppliers, as China joins top-tier exporters, as India was the world’s largest importer of major arms, and as arms imports by states in Asia and Oceania accounted for 43% of global imports in 2012–2016, according to SIPRI - 24 avril 2017: La Russie avec 69,2 milliards de dollars a repris en 2016 à l'Arabie saoudite, malgré la crise économique qu'elle traverse, la troisième place mondiale en matière de dépenses militaires, derrière les Etats-Unis et la Chine, selon SIPRI - 13 September 2017: North Korea singled out alongside Saudi Arabia and Iran as one of the world’s most secretive major exporters of small arms, including Kalashnikovs, rockets and machine guns, according to the Small Arms Survey Trade Update 2017 - 11 December 2017: Sales of arms and military services by the world’s largest arms-producing and military services companies totalled $374.8 billion in 2016, 1.9% higher compared with 2015 and representing an increase of 38% since 2002, according to SIPRI
2018 global transfer of major weapons systems SIPRI report: 12 March 2018: Global transfer of major weapons systems between 2013 and 2017 rose by 10% compared with the precedent period, as the USA, Russia, France, Germany, China and the UK remain the world's biggest weapons exporter, as India, which receives most of its arms from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and China were the world’s top five importers, and as 'based on deals signed during the Obama administration, USA arms deliveries in 2013–17 reached their highest level since the late 1990s', according to SIPRI
March 2019 SIPRI report on 2014–2018 period: 11 March 2019: The volume of international transfers of major arms in 2014–2018 was 7.8% higher than in 2009–2013 and 23% higher than in 2004–2008, according to SIPRI, also saying arms flows to the Middle East surge and that the 5 largest exporters in 2014–2018 were the USA, Russia, France, Germany and China
April 2019 military expenditure increase SIPRI report: 29 April 2019: Total world military expenditure rose to $1822 billion in 2018, representing an increase of 2.6% from 2017, according to SIPRI, saying that the five biggest spenders in 2018 were the USA, China, Saudi Arabia, India and France, which together accounted for 60% of global military spending, as military spending by the USA increased for the first time since 2010
December 2019 arms sales rise 4,6%: 9 December 2019: Sales of arms and military services by the sector’s largest 100 companies, excluding those in China, totalled $420 billion in 2018, marking an increase of 4.6% compared with the previous year, according to SIPRI
March 2020 USA and France dramatically increase major arms exports: 9 March 2020: USA and France dramatically increased major arms exports during the past five years, when USA, Russia, France, Germany and China were the largest exporters and the flow of arms to the Middle East, facing brutal and endless wars, has increased, as war crimes committing Russia came to Syrian with its own arms, as Saudi Arabia, India and Egypt are the largest arms importers, and as in 2019, when foreign military involvement in Libya was condemned by the UN Security Council, the UAE had major arms import deals ongoing with Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the UK and the USA, says SIPRI
12 September 2020 French-Greek massive arms deal: 12 September 2020: Amid tensions with Turkey and UN-backed Libyan government, Greece plagued by debt announces massive arms purchase including 18 French-made Rafale warplanes, four multi-purpose frigates and four navy helicopters, anti-tank weapons, navy torpedoes and airforce missiles, while also recruiting 15,000 new troops and pouring resources into the national arms industry and cyber-attack defence
7 December 2020 arms sales in 2019 8.5% more than in 2018: 7 December 2020: Sales of arms and military services by the sector’s largest 25 companies totalled US$361 billion in 2019, 8.5% more than in 2018, as largest companies have a geographically diverse international presence, Sipri says - 23 November 2020: Swiss banks have given loans and hold shares worth nearly $11 billion in companies like Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and General Dynamics, according to a study by independent researchers Profundo, as the Swiss National Bank SNB, UBS and Credit Suisse have the biggest exposure, and as Young Greens Party's Julia Kueng said 'an enormous amount of money comes from Switzerland into an industry which profits from death and destruction' - List of wars, ongoing armed conflicts and deaths by country, including Syria, Yemen, Afghanistan, Iraq, Mexico, South Sudan, Libya, Ukraine
3 January 2021 Germany approved $1.41bn in arms exports to the 'Middle East' in 2020: 3 January 2021: German government approved $1.41 billion in arms exports during 2020 in arms deals to Middle East and weapons exports to countries involved in the deadly conflicts in Yemen and Libya, including weapons and military equipment worth €752 million to Egypt worth over €305.1 million to Qatar, over €51 million to the United Arab Emirates, €23.4 million for Kuwait and around €22.9 million to Turkey, and as licenses were granted to Jordan totaling €1.7 million and Bahrain amounting to €1.5 million, as Germany - responsible for two world wars - is among the world's top five weapons exporters


Forces of self-destruction and non-combat military accidents: Non-combat military accidents - Military nuclear accidents and incidents - List of military nuclear accidents - Sunken nuclear submarines
June 1942 Nazi Germany's Leipzig L-IV experiment accident: 23 June 1942 Nazi Germany's Leipzig L-IV experiment accident, as early type of a nuclear reactor L-IV led to the first nuclear accident in history, consisting of steam explosion and reactor fire, shortly after the Leipzig L-IV atomic pile — worked on by Werner Heisenberg and Robert Döpel — demonstrated Germany's first signs of neutron propagation, and as the device was checked for a possible heavy water leak
March 1954 USA's first deployable 'Bikini Atoll hydrogen bomb': 1 March 1954 USA's first deployable 'Bikini Atoll hydrogen bomb' in the Republic of the Marshall Islands with a miscalculation of high levels of fallout, as the 'secret' Castle Bravo test quickly became an international incident, prompting calls for a ban on the atmospheric testing of thermonuclear devices
September 1957 Russia's Kyshtym disaster and radioactive contamination accident: 29 September 1957 Kyshtym disaster, a radioactive contamination accident that occurred at Mayak, a plutonium production site for nuclear weapons and nuclear fuel reprocessing plant located in the closed city of Chelyabinsk in the Russian SFSR, the second worst nuclear incident (by radioactivity released) after the Chernobyl disaster
May 1962 French nuclear test 'Béryl incident' in the French colony of Algeria: 1 May 1962 French nuclear test 'Béryl incident' in the French colony of Algeria, during which soldiers were heavily contaminated by radioactivity, and ongoing health effects including leukemia 22 years later and cancer, as the number of contaminated in Algeria remains unknown to this day, and as the possible contamination of the food chain following the re-flight and local concentration of radionuclides have not been the object of study
Accidents and incidents involving military aircraft: Accidents and incidents involving military aircraft - Lists of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft since 19th century on the way to World War I and World War II
UAV-related incidents: Lists of UAV-related incidents by period and country
2019 military drone crashes: 9 June 2019: Military drone crashes raise fears for civilians, as two military drones are crashing every month on average, according to research that raises questions about the safety of the technology, both in conflict zones and civilian environments


Man-made disasters and violence by country: Man-made disasters by country - Violence by country - Wars by country - Lists of wars by country - War crimes committed by country - War crimes by country - Massacres by country - Terrorism by country - Terrorism committed by country
World War I by country - World War II by country - The Holocaust by country - Aftermath of World War II by country
Prior to WWI August Bebel's 'secret diplomacy' for years to keep the peace: Prior to WWI SPD's August Bebel saw with great concern that the German-British relationship was deteriorating, warning against an expansion of the German navy, as - in particular - his criticism of the naval armor led him to 'flee into secret diplomacy' and for years he had been in contact with British government circles, warning the British government several times that their armaments efforts would be eased, and until shortly before his death, he delivered political assessments and reports to the British, but the United Kingdom missed to take the friend of deceased Karl Marx seriously


Terrorism and terrorism by country: History of Terrorism - Terrorism by country - Terrorism committed by country - Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create fear and terror among masses of people to achieve a religious or political aim, and is used in this regard primarily to refer to violence during peacetime or in war against non-combatants (mostly civilians and neutral military personnel), while the terms 'terrorist' and 'terrorism' originated during the French Revolution of the late 18th century and its 1793-1794 period 'Reign of Terror', called 'La Terreur' in France
Since August 1914 German terror 'Schrecklichkeit' in empire's march through Belgium starting WWI: Since August 1914 German terror, called 'Schrecklichkeit' or 'frightfulness' by English speakers to describe a perceived military policy of the German Army towards civilians in World War I, that was the basis of German actions during their march through Belgium in 1914, later in France, the Russian-held area of Poland, and in Russia
24/25 August 1914 Belgian city of Antwerp first civilian target to be bombed from the air by Germany: 24/25 August 1914 Belgian city of Antwerp the first civilian target to be bombed from the air, when Antwerp - at that moment the National Redoubt of Belgium - was bombed by German empire forces, but instead of targeting the surrounding fortresses, the Zeppelin LZ 25's intention was to bomb the clearly distinguishable historical centre of the city, and after dropping approximately ten bombs, ten people were killed and forty injured
Since August 1914 German bombing of cities during World War I and later: Since August 1914 German bombing of cities during World War I - April 1937 bombing of Guernica, an aerial bombing of the Basque town of Guernica carried out by Franco's allies, the Nazi German Luftwaffe's Condor Legion and the Fascist Italian Aviazione Legionaria, causing hundreds of civilian victims - World War II bombing of cities conducted by Germany - 1940-1941 German bombing campaign against British industrial targets, towns, and cities including Birmingham, Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff, Coventry, Glasgow, Hull, Liverpool, Manchester, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Sheffield, Southampton, killing more than 40,000 civilians beginning with raids on London during the Second World War
German empire's WWI, NSDAP ruled German empire's war crimes in World War II, creation of the UN: German empire's World War I war crimes (including Chemical weapons in warfare, in Belgium, Bombardment of English coastal towns, Unrestricted submarine warfare), NSDAP ruled German empire's war crimes in World War II, massacres and war crimes by location in Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Croatia, Czechoslovakia, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, as 'Wikipedia' is listing also a timeline of German crimes in this period, that led to the creation of the 'United Nations'
20th, 21st centuries war crimes since 1946–1954 Indochina War, the October 1945 foundation of the UN: 20th, 21st centuries war crimes since the October 1945 foundation of the UN, since 1946–1954 Indochina War and many more following conflicts, listed by 'Wikipedia' by period focused on main global conflicts
2011–present Syrian Assad regime's, Iranian regime's, Russian Putin regime's war against the Syrian people: 2011–present Syrian Assad regime's, Iranian Mullah regime's and Russian Putin regime's war against the Syrian people (including chronologically listed massacres, war crimes, and missed, sometimes began prosecution of war criminals)
Since 24 February 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, Putin's war against the Ukrainian people, war crimes: 24 February 2022 – present Russian invasion of Ukraine as huge number of multiple buildings such as apartment buildings, hospitals, kindergartens schools, apartment buildings were bombed, as the International Criminal Court ICC has begun to investigate on war crimes
Since 3 March 2022 ICC's full investigation of Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine: Since 3 March 2022 International Criminal Court investigation in the situation in Ukraine, an ongoing investigation by the ICC into war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Russo-Ukrainian War, the annexation of Crimea by Russia's regime since 2014, the war in Donbas and the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, a forbidden Russian war of aggression. The full investigation obtained jurisdiction on 2 March 2022.
17 March 2022 family says Mariupol now a 'city of death, horror and fear' under constant Russian bombardment: 17 March 2022: A Ukrainian family, who escaped Mariupol, say it has become a 'city of death, horror and fear' with no food, utilities and under constant Russian bombardment
Russian war crimes in Putin regime's 2022 invasion of Ukraine: Russian war crimes in Putin regime's 2022 invasion of Ukraine, listed and documented by 'Wikipedia' with dozens of references


Since the the 1910s terrorist incidents by decade: Since the the 1910s terrorist incidents by decade - Terrorist incidents in the 1910s - Terrorist incidents in the 1920s
Terrorist incidents in the 1930s, in the 1940s and 1939-1945 World War II: Terrorist incidents in the 1930s - Terrorist incidents in the 1940s - 1939-1945 Axis powers' World War II (German, Italian and Japanese empires) - Genocide, the intentional action to destroy a people (usually defined as an ethnic, national, racial, or religious group) in whole or in part - Mass murder, the act of murdering a number of people, typically simultaneously or over a relatively short period of time and in close geographic proximity and the desire to kill - September 1939 bombing of Frampol occurred during the German invasion of Poland in 1939, when the town of Frampol, without military value, but with a population of 4,000 people was bombed by German bombers under General von Richthofen on 13 September as a practice run for future missions and as German fighter pilots trained strafing techniques on refugees who were trying to flee from the city
Since 1942 (1970) terrorist incidents by year and country and lists: Since 1942 terrorist incidents by year - Since 1970 lists of terrorist incidents by year - Terrorist incidents by country - Lists of terrorist incidents by country
Since 2011 terrorist incidents by year: List of terrorist incidents 2011/I and 2011/II, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
List of terrorist incidents in 2012: List of terrorist incidents 2012/I and 2012/II, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
List of terrorist incidents in 2013: List of terrorist incidents 2013/I and List of terrorist incidents 2013/II, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
List of terrorist incidents in 2014: List of terrorist incidents 2014, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
List of terrorist incidents in 2015: List of terrorist incidents 2015, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
List of terrorist incidents in 2016: List of terrorist incidents in 2016, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
List of terrorist incidents in 2017: List of terrorist incidents in 2017, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
List of terrorist incidents in 2018: List of terrorist incidents in 2018, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
December 2020 Belgian court hearings end on Iran diplomat accused of bomb plot: 4 December 2020: Belgian court hearings end on Iran diplomat accused of bomb plot, as verdict for Assadollah Assadi expected on January 22, and as 48-year-old faces 20 years in prison if convicted of plotting to target 2018 rally outside Paris
4 February 2021 Iranian official Assadi convicted of masterminding a thwarted bomb attack against opposition group in France in 2018: 4 February 2021: Iranian official Assadollah Assadi was convicted of masterminding a thwarted bomb attack against an exiled Iranian opposition group in France in 2018 and sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Belgian court that rejected his claim of diplomatic immunity, as three other defendants also received jail sentences, after Vienna-based diplomat Assadi, earlier detained in Belgium but refused to testify during his trial last year invoking his diplomatic status, did not attend the hearing at the Antwerp courthouse - 4 February 2021: Iranian 'diplomat' Assadi who masterminded a failed bomb attack at a rally outside Paris attended by five British MPs has been sentenced to 20 years in jail by a Belgian court for attempted murder and involvement in terrorism
List of terrorist incidents in 2019: List of terrorist incidents in 2019, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
List of terrorist incidents in 2020: List of terrorist incidents in 2020, mostly perpetrated by Islamists, including attacks by violent non-state actors for ideological and/or political motives, as terrorism related to drug wars, cartel violence, and ongoing military conflicts are listed separately
29 October 2020 Islamist terror attack in Nice: 29 October 2020 Nice stabbing, as three people were killed in a stabbing attack at Notre-Dame de Nice including a woman beheaded by the attacker, and as several additional victims were injured - 29 October 2020: Citizens killed, including a woman whose throat was slit by the assailant, shouting 'Allahu akbar', several injured in stabbing attack at Nice church, as suspected assailant detained after the apparent terror attack, third victim in life-threatening condition, amid high alert in France following 'protests' over 'prophet' Muhammad cartoons
11 November 2020 several hurt in Remembrance Day 'bomb attack' at Saudi cemetery: 11 November 2020: Several people have been hurt in a bomb attack at a Remembrance Day ceremony attended by foreign diplomats in the Saudi city of Jeddah, according to the French foreign ministry, as the 102nd anniversary of the armistice ending German, Austrian-Hungarian and Ottoman empires first world war 1914-1918 is mainly commemorated in several European countries but not in Germany
5 December 2020 38 years later terror suspect Abu Zayed arrives in France: 5 December 2020: Nearly 40 years later Abu Zayed, suspect in deadly 1982 attack on Paris kosher restaurant, arrives in France for terror trial over gun and grenade attack that killed six, injured 22, as France's Yves Bonnet admitted during a hearing there was an 'unwritten contract' between France and the Abu Nidal Organisation
List of terrorist incidents in 2021: List of terrorist incidents in 2021 - List of 2021 terrorist incidents linked to Islamic State
2 January 2021 Tillabéri attacks: 2 January 2021, villages Tchombangou and Zaroumdareye in the Tillabéri Region of western Niger near the border with Mali were attacked, leaving at least 105 people dead and 75 others injured, as more than ten thousand people fled their homes after the attacks, following impunity after the May 2020 Tillabéri attacks, leaving at least least twenty people were killed
3 January 2021 Pakistan Machh attack: 3 January 2021 Pakistan March attack, as Islamic State militants killed 11 Hazara coal miners after being kidnapped, blindfolded with their hands tied behind their backs before having their throats slit
4 April 2021 Taliban car bombing near Kabul killed at least 3 Afghan security personnel injuring 12 others: 4 April 2021: A Taliban car bombing near Kabul killed at least 3 Afghan security personnel and injured 12 others in an attack claimed by the Taliban, claiming in a statement that 45 Afghan security force members had been killed or injured in the blast, while - amid unabated attacks in Afghanistan - the violent Taliban has rarely taken responsibility since the formal start of peace talks and an agreement with the USA last year
30 April 2021 Puli Alam bombing as High school students are among 30 people killed: 30 April 2021 Puli Alam bombing, as High school students are among 30 people killed in a car bombing in the capital of eastern Logar province, as Afghanistan has seen a surge in violence since USA's president Biden announced troops would withdraw by 11 September, and aftermath
1 May 2021 car bomb kills students and more citizens in Afghanistan as USA starts farewell of its remaining forces: 1 May 2021: At least 21 people have been killed and nearly 100 wounded after a car bomb exploded in the Afghan city Pul-e-Alam south of the capital - targeting a guesthouse where dozens of people were living – including university students, causing widespread damage in the area, including to a hospital and residential houses -, that president Ashraf Ghani has blamed on the Taliban, as people were breaking their Ramadan fast and came together, timed with the eve of the formal start of the USA’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, now beginning with a murderous attack amid the farewell of USA's remaining forces
8 May 2021 mass murder car bombing at Sayed al-Shuhada school in western Kabul: 8 May 2021 car bombing and IED blasts in front of Sayed al-Shuhada school in Dashte Barchi in western Kabul, leaving at least 90 people dead and 240 injured. The majority of the casualties were girls between 11 and 15 years old. The attack took place in a neighborhood that has frequently been attacked by militants belonging to the regional Islamic State – Khorasan Province (ISIL-K)
10 May 2021 at least 11 people killed, dozens injured including women and children by roadside bomb in Zabul: 10 May 2021: At least 11 people have been killed and dozens injured including women and children after a roadside bomb struck a bus in Afghanistan’s southern Zabul province - 10 May 2021: At least 40 people were killed in 10 provinces of the country and over 50 more were wounded in the last 24 hours, as chairperson of the 'Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission' Shahrzad Akbar said 'we repeat our call to the negotiating sides to return to the talks and expedite their efforts to end violence', based in Kabul pursuant to the Bonn Agreement in December 2001, UN General Assembly resolution 48/134, and article 58 of the Afghan Constitution - 19 September 2021: Stay home, female Kabul government workers told by new Taliban mayor of Kabul, ordering female municipal employees to stay home unless their jobs cannot be filled by a man, as in a separate development, the Afghanistan 'Independent Human Rights Commission' said it had been unable to fulfil its duties since the Taliban's takeover, adding in a statement that its buildings, vehicles and computers had all been taken over by the Taliban
15 May 2021 explosion inside mosque on the outskirts of Kabul killed at least 12 people: 15 May 2021: An explosion inside a mosque on the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 12 people during Friday prayers, also wounding 15 worshippers as they gathered for the Eid al-Fitr holiday
20 May 2021 roadside bombings in southern, central Afghanistan killed 13 people including several children: 20 May 2021: Roadside bombings in southern and central Afghanistan killed 13 people, as one of the bombs struck a car carrying a family of 12 in southern Helmand province, and as several of the nine family members who died were children. The Nad Ali district where the explosion occurred is under Taliban control, as militants also stopped a bus in western Afghanistan, ordered three men to get out and shot and killed them
29 May 2021 deadly roadside bomb hit a bus carrying university staff in Parwan's Charikar city: 29 May 2021: A roadside bomb hit a bus carrying university staff in Parwan's city of Charikar in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing three teachers and wounding 15 others, according to Reuters, as UN says nearly 1,800 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first three months of 2021 during fighting between government forces and Taliban militants amid increased violence since USA announced plans last month to pull out all USA troops by 11 September
29 May 2021 4 people killed, many wounded in a bus explosion in Parwan: 29 May 2021: Four people were killed in an explosion that targeted a University bus carrying lecturers and employees of Alberoni University in Bagram district of Parwan, as chief medical officer at Parwan Hospital Qasim Sangin said 17 others were wounded in the explosion
1 June 2021 explosions targeted two buses with dozens of passengers in Kabul: 1 June 2021: Explosions targeted two buses with dozens of passengers heading toward Dashte-e-Barchi in western Kabul, as TOLOnews reported at least 8 people killed and 14 more wounded in the two blasts, and as eyewitnesses said there were about 30 casualties
9 June 2021 at least 16 people incl. civilians killed, many wounded in Taliban attack on Balkh Police HQ: 9 June 2021: At least 16 people, including 2 civilians, were killed and 117 others, including 67 civilians wounded in a Taliban attack on the police headquarters in Balkh province, as the Taliban claimed responsibility for the deadly attack
9 June 2021 many deminers killed and wounded in an attack by gunmen reportedly Taliban in Baghlan province: 9 June 2021: At least 10 deminers from the HALO Trust organization were killed and 16 more were wounded in an attack by gunmen on their office in the northern province of Baghlan, as Interior Affairs Ministry's spokesman Tariq Arian blamed the Taliban for the attack, as local Taliban denied involvement, but as several districts in Baghlan province have seen fierce fighting between the Taliban and government forces
30 July 2021 UN compound attacked in Herat city: 30 July 2021: UN compound attacked in Herat city and and at least 1 security guard was killed according to UNAMA, as since 'morning the Taliban have launched attacks from several directions on Lashkar Gah city', and as UN report this week said civilian casualties had been surging in Afghanistan with as many killed in May and June as in the previous four months
4 August 2021 Taliban terrorist attack on minister's house in Kabul left at least eight dead: 4 August 2021: An audacious attack on the Afghan defence minister's house in Kabul has left at least eight dead, the first major bombing by militants in the city for nearly a year, as Bismillah Khan Mohammadi fortunately was not at home on Tuesday night as gunmen detonated a car bomb and fired shots near the heavily fortified Green Zone, as four of the gunmen reportedly killed, as Mohammadi's family was evacuated, and as the Taliban said they were behind the attack, also warning of more terrorist attacks against government leaders
26 August 2021 Kabul airport suicide bombing: 26 August 2021 Kabul airport suicide bombing following western states' abandonment since 2020 of their war on terror since 2001 and now during the evacuation from the Asian contested country, as at least 183 people were killed, including 170 Afghan civilians and 13 members of the USA military, its first casualties in the War in Afghanistan since February 2020. The Islamic State – Khorasan Province claimed responsibility
8 October 2021 dozens killed in suicide bombing by ISIL affiliate at Kunduz mosque: 8 October 2021 Kunduz mosque bombing claimed by ISIL, as over 50 people were killed and another 100 were injured, but according to an estimate by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, more than 100 people were killed and wounded - Islamic State – Khorasan Province, an affiliate of ISIL active in South Asia and Central Asia, as ISKP is active in Afghanistan, also including Pakistan, Tajikistan and India, where they claimed attacks, as well as Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Bangladesh where individuals have pledged allegiance to it. The group was created in January 2015 by disaffected Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, although its membership includes individuals from various countries notably Pakistan, Bangladesh, India and Myanmar
15 October 2021 Kandahar bombing: 15 October 2021 Kandahar bombing, as a bomb exploded at a Shia mosque during Friday prayers killing at least 33 people. It came a week after a bombing claimed by the 'Islamic State' (ISIL Khorasan Province) terrorist group at a mosque in Kunduz killed at least 50 people
15 October 2021 UK lawmaker David Ames stabbed to death at meeting with voters from his district: 15 October 2021: British lawmaker David Amess was stabbed to death in a church at a meeting with voters from his electoral district, as police later said that they were investigating the stabbing as a terrorist incident potentially motivated by Islamic extremism, and as Whitehall officials even later confirmed to the BBC that the suspect - who is being held at a London police station under the Terrorism Act 2000 - is Ali Harbi Ali, a British national of Somali heritage

Since 1974 Abu Nidal terrorist organization: Since 1974 Abu Nidal Organization, designated as a terrorist organization by the USA, the United Kingdom, Japan, Israel and the European Union, strongly linked with Nidal's personal agenda as the group carried out hijackings, assassinations, kidnappings of diplomats, and attacks on synagogues, 90 attacks during the period 1974-1992 - Since 1972 list of attacks attributed to Abu Nidal
Since 1982 terrorist group 'Hezbollah': Since 1982 terrorist group Hezbollah's suicide and terror attacks in the Middle East and worldwide
1982-1983 Tyre truck bombings: 1982-1983 Tyre truck bombings, suicide bombings against the Israel Defense Forces' headquarters building in Tyre, killing 103 Israelis and 46–59 Lebanese, wounding 95 people, believed to be the responsibility of Hezbollah
1989 Hezbollah targeted Israeli diplomats in Brazil: 6 February 2017: Hezbollah targeted Israeli diplomats in Brazil in 1989, declassified files show
March 1992 attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires: 17 March 1992 attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires
July 1994 attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina in Buenos Aires: 18 July 1994 attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina in Buenos Aires, killing 85 people and injuring hundreds, claimed by Hezbollah front, in 2006 Argentine prosecutors including Alberto Nisman accused the Iranian regime of directing the bombing and the Hezbollah militia of carrying it out
June 1996 Khobar Towers bombing: 25 June 1996 Khobar Towers bombing, killing 19 USA Air Force personnel, a Saudi local and woundign 498 people of many nationalities, in 2006 a USA court found Iran and Hezbollah guilty of orchestrating the attack - 12 September 2018: USA court orders Iran to pay $104.7m for 1996 truck bomb attack that killed 19 military personnel, as 15 military personnel who survived Khobar Towers bombing and 24 family members are entitled to payout
February 2005 assassination of Rafic Hariri: 14 February 2005 assassination of Rafic Hariri, the former PM of Lebanon, killed along with 21 others in an explosion in Beirut, suspected perpetrators Hezbollah terrorists
September 2018: 21 September 2018: Brazil arrests Hezbollah financier Assad Ahmad Barakat, a key figure for the Lebanese terror group, operating in an area where three South American nations meet, considered a haven for smugglers, traffickers and counterfeiters
February 2019: 25 February 2019: The United Kingdom announced that it plans to blacklist Lebanon’s Hezbollah as a terrorist organization in its entirety, including its political wing, saying that it could no longer distinguish between the two branches
8 August 2020 Hezbollah and ammonium nitrate that caused Beirut’s port blast: 8 August 2020: Israeli TV cites assessment Hezbollah's Nasrallah may have intended to use stockpile that caused Beirut port blast in 'Third Lebanon War’, noting cases in Germany and the UK where Hezbollah caught with same material, after British intelligence found four Hezbollah operatives with 3 tons of ammonium nitrate held in flour sacks 2015 in London, and after the discovery in Germany of Hezbollah operatives with enough ammonium nitrate 'to blow up a city' forcing Germany subsequently to ban Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, because amounts of ammonium nitrate are equivalent to amounts of TNT, as in August 2020 seen in the port of Beirut after receiving the chemical compound in 2013, earlier used in the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, the 2011 Delhi bombings, the 2011 bombing in Oslo, and the 2013 Hyderabad blasts
19 August 2020 Hezbollah behind the assassination of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri and attempts to block a fair investigation: 19 August 2020: Israel responded Tuesday evening to a UN-backed tribunal’s conviction of a Hezbollah member for involvement in the assassination of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri, saying the terror group was behind both the attack and attempts to block a fair investigation of it, including the trial at tribunal at The Hague
28 December 2020 Iran-backed Hezbollah says its precision missiles doubled in a year can hit all of Israel: 28 December 2020: Lebanon’s Hezbollah terror group has doubled the number of its precision missiles over the past year, the organization’s leader Hassan Nasrallah said in an interview, also claiming his Iran-backed Shiite group has the ability to accurately hit any part of Israel
Since 1981/1987 terrorist group 'Islamic Jihad': Since 1981/1987 Islamic Jihad in Palestine, an Islamist terrorist organization whose objective is the destruction of the State of Israel, labelled a terrorist organisation by the USA, the EU, the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Israel, as the Iranian regime is a major financial supporter of the terrorist group - Palestinian domestic weapons production
March 2018 Iran transfers millions to Hamas and Islamic Jihad: 8 March 2018: Iran transfers $100 million every year to Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip, as $70 million is transferred to Hamas, while Islamic Jihad gets $30 million, and the vast majority of this money is used by the two organizations to further bolster their military wings, instead of aiding the civilian population in the Gaza Strip
January 2019 Islamic Jihad's and Hamas' threats: 6 January 2019: Senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Hamas figures praise Iran’s military support and threaten that in the next war the rocket fire from the Gaza Strip will reach all the cities in Israel
25 February 2019 Iran supported missiles: 25 February 2019: In documentary on Iranian TV, Gaza-based Palestinian terror group 'Islamic Jihad' says Iranian regime helped it make new projectile that can hit Tel Aviv and beyond, as well as precision missiles
Since 1990s terrorist group 'al-Qaeda': Since 1990s timeline of al-Qaeda attacks in the Middle East and worldwide - 18 September 2001: To fight against the Soviet intervention in Afghanistan, the Afghan jihad and Osama Bin Laden, who founded the Maktab al-Khidimat, was supported by the USA dollars, pouring $3 billion into the Afghan Islamist movement via the CIA and Bin Laden received security training from the CIA itself
2001 September 11 al-Qaeda attacks against the USA: 2001 September 11 attacks, a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the USA, killing 2,996 people and injuring over 6,000 others
2011 CIA helped to create Osama Bin Laden's terrorist network: July 2011: How the CIA helped to create Osama Bin Laden's terrorist network - 9 December 2014: In USA's and CIA's efforts to support the Mujahideen against the Soviets in a proxy war, the USA's support of the Mujahideen included wealthy Saudi individuals who had the ability to channel money, and tens of thousands of Islamic fighters flooded into the various fighting factions of Afghanistan from around the world, from Libya, Somalia, even the Philippines and never before such an organization has been created, an international military organization unlike any other
Since 1979 rise of mujahideen fighters and Taliban: After the Soviet Union, asked for support in Afghanistan, became highly critical of Karmal's leadership because of the rise of violence and crime during his administration, the country - interested in reform especially under Mikhail Gorbachev - was able to depose Karmal and replace him in 1987 with Mohammad Najibullah, but Islamic mujahideen fighters engaged in war with those Soviet forces, after Pakistan's Zia-ul-Haq sent Akhtar Abdur Rahman to Saudi Arabia to garner support for the Afghan opposition against Soviet forces, while later USA's CIA and Saudi Arabian General Intelligence Directorate funnelled funding and equipment through the Pakistani Inter-Service Intelligence Agency to the Afghan mujahideen, as the about 90,000 Afghans, including Mohammed Omar, were trained by Pakistan's ISI during the 1980s, as then British professor Carole Hillenbrand concluded that the 'Taliban' have arisen from those USA-Saudi-Pakistan-supported mujahideen, saying 'the West helped the Taliban to fight the Soviet takeover of Afghanistan', and as in the 1990s Sunni Islamic fundamentalists and military organization 'Taliban' waged war against and within that country - 2/3 December 1989 Malta summit ends Cold War, then hailed as the most important since 1945 when Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt agreed a post-war plan for Europe at Yalta, and as Mikhail Gorbachev and George H. Bush met face-to-face for the first time against a backdrop of fast-moving change in Eastern Europe - 16 April 1992: After president Bush - and Ronald Reagan before him - chose Afghanistan as one of its test cases in foreign policy, administration officials exhibited no exuberance as the bloody Afghan conflict reached its endgame, and as the promising administration appealed Thursday to USA-armed Afghan rebels and terrorists to act with restraint as they drew to within a rifle shot of their goal of controlling the capital of Kabul and seizing president Najibullah - Nach seinem Sturz im April 1992 fand Afghanistans Präsident (seit 1987) Mohammed Nadschibullah (6. August 1947 - 27. September 1996), und im Februar 2017 anerkannt als Politiker mit der Chance Afghanistan zu befrieden, Asyl im Hauptquartier der Vereinten Nationen in Kabul, bis ihn 1996 die von außen unterstützten und aufgerüsteten Taliban abholten, folterten und kastrierten, bevor sie ihn schließlich öffentlich hängten - die Herrschaft der Taliban begann
Since 1996 Taliban massacre campaigns: Since 1996 Taliban massacre campaigns
Since 1996 Taliban violence against Afghan civilians: Since 1996 Taliban violence against Afghan civilians
March 2011 rising death toll of Afghan civilians: 9 March 2011: Over the past 4 years, 8,832 civilians have been killed in the Afghanistan conflict with civilian deaths increasing each year, according to UN, saying anti-government elements were linked to 75% of all civilian deaths as Taliban suicide attacks and improvised explosive devices killed the most Afghan civilians in 2010, taking 1,141 lives
2019 rising terrorist incidents in Afghanistan, targeting democracy, education and civilians: 2019 terrorist incidents in Afghanistan
14 September 2019 Taliban terrorists in Moscow for talks with Putin regime: 14 September 2019: Looking to bolster regional support, with visits also planned for China and Iran, Taliban terrorists have sent a delegation to Russia's Putin regime to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of USA troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks with the USA caused by series of terror attacks in the country, mass murder of civilians and killing of USA soldier
15/16 September 2019 Farah, Ghazni and Logar attacks: 16 September 2019: At least five civilians, including women and children, were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in western Farah province on Sunday, where the Taliban are active, as on Monday a sticky bomb attached to a mini bus belonging to Ghazni University exploded and killed the bus driver, wounding five Ghazni University students
17 September 2019 Taliban envoys in Tehran for talks with Iranian regime: 17 September 2019: Taliban envoys visit Iran
17 September 2019 Taliban attacks, encouraged by Iran and Russia, kill many civilians: 17 September 2019: At least 30 people were killed and dozens wounded in two Taliban attacks on 17 September in Afghanistan, as at least 24 people were killed and 30 more were wounded in a blast near an election rally in Charikar, the capital of Parwan Province - 17 September 2019 Taliban bombings
18 September 2019 Taliban death threats against students and education workers: 18 September 2019: Afghanistan's Taliban terrorist group on Wednesday warned teachers, students and other education workers to avoid the upcoming presidential vote or risk dying in attacks on election centres
19/20 September 2019 Taliban truck bomb kills dozens in Qalat: 19 September 2019: Taliban truck bomb has killed at least 30 people and wounded 95 others including several women, children, health workers and patients in Qalat's hospital when it exploded near hospital in southern Afghanistan's city of Qalat, the capital of Zabul province - 19 September 2019 Qalat Taliban suicide bombing - 20 septembre 2019: Le bilan d'un attentat des talibans ayant touché jeudi un hôpital dans le sud de l'Afghanistan est passé à au moins 39 morts et 140 blessés, selon les autorités de la province de Zaboul
20/21 September 2019 two confirmed Taliban attacks: 21 September 2019: A roadside bomb has killed at least two civilians and wounded five other people when the blast struck a vehicle Friday afternoon in Spin Boldak district in southern Kandahar province where the Taliban are active, and as two more blasts in Kabul on Friday night were claimed by the terrorist group
28 September 2019 Taliban terror attacks during election: 28 September 2019: Afghans head to the polls amid fears that voter turnout would be badly hit by disorganized balloting and threats of violence by Taliban militants, who targeted polling stations in the country's north and south, causing dozens of casualties
October 2019 Taliban election attacks destroying any future: 15 October 2019: 85 civilians were killed by the Taliban in attacks targeting September's Afghan election, according to UN report, saying attacks aiming to disrupt the electoral process also wounded 373 others, including 277 civilian casualties, a third of whom were children
18 October 2019 Haska Meyna mosque bombing: 18 October 2019 Haska Meyna mosque bombing - 19 October 2019: State blames Taliban for blasts targeting worshippers during Friday prayers, killing at least 69 people including children and elders
5 July 2021 Taliban advances in northern Afghanistan continue: 5 July 2021: More than 1,000 Afghan security personnel have fled across the border into Tajikistan after Taliban advances in northern Afghanistan, the Tajik border guard service said on Monday, while dozens of others were captured by the insurgents, after the crossings on Sunday underscore a rapidly deteriorating situation in the country as foreign troops near a complete withdrawal after 20 years of war in Afghanistan and with peace negotiations stalled - 1 May 2021 – present withdrawal of USA troops from Afghanistan
4 August 2021 Taliban terrorist attack on minister's house in Kabul left at least eight dead: 4 August 2021: An audacious attack on the Afghan defence minister's house in Kabul has left at least eight dead, the first major bombing by militants in the city for nearly a year, as Bismillah Khan Mohammadi fortunately was not at home on Tuesday night as gunmen detonated a car bomb and fired shots near the heavily fortified Green Zone, as four of the gunmen reportedly killed, as Mohammadi's family was evacuated, and as the Taliban said they were behind the attack, also warning of more terrorist attacks against government leaders
23 March 2022 Taliban have reversed decision to allow Afghan girls to return to high schools: 23 March 2022: Taliban have reversed a decision to allow Afghan girls to return to high schools, as schools were set to open after months of restrictions after the Taliban seized power last August, but a notice from the education ministry said schools would continue to remain closed, causing confusion, causing anger and disappointment to the last-minute move, the 'BBC' reports - 23 March 2022: Parents of Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui are seeking legal action against the Taliban over their son's death, as the 38-year-old Reuters journalist was killed last year after a Taliban ambush while reporting in Afghanistan, and as his parents have moved the International Criminal Court ICC against six Taliban leaders
Since 2000 Abu Sayyaf: Since 2000 timeline of Abu Sayyaf attacks in the southwestern part of the Philippines and some neighbouring countries
Since 2001 rise of terrorist attacks: 4 December 2012: The number of terrorist attacks each year has more than quadrupled in the decade since September 11, 2001, with Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan the most affected, a study of the Institute for Economics and Peace says
Since 2006 Al-Shabaab: Since 2006 timeline of Al-Shabaab related events in East Africa
Since 2007 Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan: 'Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan' claimed and alleged attacks since 2007
Since 2009 Boko Haram: Since 2009 timeline of Boko Haram terror attacks in Nigeria and some neighbouring countries (28 January 2016)
25 February 2021 Boko Haram attack kills 16, mainly children playing football: 25 February 2021: A deadly attack by Boko Haram in the northeast of Nigeria killed at least 16 people, including children who were playing football in a field, local militia said on Wednesday
Since 2011 Hezbollah's involvement in Assad's war against the Syrian people: Since 2011 Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah's involvement in Assad's war against the Syrian people and timeline of Hezbollah's deployment in Syria - 23 December 2016: Lebanon’s terror group Hezbollah's Nasrallah says that Syrian dictator Assad's army’s recapture of east Aleppo, in fact attacked and destroyed by Hezbollah, Iran and Russia, has put an end to hopes that his regime could be ousted, adding that it is 'present, strong, effective, and no one in the world can ignore it'
Since 2013 Islamic State ISIL terrorists, followint 2003 invasion of Iraq: Since 2013 list of terrorist incidents linked to Islamic State terrorists ISIL in the Middle East and worldwide - 10 December 2015: The international terrorist organization 'Islamic State' is the direct result of the USA-led George W. Bush-era invasion of Iraq since 2003, a rights group's report concludes
June 2015 terrorism-related death toll soared in 2014 with 13,463 attacks in 95 countries: 20 June 2015: Terrorism-related death toll soared in 2014 with 13,463 attacks in 95 countries, Country Reports on Terrorism report says - 17 November 2015: Terrorist killings up by 80% in 2014 with 78% of all deaths and 57% of all attacks in Afghanistan, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan and Syria, with civilians increasingly targeted and fuelling flow of refugees, 2015 Global Terrorism Index says
2016 global terror fears: 1 January 2016: Welcoming in the new year 2016 amid global terror fears - 11 February 2016: Multiple sources reveal that the Russian construction company 'Stroytransgaz' had resumed work in the Tuweinan gas facility in the Syrian Deir Ezzor province after it was captured by 'Islamic State' terrorists in early 2014, that the Russian company sent employees to the facility after it fell to IS terrorists, adding that 'Stroytransgaz' utilized a Syrian subcontractor 'Hesco', owned by Russian-Syrian dual national George Haswani - 25 février 2016: 51 sociétés de 20 pays (turques, indiennes, chinoises, brésiliennes, russes et américaines) sont impliquées dans la fourniture des composants qui servent à fabriquer les bombes de l'Etat islamique, selon une étude commandée par l'UE - 3 March 2016: Islamic State terrorist group is making millions of dollars for its war chest by playing foreign currency markets under the noses of bank chiefs - 12 June 2016: On eve of Tel Aviv terror attack, Hamas called Ramadan 'month of jihad' - In 2016 several terrorist attacks occurred during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan 6 June to 5 July - 4 July 2016 Prophet's Mosque bombing in Medina
5 September 2016 Assad regime's intelligence in connection with twin bombings at mosques in Tripol: 5 September 2016: Lebanon court indicted two Syrian Assad regime's intelligence officers in connection with twin bombings at mosques in Tripoli in 2013, which killed more than 40 people
September 2016 Russia supports terrorism, Syrian Coalition says: 8 September 2016: Russia is one of the biggest supporters of terrorism and the USA has repeatedly reneged on the promises it made to the Syrian people and to the Free Syrian Army, Syrian Coalition's Abdul Ilah Alfahd says
November 2016: 16 novembre 2016: Selon une étude de l'Institute for Economics and Peace, le terrorisme a fait 10% de morts en moins l'an dernier avec les reculs du groupe Etat islamique et de Boko Haram en Irak et au Nigeria, après l'année 2015 aura été la deuxième année la plus meurtrière jamais vue
September 2017 governments and violent extremists in Africa: 7 September 2017: Hundreds of violent extremists in Africa have told researchers that government action aimed at countering terrorism and insurgency across the continent was the 'tipping point' for their decision to join an extremist group
March 2019 SDF liberated final area held by Islamic State terrorists: 23 March 2019: Syrian Democratic Forces announces it has liberated final area held by Islamic State terrorist group in village of Baghouz, saying caliphate is gone but pledging to fight remnants and commemorating 'thousands of martyrs whose efforts made the victory possible'
27 October 2019 Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed with Kurdish help: 27 October 2019: Syria’s Kurdish commander Mazloum Abdi, head of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, hailed a 'historic operation' and joint intelligence work following USA media reports that Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed during a USA raid
November 2019 IS terrorist group has exploited Turkey's incursion into Syria and Trump's drawdown of USA troops: 20 November 2019: Islamic State terrorist group has exploited Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria and Trump's drawdown of USA troops from the region, according to a report by the Pentagon's Inspector General, adding that the group will now likely have the 'time and space' to target the West
2021 list of terrorist incidents linked to ISIL, committed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan: 2021 list of terrorist incidents linked to ISIL, committed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan
19 July 2021 Baghdad suicide bombing claimed by ISIL: 19 July 2021 Baghdad suicide bombing - 20 July 2021: A suicide bomber has killed at least 35 people and wounded more than 60 citizens in a crowded market in the Sadr City neighbourhood of Baghdad on Monday, the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, security and hospital sources said, as Islamic State group terrorists claimed responsibility for the attack
22 March 2022 four Israelis killed, several others wounded in Islamic terrorist attack: 22 March 2022 Beersheba stabbing and vehicle-ramming attack - 22 March 2022 four Israelis have been killed and several others wounded in an attack in the southern city of Beersheba, as three were stabbed to death outside the BIG shopping centre in Beersheba, while a fourth was rammed by a vehicle driven by the assailant, then the attacker was shot dead by a bus driver, as Israel's internal security agency said the assailant was an Israeli Arab who had once been jailed for supporting the Islamic State ISIL group.
Since 1990s/2014 Iranian Mullah regime supported Houthis in Yemen: On 11 January 2021, the USA designated the Iranian Mullah regime supported Houthis in Yemen a terrorist organization, imitating Hezbollah terrorists spreading of Shiite radicalism, formed with the aid of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's followers since 1979 to spread the Islamic Revolution and a distinct version of Islamic Shia ideology 'Valiyat al-faqih or Guardianship of the Islamic Jurists'

List of designated Terrorist groups and/or organizations - Iran and state-sponsored terrorism
Since 1984 Iranian Mullah regime added to USA list of state sponsors of terrorism: On 19 January 1984 Iran was added to the list, according to Country Reports on Terrorism 2013, as Iranian Mullah regime continued its terrorist-related activity, including support for Palestinian groups in Gaza, for Hezbollah, also increasing its presence in Africa and smuggling arms to Houthi separatists in Yemen and Shia oppositionists in Bahrain, as the Iranian Mullah regime uses the 'Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force' and its regional proxy groups to implement foreign policy goals, to provide cover for intelligence operations, and to create instability in the Middle East, as the IRGC-QF is the regime’s primary mechanism for cultivating and supporting terrorists abroad, including Syria as a crucial causeway in its weapons supply route to Hezbollah, after since 2011 Iran continues to provide arms, financing, training, and the facilitation of Iraqi Shia fighters to the Assad regime’s brutal crackdown - State Sponsors of Terrorism USA list
4 February 2021 Iranian official Assadi convicted of masterminding a thwarted bomb attack against opposition group in France in 2018: 4 February 2021: Iranian official Assadollah Assadi was convicted of masterminding a thwarted bomb attack against an exiled Iranian opposition group in France in 2018 and sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Belgian court that rejected his claim of diplomatic immunity, after Vienna-based diplomat Assadi, earlier detained in Belgium but refused to testify during his trial last year invoking his diplomatic status, now did not attend the hearing at the Antwerp courthouse

List of airliner shootdown incidents in the history of commercial aviation by decade
Since 17 July 2014 flight MH17 shootdown by Putin regime: Cause of MH17 crash - 28 September 2016: Dutch-led joint investigation team including representatives from Australia, Malaysia, Ukraine, and Belgium states that there is 'irrefutable evidence' that a Russian Buk 9M38 missile downed the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 in 2014, killing all 298 people on board, also concluding that the Buk missile system was brought across the border from Russia and later transported back escorted by several other vehicles and by 'armed men in uniform', according to witnesses, photographs, video, damning intercepted telephone calls, radar data, forensic examinations, tests and reconstructions
Since 8 January 2020 Ukrainian passenger plane shot down by Iranian regime's terrorist organization with two Russian-made missiles: 8 January 2020 Ukrainian UIA flight 752 passenger plane shot down by Iranian regime's terrorist organization with two Russian-made missiles shortly after takeoff from Tehran Khomeini airport in Iran - 8 January 2020: Ukrainian passenger plane Boeing 737-800 soon after taking off from Tehran crashed, killing all 176 citizens from Afghanistan, Canada, Iran, Sweden, Ukraine and United Kingdom on board
9-11 January 2020 Bellingcat geolocates footage of apparent Iranian missile strike on UIA flight PS752 to Tehran suburb: 9 January 2020: Bellingcat geolocates footage of apparent missile strike on UIA flight PS752 to Tehran suburb - 11 January 2020: After the supporting and MH17 experienced Russian Putin regime pushed back against Bellingcat and intelligence assesments that Iran shot down the plane with a Russian made surface-to-air missile, after telling the world 'with certainty' that a missile had not caused the crash, but knowing 'with certainty' all facts of its crime, not closing the country’s main international airport and its airspace, Ukraine president now demands punishment and compensation after Iranian regime admitted downing the plane and killing all 176 people on board
15 January 2020 new video footage showing two Iranian missiles killing all 176 passengers and crew: 15 January 2020: New video footage has emerged showing two Iranian missiles tearing through the night sky and hitting a Ukrainian passenger plane, sending the aircraft down in flames and killing all 176 passengers and crew on board
21 January 2020 Iranian threats against USA and the whole world: 21 January 2020: Iranian lawmaker offered a $3 million reward to anyone who killed USA' president Donald Trump and said Iran could avoid threats if it had nuclear arms, as Iran’s war minister Amir Hatami said that regime’s missile attacks on USA bases in Iraq in response to the killing of Soleimani were 'just a slap, vowing to respond forcefully, and as USA secretary of state praises 3 South American countries for declaring Hezbollah a terror group


State crime, Crimes against humanity, War
War of aggression, sometimes also war of conquest, is a military conflict waged without the justification of self-defense, usually for territorial gain and subjugation
War crimes by type: War crimes - War crimes by type
War crimes since the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907: List of war crimes since the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907 in the age of modern industry and technology
War crimes committed by country: War crimes committed by country
Since 1914 German, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman war crimes: Since 1914 German war crimes, as the government of the German Empire and its military in the age of modern industry and technology ordered, organized and committed war crimes in World War I - Ottoman war crimes and Ottoman World War I crimes - War crimes of World War I 1914-1918
Since August 1914 German 'strategic' bombing during World War I and later: Since August 1914 German 'strategic' bombing during World War I
Since January 1915 German large-scale use of chemical weapons: 31 January 1915 first instance of large-scale use of gas as a weapon, when Germany fired 18,000 artillery shells containing liquid xylyl bromide tear gas on Russian positions on the Rawka River, west of Warsaw during the Battle of Bolimov
Since 1923 Italian war crimes: Italian war crimes have mainly been associated with Fascist Italy in the Pacification of Libya, the Second Italo-Ethiopian War, and World War II - 1923-1932 Second Italo-Senussi War by Italian military forces to crush local resistance in Tripolitania and Cyrenaica
Since early 20th century Japanese war crimes: Japanese war crimes, as war crimes were committed by the Empire of Japan in many Asia-Pacific countries during the period of Japanese imperialism, primarily during the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II
Since April 1937 German and Italian bombing in Spain and 'strategic' bombing during World War II: April 1937 bombing of Guernica, an aerial bombing of the Basque town of Guernica carried out by Franco's allies, the Nazi German Luftwaffe's Condor Legion and the Fascist Italian Aviazione Legionaria, causing hundreds of civilian victims - World War II 'strategic' bombing conducted by Germany
Since 1939 war crimes of Germany, Italy, and Japan (and allies) in their World War II 1939-1945: German war crimes in World War II 1939-1945 - War crimes of 'Axis Powers' World War II 1939-1945, as Germany, Italy, and Japan (the Axis Powers) were the most systematic perpetrators of war crimes in history, now in the age of modern industry and technology
Since 1945 war crimes in and committed by country: War crimes in country - War crimes committed by country
1946-1954 French war crimes during France's Indochina War: French war crimes during 1946–1954 Indochina War, France's struggle against the independence movement claiming 500,000 to 1.5 million Vietnamese lives from 1945 to 1954, French concentration camps, torture, and massacres
1945–1949 Dutch war crimes during Indonesian War of Independence: Dutch war crimes during 1945–1949 Indonesian War of Independence
1950-1953 Korean War and war crimes: 1950-1953 Korean War and war crimes, including USA, North Korean and South Korean perpetrated crimes - Bombing of North Korea 1950-1953
1952-1960 British war crimes in Kenya: 1952–1960 Mau Mau uprising in Kenya and British attempt to suppress the insurgency, as British colonial authorities suspended civil liberties within the country. moved 320,000–450,000 Kenyans into concentration camps and created 'enclosed villages' - British war crimes in Kenya
1954–1962 Algerian War and French war crimes: 1954–1962 Algerian War and French war crimes - Algerian war's casualties, as the FLN estimated in 1964 that nearly eight years of revolution effected 1.5 million deaths from war-related causes - French use of torture in Algeria
1955–1975 USA's Vietnam War, war crimes and massacres: 1955–1975 USA's Vietnam War, USA's war crimes and massacres - Vietnam War crimes
1971 Bangladesh Liberation War and war crimes: 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War and war crimes
1975 Indonesian Invasion of East Timor: 1975 Indonesian invasion of East Timor
1975–1990 Lebanese 'Civil War' and war crimes: 1975–1990 Lebanese 'Civil War', involving the Iranian regime, the Syrian dictatorship, Hezbollah terrorists, Lebanese militias, the PLO, and war crimes
1978–present war in Afghanistan and war crimes: 1978–present civil war and war in Afghanistan, involving many countries, the UN and the Nato, and war crimes
1980–1988 Iran–Iraq War and war crimes: 1980–1988 Iran–Iraq War and war crimes
1990 Iraq's Invasion of Kuwait: 1990 Iraq's invasion of Kuwait
1994–2009 Russia-Chechnya Wars: 1994–1996/1999–2009 Russia-Chechnya Wars and Russian war crimes
Agust 2008 Russia's war with Georgia: 21 January 2021: Russia committed human rights violation in Georgia war, ECHR rules, as European court of human rights says in a landmark judgment Putin regime responsible for murder of civilians, looting and burning of homes and the torture of Georgian prisoners of war in 2008 war with Georgia, and as evidence included witness statements, satellite footage, and video and phone intercepts
2003–2011 USA's and United Kingdom's Iraq War: 2003–2011 USA's and United Kingdom's Iraq War and war crimes
2011–present Assad's war against the Syrian people: 2011–present Assad's war against the Syrian people - Syrian Civil War crimes
Since 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine and war crimes: Since 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine and war crimes
March 2016 wars are being fought as in 'barbarian times': 7 March 2016: Wars are being fought as in 'barbarian times', warns Médecins Sans Frontières' Joanne Liu, as attacks against civilians in war zones across the world have grown more indiscriminate due to a focus by the major global powers on fighting terrorism and failure in their duty to uphold the rules of conflict
April 2019: 26 April 2019: The Syrian National Coalition has said that the mounting evidence of war crimes committed by Assad and his inner circle is enough to mount a successful prosecution

War crimes of dictator Assad's armed forces in Syria since 2011 - Casualties of Assad's war against the Syrian people -
Since 2011 timeline of Assad's, Iran's, Hezbollah's and Russia's war in Syria: Daily updated timeline of war and war crimes in Syria committed by Assad, Iranian, Hezbollah and Russian forces since 2011
September 2015 announced probe of Assad regime's crimes against humanity: 30 September 2015: France opens probe into Assad regime for crimes against humanity
2016 devastation of 4 years of Assad's, Russian and Iranian war against Syrians: 4 February 2016: Drone footage of Homs in western Syria, the country's third largest city, shows the devastation of four years of Assad's, Russian and Iranian war against Syrians - 11 February 2016: Fatalities caused by dictator Assad's, Russian and Iranian war against Syrians, directly and indirectly, amount to 470,000, according to the Syrian Centre for Policy Research, a far higher total than the figure of 250,000 used by the United Nations until it stopped collecting statistics 18 months ago
2017 wave of hospital attacks: 29 September 2017: Syrian doctors decry fresh wave of hospital attacks, accusing the international community of ignoring attacks on medical facilities
2018 ferocious bombing campaign by Assad backed by Russia and 2018-2020 timelin: In the February 2018 Rif Dimashq offensive eastern Ghouta is coming under a ferocious bombing campaign by regime forces who are backed by Russian air force - Since 2011 daily updated timeline of war and war crimes in Syria committed by Assad, Iranian, Hezbollah and Russian forces
14 April 2020 109 violations of Idlib ceasefire by Assad regime and Russia since March 5: 14 April 2020: Emergency Response Coordinators Team in northern Syria said that it had recorded at least 109 violations of the ceasefire agreement by the Assad regime forces and its Russian ally since March 5
2 March 2021 UN says mass arbitrary detentions in Syria may be war crimes: 2 March 2021: UN says mass arbitrary detentions in Syria may be war crimes, noting 'massive scale of detention' and abuses perpetrated by Syria's Assad regime, also listing other detentions
2011-2021 daily updated timeline of Assad's and allies' war in Syria: 2011-2021 daily updated timeline of war and war crimes in Syria committed by Assad, Iranian, Hezbollah and Russian forces
29 July 2021 Syria's Assad regime attacks former opposition in Daraa province, Russian airstrikes: 29 July 2021: Bashar al-Assad has attacked a former opposition stronghold with missiles and artillery shelling in an attempt to crush a simmering insurrection, in an unprecedented development in Syria’s decade-long war, as Deraa al-Balad and its surrounds, a district of Deraa city in the southern province of the same name, was targeted with heavy weaponry in tandem with a ground push on three axes from two Syrian army divisions and allied Iran-backed militias early on Thursday morning, in a large offensive which continued throughout the day - 29 July 2021: SOHR activists have documented a spike in the death toll of the massacre committed by regime forces in al-Yadoudah town in Daraa countryside, as five civilians, a woman and her little son and three other children, were killed in rocket fire by regime forces on the town, near Daraa city - 29 July 2021: SOHR activists have documented the death of eight civilians due to regime rocket fire on populated residential neighbourhoods in Daraa province. - 29 July 2021: Russian fighter jets renewed their airstrikes this afternoon, targeting positions in Ihsim and Mar’ian in Jabal al-Zawiyah in southern Idlib with over 5 airstrikes, which resulted in the injury of at least one man and caused material damage

List of barrel bomb attacks in Assad's war against the Syrian people - List of massacres during Assad's war against the Syrian people - Use of chemical weapons in Assad's war against the Syrian people
2012: 1 September 2012: Syrian Assad regime forces filmed dropping 'barrel bomb' on Homs
2016: 12 July 2016: Assad regime surrounds Aleppo, opposition groups resist despite intensified airstrikes using cluster, vacuum and barrel bombs, also targeting and killing civilians - 20 July 2016: Assad regime forces pounded the district of Daraya west of Damascus with at least 748 barrel bombs during June, killing at least 28 civilians and causing massive destruction in the rebel-held district - 21 July 2016: Assad's air strikes hit Al-Mashtal Park, Al-Jamaa and Al-Kastana neighborhoods in Idlib, killing at least 15 people
September 2018: 12 September 2018: Assad's forces fired chlorine, a banned chemical weapon, on a rebel-held Damascus suburb and on Idlib province this year, in attacks that constitute war crimes, bringing to 39 the number of chemical attacks which the Commission of Inquiry on Syria has documented since 2013, UN human rights investigators said on Wednesday
October 2018: 15 October 2018: A BBC investigation shows for the first time the extent to which chemical weapons have been crucial to Assad's war-winning strategy, saying there is enough evidence to be confident that at least 106 chemical attacks have taken place in Syria since September 2013, when Assad signed the international Chemical Weapons Convention and agreed to destroy the country's chemical weapons stockpile following the Ghouta chemical attack
2011-2021 daily updated timeline of Assad's and allies' war in Syria: 2011-2021 daily updated timeline of war and war crimes in Syria committed by Assad, Iranian, Hezbollah and Russian forces

Since September 2015 Russian military intervention in Syria perpetuating Assad's dictatorship, turning the tide of war in Assad’s favor - Since September 2015 Russian regime's war crimes and attacks on civilians in Syria - Since September 2015 Russian–Assad regime hospital bombing campaign - Casualties of Assad's war against the Syrian people since 2011
December 2015: 20 December 2015: Russian air strikes kill at least 73 people in rebel-held Idlib - 23 Decembert 2015: Amnesty International says Russian air strikes in Syria may amount to war crimes after gathering reports on, hundreds of civilians killed in their homes, medical facilities and other public spaces
2016: 24 January 2016: Intense Russian and Syrian bombing raids reportedly killed scores of children and civilians in recent days - 30 June 2016: Thanks in no small part to Russia, Hezbollah is now a full-fledged army, learning Russian methods of war, becoming familiar with advanced Russian weaponry, coming to understand the latest Russian technologies, and in some cases actually fighting alongside Russian special forces - 29 September 2016: Syria hospital attacks are 'war crimes', UN's Ban Ki-moon says - Daily updated timeline of war crimes in Syria committed by Assad, Iranian, Hezbollah and Russian forces since 2011
March 2018: 26 March 2018: The 'United Nations' has come under fire for sharing the coordinates of hospitals in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta with Russia, only for one of them to be bombed days later, according to 'The Telegraph' - 26 March 2018: Syrian Coalition's Mohammed Yahya Maktabi said that the mass forced displacement taking place in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta is a 'war crime' as he condemned Russian’s major role in these crimes, adding that regime forces, the Iranian militias, and Russian air force are killing civilians, targeting popular markets, residential areas and public facilities and bombing hospitals, medical centers, and rescue workers - 27 March 2018: As more than half million people killed in seven years of brutal ground and aerial bombing by the Assad regime and its allies, and as Syrian children have taken the biggest share in the horrible death toll, the unstoppable roar of Russia's warplanes has caused a heart attack for Lojain Said, taking the life of the schoolgirl who lived in the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour, the Civil Defense rescue group says
August 2018: 22 August 2018: Russian regime's military have been key to propping up Syrian Assad regime and helping him reclaim key ground, as Russian ministry said Wednesday that over 63,000 Russian troops, including 434 generals, have fought in Syria and about 90% of Russian combat pilots have flown in Syria, using the operation to test some of its most advanced weapons, including the latest jets and cruise missiles, helping turn the tide of war in Assad’s favor and the Assad regime in August 2018 five years after the Ghouta chemical attack controls nearly two thirds of the country, compared to just one third back in 2014
September 2018: 30 September 2018: More than 18,000 people, nearly half of them civilians, have been killed in Russian air strikes on Syria since Putin regime began its assault three years ago, according to SOHR
November 2018: 1 November 2018: 'Syrian Archive' said that it had documented more than 1,400 attacks by Russian forces on civilians and civilian infrastructure since the start of the Russian direct military intervention on the side of the Assad regime in September 2015, as verified videos show that the Russian forces targeted at least 35 hospitals, 27 mosques, 23 schools and 27 public markets
2018/2019: 5 January 2019: The Assad regime and Russia are responsible for the majority of the recorded 223 massacres that took place across Syria in 2018, according to SNHR
January 2019: 5 January 2019: The Russian warplanes carry out a new round of aerial bombardment and of their first targeting to the western countryside of Aleppo leaving 16 citizens dead and wounded including children - 30 January 2019: Russian warplanes return to kill Syrians and raise to more than 18,100 the number of casualties of the Russian bombardment in 40 continuous months
February 2019: 9 February 2019: Russian regime’s ambassador in Lebanon Zasypkin hails country’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group for fighting alongside Russia in Syria, also saying USA policies toward Iran could set off a fresh war between Israel and Lebanon - 9 February 2019: 4 civilians, including a woman, were wounded in rocket and artillery shelling by the Assad regime on the villages of Tal Minnis and Ma'arshammarin south of Idlib, and 8 civilians were killed and many others reportedly wounded in explosions of previously dropped cluster bombs by the Assad regime and Russian air forces in eastern rural Hama
March 2019: 1 March 2019: As a part of the aerial escalation, warplanes return to bomb Idlib and target major cities and towns along with ground shelling on several areas in the countryside of the province and Sahl Al-Ghab - 4 March 2019: Assad regime and Russia’s relentless bombing campaign on towns and villages in Hama and Idlib provinces forces tens of thousands to flee - 23 March 2019: Russian airstrikes killed at least 15 people, including four children and two women, and injured 27 others in at least 11 attacks on residential areas in rural Idlib including the town of Kfariya
April 2019: 8/9 April 2019: Suspected Russian long-range missiles hit the town of Jisr al-Shughour in rural Idlib, according to Syrian Civil Defense, as local observatory reported that the source of the missiles is the Russian warships stationed in the Mediterranean, wounding 12 civilians, including 10 children and a woman, and destroying a large amount of civilian property and infrastructure - 9 April 2019: The ongoing bombing campaign by the Assad regime and Russia has so far killed no fewer than 244 civilians since February 2, according to aid group - 17 April 2019: SNHR said that it had documented nearly 457 attacks in Syria by the Assad and Russian forces using cluster munitions, 24 of which occurred following the Sochi Agreement in September 2018 - 23 April 2019: Continuing Russian and Iranian-backed terror attacks, Assad regime and allied forces shell places and carry out raids on areas in Hama and Idlib province, amid aerial bombardments by Russian warplanes - 26 April 2019: Russian warplanes renew their airstrikes today evening on Sahl Al-Ghab and Jabal Shashabo leaving wounded and people stuck under the rubble in Al-Amqiyyah village - 27 April 2019: Warplanes and helicopters carried out a new round of shelling, as Russian warplanes reportedly killed 15 civilians in the countryside of Idlib and Hama - 27 April 2019: After killing 15 civilians, the Russian warplanes continue their escalation within 'Putin-Erdogan' areas and carry out more raids, as Assad regime forces continue shelling targeting southern countryside of Idlib, southern countryside of Aleppo and Hama province
July 2019: 7 July 2019: At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, according to rights groups and rescuers - 12 July 2019: Assad and Russian forces have escalated their airstrikes in northwestern Syria, especially in Idlib and its countryside, killing and injuring dozens of civilians including children as well as knocking out six vital civilian centers since Thursday morning - 13 July 2019: After they killed 2 families, the Russian warplanes renew their bombardment on the countryside of Hama and Idlib, and bombardment by the regime’s warplanes on a village east of Idlib leaves about 11 casualties and wounded - 13 July 2019: It rose to 14, the number of casualties documented by SOHR following a massacre carried out by Russian warplanes targeting agricultural lands in the vicinity of Khan Shaykhun, as aerial and ground bombardment by regime’s forces south of Aleppo continues - 13 July 2019: Two months of intensive airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies, coupled with a fierce ground assault on rebel-controlled Idlib province, have killed hundreds of people and caused massive displacement while achieving little to no gain for Assad's and Putin's murderous regime - 14 July 2019: Russian warplanes renewed their airstrikes on the Hama countryside, where they carried out more raids also targeting Maarrat al-Nu’man water pumping station and water reservoir as part of the systematic policy by the Russians and Assad regime to target vital and public facilities - 22 July 2019: Assad/Russian air strikes on a popular market and residential neighbourhoods killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an attack on Maarat al-Numan, a densely populated opposition-held city in southern Idlib province, rescuers and residents said - 22 July 2019: It rose to 23 (19 citizens including 2 children, a woman and a member of the Civil Defense, and 4 unidentified people), the number of casualties who were killed as a result of airstrikes carried out by Russian warplanes on a local market in Maarrat Al-Nu’man city
August 2019 crimes by the Assad regime and Russian air forces: 2 August 2019: Three million civilians in the province of Idlib are being subjected to daily violations and crimes by the Assad regime and Russian air forces, Syrian Civil Defense Corps said - 6 August 2019: Russian warplanes renew the airstrikes on the northern countryside of Hama - 17 August 2019: A suspected Russian airstrike hit a displaced people's gathering in the town of Hass south of Idlib province on Friday, killing at least 13 people, including at least four children, activists and war monitor SOHR said
September 2019 Russian airstrikes continue: 12 September 2019: UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria said that the Assad regime forces backed by Russian warplanes may have committed war crimes in a report issued on Wednesday - 13 September 2019: Warplanes of the Russian 'guarantor of the truce' continue raids in Idlib once again, bombarding areas in its western countryside
26 September 2019 Russia expanding air base in Syria: 26 September 2019: Russian regime is expanding its Hmeimim air base in Syria and rebuilding a second landing strip to allow the facility to serve more aircraft, expanding the Russian/Iranian version of dialogue during UN general assembly meeting in New York, saying 'give us friendly words, a propaganda stage and markets, we will give you bombs and poison gas'
13 October 2019: 13 October 2019: Russian regime's warplanes target Idlib countryside once again amid renewed rocket shelling by Assad regime forces on the area - 13 October 2019: Extensive evidence gathered and analyzed over months by USA newspaper proves that Russian warplanes bombed four Syrian hospitals in the span of 12 hours in May as part of Putin regime’s effort to keep Syria's Bashar Assad in power, saying 'recklessly or intentionally bombing hospitals is a war crime, but proving culpability amid a complex civil war is extremely difficult'
15 October 2019: 15 October 2019: The Russian air force used cluster bombs to hit the village of al-Bara south of Idleb city, killing a mother and her child, reports Zaman Al Wasl, after two civilians were killed and four others injured when Assad regime forces carried out surface-to-surface missiles attack on Birnas village
16 October 2019: 16 October 2019: Russian warplanes target Latakia Mountains and south Idlib
19 October 2019: 19 October 2019: Russian warplanes carry out raids on positions in Jabal al-Akrad and the southern countryside of Idlib, and dozens of raids on the countrysides of Hama, Idlib, and Latakia
23 October 2019: 23 October 2019: Assad's barrel bombs and air raids by Russian warplanes target Latakia countryside in conjunction with ground shelling on the southern countryside of Aleppo and Russian aerial bombardments of Idlib countryside
25 October 2019: 25 October 2019: Assad regime and Russian forces resumed their deadly attacks in rural Idlib as regime airstrikes hit a vegetable market in al-Janoudiya in northwestern rural Idlib, killing six civilians and wounding 16 others, and as two other people, one of them a child, were injured in Russian airstrikes that hit the Kafranbel in southern rural Idlib
6 November 2019: 6 November 2019: Russian regime's airstrikes on Idlib countryside kill 3 children of the same family, who displaced from Al-Lataminah city in Hama countryside a month ago, due to bombardment by the Russian warplanes on the residential neighborhoods in Al-Dar al-Kabirah village in the southern countryside of Idlib - 6 November 2019: Russian warplanes bombard Idlib countryside along with tens of ground strikes that targeted the eastern countryside of Idlib - 6 November 2019: As airstrikes return to escalate in 'Putin-Erdogan' area, the murderous Russian warplanes target children’s hospital in Jabal al-Zawiyah and leave casualties of the medical staff
20 November 2019 Russian and Assad's bombing has killed 1,300 people since April: 20 November 2019: Bombing by Assad and Russian regime forces of the last opposition-held pockets of Syria has killed 1,300 people and displaced almost 1 million more since April, according to monitors
21 November 2019 Russian torture and killing of a prisoner in Syria in 2017 documented: 21 November 2019: Russian-speaking man who filmed the torture and killing of a prisoner in Syria has been identified as a member of Wagner, a Russian private military company with ties to Putin's regime that has aggressively expanded into the Middle East and Africa in recent years
25 November 2019 Idlib offensive as Russian warplanes bombard hospital: 25 November 2019: Russian warplanes bombard a hospital in Jabal Al-Zawiya, as more than 80 raids and barrel bombs target Idlib countryside - 25 November 2019: With intensive support from Russian warplanes, Assad regime forces continue to advance southeast of Idlib and control new villages and locations in the area
31 December 2019 Putin's warplanes take 11 hospitals and medical facilities out of service: 31 December 2019: Russian and Assad regime’s warplanes and their murderous crews were not only content to kill, injure and displace hundreds of thousands of civilians, but they also target infrastructure, as Putin's warplanes take 11 hospitals and medical facilities out of service in the latest flare-up of violence in Idlib
Since January 2020: Since January 2020 timeline of Russian regime's and Assad's war against the Syrian people - Casualties of Russian regime's and Assad's war against the Syrian people
1 January 2020 Russian warplanes target the vicinity of Idlib city with more than 22 air strikes: 1 January 2020: Murderous Russian warplanes targeted the vicinity of Idlib city with more than 22 air strikes after midnight, where the area includes the Central Prison of Idlib, which has been hit before by Russian air strikes, while Assad regime forces shelled areas in villages located in rural Maarat al-Numan, also shelling the opposition-held village of Sarmin in the country's northwest, hitting a school and killing at least six people, including a female teacher and four students, as SOHR documented Assad's new year's massacre
3 February 2020 Russian and Assad regime continue to murder civilians as Turkey retaliates: 3 February 2020: Over 220 regime and Russian airstrikes pound Aleppo and Idlib countryside since early morning, as SOHR documented a spike in the number of civilians who were killed today as a result of aerial bombardment on Aleppo countryside, and as 4 children and 3 females among 9 civilians were killed after targeting by regime jets to a vehicle carrying displaced people in Jam’eyyat Al-Rahal - 3 February 2020: Russian and Assad regime airstrikes in Idlib killed at least 11 civilians, as 9 of the civilians were killed by strikes carried out by Russia while two were killed by Assad regime, according to Syrian civil defense group - 3 February 2020: Russian and Assad regime airstrikes in Idlib killed at least 11 civilians, as 9 of the civilians were killed by strikes carried out by Russia while two were killed by Assad regime, according to Syrian civil defense group - 3 February 2020: Turkish, Assad regime troops killed as regime forces face off in Idlib, and as Erdogan says initial information shows some 30 Assad regime soldiers 'neutralized in operation' involving F-16 warplanes on some 40 targets in Hama, Latakia and Idlib province - 3 February 2020: Turkish soldiers killed as battle for control of Idlib escalates, amid Russian airstrikes, which have already driven 700,000 civilians to the Turkish border
9/10 February 2020 Russian and Assad regime continue to murder civilians as UN remains silent: 9 February 2020: SOHR documented today a massacre of 9 citizens including a woman, as the Russian warplanes bombed Kafr Noran town in the western countryside of Aleppo, also documenting the death of at least 3 people in Russian airstrikes targeting Orem al-Soghra area, also documenting the death of 4 citizens including a child by barrel bombs on al-Atareb in the countryside of Aleppo, while two citizens were killed in Sheikh Ali village in Aleppo countryside by the Russian murderous warplanes, as Assad regime killed two citizens by bombing and groundshelling in Idlib province - 10 February 2020: Russian air strikes Monday killed at least five civilians in the last major opposition bastion in northwestern Syria - 10 February 2020: Death toll of Russian jets’ massacre rises to 9 in Abyan, west of Aleppo, including 6 children, 2 women and a man, including displaced persons, while Russian raids left at least 20 people injured, including 7 children and 2 women - 10 February 2020: With full Turkish support, Turkish-backed factions and Turkish troops begin intensive rocket attack on Assad regime forces positions, east of Idlib, as Turkish forces also targeted with heavy artillery Jab al-Ramlah airstrip in Hama countryside, and as intensive aerial bombardment continued by Assad's and Russian jets and helicopters in western and southwestern rural Aleppo
24 February 2020 Russian and Assad regime continue to murder civilians: 24 February 2020: SOHR documented the killing of five civilians in Russian aerial bombardment on Kawkaba and Faterah in Jabal Al-Zawiya, amid ongoing bombardment by regime and Russian jets on towns and villages - 24 February 2020: Assad regime and Russian jets target Turkish post south of Idlib, killing and injuring ten soldiers, as the number of raids carried out by regime and Russian jets on Monday rose to 120, and as civil defense center in Balion put out of service after being directly targeted by Russian jets
2 March 2020 UN says Russia committed war crimes in Syria as world expects end of impunity: 2 March 2020: Russia committed war crimes in Syria, finds UN report, as Putin regime blamed for indiscriminate attacks in civilian areas without 'a specific military objective', also documenting 'unprecedented levels of displacement and dire conditions for civilians' in Syria
5 March 2020 Russian aerial attack leaving more than 25 civilians dead or injured: 5 March 2020: 15 civilians killed in Russian aerial bombardment on assembly of internal displaced people in rural Idlib - 5 March 2020: Russian jets target consentrations of displaced persons near Ma’rat Misrin in Idlib countryside, leaving more than 25 civilians dead or injured, as Russian jets carried out more raids on the vicinity of Idlib city
9 June 2020 Russian regime's new deadly airstrikes: 9 June 2020: Russian jets have executed nearly 15 airstrikes since Tuesday, targeting places in Kansafrah, Balyon, Al-Bara, Al-Mawzarah, Al-Fterah, Kafr Oweid and other areas in Jabal Al-Zawiyah in the southern countryside of Idlib, as the intensive airstrikes killed a civilian in Balyon, while others sustained various injuries - 9 June 2020: SOHR documented the killing of three children due to the explosion of an old unexploded bomb in Idlib city
14/15 July 2020 escalating Russian airstrikes on northern Syria: 14 July 2020: Russian jets step up airstrikes on Kabana, while other airstrikes hit southern Idlib, amid aerial attacks escalation - 14 July 2020: Russian jets renew shelling Jabal Al-Zawiya, and over 20 air raids hit 'de-escalation zone' today, as SOHR documented the death of a civilian in a rocket attack by Assad regime forces on Ariha - 14 July 2020: More Russian air raids hit 'de-escalation zone' and man and his child killed in ground shelling on Ariha - 15 July 2020: Assad regime forces renew intensive shelling on areas in Jabal Al-Zawiyah
21 July 2020 Russian Putin regime's jets flying and Assad regime killing civilians: 21 July 2020: Russian jets fly over Idlib and Assad regime forces renew rocket attacks on Idlib countryside, targeting Al-Fterah, Kansafra, Sfuhen, Saan, Majdaliyah - 21 July 2020: SOHR activists have documented the killing of two civilians in regime rocket attacks in the past few hours on Barratah village
3 August 2020 Russian airstrikes kill civilians and support attack by Assad regime: 3 August 2020: Russian airstrikes hit rural Idlib, killing a family of three persons - 3 August 2020: Russian airstrikes pave the way for fierce attack by Assad regime forces on Al-Haddadah frontlines, as SOHR activists monitored Russian jets flying over the northern countryside of Latakia, along with executing several airstrikes on the hills of Kabana and Al-Haddadah frontline in Jabal Al-Akrad, as areas of Kabana, Al-Tuffahiya and Al-Haddadah also came under intensive artillery and rocket fire power by regime forces
16 August 2020 Saudi Mohammed bin Salman known for the Khashoggi assassination 'encouraged' Russia intervention in Syria since 2015: 16 August 2020: Saudi strongman Mohammed bin Salman 'encouraged' Russia intervention in Syria, turning his country’s foreign policy on its head and gave a covert green light for Russia’s intervention in Syria, according to a lawsuit by former top intelligence official Saad Aljabri filed in a federal court in Washington, also alleging that the abrupt switch of course by the man who is now Saudi Arabia’s crown prince alarmed the then CIA director John Brennan, who met Aljabri in July and August of 2015 to pass on a rebuke from the Obama administration
9 September 2020 Russian airstrikes continue: 9 September 2020: Russian airstrikes on Kabani hills in Jabal Al-Akrad in the northern countryside of Latakia, as Jabal Al-Zawiyah in the southern countryside of Idlib came under intensive rocket attacks by Assad regime forces - 9 September 2020: Assad regime forces continue shelling positions in Jabal Al-Zawiyah, while Russian reconnaissance drones fly over the area
11 September 2020 Russian airstrikes on areas between Idlib city and Sheikh Yousef village: 11 September 2020: SOHR monitored Russian jets flying this morning over Idlib province, along with executing two airstrikes on the area between Idlib city and Sheikh Yousef village, as a civilian died affected by his injuries he had a few days in Assad regime rocket fire on Ariha area in southern Idlib, as regime ground forces fired several rockets on Al-Ruwayha and Bayanin village in Jabal Al-Zawiyah in the southern countryside of Idlib, coinciding with flights by Russian reconnaissance drones over the area
15 September 2020 Russian airstrikes targeting Idlib province: 15 September 2020: Squadron of six Russian jets executed nearly 15 airstrikes this morning, targeting north-western Idlib province, as Russian jets are still flying over the area, as Assad regime forces renewed their bombardment targeting southern Idlib, as reconnaissance drones were seen flying over the area, and as Russian airstrikes leaving casualties, according to SOHR
21 October 2020 Russian airstrikes on Al-Rami village in Jabal Al-Zawiyah: 21 October 2020: Russian jets strike positions in Jabal Al-Zawiyah for the second day, as targeted village of Al-Rami hosts large number of refugees and displaced people - 21 October 2020: SOHR documented the injury of six civilians, including women and two children, in today’s airstrikes by Russian fighter jets on Al-Rami village in Jabal Al-Zawiyah in the southern countryside of Idlib - 21 October 2020: Opposition factions repel regime attack on Fulayfel, south of Idlib
26 October 2020 more deadly Russian airstrikes north-west of Idlib: 26 October 2020: Russian airstrikes on a rebel camp in northwestern Syria on Monday killed more than 50 fighters and wounded nearly as many, according to Syrian opposition and war monitor SOHR, reporting that death toll of the Russian airstrikes continues to rise, with 56 fighters killed and over 100 injured so far in Russian airstrikes on camp of al-Sham Corps close to Turkey, north-west of Idlib, as SOHR monitored more and renewed Russian airstrikes on the 'de-escalation zone' in the area of Jabal al-Dawila north-west of Idlib, and as the targeted area hosts camps for displaced people
7 November 2020 more Russian airstrikes on southern Idlib: 7 November 2020: SOHR monitored the flight of Russian jets over Idlib, along with executing nearly seven airstrikes on Shenan, Freka, Sarja, and Bayanin in Jabal Al-Zawiyah in the southern countryside of Idlib, 12 days after Al-Dwaylah massacre - 7 November 2020: Russian fighter jets flying over Jabal Al-Zawiyah in southern Idlib, executing further airstrikes on the region, bringing the number of airstrikes since morning to 13
10 November 2020 more Russian airstrikes on northern Syria: 10 November 2020: SOHR activists say that Russian airstrikes on Idlib province rose to five, targeting the outskirts of the towns of Benin and Shenan in Jabal al-Zawiya in the southern countryside of Idlib
13 November 2020 more Russian airstrikes on northern Syria and Assad regime attacks: 13 November 2020: SOHR has monitored Russian fighter jets executing airstrikes on Jabal al-Zawiya in the southern Idlib countryside, coinciding with intensive shelling by the Assad regime forces with rocket-propelled grenades on the villages and towns of southern Idlib countryside
28 December 2020 more Russian airstrikes on northern Syria: 28 December 2020: SOHR has monitored Russian jets executing airstrikes on Kabana frontlines in Jabal al-Akrad in Latakia province, coinciding with the flight of four Russian fighter jets over the area of 'Putin-Erdogan', as SOHR also monitored Assad regime forces shelling of areas in southern and eastern Idlib countryside, as Russian reconnaissance drones fly over the region
9 January 2021 more Russian airstrikes on northern Syria for first time in 2021: 9 January 2021: SOHR monitored this morning Russian jets flying Jabal al-Akrad in northern countryside of Latakia, executing airstrikes on Kabana frontlines, for first time in 2021, also monitoring rocket attack by Assad regime forces on Idlib countryside, also targeting five towns in southern Idlib
6 March 2021 Russian warships and Assad attack oil market and oil refineries: 6 March 2021: After attacks with surface-to-surface missiles fired by Russian warships and Assad regime forces stationed in military barracks in Aleppo on an oil market and oil refineries in Tarhin and Al-Hamaran in areas under the control of Turkish forces and their proxy factions, nearly 30 people killed and wounded, while fire brigades still extinguishing blazes - 6 March 2021: Assad regime forces renew shelling areas in Idlib and Hama and rocket attacks targeting positions in Kansafrah, Al-Faterah, the surrounding areas of Al-Bara, Bayanin and Al-Ruwayha in southern Idlib, as Russian reconnaissance drones were seen flying over the 'de-escalation zone'
21 March 2021 many Syrians killed and wounded in rocket attack on Al-Atareb hospital and airstrikes: 21 March 2021: Many people killed and wounded in Assad regime rocket attack on Al-Atareb hospital in the western countryside of Aleppo, as victims include a child and a medic in the hospital, as the death toll is expected to rise further, and as the bombardment left civilians and medics injured, some seriously, after yesterday SOHR sources reported two Russian airstrikes on the bushes of Bayanin village in Jabal Al-Zawiyah in southern Idlib, also on Bakfala village in the northern countryside of Jisr Al-Shughur with vacuum missiles
10 June 2021 Russian airstrikes: 10 June 2021: 15 Russian airstrikes and Assad regime 150 rocket fire caused eight killed and wounded people including a civilian and her kid in southern Idlib, as SOHR activists have reported death of at least 8 fighters by regime forces in southern Idlib countryside, and as rocket fire has targeted a civilian car in Ibleen, and as some factions fighters who have arrived to the site of attack have been also targeted by another rocket causing casualties, and as Russian airstrikes targeted areas in eastern Idlib countryside, with jets still hovering over the region - 10 June 2021: Deaths rise to 10 including three civilians amid large wave of displacement in Jabal al-Zawiyah
5 August 2021 Russian airstrikes: 5 August 2021: Russian warplanes have bombarded areas around al-Barah town, nearby the Turkish military post in the neighborhood, as on the other hand, regime forces have bombarded Tiqad town in western Aleppo countryside - 5 August 2021: Russian jets target Idlib and Hama countryside with five airstrikes, while regime forces renew shelling positions in Sahl al-Ghab
20-22 August 2021 Russian airstrikes: 20 August 2021: Russian warplane targeted with six raids posts of the factions in Ain Shaib area in Idlib countryside for the second day on row - 21 August 2021: In renewed airstrike Russian jets attack positions in the 'de-escalation zone', bringing the number of airstrikes since early August to 41 - 21 August 2021: 15 children and one woman among 18 civilians killed in 11 days, amid military escalation by Russian and regime forces, as SOHR documented the death of a little girl affected by the injury she had in yesterday’s bombardment by regime forces on Kafr Nuran town, as the girl’s little brothers had been also injured in that bombardment, as the kids were visiting their father’s grave - 22 August 2021: SOHR that Russian fighter jets have executed several airstrikes with high-explosive missiles on the outskirts of Kansafra, Mar’yan and al-Mawzarah towns in the southern countryside of Idlib, as airstrikes coincided with frequent flights by Russian reconnaissance drones, and as Assad regime forces shelled, with heavy artillery, the villages of Kherbet al-Naqous, al-Sarmaniya, Qulaydeen, al-Qaherah, al-Ankawi, al-Daqmaq and al-Zaqoum in Sahl al-Ghab in the north-western countryside of Hama
19 September 2021 Russian airstrikes: 19 September 2021: SOHR reported flights by Russian reconnaissance drones over south Idlib countryside, west Hama countryside and south Aleppo countryside, as Assad regime forces fired several rockets on the villages of al-Fterah, Fulayfil, al-Bara and Kansafra in Jabal al-Zawiyah in southern Idlib, also targeting Sheikh Suleiman frontline in the western countryside of Aleppo with mortars and heavy machineguns - 19 September 2021: Assad regime rocket attacks on Jisr al-Shughur kill child, with ongoing intensive Russian airstrikes on 'de-escalation zone' - 19 September 2021: Russian jets attack positions in south of M4 highway, amid ongoing inaction by Turkey - 19 September 2021: Russian jets target more areas in 'de-escalation zone', bringing the number of today’s airstrikes to 17
25 September 2021 continuing Russian airstrikes: 25 September 2021: Russian jets attack positions in eastern Idlib in ongoing airstrikes, as a kamikaze drone, believed to be Russian, attacked the outskirts of al-Bara and Jabal al-Zawiyah in southern Idlib - 25 September 2021: Russian fighter jets renew targeting positions in 'de-escalation zone'
6 December 2021 ongoing Russian airstrikes on North-west Syria: 6 December 2021: SOHR reported that Russian fighter jet has executed two airstrikes on Al-Barah town in Jabal al-Zawiyah in the southern of Idlib countryside, where Turkish bases and posts are located, coinciding with the ongoing flying of Russian fighter jets over the de-escalation zone
25 December 2021 ongoing Russian airstrikes on North-West Syria: 25 December 2021: SOHR reported that 3 airstrikes by Russian fighter jet hit the vicinity of Maarat Masrin city north of Idlib, after on December 11 SOHR activists documented the death of a civilian and the injury of 12 others three caused by Putin regime's airstrikes on Al-Yaqoubiyan area
Since 1 January 2022 ongoing Russian airstrikes on North-West Syria: 1 January 2022: SOHR documented the death of a woman and two children and the injury of ten others, including children, in airstrikes by Russian fighter jets which hit makeshift tents of displaced people from Aleppo countryside in the countryside of the northern city of Jisr Al-Shughur, West of Idlib as Russian fighter jets also have bombed more than 12 areas near Idlib and Jabal Al-Zawiyah south of Idlib - 2 January 2022: Russia fighter jets target Jericho city in third day of growing escalation in Putin-Erdoghan area, as Russia escalates aerial bombardments with ten Russian raids targeting various areas in Idlib - 3 January 2022: Amid the continuous Russian escalation for the fourth consecutive day, SOHR documented ten raids by Russian fighter jets on Al-Bara region, Jabal Al-Zawiyah in south Idlib, and more raids - 3 January 2022: Civilians, including children, injured amid Russian airstrikes also targeting poultry farm NW of Idlib - 4 January 2022: SOHR reports that four Russian fighter jets have targeted areas in Al-Barah town and its surroundings in Jabal Al-Zawiyah in south Idlib countryside, as the attacks left wounded people and material damages
6 February 2022 ongoing Russian airstrikes on North-West Syria: 6 February 2022: SOHR activists reported a new Russian aerial bombardment, when Putin regime's fighter jets have executed four airstrikes, targeting Kafr Shalaya area in Jabal Al-Zawiyah in the southern Idlib countryside, coinciding with the flight of Russian reconnaissance aircraft over the area, as regime's fighter jets conducted in January 50 airstrikes on the so-called 'de-escalation zone' that caused the death of a women and three children
23 April 2022 ongoing Russian airstrikes on North-West Syria: 23 April 2022: SOHR reported renewed aerial bombardment by Russia in 'Putin-Erdogan' area, where Russian fighter jets have executed airstrikes, targeting Kabbanah frontlines in Jabal Al-Akrad in northern Latakia countryside, shortly before noon - 23 April 2022: Russian air-to-air missiles hit safe zone in Aleppo countryside, igniting panic and fear among civilians
11 May 2022 ongoing Russian airstrikes on North-West Syria: 11 May 2022: SOHR reported that Russian fighter jets carried out two airstrikes on Harsh Bayannin in southern Idlib countryside, as Assad regime forces fired more than 20 rockets on areas in Kafr Nuran frontline in the western countryside of Aleppo and also shelled Al-Fatirah, Fulayfil, Bayannin, Svohn and Al-Bara in Jabal Al-Zawiyah
14 May 2022 ongoing Russian airstrikes on North-West Syria: 14 May 2022: SOHR reported that Russian fighter jets have executed four airstrikes in the western countryside of Aleppo, coming after a bus carrying regime-backed shiite militants from Nubl and Al-Zahra was hit by the opposition factions in the western Aleppo countryside, leaving ten regime-backed militiamen killed

Since 2011 Iranian involvement in Assad's war against the Syrian people perpetuating Assad's dictatorship - Casualties of Assad's war against the Syrian people - List of Iranian assassinations - Torture and mistreatment of prisoners in Iran
Since 2013 timeline of increasing Iranian involvement in Assad's war and expansionism: With increasing Iranian involvement in Assad's war against the Syrian people from 2011 onwards, the Iranian regime's struggle against Israel, its declared aim to dissolve the Jewish state and the resulting Iran–Israel conflict shifted from a proxy war into a direct confrontation by early 2018 - Iranian regime's expansionism and Iran–Israel proxy conflict
November 2015 Iran recruiting Afghan refugees to fight and support Assad's regime: 5 November 2015: Iran is recruiting Afghan refugees to fight in the foreign military contingent supporting Assad's regime in Syria, promising a monthly salary and residence permits
January 2016 increased Iranian intervention: 27 January 2016: Syrian children protest against Iranian intervention, increased since Rouhani came to office
June 2016: 30 June 2016: Iranian regime covertly recruits Afghan soldiers to fight in Syria and to support the Assad regime
August 2018 war critic jailed: 27 August 2018: Ex-mayor of Tehran Karbaschi sentenced to year in jail for panning Iran’s actions in Syria, telling rally in Isfahan in 2017 there must be better way to help Syrians than by 'killing and pounding'
January 2019 Iran says 'fully ready and impatient' to eliminate Israel 'from the Earth': 21 January 2019: As Iranian regime's general Aziz Nasirzadeh, saying 'fully ready and impatient to confront the Zionist regime and eliminate it from the Earth', uses Syrian territory for Iranian crimes, Israeli military strikes Iranian targets inside Syria
July 2019 Iranian expansionism: 1 July 2019: Iranian militias are continuing to expand their influence in the southern and eastern Aleppo countrysides, and are purchasing land and property around their bases after blocking their owners from accessing them
7/8 September 2019 Iranian oil supplies to Assad: 7 September 2019: Iranian regime's oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 appears near Tartus naval base in Syria - 8 September 2019: Iran says tanker last seen off coast of Syria has reached its destination, and oil has been sold
9 September 2019 Iran-backed rockets at Israel: 9 September 2019: Iran-backed militia in Syria, operating under the command of Iran’s Quds Force, fired several rockets toward northern Israel in the predawn hours of Monday morning
10 September 2019 Iranian regime breaches assurances: 10 September 2019: UK's Foreign Office accuses Iranian regime of selling oil from seized tanker to Syria's Assad, saying regime breaching assurances with sale to 'Assad’s murderous regime’
3 October 2019 Adrian Darya 1: 3 October 2019: Satellite images show that once-detained Iranian-flagged oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 sitting off the coast of Syria has been approached by a smaller Iranian tanker, with mooring lines between them and a crane deployed on the larger vessel
8 December 2020 Iran's Rohani urges Assad to confront Israel 'until liberation of all occupied lands': 8 December 2020: Iran's Rohani urges Assad to confront Israel 'until liberation of all occupied lands', saying his country will continue to 'support' Syria

8 January 2020 Ukrainian UIA flight 752 passenger plane shot down by Iranian regime's terrorist organization with two Russian-made missiles shortly after takeoff from Tehran Khomeini airport in Iran - 8 January 2020: Ukrainian passenger plane Boeing 737-800 soon after taking off from Tehran crashed, killing all 176 citizens from Afghanistan, Canada, Iran, Sweden, Ukraine and United Kingdom on board - 9 January 2020: Canada's PM Justin Trudeau said that Canadian officials have intelligence from their own sources and Canada's allies that shows Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 was shot down by an Iranian surface to air missile - 9 January 2020: Iran shot down plane with two Russian-made missiles, USA official says
9 January 2020 Bellingcat geolocates footage of apparent Iranian missile strike on UIA flight PS752 to Tehran suburb: 9 January 2020: Bellingcat geolocates footage of apparent missile strike on UIA flight PS752 to Tehran suburb
11 January 2020 Iranian and Russian crimes and 'certainty': 11 January 2020: After the supporting and MH17 experienced Russian Putin regime pushed back against Bellingcat and intelligence assesments that Iran shot down the plane with a Russian made surface-to-air missile, after telling the world 'with certainty' that a missile had not caused the crash, but knowing 'with certainty' all facts of its crime, not closing the country’s main international airport and its airspace, Ukraine president now demands punishment and compensation after Iranian regime admitted downing the plane and killing all 176 people on board, as Iranians protest against regime in Tehran, calling for 'supreme leader' to resign, saying 'down with dictator', as anger mounts over government’s conduct, as angry civilians are using social media to express their outrage, and as police said to use force to quell protests
14 January 2020 Iran arrests person who filmed the footage showing Ukrainian passenger plane being shot down: 14 January 2020: Iranian regime arrested the person who filmed the footage showing a Ukrainian passenger plane being shot down by a missile, said to be detained on charges related to 'national security', and in reality destroyed by the Iranian Khamenei, Rouhani, Zarif Mullah regime
15 January 2020 new video footage showing two Iranian missiles killing all 176 passengers and crew: 15 January 2020: New video footage has emerged showing two Iranian missiles tearing through the night sky and hitting a Ukrainian passenger plane, sending the aircraft down in flames and killing all 176 passengers and crew on board
15/16 December 2020 Iran's probe into downing of airliner has major flaws Canada report says: 15 December 2020: Iran is not conducting its investigation into the downing of a civilian airliner in January properly - 16 décembre 2020: Un rapport indépendant canadien sur le crash d’un Boeing ukrainien, abattu en janvier au-dessus de Téhéran, estime mardi que l’Iran ne devrait pas être autorisé à 'enquêter sur lui-même' et appelle à changer les règles de l’aviation civile en la matière
7 January 2021 no justice for victims of downed plane but families harassed, intimidated by Iranian regime: 7 January 2021: Iranian authorities have failed to conduct a transparent and credible investigation into the shooting down of Ukraine International Airline flight 752 on 8 January 2020, which killed all 176 passengers and crew onboard, Human Rights Watch said today

Terrorist group Hezbollah's involvement in the Syrian Civil War - Syrian Civil War spillover in Lebanon - Hezbollah serves a strategic arm of Iran in Syria and Lebanon
Since 2011 terrorist group Hezbollah's involvement in Assad's war: Since 2011 terrorist group Hezbollah's involvement in the Syrian Civil War has been substantial, and turned into active support and troops deployment since 2012 in support of the Assad regime forces across Syria
Since 2011 timeline of war crimes in Syria committed by Assad, Iranian, Hezbollah and Russian forces: Daily updated timeline of war crimes in Syria committed by Assad, Iranian, Hezbollah and Russian forces since 2011
February 2019: 9 February 2019: Russian regime’s ambassador in Lebanon Zasypkin hails country’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror group for fighting alongside Russia in Syria, also saying USA policies toward Iran could set off a fresh war between Israel and Lebanon
15 September 2020 UN peacekeepers rescued refugees mostly Syrians from a boat off the Lebanese coast as one passenger had already passed away: 15 September 2020: A UN peacekeeping force rescued 36 people, mostly Syrians, and recovered the body of a passenger from a boat off the Lebanese coast on Monday, according to the UN refugee agency, as the destination of the boat was not immediately clear, but Lebanon and neighboring Cyprus have reported several migrant vessels trying to leave the Middle Eastern country in recent weeks
15 September 2020 USA's Pompeo warns France over Iran-backed Hezbollah's weaponry: 15 September 2020: USA Secretary of State warned France that efforts to resolve the crisis in Lebanon would be in vain without immediately tackling the issue of Iran-backed Hezbollah's weaponry, after French president said Hezbollah's elected arm has a legitimate political role, as Pompeo added that the USA 'has assumed its responsibility and we will stop Iran buying Chinese tanks and Russian air defence systems and then selling weapons to Hezbollah'

2 February 2018: North Korea has supplied weapons to Syria since 2012, including more than 40 shipments between 2012 and 2017 to Syria’s 'Scientific Studies and Research Centre', which oversees the country’s chemical weapons programme, according to a report by independent UN monitors - 4 August 2018: North Korea is cooperating militarily with Syria, has been trying to sell weapons to Yemen’s Houthis, and has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs in violation of UN sanctions continuing to defy Security Council resolutions through a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products, as well as through transfers of coal at sea during 2018, according to a UN report

Since January 2018 Turkish military intervention in Syria
January 2018 Turkish aerial bombardment targeting Afrin: 21 January 2018: SOHR documented the death of 6 citizens including a child under the age of 8, because of the aerial bombardment by the Turkish warplanes, which targeted today areas in Afrin city and its countryside, as Turkey bring more military reinforcements amid continued aerial and missile shelling on the area, and as UN officials underscore the obligation on all parties to the conflict in Syria and the international community, to protect civilians from atrocity crimes, as dozens of people in eastern Ghouta and Idlib province have been killed in recent airstrikes, and schools and hospitals are being deliberately destroyed by the Assad regime and its allies
Since 9 October 2019 Turkey's Rojava offensive, an ongoing military operation conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces against areas under the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, commonly called Rojava - Turkish military action against the Syrian Democratic Forces and 2019 military intervention - International reactions to the 2019 Rojava offensive and reactions in Syria and Turkey
Since 9 October 2019 Turkish regime attacks Kurds in Syria: 9 October 2019: Turkey vows to press ahead with attack on Kurdish-led forces in Syria, as Kurds claim border is already being shelled, and Turkish regime says it will not be 'controlled by threats’ by the USA - 9 October 2019: Turkish troops advance into Syria as Trump washes his hands of the Kurds, as video footage shows civilians fleeing towns and as observers said at least seven civilians had been killed so far
10 October 2019: 10 October 2019: Turkish offensive triggers exodus of aid workers from Syria - 10 October 2019: Despite the intense ground shelling, Turkish forces fail to achieve any advancement east Euphrates and continue their shelling on Tal Abyad and Ras Al-Ayn
11 October 2019 civilian casualties of Turkey’s aggression: 11 October 2019: At least 11 civilians have died and dozens of fighters from the Kurdish-led SDF and Turkish invaders have been killed, reports say, as tens of thousands of people have fled their homes, amid growing international criticism of the offensive
11/12 October 2019 Erdogan's war crimes: 11 October 2019: Erdogan's bloodied clothes, body bags and corpse parts of innocent civilians in Syria - 12 October 2019: Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces bomb Syria for third day
13 October 2019 execution of Syrian civilians: 13 October 2019: Turkish proxies leading Erdogan's ground offensive on Kurdish towns in north-eastern Syria have executed nine civilians, including Kurdish politician Hevrin Khalaf and her driver, SOHR reported, as SDF said in a statement 'this is a clear evidence that the Turkish state is continuing its criminal policy towards unarmed civilians'
16 October 2019: 16 October 2019: Turkish military operation east Euphrates kills more than 70 civilians including many children so far and forces nearly 300 thousand people to displace from their areas - 16 October 2019: Video shows the moment the Turkish warplanes targeted a humanitarian support convoy in Ras al-Ayn 3 days ago, killing 19 people and injuring tens of others
16/17 October 2019: 16 October 2019: Turkish forces and their loyal factions carryout a new attack in Ras Al-Ayn city under a cover of heavy and violent aerial and ground bombardment - 17 octobre 2019: Les autorités kurdes en Syrie ont accusé jeudi la Turquie d'utiliser des armes non conventionnelles comme le napalm dans le nord de la Syrie - 17 October 2019: Humanitarian groups in northeastern Syria are scrambling to provide aid to hundreds of thousands of people, as rapidly shifting battle lines make it increasingly difficult to reach them, and as Save the Children says 'we have to leave', because Turkish onslaught displaces people, forcing them to flee to makeshift refugee camps
18 October 2019 Turkish war crimes: 18 octobre 2019: Les forces turques et leurs supplétifs ont commis des 'crimes de guerre' lors de leur offensive contre les forces kurdes en Syrie, selon Amnesty International, dénoncant des 'exécutions sommaires' et des attaques meurtrières contre des civils
18 October 2019 Turkish agression continues depite ceasefire agreement: 18 October 2019: Despite an announcement from the USA vice-president Mike Pence, that Turkish regime had agreed to a five-day ceasefire to allow the USA supervision of the withdrawal of Kurdish forces from the area, Turkish agression is continuing on the border between Syria and Turkey - 18 octobre 2019: Au moins cinq civils ont été tués vendredi dans le nord de la Syrie dans un raid aérien de la Turquie visant un village près de la localité frontalière de Ras al-Aïn
20 October 2019: 20 October 2019: Ras al-Ayn (Sari Kani) city under Turkish siege amid catastrophic humanitarian conditions, as 28 civilians lost their lives during the past 5 days in the city, as shelling and attacks by Erdogan-loyal factions continue, and as a new medical convoy is expected to enter and evacuate victims of Erdogan's agression - 20 October 2019: Turkish border guards kill a Syrian citizen as he tries to cross border from western countryside of Idlib
26 October 2019 Turkish war crimes: 26 October 2019: Calls for war crimes investigations into the conduct of militias used by Turkey in Syria are mounting after a spate of new videos depicting Ankara-linked fighters torturing Kurdish fighters and captives and mutilating dead bodies, after 170,000 Kurds have fled a battle zone along the Turkish border after a weeklong operation to push Kurds further into Syria - 26 October 2019: SOHR reveals medical reports confirming Turkey’s use of internationally prohibited weapons in northern Syria, calling on the international community to investigate and hold officials accountable
November 2019 IS terrorist group has exploited Turkey's incursion into Syria and Trump's drawdown of USA troops: 20 November 2019: Islamic State terrorist group has exploited Turkey's incursion into northeastern Syria and Trump's drawdown of USA troops from the region, according to a report by the Pentagon's Inspector General, adding that the group will now likely have the 'time and space' to target the West


Since 2014 Russian military intervention in Ukraine
2014/2016 flight MH17 shootdown by Putin regime: 28 September 2016: Dutch-led joint investigation team including representatives from Australia, Malaysia, Ukraine, and Belgium states that there is 'irrefutable evidence' that a Russian Buk 9M38 missile downed the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 in 2014, killing all 298 people on board, also concluding that the Buk missile system was brought across the border from Russia and later transported back escorted by several other vehicles and by 'armed men in uniform', according to witnesses, photographs, video, damning intercepted telephone calls, radar data, forensic examinations, tests and reconstructions - Cause of MH17 crash
2016 Ukrainian casualties: 31 May 2016: 10,000 Ukrainians killed by Russian-terrorist forces, more than 20,000 have been wounded and 1.8 million forced to flee their homes over the past two years, according to Ukrainian Defence Council - Casualties of the Ukrainian crisis and the Russian military intervention
2014-2018 MH17 shot down by Russian army: 24 May 2018: Joint Investigation Team, comprising the authorities from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine announces that the missile launcher used to shoot down flight MH17 in July 2014, killing 298 passengers and crew from 17 countries, was Russian army, specifically Russia's 53rd anti-Aircraft Brigade
May 2018 MH17 victims families' open letter to the Russian people: 22 May 2018: In an open letter to the Russian people families of the victims in downing of MH17 hold the Russian regime as ultimately responsible for the deaths of their family members, expressing confidence in the thoroughness and impartiality of the work conducted by the Joint Investigation Team, and condemning reports on MH17 coming out of the Russian regime and state media, asking 'do Russian people really want to live in a country where the truth has ceased to exist'
November 2018 Kerch Strait incident and Russian violations of international law: November 2018 Kerch Strait incident - 26 November 2018: Countries across the world and various politicians have reacted to Russia's attack on Ukrainian vessels in the Sea of Azov and called on Russia to stop violating international law - 28 November 2018: Following Russian regime’s seizure of three Ukrainian navy ships and crew, regime to deploy new missiles to annexed Crimea, as Ukraine president warns regime, saying 'I don’t want anyone to think this is fun and games. Ukraine is under threat of full-scale war with Russia' - 29 novembre 2018: La Russie bloque deux ports ukrainiens de la mer d'Azov
December 2018: 1 December 2018: Shooting of Ukraine's 'Berdyansk' boat by Russian regime most likely took place in international waters, as Ukrainian tug 'Yani Kapu' was intentionally rammed at least four times over a period of at least an hour, Bellingcat said - 1 December 2018: Russia must return Ukraine's sailors, vessels before administration consider rescheduled Trump-Putin summit, USA's Pompeo says - 2 décembre 2018: Poutine a affirmé que 'la guerre va continuer' dans l'est rebelle de l'Ukraine tant que les autorités ukrainiennes actuelles 'resteront au pouvoir'
19 June 2019 first trial of three Russian nationals and a Ukrainian suspect announced: 19 June 2019: Marking the beginning of the Dutch criminal proceedings, Dutch prosecutors say three Russian nationals and a Ukrainian will be tried on murder charges for their role in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, saying that evidence showed a direct line of military command between Ukrainian separatists and Russia's Putin regime, as suspects will be tried for murder in the case set to start in March 2020, according to Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand, the mother of one of the 298 victims - 19 June 2019: Identifying the separatists linked to the downing of MH17 by Bellingcat Investigation Team
16 October 2019 Putin's victims in the sixth year: 16 October 2019: Russia's hybrid military forces on October 15 mounted 26 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, killing two Ukrainian soldiers and wounding another four, as one of the Ukrainian troops shot dead by a sniper was a young woman who joined army ranks after her father, also a Ukrainian military, was killed in Donbas hostilities back in 2015
17 October 2019: 17 October 2019: On October 16, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire 30 times in the Donbas war zone, killing one Ukrainian soldier and wounding another one
14 November 2019 MH17 investigators say phone calls show Ukraine rebels' ties to Russia: 14 November 2019: MH17 investigators say phone calls show Ukraine rebels' ties to Russian Putin regime, as intercepts suggest separatists sought guidance from Russia before jet was shot down
28 January 2020 at least one of the suspects in the MH17 downing probe ready to stand trial: 28 January 2020: At least one of the suspects in the MH17 downing probe is ready to stand trial, according to the District Court of The Hague, not disclosing the name of the suspect
9 March 2020 trial of Russians and one allied Ukrainian accused of murdering 298 people in MH17 case: 9 March 2020: The trial of three Russians and one Ukrainian accused of murdering 298 people in the shooting down of the MH17 aircraft over eastern Ukraine has begun in the Netherlands, as presiding judge Hendrik Steenhuis said 'the loss of so many lives and the manner in which they so abruptly ended is barely conceivable', and as murderous and coward Russian Putin regime has always denied any involvement in the shooting down of the plane
11 March 2020 several witnesses in MH17 case in ‘fear for their lives’ if their identities are revealed: 11 March 2020: Several witnesses in ‘fear for their lives’ if their identities are revealed, hearing into shooting down of airliner is told, as Dutch prosecutors have accused Russia of trying to sabotage the investigation into the downing of MH17 flight in Ukraine in 2014, saying this has cast 'a dark shadow' over the impending trial of four suspects Russians Sergey Dubinsky, Oleg Pulatov and Igor Girkin and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko
28 April 2020 key MH17 figure identified as senior FSB official Burlaka: 28 April 2020: Key 2014 MH17 shoot-down figure identified as senior Russia's FSB official Andrey Ivanovich Burlaka, who was in a crucial role supervising militant activities in Donbas and authorizing the flow of weapons across Ukrainian/Russian border, 'Bellingcat' investigation says
3 May 2020 journalists in Russian-occupied areas must be protected Ukraine says on World Press Freedom Day: 3 May 2020: Journalists in Russian-occupied areas must be protected, MFA Ukraine says on World Press Freedom Day
14 July 2020 three Ukrainian soldiers killed and another two wounded by Russia-led forces: 14 July 2020: Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another two were wounded as Russia-led forces mounted 18 attacks in eastern Ukraine on Monday 13 July, continuing since 2014
12 November 2020 violations of latest ceasefire agreement by Russia-led forces on 11 November also known as WWI 'Remembrance Day': 12 November 2020: Ukraine Command have reported 3 violations of the latest ceasefire agreement by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on 11 November, also known as 'Remembrance Day' of World War I
1 April 2021 Lavrov threatens Ukraine could be 'destroyed' as Putin regime prepares Donbas escalation: 1 April 2021: Ukraine could be 'destroyed' in case of Donbas escalation, Russian regime's Lavrov threatens, as his statement comes amid regime's amassing troops and military hardware along Ukrainian border under the pretext of drills
11 April 2021 another Ukrainian soldier reportedly killed in artillery fire from Russia-backed troops: 11 April 2021: The Ukrainian military said a soldier was killed and another seriously wounded in artillery fire from Russia-backed separatists, violating the ceasefire ten times, as hostilities rose sharply in the east of the country where 27 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed this year, more than half the number who died in all of 2020, as attacks have intensified in recent weeks and Russia's Putin regime has built up troops along the Ukraine border
11 April 2021 voices of Russian indictees in the MH17 downing case, Dubinsky and Girkin, revealed: 11 April 2021: Dutch public broadcaster NOS has released transcripts of intercepted communications as part of the probe into the downing of MH17 passenger jet in the skies over Donbas in July 2014, as the tapes have captured, among others, the voices of the two indictees in the MH17 downing case, Sergei Dubinsky and Igor Girkin
7 June 2021 bitter week for families as evidence to be read in the murder trial: 7 June 2021 bitter week for families as evidence to be read in the murder trial in the Netherlands against four fugitive suspects accused of shooting down a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing 298 people in 2014
6 September 2021 MH17 plane crash trial hears trauma of relatives demanding justice: 6 September 2021: The families of those killed in the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 have begun to testify at the trial of four suspects, as about 90 relatives will speak at the high-security court in Schiphol over the next three weeks, and as international investigators say the plane was shot down with a missile fired by pro-Russian rebels
21 December 2021 amid growing tensions over attacked Ukraine Putin threatens Nato: 21 December 2021: After Russia's Putin regime annexed Crimea in 2014, also since 2014 sparking and supporting a conflict in east Ukraine that has left more than 14,000 dead, Putin is now demanding 'security guarantees' from Nato amid a Russian buildup of tanks and artillery for what could constitute an invasion force into Ukraine within weeks, even saying and threatening he will consider a military response if Russia feels 'threatened' by Nato
22 December 2021 Dutch prosecutors demand life sentences in MH17 downing by Russians and allied Ukrainian: 22 December 2021: Dutch prosecutors demand life sentences in MH17 downing, saying Russians Igor Girkin, Sergey Dubinsky and Igor Pulatov, and Ukrainian separatist Leonid Kharchenko formed a team in 2014 to bring down planes using a missile system trucked in from a Russian military base, then targeting Malaysian passenger jet, killing all 298 passengers and crew by using Russian missile

Since February/March 2014 Russian regime's annexation of Crimea, after unmarked Russian soldiers began to take control of the Crimean Peninsula using a Russian naval base in Sevastopol, establishing checkpoints
September 2019 ECHR Russian Crimea annexation case: 11 September 2019: The Russian state directed and ran the 2014 military coup in Crimea, its subsequent annexation and is complicit in human rights abuses since 2014, Ukraine has told the European court of human rights
October 2019 UN report on the situation of human rights in Crimea: 15 October 2019: UN report on the situation of human rights in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol in Ukraine notes that Russian regime violates Geneva conventions by deliberately resettling people from mainland Russia to the Ukrainian Crimea in attempts to alter demographics in the area

Since October 2021–2022 Russo-Ukrainian crisis and December/January escalation: Since March 2021 and then since October 2021–2022 Russo-Ukrainian crisis and December/January escalation when over 100,000 Russian troops were again massed near the border of an independant European country
Reactions to 2021–2022 Russo-Ukrainian crisis of many states, international organizations and civil society groups: Reactions to 2021–2022 Russo-Ukrainian crisis, as many states, international organizations and civil society groups have reacted to the crisis between Russia and Ukraine that began in 2014, when the European country Ukraine defended its independence, after self-important Yanukovych and his 'Party of Regions' on behalf of Russia's Putin regime tried to create a 'controlled democracy' in Ukraine, tried to destroy the opposition, but sparked the 2014 Euromaidan protests in Kyiv and a renewed Ukrainian revolution in the traditional colors blue and yellow used as a symbol of Ukrainian lands since 12th century, established in the July 1410 Battle of Grunwald, and as a national flag officially used since the 1848 'Springtime of the Peoples' across the continent of Europe, defeated by Austrian, emerging German, and already existing Russian empire, as Russia's relative stability was attributed to the revolutionary groups' inability to communicate with each other
Since December 1994 Budapest Memorandum, 2014 illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia: 5 December 1994 Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances signed at the OSCE conference in Budapest to provide security assurances by its signatories relating to the accession of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine to the 'Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons'. The memorandum was originally signed by three nuclear powers: the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States. China and France gave somewhat weaker individual assurances in separate documents, including security assurances against threats or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan, as - as a result Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine gave up their nuclear weapon but Russia then alone controlled the codes needed to operate the nuclear weapons, as in 2009, Russia and USA released a joint statement that the memorandum's security assurances would still be respected after the expiration of the START Treaty, and as - after the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014 - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and USA stated that Russian involvement was a breach of its Budapest Memorandum obligations to Ukraine
27 January 2022 USA rejects Russia's demand to bar Ukraine from Nato: 27 January 2022: The USA has rejected Russia's demand to bar Ukraine from Nato, amid warnings Russia might invade its neighbour, as Secretary of State Antony Blinken was giving Russia a formal response but gave no concessions saying that he was offering Russia 'a serious diplomatic path forward, should Russia choose it', and as a Russian minister said his country would study Mr Blinken's response, delivered in coordination with Nato
27 January 2022 USA says Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline won’t open, Germany vowed to hit with 'strong sanctions': 27 January 2022: Russian regime's Putin is being briefed on a USA paper reaffirming support for Ukraine’s right to pursue Nato membership, as USA further says Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline won’t open if Russia invades Ukraine, as Germany has vowed to hit Russia with 'strong sanctions' if it invades Ukraine, including on the disputed Nord Stream 2 pipeline, 'The Guardian'reports live
3 February 2022 NRC's Jan Egeland warns against an escalation of Russian aggression against Ukraine: 3 February 2022: 'We Need Peace', but war in Ukraine would be humanitarian catastrophe for millions in the region, says NRC's Jan Egeland on the messages he is hearing from Ukrainians in their country - 3 February 2022: NRC Secretary General Jan Egeland warns that an escalation of Russian aggression against Ukraine would have catastrophic consequences for millions of civilians in the border regions, already suffering since 2014
7 February 2022 USA and EU 'in unity’ in response to Russia-Ukraine tensions: 7 February 2022: USA and EU ‘in unity’ in response to Russia-Ukraine tensions, USA Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, as president Joe Biden to meet German chancellor at White House while France’s Emmanuel Macron is to meet Russian regime's Putin - responsible for the crisis - in Moscow, 'The Guardian' reports live
9 February 2022 European citizens remarkably united with majorities supporting Nato/EU response: 9 February 2022: Most Europeans want to stand with Kyiv against Russia's Putin regime, as more than 60% of people surveyed believe Nato should come to Ukraine’s defence if Russia invades, according to ECFR study, which carried out the polling in seven countries, accounting for two-thirds of the EU’s population
Since 9/10 February 2022 Russia/Belarus days of joint military drills close to Ukraine border: 9 February 2022: Russia and Belarus will begin 10 days of joint military drills on Thursday, setting in train one of the most overtly threatening elements of the Putin regime’s buildup of forces around Ukraine’s borders, ratcheting up Ukraine tensions, as satellite imagery shows much Russian hardware has been moved to locations close to Ukraine border - 10 February 2022: Russia begins military drills with Belarus, the BBC reports, showing a map of the region incl. Kyiv, Kharkiv, Donetsk that was the 1941-1943 battleground of Soviet Union's defense against NSDAP ruled German empire's aggression in its second world war
>10 February 2022 UK secretaries Liz Truss, Ben Wallace warn Russian regime, BBC reports live: 10 February 2022: The BBC reports live, as UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss - in Moscow for talks with her Russian counterpart S. Lavrov - warns Russia's Putin regime that invading Ukraine would be disastrous, and as Defence Secretary Ben Wallace warns Putin regime saying 'Ukrainian people will fight'
11 February 2022 more Russian military drills targeting Ukraine on Friday: 11 février 2022: Nouvelles manœuvres russes à la frontière ukrainienne, information internationale en direct sur France24 - 11 February 2022: NATO has raised the alarm about the Ukraine crisis, warning of 'a real risk for a new armed conflict in Europe', and promised to reinforce its eastern flank
12 February 2022 USA's president Biden, Russian regime’s Putin made call, 'The Guardian' reports live: 12 February 2022: USA's president Biden and Russian regime’s Putin make call, as they speak after USA warned Russia could attack Ukraine 'any day’, after Macron told Putin sincere negotiations are incompatible with an escalation in tensions, and as thousands of Ukrainians rally in Kyiv amid fear of invasion, and as UK troops sent to help train Ukrainian army to leave country, 'The Guardian' reports live
13 February 2022 USA warns of 'crippling’ sanctions if Putin regime invades already endangered, suffering Ukraine: 13 February 2022: USA warns of 'crippling’ sanctions if Russia's Putin regime invades Ukraine, coming after a phone call between USA's president Biden and Putin ended with no breakthrough, 'Al Jazeera' reports live - 13 February 2022: Kyiv - experienced since July 2014 and MH17 case - tells airlines to skirt Black Sea amid Russian drills, 'The Guardian' reports live
14 February 2022 UK and USA say Russia could invade Ukraine any moment, urging Putin regime to de-escalate: 14 February 2022: Citing ‘latest information’, UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss says Russia could invade Ukraine any moment, urges Putin regime to de-escalate, as Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has affirmed that Ukraine still wants to join NATO despite Russia’s opposition, 'Al Jazeera reports with Live updates - 14 February 2022: Russian invasion could start at 'any time’, USA warns, as 'The Guardian' reports with live updates
15 February 2022 Nato demands it has yet to see 'real deescalation’ from Russia: 15 February 2022: Nato demands it has yet to see ‘real deescalation’ from Russia, saying announcement of troop withdrawal is good but alliance must see signs on the ground, following reports yesterday that Putin regime is sending thousands more troops to Ukraine border and Russian ambassador's to the EU warning of right to 'counterattack' in eastern Ukraine, 'The Guardian' reports with live news
16 February 2022 Nato's Jens Stoltenberg says no sign of de-escalation by Russian forces near Ukraine: 16 February 2022: Nato's secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg says there is no sign of de-escalation by Russian forces on the ground near Ukraine, warning the threat from Russia had become a 'new normal' in European security, informing that Nato was considering setting up new battle groups in central and SE Europe, BBC and 'The Guardian' report with live updates
17 February 2022 Russia still building forces on Ukraine border, says top Nato official: 17 February 2022: Russia still building forces on Ukraine border, says top Nato official, following deploymdng of 7,000 more troops to border, USA official claims, as Ukraine accuses Russia of cyber-attack on banks and defence ministry, marking day of unity against fears of a Russian invasion, and as western leaders prepare for security conference in Munich this weekend, 'The Guardian' reports with live news - 17 February 2022: Russia trying to create a pretext for its invasion? Questions from the media at a press conference in Kyiv, as BBC also reports with live updates
17 February 2022 Ukrainian military alleged that Russian-backed forces fired at Stanytsia-Luhanska: 17 February 2022: Ukrainian military’s command centre in the east on Thursday alleged that Russian-backed forces fired heavy artillery at the village of Stanytsia-Luhanska 'with special cynicism', an incident in the separatist conflict as justification for an invasion
18 February 2022 Russia has up to 190,000 military personnel in or near Ukraine: 18 February 2022: Russia has up to 190,000 military personnel in or near Ukraine, as observers say number of Russian troops inside Ukraine or near its borders is significantly higher than previously known, sccording to USA, as 'The Guardian' reports with live updates, as later 'The Guardian' reported that Russian state media said a blast has occurred in Donetsk amid multiple USA warnings of false flag incidents, and as Putin and Lukashenko prepare ‘to actively take part’ in strategic nuclear drills
19 February 2022 Putin will impose Nato his will: 19 February 2022: Leaders of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine order full military mobilisation, as Russia's Rostov region bordering Ukraine declared a state of emergency, citing growing numbers of people arriving from separatist-held areas in Ukraine after they received evacuation orders, as Russian regime’s Putin and Belarusian regime's Lukashenko, a close ally of Putin, took part in major military drills along Ukraine’s borders from a situation centre in the Kremlin on Saturday, as Nato's Jens Stoltenberg says Russia makes demands that it knows NATO cannot fulfill, adding now 'we have a Russia which is openly contesting core values for European security and then demonstrating their will to use force or the threat of force to get their will', further adding 'for the first time we now see Beijing joining Moscow in calling on NATO to stop admitting new members', 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates - Enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the military alliance of 28 European and 2 North American countries that constitutes a system of collective defense. In October 2020 Ukraine's president Zelenskyy stated that Ukraine needs a NATO Membership Action Plan, as NATO membership will contribute to Ukraine's security and defense. In April 2021, following a Russian troop buildup near the Ukraine border, Zelenskiy repeated this request to receive peace
19 February 2022 Putin regime's Chief of General Staff pointed out 'guaranteed defeat of the enemy': 19 February 2022: Russian Putin regime said later on the day that its military successfully test-launched hypersonic and cruise missiles at sea and land-based targets during 'exercises', as Putin sat observing the 'war games' on screens along with neighbouring Belarus' dictator Lukashenko, from what the Kremlin described as a 'situation centre', saying 'all the missiles hit their targets, confirming their performance objectives', adding the drills included Tu-95 bombers and submarines, and as Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov made a reference to nuclear launch codes, saying 'such test launches, of course, are impossible without the head of state. You know about the famous black suitcase and the red button'. Two ballistic missiles were launched – one from a site in northwest Russia and the second from a submarine in the Barents Sea – hitting targets thousands of kilometres away in the far east peninsula of Kamchatka, the Kremlin said, claiming that the exercises are part of a regular training process, denying they signal an escalation in the standoff with independant - since 1991 - Ukraine, but in a Russian footage aired by RIA Chief of General Staff Valery Gerasimov told Putin 'the main purpose of the exercise is to train the strategic offensive forces’ actions aimed at delivering a guaranteed defeat of the enemy', as according to reporting 'Al Jazeera' Russian e.g. can use militarily 1511 attack aircraft, Ukraine 98
19 February 2022 Ukraine's Zelenskyy said Ukraine is Europe’s shield against Russia after 2 more soldiers killed: 19 February 2022: Later, in the afternoon, Ukrainian president Zelenskyy said in Munich Ukraine is Europe’s shield against Russia, as Polish PM Morawiecki later said in Munich 'it is naive to believe that fulfilling some of the demands of Russia will lead to peaceful cohabitation, peaceful coexistence', as Ukraine reported 2 more soldiers killed in separatists shelling today
20 February 2022 'can’t keep offering olive branch’ to Russia over Ukraine as killed people will never resurrect: 20 February 2022: Ukrainian president Zelenskyy is willing to meet Russian regime's Putin to seek a serious 'peaceful settlement', after former KGB agent since more then 20 years is terrifying the global community with poisonings including Plutonium, Novichok, with other forms of assassinations against opponents in Russia and abroad, with wars and war participations in Chechnya, in Syria, Africa, and since 2014 in Europe, and now in 2022 even threatening with nuclear weapons, with civilians in eastern Ukraine living amid destruction and shellings, hitting residential areas and 'kindergarten', as Russian military exercises in Belarus scheduled to end on Sunday will continue, Minsk regime has announced, pointing to an increase in tensions along the Ukraine border, saying Russian troops will not withdraw, as exiled Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said the presence of Russian troops for extended military drills endangered her country’s sovereignty, stating 'the presence of Russian troops on our territory violates our constitution, international law, endangers the security of each Belarusian and the entire region', adding that her team would seek to have the deployment raised within the UN security council, according to 'Al Jazeera'
20 February 2022 'can’t keep offering olive branch’ to Russia over Ukraine as killed people will never resurrect: 20 February 2022: Putin regime had previously said the 30,000 troops it has in Belarus were simply carrying out readiness drills with its ally, but as 20 February arrived Putin and Belarusian dictator Lukashenko decided to 'continue inspections', citing increased military activity on their shared borders and an alleged 'escalation' in east Ukraine, as their decision and move is seen as a further tightening of the screws on independent but not respected Ukraine, already facing increased shelling from Russian-backed separatist and occupying rebels, the 'Kyiv Post' reports - 20 February 2022: Russia cannot restore the USSR, a country with closed borders, a planned economy, and public property, as Putin's Russia since late 1990s - after Gorbachev's failed perestroika since March 1984 encompassing a complex series of reforms to restructure society and the economy but opposed, obstructed by the USA supporting the Taliban - has little in common with that historical setup. It is a highly capitalistic state with robust oligarchic groups and endemic corruption, according to the 'Kyiv Post'
20 February 2022 'can’t keep offering olive branch’ to Russia over Ukraine as killed people will never resurrect: 20 February 2022: Russian troops will remain indefinitely, says Belarus, as fears rise of Ukraine invasion, according to 'The Guardian', further reporting another phone call by Macron, as Ukrainian president - responsible for the endangered country with a population of 41,167,336 citizens in January 2022 - calls for west’s help at Munich conference, 'The Guardian' further reports with live updates
21 February 2022 Ukraine calls for urgent EU sanctions on Russia to avert invasion: 21 February 2022: Ukraine rejects 'fake' Russian claims about border incursion, Luke Harding reports from Kyiv, Ukraine’s neighbours bracing for millions of refugees if Russia invades, as Ukraine calls for urgent EU sanctions on Russia to avert invasion, and as on the other side leaders of two-self proclaimed 'people’s republics' formally asked Russian regime's Putin to recognise their independence in a coordinated appeal on Monday, a move that is set to further inflame the situation in eastern Ukraine, as in the afternoon two-thirds of 110 battalions now positioned within 50km of the border, and as in the evening 'The Guardian' (Andrew Roth) continues to report - 21 février 2022: C'était 'prématuré' de parler d’un sommet réunissant le régime russe et les États-Unis pour désamorcer la crise autour de l’Ukraine, après dans la nuit de dimanche à lundi, le gouvernement français avait pourtant annoncé que les deux états avaient 'accepté le principe d’un tel sommet' - 21 February 2022: USA's president Joe Biden is meeting his national security team about Russia and Ukraine, official said according to 'Al Jazeera' also reports with live updates, as Ukraine’s FM Kuleba said he would discuss de-escalation efforts with USA's Secretary of State Blinken on Tuesday
21 February 2022 2 Ukrainian servicemen killed in Donbas by occupiers’ shelling, also killing a civilian: 21 February 2022: Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed in Donetsk region in the occupiers’ shelling, as 'the illegal armed formations shelled the village of Novoluhanske, killing a civilian and damaging houses. A total of eight populated localities in the region – about 43,000 people – were left without electricity and/or water over a day', according to National Police, and - as of 17:00 21 February - Russian-occupation forces launched 54 attacks on Ukraine’s Armed Forces positions, wounding four soldiers
22 February 2022 Russia strongly condemned at UN after Putin orders troops into eastern Ukraine, and opposed: 22 February 2022: Russia strongly condemned at UN after Putin orders troops into eastern Ukraine, as Ukraine’s foreign minister appealed for strong sanctions as the only way of stalling further Russian encroachment, 'The Guardian' reports, also providing a live coverage of the Russia/Ukraine crisis - 22 February 2022: German Chancellor Scholz said that he halted the review process of Nord Stream 2 pipeline project with Russia in response to Moscow’s recognition of two breakaway regions in Ukraine, 'so there can be no certification of the pipeline and without this certification, Nord Stream 2 cannot begin operating', according to 'Kyiv Post' - 22 February 2022: Russian regime's Putin signed a 'decree' to officially recognise the breakaway, self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk 'People’s Republics' DPR and LPR in war-torn eastern Ukraine, as this political sparked fears of a wider military campaign on Ukrainian territory, perhaps beginning war against an indepencent European country, as many - also in Russia - outside the corridors of power are critical of regime's move, and as Syria’s Assad regime 'supports' Putin’s decision to recognise the puppet states in eastern Ukraine as independent
23 February 2022 Ukraine urges citizens to leave Russia: 23 February 2022: Ukraine urges citizens to leave Russia, after Ukraine’s parliament approved imposing sanctions on 351 Russians, including lawmakers who supported Putin’s move to recognise eastern Ukraine’s self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk 'People’s Republics' as independent and deploy troops to the breakaway regions, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates - 23 February 2022: Nato accuses Russia of trying to 'rewrite entire global security architecture’, as Nato secretary general Stoltenberg says risk of conflict is real as EU expected to level tough sanctions at Russia, and as EU is ready to launch a second set of sanctions against Russia if its troops move beyond Ukraine separatist regions, European Commission’s executive vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis said, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates

Since 24 February 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, as Russian ground forces enter Ukraine. At about 06:00 Moscow time (UTC+3), Russian regime's Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in eastern Ukraine. Minutes later, missile strikes began at locations across the country, including in the capital Kyiv. The Ukrainian Border Service stated that its borders with Russia and Belarus were attacked. Multiple countries have condemned the attack on Ukraine, part and latest chapter of the Russo-Ukrainian War since winter/spring 2014, started by Vladimir Putin, today globally criticized as a war criminal
War crimes in the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine: War crimes in the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine listed , as discriminate attacks on civilian areas by Russian forces have occurred since the first days of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, which may constitute war crimes. The invasion is part of the protracted Russo-Ukrainian War that started in 2014. The invasion itself constitutes a crime of aggression and violates Article 353 of Russian Criminal Code 'Planning, preparing, unleashing, or waging on aggressive war'
28 February 2022 ICC prosecutor to investigate possible war crimes in Ukraine: 28 February 2022: ICC prosecutor to investigate possible war crimes in Ukraine, as prosecutor Karim Khan says that although Ukraine isn’t a member of the ICC, it has awarded jurisdiction to the court, also saying that there was grounds to open an investigation based on a previous preliminary investigation on Crimea and the Donbas (since early 2014) published last year, and on current events in Ukraine, adding 'I have already tasked my team to explore all evidence preservation opportunities'
Since 24 February 2022 Ukrainian 'ukrinform' reports with live updates: 24 February 2022: Ukrainian multimedia platform for broadcasting 'ukrinform' reports with live updates at 13:18 that Mariupol has comes under Smerch MLRS fire, killing three civilians, wounding seven others, as Russian armed formations have fired Smerch multiple launch rocket systems at the residential areas and airport of Mariupol, killing three and wounding seven civilians, as Ukrainian defense forces shots down seventh Russian plane
Since 24 February 2022 British 'The Guardian' reports: 24 February 2022: International outcry as Putin launches ‘full-scale invasion’, as updates: explosions heard in cities across Ukraine after Vladimir Putin announces operation to ‘demilitarise’ neighbouring country, as UN security briefing held as war broke, as the Russian ruble - the official currency of the Russian Federation - falls to all-time low, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates
Since 24 February 2022 international broadcaster 'Al Jazeera': 24 February 2022: Russia's Putin regime launches full-scale invasion of neighbouring democratic country Ukraine, as multi-pronged attack on several Ukrainian cities begins, as the government in Kyiv accuses Russia’s Putin of ‘war of aggression’, as several Ukrainian civilians reportedly killed, as Ukrainian president Zelenskyy declares martial law, calling on citizens to fight, claiming Ukraine will 'win', as Ukraine’s military says about 50 Russian forces have been killed and six warplanes destroyed in fighting, as democratic powers condemn Moscow regime’s move, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates
Since 24 February 2022 Israel's 'Haaretz' reports with live updates: 24 Febraury 2022: Russia launches full-scale attacks across Ukraine, 'Haaretz' reports with live updates, showing a Ukrainian map with major cities - Kyiv, Kharkiv, Lutsk, Ivano-Frankivsk, Mariupol and more -, as Russian troops had landed in southern port cities of Odessa and Mariupol, as 'command centres' in Kyiv city and Kharkiv city had been struck by Russian missiles, as at 2:43 PM second wave of missile strikes hit Ukraine according to Reuters, as independent Ukraine calls on all citizens rise up to Russian invasion, and as EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said 'these are among the darkest hours for Europe since World War II'
25 February 2022 Ukrainian 'ukrinform' reports: 25 February 2022: The most difficult military situation is currently observed near Kharkiv, in the Sumy region, as well as in the south of Ukraine, as paratroopers who landed in Mykolaiv in the area of the Timvod residential district have been defeated, as Putin regime allowed wreckage, probably of Grad system, to hit one of the orphanages in Vorzel in Kyiv region, with 50 children inside, as Russian forces have lost about 2,800 people since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, 'ukrinform' reports
25 February 'The Guardian' reports: 25 February 2022: Nato to deploy more troops to eastern Europe, as Jens Stoltenberg also accuses Russia of lying about its intentions, as prominent Russians join protests against Ukraine war amid 1,800 arrests in Russia, as fighting reached Kyiv and as Russian invasion intensifies, as EU and UK announce sanctions targeting Putin and Lavrov, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates
25 February 'Al Jazeera' reports: 25 February 2022: Day two of Russian attack on Ukraine, as Ukraine president says at least 137 Russian soldiers killed in full-scale Russian military attack as Western powers announce a series of sanctions against Russia's Putin regime, also reports more key recent developments
25 February 2022 'Haaretz' reports with live updates: 25 February 2022: Putin calls on Ukrainian army to seize power as forces close in on Kyiv, 'Haaretz' reports with live updates
25/26 February 2022 'The Guardian' continues reporting with live updates: 25/26 February 2022 Ukrainian president warns tonight will be ‘the hardest’, as explosions heard in the capital Kyiv, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates - 25 February 2022: Prominent Russians shocked by the invasion of Ukraine have gone public with their opposition to the war, despite the professional and personal risks that come with dissent on such a sensitive issue in Russia, as already more than 1,800 people were arrested at rallies across the country on Thursday night - 25 February 2022 USA is joining the European Union in imposing direct sanctions on Russian regime's Vladimir Putin and FM Sergei Lavrov, 'ukrinform' reports
26 February 2022 'The Guardian' continues reporting on the morning of the third day, 198 Ukrainian citizens killed: 26 February 2022: Ukrainians attempt to hold off Russian forces, as defence forces wage ferocious resistance in the capital as Zelenskiy says ‘we will not lay down our arms’, as on the morning of the third day already 198 Ukrainian citizens killed in Russian Putin regime's invasion, as three children are among those dead, as Ukrainian health ministry was quoted saying that 1,115 people had been injured, including 33 children, as fighting continues on streets of Kyiv on the third day, as Russia attacks on four fronts, as on Saturday evening gunfights continue in Kyiv with capital under curfew until Monday, and as 'The Guardian' continues reporting with live updates
26 February 'The Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates: 26 February 2022: Over the last 24 hours Russian forces have lost SU-30 fighter aircraft, 11 helicopters, 2 Su-25 aircraft, 2 Il-76 air-fighters, a column of equipment and fuel echelon, according to Air Force Command of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, Russian artillery fire has struck Kyiv's children's cancer hospital Okhmadyt, killing one child and wounding two, along with two adults, Germany to send 1,000 unspecified anti-tank weapons and 500 FIM-92 Stinger air defense missiles, as Russia’s all-out invasion is a turning point in EU country's long-standing opposition to providing Ukraine with lethal weaponry, said German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
26 February 'Haaretz' reports with live updates: 26 February 2022: Russian Putin regime's mass assault by land, sea and air in the biggest attack on a European state since German empire's and Axis powers World War II leaving parts of the world in ruins and tens of millions murderded, including the Holocaust intended to leave no traces and memories, as Putin regime on 26 February using amphibious warships to attack Ukraine's Mariupol, as Israel in February 2022 refuses to sign UN Security Council condemnation of Russian invasion, and as more than 80 countries agreed to USA's request to express support for condemning Putin regime's invasion
27 February 2022 Putin ordered nuclear deterrent forces on alert following 'aggressive statements' by NATO nations: 27 February 2022: Russian regime's Putin has ordered Russian nuclear deterrent forces on alert amid tensions with the West over Ukraine - 27 February 2022: Kyivindependent reports that Russian dictator Vladimir Putin made the decision in response to what he called 'aggressive statements' by NATO nations and Western sanctions against Russia
27 February 2022 'The Guardian' continues reporting on the fourth day: 27 February 2022: Ukraine has filed a lawsuit against Russia to the UN international court of justice at the Hague, president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said, the court that settles disputes between states regarding international law, noting that Russia was bombarding residential areas in Ukraine, but warning 'we will fight as long as it takes to liberate the country', saying 'the past night in Ukraine was brutal, again shooting, again bombardments of residential areas, civilian infrastructure'
28 February 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the fifth day: 28 February 2022: Rockets kill civilians in Kharkiv as Moscow regime ‘adapts its tactics’, as Turkey will limit Russian warship access to Black Sea, according to Turkish president confirming Ankara will invoke Montreux Convention on day that rocket strikes killed ‘dozens’ in Ukrainian city of Kharkiv
28 February 2022 NATO's Jens Stoltenberg rules out enforcing a 'no-fly zone' in Ukraine according to USA media: 28 February 2022: NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg rules out enforcing a 'no-fly zone' in Ukraine, while condemning Putin’s decision to put his nuclear deterrent forces on high alert, according to USA media
1 March 2022 death, destruction as Russia's invasion of Ukraine enters day six: 1 March 2022 Death, destruction as Russia's invasion of Ukraine enters day six, with reports that the Russian Army had set up checkpoints on the outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Kherson, that a huge military convoy was massing outside Kyiv, that Russian forces aim to encircle the port city of Mariupol on March 1, with video images of fighting in the country's second-largest city Kharkiv, showing residential areas being shelled and apartment buildings shaken by powerful explosions, and as adviser Anton Herashchenko said dozens of people in Kharkiv had been killed in rocket strikes on February 28
1 March 2022 Russian army conducting missile attack on the territory of Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Complex: 1 March 2022: The Russian army is conducting a powerful missile attack on the territory of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Complex
1 March 2022 'The Kyiv Independent' reports, incl. Kyiv, Kharkiv and other cities, regions and towns: 1 March 2022: Kharkiv barraged with rockets, 11 people killed, as Russian forces have blasted Ukraine’s second-largest city with Grad multiple rocket launcher systems on 28 February, striking residential buildings
1 March 2022 National News Agency of Ukraine 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates: 1 March 2022 National News Agency of Ukraine 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the sixth day
1 March 2022 Russian regime's bombardment of Kharkiv city described as a war crime: 1 March 2022: Ukraine's president describes Russian regime's bombardment of Kharkiv city, which killed dozens of civilians, as a war crime, as Volodymyr Zelensky said there were eyewitness accounts of civilians being deliberately targeted during Monday's attack on Ukraine's second largest city, as rights groups also said war crimes may have occurred during Russia's invasion, and as the International Criminal Court ICC is looking to launch its own investigation into the allegations, BBC reports with video and Ukraine maps to track Russia's ongoing invasion
2 March 2022 'The Kyiv Independent' reports, including development in cities, regions and towns: 2 March 2022: Since Russian dictator Putin declared war against Ukraine, Russian regime destroyed hundreds of transport infrastructure facilities, homes, hospitals and kindergartens, killing over 2,000 people (according to the State Emergency Service), as Nord Stream 2 files for bankruptcy, as 88% of Ukrainians believe that Ukraine will successfully fight off Russia, as poll also showed that 98% of Ukrainians support the actions of Ukraine's Armed Forces
2 March 2022 National News Agency of Ukraine 'Ukrinform', 'The Guardian' reporting with live updates: 2 March 2022 a total of 21 children have been killed and 55 wounded since Russia initiated a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Commissioner for Human Rights says, as 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the seventh day - 2 March 2022: Russia aims to erase Ukraine, says president Zelenskiy, as bombardment intensifies and as USA's Biden vows to ‘make Putin pay’ for invasion, as UN General Assembly’s condemned Russia’s invasion, calling for it immediately to pull all of its forces out of Ukraine, as alongside Russia, the countries that voted against the UN resolution were Belarus, North Korea, Eritrea and Syria, called 'many friends' by Russia's Lavrov, saying you can’t isolate it, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates
3 March 2022 'The Kyiv Independent' reports on the eighth day of Putin's war crimes: 3 March 2022: 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates, including Kyiv city, Kharkiv and more cities and regions - 3 March 2022 National News Agency of Ukraine 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the eighth day
3 March 2022 explosions rock Kyiv as Russian assault continues: 3 March 2022: The port city of Mariupol continues to come under sustained attack, as Mariupol mayor has made a desperate video address, saying 'we cannot even take the wounded from the streets, from apartments, since the shelling does not stop', as Putin regime's military has urged civilians to leave the city via a so-called ‘green corridor, and as 'DPR' spokesman said they would launch 'targeted strikes' against the city unless Ukrainian forces there surrender, as explosions continue to rock Kyiv amid ongoing Russian assault, BBC reports with video - Since 2 March 2022 'Horlivka offensive', an ongoing theatre of operation in the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine for control over the 'Donetsk People's Republic', after Ukrainian forces began advancing towards the DPR city of Horlivka
3 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports live: 3 March 2022: Ukrainian president Zelenskiy says defence lines holding against onslaught, also saying no respite in shelling since midnight, as people in crucial Black Sea port of Kherson told to follow Russian measures, as UN say over 1 million people displaced, as Moscow police detain children for laying flowers at Ukrainian embassy, as Germany reportedly seizes Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov’s $600m superyacht, 'The Guardian' reports live
4 March 2022 'The Kyiv Independent' and 'Ukrinform' reporting on the ninth day of Putin's war crimes: 4 March 2022: 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the ninth day of Putin's war crimes - 4 March 2022 National News Agency of Ukraine 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the ninth day
4 March 2022 ‘90% of houses are damaged by ’Russia’s Syria-honed tactics, 'The Guardian' reports live: 4 March 2022: ‘90% of houses are damaged’ as Russia’s Syria-honed tactics lay Ukraine towns to waste, Emma Graham-Harrison in Lviv and Isobel Koshiw in Kyiv report, as ‘World narrowly averted nuclear catastrophe’ over Zaporizhzhia fire according to USA envoy to UN, 'The Guardian' reports live
4 March 2022 USA says Russian attack on nuclear plant was reckless, according to BBC: 4 March 2022: Russian attack on nuclear plant was reckless, USA says, as Russia's media watchdog bans Facebook, BBC reports with live updates
5 March 2022 Putin regime's aggression and information war against the Ukrainian people: 5 March 2022: Russian Putin regime's aggression and information war against the Ukrainian people, 'Al Jazeera' reports in its 'Listening Post'
5 March 2022 Syrians say it’s crazy that what we experienced a few years ago is now replayed against Ukraine: 5 March 2022: Syrians recount horror under Russian air attacks since September 2015 until 2016 and heavy aerial bombardment, including targeting non-combatant facilities such as hospitals, as 'Al Jazeera' talks to Syrians who endured Russian air strikes, as now in 2022 footage of Russian missiles striking Ukrainian cities soon made the rounds in Syria, and Ahmad al-Khatib, a native of Aleppo, was stunned by what he saw. 'He is going to go full Aleppo on Ukraine now, isn’t he?' al-Khatib asks in shock having lived through the days when the Syrian city was under intense Russian regime's attack. 'It’s crazy that what we experienced a few years ago is being replayed almost frame by frame in Ukraine.' - Since 24 February 2022: As the crisis escalates in Ukraine following Russian attacks on the country, many people in Syria – still living through war in their own country – are voicing solidarity with Ukrainians
5 March 2022 'The Kyiv Independent' and 'Ukrinform' reporting on the tenth day of Putin's war crimes: 5 March 2022: 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the tenth day of Putin's war crimes - 5 March 2022 National News Agency of Ukraine 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the tenth day - 5 March 2022: Ukrainian regions call on NATO and member states, the presidents of the USA and France, the German chancellor, and ambassadors of all countries to close the skies over Ukraine
6 March 2022 'The Kyiv Independent' reporting on the eleventh day day of Putin's war crimes: 6 March 2022: Russian troops deliberately targeted a bridge in Irpin used by civilians to evacuate, killing at least 3 people including 2 children after on March 5 three volunteers were shot and killed by Russian occupiers in this area, as president Zelensky confirmed that a Russian airstrike destroyed a civilian airport in the regional capital Vinnytsia, as Ukrainian FM Dmytro Kuleba said foreigners from 52 countries have applied to join Ukraine’s military, as Russian troops shell nuclear research facility in Kharkiv, the 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the eleventh day of Putin's war crimes
6 March 2022 'Ukrinform' reporting on the eleventh day of Putin's war crimes: 6 March 2022: Russia’s combat losses in Ukraine exceed 11,000 persons, as Russian terrorists have already damaged 34 hospitals in Ukraine, making some of them completely unable to operate, as regions continue to ask NATO to close sky over Ukraine, as 38 children have been killed and 71 more injured since the beginning of the Russian invasion, as another enemy attack aircraft destroyed over Kharkiv, as former British Marines arrive in Ukraine to help fight Russian invaders, as these invaders fire upon multi-apartment buildings in Kramatorsk, killing at least two people, Russian forces continue shelling Mariupol, 'Ukrinform' reports
6 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports live: 6 March 2022: The strength of Ukraine’s resistance 'continues to surprise Russia', a British intelligence report has said, despite attempts by invading troops to break Ukrainian morale by targeting populated areas, as evacuation of Mariupol postponed as Russia fails to respect ceasefire, as Russia has dropped powerful air-dropped bombs of the kind usually used against military-industrial facilities and fortified structures on residential areas of Chernihiv city north of Kyiv, as UK's PM Johnson has issued a six-point plan in reaction to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine urging other leaders to endorse it in efforts to ensure Russia fails in its apparent attempt to take over its democratic neighbour, as Russians can still use Visa and Mastercard for domestic purchases, 'The Guardian' reports live - 6 March 2022: Iran nuclear talks rocked by Russian regime's demand for sanctions exemption, as Putin regime - since September 2015 executing brutal and war decisive air raids in Assad's war against the Syrian people, together with the Iranian regime and Hezbollah terrorists - seeks guarantees regarding trade with Iran that would undermine west’s sanctions over Ukraine invasion
6 March 2022 Syrian doctor Dr Leila Ahmed killed in Russian shelling of Kharkiv hospital: 6 March 2022: Syrian doctor Dr Leila Ahmed killed in Russian shelling of Kharkiv hospital, as the first recorded death of a Syrian citizen in Ukraine echoes that of Russia's bombardment of Syria, where nearly 1,000 medical staff have lost their lives
7 March 2022 president Zelensky says everyone who commits atrocities against Ukrainian civilians will be punished: 7 March 2022: Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky states everyone who commits atrocities against Ukraine's civilians will be punished, saying Ukrainians would not forgive or forget, and accused invading Russian troops of deliberate murder. 'There will be no quiet place on Earth for you. Except for the grave', the president said as Ukrainian officials said Russia is striking civilian targets around the country, including hospitals, nurseries, and schools, the BBC reports with a documenting video showing people running to escape Russian shelling in Irpin, just outside of the capital Kyiv
7 March 2022 'The Kyiv Independent' reporting on the 12th day day of Putin's war crimes: 7 March 2022: Until 6 March UN's OHCHR recorded 1,207 civilian casualties in attacked Ukraine mostly caused by Russian use of explosive weapons with a wide impact area, including shelling from heavy artillery, multi-launch rocket systems, missile and air strikes , as OHCHR believes that the real figures are considerably higher, as at least 13 civilians killed in air strike on bread factory in Kyiv Oblast, the 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 12th day of Putin's war crimes
7 March 2022 'Ukrinform' reporting on the 12th day of Putin's war crimes: 7 March 2022: Kharkiv Armored Plant has been fired at from Russian aircraft and multiple launch rocket systems MLRS, as Russian military have destroyed and damaged more than 200 schools, 1.5 thousand residential houses, more than 30 hospitals and left 900 settlements without electricity, water and heating services in Ukraine, as Armed Forces of Ukraine have destroyed an enemy helicopter near the city of Vyshhorod, as Ukrainian FM Dmytro Kuleba has supported the initiative by the international scholar community to create a special Tribunal aimed at delivering justice for the crime of Russia's aggression against Ukraine, 'Ukrinform' reports
7 March 2022 Russian shelling preventing evacuation of civilians, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 7 March 2022: Russian shelling preventing evacuation of civilians from Kyiv, Mariupol, Sumy, Kharkiv, Volnovakha and Mykolayiv, Ukraine foreign ministry says, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates
8 March 2022 'The Kyiv Independent' reporting on the 13th day day of Putin's war crimes: 8 March 2022: As Russian invasion slows down, Russia’s secret service FSB goes after resistance in Kherson and Mykolaiv regions using tactical groups to intimidate and spread terror among civilians to crush resistance according to Ukraine’s military, as Shell stops buying Russian crude oil, shuts down its service stations, aviation fuel operations in Russia in it’s the first step as the company intends to withdraw from its involvement in all Russian hydrocarbons, as Russian troops attack evacuation from Mariupol for third time with 300,000 civilians still stuck in Mariupol, as 21 civilians, including 2 children, killed in Russian attack on a residential neighborhood in Sumy in the early morning, the 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 13th day of Putin's war crimes - 8 March 2022: Russian soldiers murder volunteers helping starving animals near Kyiv
8 March 2022 'Ukrinform' reporting on the 13th day of Putin's war crimes: 8 March 2022: Number of Ukraine refugees reaches 2 million UN says, as global wheat prices have exceeded the previous record high observed in 2008, and as global food prices are also skyrocketing, as one person was killed and four were injured in the shelling by the Russian aggressor in the Luhansk region when a kindergarten and psychoneurological boarding school came under fire, as many civilians including children were killed in Russian regime’s shelling in Mykolaiv region and in Sumy city, 'Ukrinform' reports
8 March 2022 democratically elected president Zelenskiy vows to stay in Kyiv until 'war is won’: 8 March 2022: EU to discuss ways to wean itself off Russian gas, as democratically elected president Zelenskiy vows to stay in Kyiv until 'war is won’, as Putin's Russian army loses second leading general in a week, as bombardment preventing civilian escape, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates
9 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 9 March 2022: 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 14th day of Putin's war crimes
9 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 9 March 2022: 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 14th day of Putin's war crimes
9 March 2022 Russian forces surrounding the city of Mariupol have destroyed a maternity hospital: 9 March 2022: Russian forces surrounding the southern port city of Mariupol have destroyed a maternity hospital, as president Zelensky said children were under the wreckage, and called on Western leaders to impose a no-fly zone, also posting footage apparently from inside the hospital, as Mariupol city council said the strike had caused 'colossal damage' and published footage, British 'BBC' and 'The Guardian' report with live updates - 9 March 2022: Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska has issued an impassioned statement on the Russian invasion, condemning the 'mass murder' of the country's civilians, also focussing on child casualties
9 March 2022 ‘Putin will fail and Russia will suffer strategic defeat’ in Ukraine, USA says: 9 March 2022: ‘Putin will fail and Russia will suffer strategic defeat’ in Ukraine, USA's Antony Blinken says as 'The Guardian' reports with live updates from the USA
9 March 2022 maternity and children's hospital in Mariupol bombed by Russian occupiers: 9 March 2022 maternity and children's hospital in Mariupol bombed by Russian occupiers, destroying the hospital, as UK said country 'explori', 'Wikipedia' notes on its website 'War crimes during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine'
9/10 March 2022 Russian Putin regime's attack on a children's hospital in Mariupol and Nato: 9/10 March 2022: Russian Putin regime's attack on a children's hospital in the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol has been labelled a war crime, according to the deputy mayor of the city - 9/10 March 2022: Speaking at a news conference in Washington DC alongside USA Secretary of State Antony Blinken British foreign secretary Liz Truss was asked by BBC's Sarah Smith about renewed calls for a no-fly zone by Ukraine's president - after Ukraine has repeatedly called for the establishment of a no-fly zone, with Nato countries saying it would escalate the conflict, but Putin's war crimes increase the misery and number of victims, never returning
10 March 2022 Russian/Ukrainian meeting in Turkey, Russian demands all considered non-starters for Ukraine: 10 March 2022: Ahead of Russian/Ukrainian meeting in Turkey, France24 reports, detailing that Russia's Putin regime has imposed demands which are all considered non-starters for Ukraine: neutrality, demilitarization, recognition of Crimea as part of Russia, and granting full independence to the Russian-occupied regions. Further complicating matters, Russia's endgame still appears to be 'provoking regime change and installing a puppet regime' - 10 March 2022: Ukrainian-Russian meeting comes after Putin regime's bombing of a children's hospital in Mariupol on Wednesday, documented by footage showing a building - which also housed a maternity ward - reduced to a shell, with a huge crater nearby, as meanwhile the bombing has been widely condemned, with the UN Secretary describing the attack as 'horrific', BBC reports - 10 March 2022: Ukraine's and Russian regime's foreign ministers hold talks in Turkey as Russia’s criminal offensive enters third week, swaying 'Al Jazeera' network reports in Russia-Ukraine live news. Ukrainian FM says at 10:03 GMT no agreement reached on ceasefire during talks with his Russian counterpart in Turkey.
10 March 2022 Russian invaders again launch airstrike on Mariupol, killing one: 10 March 2022: Russian invaders again launch airstrike on Mariupol, killing one, Mariupol City Council reported this on Telegram. The murdered person is a victim of Vladimir Putin, who remains protected by Nato's, UN's and EU's inactivity
10 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 10 March 2022: Russia has fired 710 missiles against Ukraine since 24 February according to USA, as Ukraine likely to join EU 'in a few years', French EU affairs minister Clement Beaune says, as the British government imposed sanctions on Rosneft's CEO Igor Sechin, VTB Bank Andrey Kostin, Gazprom's Alexei Miller, Transneft's Nikolai Tokarev, Bank Rossiya's Dmitri Lebedev, industrial tycoon Oleg Deripaska, owner of Chelsea FC billionaire Roman Abramovich, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 15th day of Putin's war crimes
10 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 10 March 2022: Ukrainian Armed Forces destroyed Iskander division in Chernihiv region, as Mariupol is still being blocked for the evacuation of people, as Russian deadly air strikes hitting center of Mariupol again at 12:57, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 15th day of Putin's war crimes
11 March 2022 Russia's dictator Putin calls for foreign volunteers to fight against Ukrainian forces: 11 March 2022: Russia's dictator Putin has called for foreign volunteers to be able to fight against Ukrainian forces, saying those who wanted to volunteer to fight with Russia should be allowed to, as his military minister S. Shoigu said there were 16,000 volunteers in the 'Middle East' ready to join Russian war crimes, Putin is a long-standing ally Syria's Bashar al-Assad regime and its war agaist the Syrian people since 2011 - 11 March 2022: Russia widens attacks as new cities targeted, the 'BBC' reports with live updates - 11 March 2022: Russian regime's bombs hit Lutsk, Dnipro and Ivano-Frankivsk amid relentless bombardment of Kharkiv, as Russia widens attack with airstrikes on western Ukraine cities, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates
11 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 11 March 2022: Russians strike psychoneurological asylum in Kharkiv, as Russian forces fire 4 missiles at a military airbase in Lutsk, killing two Ukrainian soldiers and injuring six, as Russian forces shelled Sumy Oblast overnight, killing 2 civilians, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 16th day of Putin's war crimes
11 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 11 March 2022: Resistance forces operating in Chernihiv region have liberated 5 settlements from Russian invaders, as Russia set to send 'Middle East' mercenaries to fight against Ukraine, as 'Russia’s blitzkrieg has failed: the enemies realize they can’t capture Kyiv. Despite all the propaganda rhetoric, the main wish of Putin's occupiers is to survive and get rotated out of Ukraine, to never return', according to the SBU drawn from intercepted communications, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 16th day of Putin's war crimes
12 March 2022 Putin regime continues to threaten the west: 12 March 2022: Russia says it could target Western arms supplies to Ukraine, as regime's deputy FM says 'pumping of weapons from a number of countries ... turns these convoys into legitimate targets’
12 March 2022 USA allocates $200 million in military aid for Ukraine, Kyiv Independent's reports with updates: 12 March 2022: USA Biden allocates $200 million in military aid for Ukraine, as according to Ukrainian Armed Forces its troops have destroyed 2,593 units of Russian military equipment, including planes, tanks, and artillery, as president Zelensky says 1,300 Ukrainian soldiers killed by Russia, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 17th day of Putin's war crimes
12 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 12 March 2022: President Zelensky discussed with Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz and French president Macron the prospects of peace talks with Russia's regime, as at 17:34 Zelensky reported that more than 500 military of the Russian regime, taking part in the war against Ukraine, surrendered, explaining 'many of them ran away, many are hiding somewhere in some buildings, some are trying to return to Russia. That is, there is a little chaos there, I would say so', 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 17th day of Putin's war crimes
12 March 2022 Ukrainian FM says Russia using tactics like in Syria, 'The Guardian' reports with updates: 12 March 2022: Ukraine’s president says the capital will only fall to Russian troops if it is completely destroyed, while Putin regime warns western shipments of arms to Ukraine could be attacked, as Ukrainian FM Kuleba says Russia using similar tactics in Ukraine to what it did in Syria, and as Lviv residents prepare for Moscow regime's advance, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates
13 March 2022 dozens killed in base near Polish border by Russian missiles, 'The Guardian' reports with updates: 13 March 2022: Death toll from Russian rocket attack on military base at Yavoriv, 50km west of Lviv, rises to at least 35 people, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 18th day of Putin's war crimes
13 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 13 March 2022: Ukraine seizes 23 trucks belonging to Russian, Belarusian companies, saying the trucks were nationalised in Volyn Oblast, as Russian regime plans to continue killing foreign nationals in Ukraine following its deadly airstrike, rocket attack in the night of 12/13 March on Yavoriv, as journalists forbidden from entering Irpin after Russians kill USA reporter on 13 March, as Mariupol city's death toll of civilians rises to 2,187 after Russia bombed besieged southeastern port city in Donetsk Oblast at least 22 times in the last 24 hours, as Russian forces attack a school in Mykolaiv Oblast, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 18th day of Putin's war crimes
13 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 13 March 2022: Ukraine Army defending in three areas, enemy advancing on Kryvyi Rih, Mykolaiv, as Ukrainian military has shot down an enemy fighter-bomber near Chernihiv, as Ukrenergo specialists restored electricity supply to the Chornobyl nuclear power plant on Sunday, as Russian military launched a missile strike on the town of Malyn in the Zhytomyr region, as Ukraine Army destroys Russian pontoon bridge near Hostomel, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 18th day of Putin's war crimes
14 March 2022 pregnant woman and baby die after attack on Mariupol hospital, 'The Guardian' reports with updates: 14 March 2022: Pregnant woman and baby die after Putin's attack on Mariupol hospital, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 19th day of Putin's war crimes - 8 June 2018: Will French president and toady Macron - who visited World Cup June-July 2018 in Sochi, sreaming 'goal, goal' not far away from Ukraine's Crimea - again forgive the war criminal Putin since 1999/2000, as 'unian.info' then posted a series of powerful posters. The people who could forgive are dead on 14 March 2022 - 14 March 2022: A pregnant woman and her baby have died after Russia bombed the maternity hospital where she was meant to give birth, AP has learned. Images of the woman being rushed to an ambulance on a stretcher had circled the world, epitomising the horror of the attack. In video and photos after the bombing of the hospital in Mariupol last Wednesday, the woman was seen stroking her bloodied lower abdomen as rescuers rushed her through the rubble. The woman was taken to another hospital closer to the frontline, where doctors laboured to keep her alive. Realising she was losing her baby, medics said, she cried out to them 'kill me now'.
14 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 14 March 2022: Australia, Netherlands to sue Russia for July 2014 downing of MH17 in Donbas, as the two countries have started legal action against Russia at the UN’s 'International Civil Aviation Organization', as Russian invaders intensified shelling in Kharkiv Oblast destroying residential areas, hospitals and infrastructure non-stop, causing deaths and injuries, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 19th day of Putin's war crimes
14 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 14 March 2022: The enemy has set up camps to accommodate and train mercenaries from Syria near the Ukrainian border in Rostov (Russia) and Gomel (Belarus) regions, as Ukrainian air defense units destroyed 77 enemy aircraft, 90 helicopters since February, as Russian soldateska shell hit a private house in the town of Derhachi in the Kharkiv region, killing a girl born in 2007, as Putin's invaders continue to destroy the residents and settlements of the Luhansk region, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 19th day of Putin's war crimes
15 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 15 March 2022: Ukrainian journalist Kuvshynova, Fox News cameraman killed by Russian artillery while reporting in Horenka outside of Kyiv, as Russian troops entered a hospital on the outskirts of Mariupol taking staff and patients hostage, as 4 people killed in Kyiv by Russian airstrike, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 20th day of Putin's war crimes
15 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 15 March 2022: Five people were killed in today’s airstrike on Kyiv as enemy missiles hit four apartment blocks, as death toll from a Russian rocket attack on the Rivne TV tower has risen to 20, as Russian invaders have shelled the town of Polohyi in Zaporizhia region, killing 20 civilians and 12 Ukrainian defenders, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 20th day of Putin's war crimes
15 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with updates: 15 March 2022: Ukraine’s president says Russia will target other countries if not stopped, as Polish, Czech and Slovenian prime ministers travel to Kyiv, as Russian TV anti-war protester appears in court, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 20th day of Putin's war crimes
16 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 16 March 2022: Russian forces drop heavy bomb on Mariupol theater where hundreds are sheltering, number of casualties is yet unknown, as over 4,000 evacuees from besieged Mariupol arrive in Zaporizhzhia including 1,033 children, as International Court of Justice orders Russia to immediately suspend military operations in Ukraine approving the decision by 13 votes to two, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 21st day of Putin's war crimes
16 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 16 March 2022: Russian terrorists get fierce resistance, suffering significant losses according to Ukraine's General Staff, as Russian troops shell column of civilians evacuating from Mariupol with Grad systems, as huge fire has broken out in one of districts Kharkiv city due to shelling, as General Staff reports in the afternoon that enemy unsuccessfully tries to advance towards Kyiv, as 10 Ukrainians killed as Russians fire on people standing in queue for bread in Chernihiv, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 21st day of Putin's war crimes
16 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with updates: 16 March 2022: Russian TV producer Marina Ovsyannikova who staged an extraordinary anti-war protest live said she was 'fearful for my safety' but would not 'take a single word back' from her statement criticising Russia’s actions in Ukraine, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 21st day of Putin's war crimes
16 March 2022 USA president Biden has labelled Russian regime's Putin a 'war criminal' for first time, BBC says: 16 March 2022: USA president Joe Biden has labelled Russian regime's Vladimir Putin a 'war criminal' for first time, delivering the remark off-the-cuff in response to a reporter's question at the White House, BBC says - 16 March 2022: Chernihiv bread line death toll climbs to 13, BBC reports at 23:33, as Ukraine MP decries 'atrocious' theatre attack, BBC reports at BBC reports at 23:24, as fourth Russian general reportedly killed in Ukraine (at 23:01), as Russia considering bringing in new troops as advances stall, according to USA intelligence (at 22:16), BBC reports with live updates
17 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 17 March 2022: Lithuanian parliament unanimously urges UN to declare no-fly zone in Ukraine, as 130 survivors saved so far from ruins of Mariupol Drama Theater, as president Zelenskiy compares Mariupol to Leningrad siege as Russia launches fresh strikes on Kyiv and other places, e.g. killing 53 civilians in Chernihiv in one day, as Zelenskiy also addressing the German Bundestag in a video recording, stating Germany shares blame for delays in Ukraine's NATO, EU integration, as Air Serbia cancels flights to Russia, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 22nd day of Putin's war crimes
17 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 17 March 2022: Ukraine intelligence has names of rocket brigade servicemen committing war crimes against the Ukrainian civilians, as in Severodonetsk, Luhansk region, Russian invaders once again shelled a local Christmas Cathedral, as Turkey doesn’t recognize Russian annexation of Crimea, stands for Ukraine’s territorial integrity, as Lithuanian parliament calls on UN members to close sky over Ukraine, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 22nd day of Putin's war crimes
17 March 2022 ICJ orders Russia to cease military aggression in Ukraine, also 'The Guardian' reports with updates: 17 March 2022: International Court of Justice ICJ delivered its order on Ukraine’s request for indication of provisional measures against Russia, orderng Russia to cease military aggression in Ukraine - 17 March 2022: Ukraine's president Zelenskiy compares Mariupol to Leningrad siege as Russia launches fresh strikes on Kyiv, also addressing the German Bundestag in a video recording, stating Germany shares blame for delays in Ukraine's NATO, EU integration, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 22nd day of Putin's war crimes
18 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 18 March 2022: Russia’s gas monopoly 'Gazprom' uses Ukraine's gas pipelines at maximum capacity sending over 105 million cubic meters of gas per day through mugged country, as two people killed, 6 wounded by Russian airstrike in Kramatorsk, as Ukraine's military says over 14,200 Russian troops killed since 24 February, as WHO says Russia has attacked medical institutions 43 times since regime's all-out war began, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 23rd day of Putin's war crimes
18 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 18 March 2022: More than 1,300 people remain trapped under the rubble of the Mariupol Drama Theater according to Human Rights commissioner Liudmyla Denisova, as European Commission plans to prepare its opinion on Ukraine's application for membership in the EU within a few months, as 3 enemy cruise missiles were shot down over the Vinnytsia region according to Serhii Borzov, as Putin's military launched a missile strike on Kramatorsk leaving 2 people killed and 6 people wounded, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 23rd day of Putin's war crimes
18 March 2022 also 'The Guardian' reports with updates: 18 March 2022: Russian strikes on Lviv raise fears of Ukraine war spreading west, as facility only 43 miles from Poland’s border was hit by two cruise missiles fired from the Black Sea , and as Ukrainian officials said they had shot down a further four missiles launched in the attack, the second on facilities near the historic city in recent days, as at least 35 people were killed and 134 wounded after more than 30 Russian cruise missiles targeted a facility outside Lviv and only 15 miles from Poland’s border, as - further east - Kremlin’s regime claimed its forces and pro-Russian separatists were fighting directly in the streets of Mariupol, where 350,000 civilians have been stranded with little food or water and as in Kyiv city 222 people were killed by Russian invasion, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 23rd day of Putin's war crimes
18 March 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates on the 23rd day of Putin's war crimes: 18 March 2022: Russian shelling still hampering Mariupol evacuation, Ukrainian president Zelensky says, as people who have managed to escape in recent days describe scenes of terror in the city, which is under sustained Russian bombardment, and as UK's Health Secretary Sajid Javid called Putin 'a war criminal', echoing the words of USA president Joe Biden, 'BBC' reports with live updates on the 23rd day of Putin's war crimes
19 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 19 March 2022: Ukrainian activists block trucks at Poland-Belarus border, demand halting EU trade with Russia, as Bulgaria to stop buying gas from Russia's Gazprom in 2023, as in Kyiv 228 people, including 4 children, killed and more than 900 citizens wounded since Russia’s all-out invasion, as USA officials confirm that Russia launched hypersonic missiles against Ukraine, as Russia conducted 1,403 airstrikes since start of invasion, as Russia mined commercial routes in Black Sea, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 24th day of Putin's war crimes
19 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 19 March 2022: Russian helicopter destroys village in Zhytomyr region, as about 208,000 Ukrainian refugees arrive in Germany, as Zelensky calls on Switzerland to freeze Russian assets and accounts in its banks following USA and many European countries, as Russia strikes underground missile and ammunition depot in Ivano-Frankivsk Region, as 'Servant of the People' leader says 50 businesses already relocated to western Ukraine, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 24th day of Putin's war crimes
19 March 2022 also 'The Guardian' reports with updates: 19 March 2022: Fighting has reached the centre of the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol, where 350,000 civilians have been stranded with little food or water, as 190,000 civilians evacuated from frontline according Ukrainian authorities, as Poland calls for EU-Russia trade ban, as ruined city of Okhtyrka clings to hope of brighter future, as Russian cosmonauts board ISS wearing colours of Ukraine flag, as former UK PMs back Nuremberg-style tribunal for Putin, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 24rd day of Putin's war crimes
20 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 20 March 2022: 'Ukraine cannot compromise on its territorial integrity' president Zelensky told CNN, as at least 902 civilians have been killed, 1,459 injured since 24 February, UN Humsn rights agency says, believing that the actual figures are considerably higher as according to Mariupol authorities, over 2,400 people were killed in the city alone, as residents of Russian-occupied cities hold anti-Russian protests, as Ukraine’s military said over 14,700 Russian troops killed since 24 February, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 25th day of Putin's war crimes
20 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 20 March 2022: Street battles raging in Mariupol, as enemy reportedly lost 50 more troops, two tanks and three APCs, as citizens going to a pro-Ukrainian rally in their own city, carrying blue and yellow symbols in Berdyansk city occupied by Russian invaders, were beaten, shots were fired by Putin's bloodhounds, as more anti-Russian rallies are taking place in the temporarily occupied towns of southern Ukraine including Kherson, Kakhovka, Berdyansk, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 25th day of Putin's war crimes
20 March 2022 'The Guardian', the 'BBC' are reporting with live updates: 20 March 2022: Ukrainian president Zelenskiy compares Russian offensive to Nazi Germany, as Putin regime has deployed manoeuvrable Kinzhal missiles that reportedly can fly at up to 10 times the speed of sound and can be used to deliver conventional warheads, but could also be used to deliver nuclear weapons, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 25rd day of Putin's war crimes - 20 March 2022: In Mariupol, children bear the brunt of Vladimir Putin's war, as Ukraine's president Zelensky addresses Israel's parliament by video link, saying 'we want to live. Our neighbours want to see us dead'
21 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 21 March 2022: Russian shelling kills Holocaust survivor in Kharkiv, as 'bombs falling every 10 minutes' in Mariupol, suffering heavy bombardment after city has been encircled by Russian troops since early March with some 300,000 residents trapped, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 26th day of Putin's war crimes
21 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 21 March 2022: Putin regime's invaders already shelled 135 hospitals in Ukraine, killing healthcare workers, as French ambassador says his country records all Russian war crimes in Ukraine, as Russian vessels fire on Odesa coast and Ukrainian forces repel attack, as Ukrainian vice PM asks EU to close sky over nuclear facilities in Ukraine, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 26th day of Putin's war crimes
21 March 2022 'The Guardian', the 'BBC' are reporting with live updates: 21 March 2022: 8 citizens killed in Kyiv shopping centre strike with warnings that fatalities could rise, as Russian troops disperse protest with stun grenades, as Ukraine rejects Mariupol ultimatum as airstrikes hit Odesa and Kyiv, as criminal Putin regime 'threatens' to cut ties with USA after war criminal Putin was called ‘war criminal’, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 26rd day of Putin's war crimes - 21 March 2022: 'BBC' reports with live updates of Vladimir Putin's war
21 March 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates:21 March 2022: Odesa’s mayor says Russian forces have struck buildings on the outskirts of the key Black Sea port city for the first time. as a new curfew has been announced in Kyiv after more deadly criminal attacks killed 8 Ukrainian citizens in their capital, with the measure set to last from Monday evening until Wednesday morning, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates
22 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 22 March 2022: Russia’s proxies capture evacuation convoy from Mariupol, as Ukrainian forces shoot down Russian plane bombing the city according to Mariupol City Council, as Russia, North Korea discuss developing relations 'in the context of changes happening on the international arena', meaning increasing isolation of Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 27th day of Putin's war crimes
22 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 22 March 2022: Ukrainian defenders down enemy warplane over Mariupol, as Pavlohrad railway station destroyed in Russian missile strikes, one citizen reported dead, as a Russian serviceman surrenders tank to Ukraine after Kyiv offers $10,000 reward, as Russian invaders disperse peaceful rally in Kherson, wounded reported, as since the beginning of Russia’s large-scale invasion of Ukraine the enemy has fired on 139 hospitals and destroyed 10, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 27th day of Putin's war crimes
22 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 22 March 2022: Russian forces shell children's hospital in Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine emergency services say, as at least 10 hospitals have been completely destroyed and fierce fighting is continuing around Kharkiv and Mariupol, as more than 200,000 people remain trapped in Mariupol, as Russian forces now 'inside Mariupol’, as Ukraine begs Putin to let civilians escape ruins of Mariupol, as in Kherson 300,000 people running out of food according to Ukrainian authorities, as UN chief says Ukraine war is 'unwinnable', 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 27rd day of Putin's war crimes
22 March 2022 British 'BBC' reports with live updates: 22 March 2022: Ukrainian president Zelensky says there is 'nothing left' of the southern city Mariupol following Russian attacks, as Russian naval forces have started shelling the outskirts of Odesa, as part of efforts to cut Ukrainians off from the Black Sea, as USA's president Biden warns Russian regime's Putin's 'back is against the wall' and fears he may use chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine, as a Russian billionaire sanctioned by the UK says he no longer owns many former properties, potentially putting them beyond the reach of the law, 'BBC' reports with live updates of Vladimir Putin's war
23 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 23 March 2022: According to Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov, Russian forces have destroyed 1,143 buildings in Ukraine’s second-biggest city since February 24, 998 of which are residential buildings, as Russian troops shelled a parking lot near a shopping mall in Kyiv, killing one person and injuring two more, as Russian forces targeted the satellite towns of Kyiv with phosphorus bombs banned by the Geneva Conventions on the night of March 22, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 28th day of Putin's war crimes
23 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 23 March 2022: Bodies of 24 victims found under rubble of Kharkiv Regional State Administration, as president Zelensky urges French companies to stop sponsoring Russia’s 'war machine', also calling on France to help restore peace in Ukraine, as Ukraine also calls on France to help restore peace in the European country, as two more children killed in enemy shelling of Rubizhne, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 28th day of Putin's war crimes
23 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 23 March 2022: Thursday’s Nato summit in Brussels is expected to agree additional aid for Europe's Ukraine including equipment to protect against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats, as EU countries will start discussing 'fair burden sharing' in hosting millions of Ukranian refugees, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 28rd day of Putin's war crimes
24 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 24 March 2022: Fearless Kyiv utility workers keep the city running under Russia’s shelling, as 5 journalists killed, 7 injured in Ukraine since February 24, as half of all Ukrainian children have been displaced since Putin regime invaded according to Unicef, as UK announced 65 new sanctions targeting Russian banks, Russian Railways, 'defense' companies, mercenary Wagner Group, Russian oligarchs, as Putin's forces attack Kharkiv downtown with Kalibr missiles launched from Black Sea, as USA creates contingency plans in case Russia uses chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons in Ukraine, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 29th day of Putin's war crimes
24 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 24 March 2022: Nato's Jens Stoltenberg warns Russia against using chemical weapons in Ukraine (following Assad in Syria), as Russian invaders are deporting thousands of Mariupol residents to Russia, as war leaves 53% of Ukrainians unemployed, as enemy shelling of Chernihiv intensifies and ammonia pipeline damaged, as since Russian invasion the enemy damaged 566 educational institutions, of which 73 were completely destroyed, Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 29th day of Putin's war crimes
24 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 24 March 2022: Ukraine’s president calls for further help from Nato countries, as western leaders gather for the Nato, G7 and EU summits in Brussels, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 29th day of Putin's war crimes
24 March 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates of Nato emergency summit, further defense efforts: 24 March 2022: Nato leaders gather for an emergency summit in Brussels, which USA president Joe Biden is attending, as the alliance is expected to approve major increases of forces in Eastern Europe according to its secretary general saying four new battlegroups will be sent to Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania, as Ukrainian president Zelensky has asked people everywhere to take to the streets in a show of support for Ukraine to mark one month of the Russian invasion, 'BBC' reports with live updates of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
25 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 25 March 2022: Ukraine's military regains control over northeast of Kyiv, as Russian troops keep trying to capture Irpin, shell Lutizh, and as fighting continues for the control of Makariv according to officer Oleksandr Gruzevych, as Russia shelled a health care facility housing the humanitarian aid center in Kharkiv injuring 7 people, four of them died, as USA estimates an up to 60% failure rate for Russian missiles attacking Ukraine, as Mariupol City Council says 300 people might have been killed in Russian attack on Mariupol Drama Theater, bombing the theater known to house hundreds of women and children, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 30th day of Putin's war crimes
25 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 25 March 2022: Russian invaders abduct 2 officials, 11 civilians in Chernihiv region, as international group of historians and journalists compares Russia with fascist Germany as well as Putin's actions on the eve of the invasion of Ukraine with Hitler's actions on the eve of WWII, saying the Russian president repeats Hitler's steps almost 100%, which can also lead to a big war in Europe and the world, while as many as 41 countries have already appealed to the International Criminal Court ICC in support of Ukraine, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 30th day of Putin's war crimes - 25 March 2022: Adviser in Ukrainian president's office Mikhail Podoliak believes that Russia's ruling elite is trying to distance itself from regime’s move to launch a full-scale invasion of Ukraine and attack peaceful cities, as Podoliak has addressed the issue on Twitter saying that deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council Dmitry Medvedev 'publicly stated that the decision to conduct the hardest special operation (war) against Ukraine, including attacks on peaceful cities, was made solely by the Russian President', 'the ruling elite is trying to distance itself, understanding the legal consequences', according to 'Ukrinform'
25 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 25 March 2022: Russian commander reportedly killed by own troops, as Russia admits 1,351 soldiers dead and 3,825 wounded, as Biden after Brussels summits heads to Poland to witness refugee crisis, as video appears showing Russian shelling of civilians receiving humanitarian aid in Kharkiv, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 30th day of Putin's war crimes
25 March 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates of Nato emergency summit, further defense efforts: 25 March 2022: Western officials believe the announcement - Russia's army says the first phase of its military campaign in Ukraine is over - implies that Moscow regime knows its pre-war strategy has failed, as Ukraine is re-occupying some towns and defensive positions east of Kyiv, the UK says, as an official in Mariupol has told the BBC an estimated 300 people died in last week's attack on a theatre hosting hundreds of citizens, children, seeking shelter, as the south-eastern port city has been destroyed and will take years to rebuild, its mayor says, as earlier, the USA and EU announced a major gas deal in an attempt to reduce Europe's reliance on Russian energy, 'BBC' reports with live updates of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
25 March 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 25 March 2022: Ukraine, Russia voice pessimism over talks, as Erdogan, Zelenskyy discuss Ukraine-Russia talks, as Ukraine’s top security official says 'no one is going to surrender Mariupol’, as USA and EU have announced a new deal aimed at curbing Europe’s reliance on Russian gas, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 30th day of Putin's war crimes
26 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 26 March 2022: In the evening Russian troops again launched a rocket attack on the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, as at 18:57 Ukrainian paratroopers destroy enemy equipment, as at 18:48 three civilians killed, six wounded in artillery shelling in Kyiv region and wooden church built in the second half of the 19th century was destroyed, as Russians shell Krasnohorivka using multiple rocket launchers, as USA president Biden has called Kremlin leader Putin a 'butcher' after talking to Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw, as Russian troops fired on Kharkiv 24 times last night, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 31st day of Putin's war crimes
26 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 26 March 2022: EU's foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell said at the Doha Forum Russia wants to turn Ukraine into new Syria 'passing through war crimes, destroying a country, making Mariupol the ‘European Aleppo’ and making Ukraine a second Syria, then the whole world is in danger', as Defence ministry said that the Russian troops hit the memorial in Drobytsky Yar, a ravine where 16,000-20,000 people, mostly Jews, were massacred by Nazi troops in 1941, as Chernihiv mayor said city 'completely destroyed', over 200 civilians killed, Kyiv Independent reports with live updates on the 31st day of Putin's war crimes
26 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 26 March 2022: USA president Biden has pledged ‘further defence cooperation’ with Ukraine, while multiple explosions take place in the western city of Lviv, offering further military support to Ukraine as Russia reasserts right to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, as Russian soldiers release Slavutych town’s mayor and agree to leave amid protests, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 31st day of Putin's war crimes
26 March 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates: 25 March 2022: Powerful explosions have been heard in Lviv, thick black smoke has been seen rising over the outskirts of the city in the west of Ukraine, as USA's president Biden has held talks with Ukraine's defence and foreign ministers in Poland, then speaking to crowds in Warsaw as he ends his trip to Europe, 'BBC' reports with live updates of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
26 March 2022 Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan said Ukrainians reacting to Russian statement with 'complete disbelief': 26 March 2022: Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan, reporting from Kyiv, said Ukrainians were reacting to the Russian military statement with 'derision and one of complete disbelief' as explosions continued to ring out in the capital, adding 'if this operation is now to be concentrated on the Donbas, well the war is still ongoing here. Military analysts in Ukraine see this as a way for Vladimir Putin to claim success. It may be a way for Putin to manage expectations of a war that most observers say really hasn’t gone as planned'
27 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 27 March 2022: On Saturday 26 March Russia fired at least 70 missiles on targets across Ukraine, which is a record number since the launch of its full-scale invasion, as border guards nab two Kremlin agents in Kharkiv region, as Russian invaders have launched mass deportation of the population from the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine, which is in violation of Art. 49 of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, as forest fires erupt around Chornobyl nuclear plant, as Russian troops launched two missiles on Odesa, but fortunately none hit the target, as Ukrainian president says everyone on planet needs to know what Russia is doing, as Russia moving units to Belarus to rotate troops, replenish supplies, as residents of Kherson again take to streets, Russians open fire because French dream dancer Macron is far away in Paris warning against 'inflammatory language' and not weapons, as Russians plant mines in hospital before retreating from Trostianets, as UK foreign secretary says sanctions imposed on Russian individuals and companies could be lifted if Russia withdraws from Ukraine and commits to end aggression, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 32nd day of Putin's war crimes
27 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 27 March 2022: According to UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights, as of midnight on March 26, Russia’s full-on war in Ukraine killed or injured at least 2,909 civilians, as the office believes that the actual numbers are much higher, as over 40 big international companies choose to stay in Russia including Acer, Lenovo, Auchan, Decathlon, Raiffeisen Bank, as Canada is committed 'to help as much as we can in terms of displacing Russian oil and gas', as Hungarians place 300 pairs of shoes to commemorate victims of Mariupol Drama Theater shelling, placed near the existing memorial commemorating the massacre of Hungarian Jews, as Japan's three major banks suspend dollar transactions with Russia's Sberbank, as Russian oligarchs are welcome in Turkey, Turkish FM says, Kyiv Independent reports with live updates on the 32nd day of Putin's war crimes
27 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 27 March 2022: French dream dancer Macron warns against 'escalation’ in contradiction to Biden speech after escalation was solely and actually translated into action by war criminal, butcher Putin's aggression, not using inflammatory language but forbidden real bombs, inflammatory missiles against civilians, the killed people are not ghosts but real victims of crimes against humanity, as Russia struck military targets in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv with high-precision cruise missiles according to Russian ministry, as Ukrainian president Zelenskiy against calls on USA and Europe to deliver no phrases but planes and tanks for defense to avoid further victims, as French FM said on Sunday there would be 'collective guilt' if nothing was done to help civilians in Mariupol, the Ukrainian city besieged by Russian forces, as the UK government’s top legal adviser has appointed a war crimes lawyer to advise Ukraine over the Russian invasion, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 32nd day of Putin's war crimes
28 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 28 March 2022: 'According to the operational information ... on March 28, the Russian command is making every effort to keep the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine under control' according to Ukrainian General Staff, as enemy aircraft and drone downed in Kharkiv region after in Kharkiv - as a result of Russian shelling and air strikes - 1,177 apartment blocks have already been destroyed, as Kyiv Region come under enemy fire more than 40 times over past day, as G7 not to pay for Russian gas in roubles according to German minister Habeck, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 32nd day of Putin's war crimes
28 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 28 March 2022: Facing resistance in occupied Kherson, Russian forces crack down on disobedient residents, as - according to Ukrainian journalist Natalia Boguta - UNIAN news agency reporter Dmytro Khyliuk was captured by Russian occupiers, as Mariupol authorities estimate about 160,000 people left in besieged city, Kyiv Independent reports with live updates on the 32nd day of Putin's war crimes - 28 March 2022: Russia used cluster munitions in Kherson, Odesa oblasts, prosecutor Iryna Venediktova said
28 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 28 March 2022: Novaya Gazeta to close until end of Ukraine war, as Kremlin ‘disrespecting soldiers’ families over stalled return of bodies’, as Ukrainian presidential adviser Tetyana Lomakina told AFP at least 5,000 people had died in Mariupol including about 210 children, saying 'about 5,000 people were buried, but the burials stopped 10 days ago because of continued shelling', 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 32nd day of Putin's war crimes
28 March 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates: 28 March 2022: Corridors had been set up to allow civilians to leave some towns that are surrounded by Russian forces, as the mayor of Mariupol has said the besieged port city is on the verge of catastrophe and must be completely evacuated, civilians defending Ukraine says it won't open humanitarian corridors from its cities due to warnings of Russian 'provocations', terrorist attacks on routes, 'BBC' reports with live updates of Putin's aggression and defense efforts - 28 March 2022: Footage from a Ukrainian aerial reconnaissance group shows escaping father killed by Russian military near Kyiv, as there are a growing number of reports that Russian forces shoot at civilians who are trying to escape the conflict zone in Ukraine, BBC reports - 28 March 2022: Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich earlier this month suffered suspected poisoning at talks, amid claims the alleged poisoning was orchestrated by hardliners in Russia who wanted sabotage, reported by Wall Street Journal and investigative journalism outlet Bellingcat
29 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion - 'unavailable': 29 March 2022: 'Ukrinform' website blocked, 'unavailable' called 'Server Error', instead of reports with live updates on the 33rd day of Putin's war crimes
29 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 29 March 2022: According to Ukraine’s Armed Forces, Russia continues to block Kharkiv while relocating troops to other regions, as Poland to block coal imports from Russia with almost 20% of Polish coal coming from Russia, as in Ukraine's south Russia is preparing to resume offensive operations, as Russian forces destroyed Mykolaiv’s regional state administration building and later seven people were found dead under the rubble, while 22 others were injured, as Netherlands, Belgium, Czech Republic expel Russian diplomats over espionage, as Russian missile strike destroys airport's fuel depot in Khmelnytskyi Oblast, as USA secretary of state Blinken says no signs that Russia is serious about peace talks with Ukraine, as NATO says Ukraine invited to its summit scheduled for April 6-7 held in Brussels, other non-member states invited include Georgia, Finland, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and the Republic of Korea, as Ukraine's FM Kuleba urges world to criminalize use of 'Z' symbol saying on Twitter that 'public support of this barbarism must be forbidden' as the symbol represents Russia’s war crimes, flattened cities and thousands of murdered Ukrainians, as Ukraine's air defense shoots down Russian missiles targeting Lviv, Kyiv Independent reports with live updates on the 33rd day of Putin's war crimes
29 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 29 March 2022: The USA is seeing Russia beginning to withdraw some of its forces from the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, in what it believes is a change in Russian strategy in Ukraine according to USA military officials, as western officials urge caution over Russia’s peace talk promises, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 33rd day of Putin's war crimes
29 March 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates: 29 March 2022: The mayor of Chernihiv says 'time will tell' if the Russians stick to their word, as Russia's deputy 'defence' minister says military will 'drastically reduce combat operations' around Kyiv and the northern city of Chernihiv, as Russian representatives 'not welcome' at Holocaust memorial when official representatives of Russia and Belarus are not invited to an upcoming ceremony at the former Nazi concentration camp in Buchenwald in Germany that will mark on 10 April 77 years since the camp was liberated, as the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation said Russian and Ukrainian 'civil society' representatives will be invited instead, 'BBC' reports with live updates of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
29 March 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with updates: 29 March 2022: USA president Biden says West needs to see if Russians 'follow through' on de-escalation, as European states expel Russian diplomats over spying allegations, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 34th day of Putin's war crimes
30 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 30 March 2022: Russian invaders use phosphorous munitions in Marinka, as Ukrainian military destroy three more enemy fighter jets, as president Zelensky asks EU and Norway to close ports to Russian ships, as Ukraine’s Armed Forces destroy another column of enemy equipment, as death toll in missile strike on Mykolaiv Regional State Administration rises to 15, one person killed, five wounded in Russian shelling of Nizhyn, as death toll in airstrike on Mykolaiv regional administration rises to 13, as Russian invaders shell kindergarten in Lysychansk, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 35th day of Putin's war crimes
30 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 30 March 2022: Dnipro suffers missile strike, as Ukraine downs 3 Russian fighter jets over Kharkiv Oblast, as up to 300 civilians, 50 soldiers killed in Irpin according to mayor Oleksandr Markushyn saying that the actual number of casualties was still unknown since many people were buried in yards and parks, Kyiv Independent reports with live updates on the 35th day of Putin's war crimes
30 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 30 March 2022: More than 4m Ukrainian citizens mostly women and children have fled Russia’s ‘senseless’ war on Ukraine unprecedented in Europe since WW2, says UN, as a lot of the soldiers dying in Putin’s war are from poorer ‘ethnic minority’ republics according to Russian military expert, as Kremlin says Ukrainians in Mariupol ‘must lay down their arms’ for the shelling to end, as Russian strikes hit Red Cross building in Mariupol, as Russia has 'increased intensity of strikes on Chernihiv since promising to cut back operations', as Russian regime's FM 2 days early ahead of bilateral meeting hails China as part of new 'just, democratic world order', 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 35th day of Putin's war crimes
30 March 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates: 30 March 2022: Ukrainian officials say Russia is shelling nearly all cities on the front line in the Donetsk region, as there has been no let-up in attacks on Ukraine's northern cities despite Putin regime's pledge to reduce military action, 'BBC' reports with live updates on the 35th day of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
30 March 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with updates: 30 March 2022: Russia's Putin regime hits Kyiv outskirts, Chernihiv as the intensified bombardment comes a day after regime said it would scale down military operations ‘to increase mutual trust’, as Oleksandr Pavliuk - the head of the Kyiv region military administration - said there had been 30 Russian raids in residential areas and civilian infrastructure in the Bucha, Brovary and Vyshhorod regions around the capital, and as Chernihiv’s mayor Vladyslav Astroshenko said Russian bombardment of the city had intensified over the past 24 hours, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 35th day of Putin's war crimes
31 March 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 31 March 2022: President Zelensky calls on the world to impose new sanctions against Russia, close ports for Russian ships and give up Russian energy resources, also emphasizing the need to improve the capabilities of international institutions in bringing war criminals to account, and saying Russia's impunity for downing of MH17 led to invasion of Ukraine, as Ukrainian troops recapture five villages in Zaporizhia region, as combats near Kyiv and in Chernihiv, shelling in Luhansk region, Donbas and Kharkiv continue, as Russians drop phosphorus bombs in Donetsk region and children among injured in attack, as Russia continues to use cluster munitions in populated areas, as ore than 400,000 Ukrainians 'forcibly displaced to Russia' according to ombudsperson, as Ukraine Army holding back Russian invaders across all directions, launching counter attacks, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates onm the 36th day of Putin's war crimes
31 March 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 31 March 2022: Russian invaders strike military base in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast killing two people and injuring five, as Ukraine in talks with Poland, Baltic countries to close borders with Belarus, Russia, as according to the Armed Forces Russian regime lost 17,500 soldiers, 1,735 armored personnel carriers, 614 tanks, 311 artillery systems, 96 multiple launch rocket systems, 131 helicopters, 135 aircraft and 7 boats, as Ukrainian forces regain control over southeastern Orlove, Zahradivka, Kochubeyivka, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 36th day of Putin's war crimes
31 March 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 31 March 2022: More than 4m Ukrainian citizens mostly women and children have fled Russia’s ‘senseless’ war on Ukraine unprecedented in Europe since WW2, says UN, as a lot of the soldiers dying in Putin’s war are from poorer ‘ethnic minority’ republics according to Russian military expert, as Kremlin says Ukrainians in Mariupol ‘must lay down their arms’ for the shelling to end, as Russian strikes hit Red Cross building in Mariupol, as Russia has 'increased intensity of strikes on Chernihiv since promising to cut back operations', as Russian regime's FM 2 days early ahead of bilateral meeting hails China as part of new 'just, democratic world order', 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 36th day of Putin's war crimes
31 March 2022 'BBC' reports tensions between Putin and his military leadership, with live updates: 31 March 2022: Russian Putin regime massively misjudged the situation in Ukraine and the truth of the situation is being kept from Putin, including that beleaguered Russian troops had sabotaged their own equipment and even accidentally shot down one of their own aircraft, UK intelligence agency GCHQ's Sir Jeremy Fleming says in Australia, as also USA said it has information that Putin 'felt misled by the Russian military' and this has resulted in 'persistent tension between Putin and his military leadership', 'BBC' reports with live updates on the 36th day of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
31 March 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with updates: 31 March 2022: Ukraine sends buses to Mariupol to deliver aid, evacuate civilians after Russia announces ceasefire for the besieged port city, also preparing for a new Putin regime's offensive in the east after it says it will focus its attention on 'liberating the Donbas', after dictator Putin was misled on his army’s failures in Ukraine - 31 March 2022: Heavy shelling, missile strikes continue around Chernihiv, intense fighting continues in towns north of Kyiv, as Russia may have committed war crimes by killing civilians and destroying hospitals in its pounding of Ukrainian cities according to UN's human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 36th day of Putin's war crimes
1 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 1 April 2022: Russian troops leaving the city of Bucha in Kyiv region mined civilian buildings and infrastructure, as Ukrainian troops recapture five villages in Zaporizhia region, as combats near Kyiv and in Chernihiv, shelling in Luhansk region, Donbas and Kharkiv continue, as Russians drop phosphorus bombs in Donetsk region and children among injured in attack, as Russia continues to use cluster munitions in populated areas, as ore than 400,000 Ukrainians 'forcibly displaced to Russia' according to ombudsperson, as Ukraine Army holding back Russian invaders across all directions, launching counter attacks, as Ukrainian parliament approves nationalization of property of Russian citizens, as European parliament president assures Ukraine will be officially recognized a candidate country, as Russian forces seize Kakhovka City Council, appoint their 'mayor', as Russia lost more than $10B worth of military equipment in Ukraine, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates onm the 37th day of Putin's war crimes
1 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 1 April 2022: The townn of Bucha liberated according to mayor Anatolii Fedoruk, thanking Ukraine’s Armed Forces for liberating the town from Russian troops after it was occupied by Putin's forces since February 27, as also the town of Borodianka in Kyiv Oblast liberated from Russian occupiers, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 37th day of Putin's war crimes
1 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 1 April 2022: Kyiv’s mayor says fighting is taking place around the city, as the EU says China ‘cannot turn a blind eye to Russia’s violation of international law’, as Mariupol officials say Russians blocking aid from entering city, remaining closed for anyone trying to enter and ‘very dangerous’ for those trying to leave, as UN nuclear watchdog to head mission to Chernobyl, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 37th day of Putin's war crimes
1 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates: 1 April 2022: ICRC postpones an attempt to evacuate civilians from besieged city of Mariupol, saying 'arrangements and conditions made it impossible to proceed', as tens of thousands of civilians remain trapped in their devastated city, as Ukrainian forces say they are making gains around Kherson, the only major city held by Russian forces, 'BBC' reports with live updates on the 37th day of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
1 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 1 April 2022: 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 37th day of Putin's war crimes - 1 April 2022: In Syria, Putin regime leads effort to recruit Syrian fighters for its war against the Ukrainian people, now in 2022 using its mercenary network and local groups, 'Al Jazeera' journalist Kareem Chehayeb reports
2 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 2 April 2022: Myrhorod airfield’s runway and infrastructure damaged in Russian missile strike, as ussian troops fire missiles at industrial facility in Khmelnytskyi region, as Ukrainian defenders have defeated a Russian battalion tactical group in the Donetsk region, as Ukrainian army recaptures another village in Chernihiv region, as Ukrainian army repelling Russian attacks in eastern Ukraine, as Russians fire three missiles at Myrhorod, damage infrastructure, as death toll from attack on Mykolaiv Regional State Administration rises to 36, as Russian forces shell hospital in Kharkiv region, as Ukraine Army downs two enemy missiles over Poltava region, and as Putin kills a Ukrainian child every six hours, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates onm the 38th day of Putin's war crimes
2 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 2 April 2022: Death toll in Russia’s missile strike on regional state administration in Mykolaiv rises to 36 people, as Lithuania becomes first EU country to ban Russian gas, as Russian missiles hit railroad in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, as Turkey reportedly ready to provide ships to evacuate civilians from Mariupol, as Russia aims to occupy all of Kherson, Donetsk, and Luhansk oblasts according to Ukraine’s General Staff, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 38th day of Putin's war crimes
2 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 2 April 2022: Enerhodar pro-Ukraine protest violently dispersed in the still occupied town, as Ukraine says it has recaptured Brovary but warns of Russian mines, as Russia to halt cooperation over International Space Station, as UK prevents use of private jet linked to Russian oligarchs, as Ukrainian photographer Maksim Levin killed while covering war, as British volunteers tell why they’re fighting for Ukraine, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 38th day of Putin's war crimes
2 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates: 2 April 2022: Ukraine is making further territorial advances around Kyiv, with claims the entire region has been re-taken, as Russian forces have abandoned Hostomel airport near the capital, leaving behind the wreckage of the world's largest aircraft, as evidence of civilian killings is mounting during Russian forces retreat, as reporters in the town of Bucha, just outside Kyiv, have found at least 20 bodies strewn in the streets, and as the BBC has confirmed the criminal killing of at least two civilians on a highway leading to the capital, 'BBC' reports with live updates on the 38th day of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
2 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 2 April 2022: 'Al Jazeera' journalist Imran Khan reports on the 38th day of Putin's war crimes, as Red Cross said its own Mariupol rescue effort was forced to turn back after 'arrangements and conditions made it impossible to proceed', but adding its team will try again, as residents fleeing the besieged region around the city took a convoy of buses and private cars to reach Ukrainian-controlled Zaporizhzhia, after Ukrainian deputy PM said 7 humanitarian corridors to evacuate people from Ukraine’s besieged regions planned for Saturday
3 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 3 April 2022: Ukraine to convene OSCE Permanent Council meeting due to Russian war crimes in Kyiv Region, as Ukrainian FM Kuleba calls on ICC mission to come to Bucha to gather evidence of Russian war crimes, as Ukrainian defenders seize enemy APC with laptops and money stolen by Russians from local residents, as 'further sanctions on their way', and as EU to assist in documenting Russian war crimes near Kyiv, as video shows Kherson residents hold peaceful rally against Russian aggression, as enemy launches several missile strikes against Mykolaiv, also trying to take control of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as Israeli ambassador deeply shocked by crimes committed by Russians in Bucha, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates onm the 39th day of Putin's war crimes
3 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 3 April 2022: 'We will open fire at looters', mayor Oleksandr Markushyn of liberated town of Irpin told reporters on 3 April, saying that there have been many cases of looting in Irpin, which was liberated from Russian occupiers earlier on 28 March, as Lithuanian filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravicius, who was documenting Russian atrocities in Mariupo, was killed in the port city, as Mykhailo Podolyak, an aide to president Zelensky’s chief of staff, slams Western leaders for failing to help Ukraine, posting photos of Russian atrocities in Kyiv Oblast, as deputy PM Iryna Vereshchuk said on 3 April that Russia had held hostage 11 mayors, in Kyiv, Kherson, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv and Donetsk oblasts, as Ukrainian defense forces said 18,000 Russian soldiers killed since 24 February (giving their lives for Putin's megalomania, one can add), as Finish PM Sanna Marin said that Russia’s war against Ukraine had forced Finland to reexamine its security policy and to decide this spring whether to join NATO, as Ukraine's defense forces say several Russian commanders refuse to fight due to low morale, as hundreds of murdered civilians discovered as Russians withdraw from towns near Kyiv, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 39th day of Putin's war crimes
3 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 3 April 2022: Russian missiles strike fuel depot in key Ukraine port of Odesa, as Russia accused of war crimes and as Bucha reveals horror of invasion, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 39th day of Putin's war crimes
3 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates: 3 April 2022: As Putin's forces retreat from areas near Kyiv, evidence of civilian killings is mounting, as reporters in the town of Bucha, outside Kyiv, have found at least 20 bodies strewn in the streets, as the UK PM says 'despicable attacks' are evidence of war crimes - 3 April 2022: BBC World reports the killings of Ukrainian civilians, and explosions in Odesa, as missiles hit critical infrastructure of the port city
3 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 3 April 2022: Ukraine’s president Zelenskyy has accused Russia of carrying out a genocide in his country, as Ukraine says shelling continued night and day in Donetsk, as French FM Jean-Yves Le Drian condemned what he called the 'massive abuses committed by Russian forces' in Ukraine in the recent weeks, adding that such abuses would constitute war crimes and that France will work with Ukrainian authorities and the ICC to put on trial those responsible for these abuses, as EU's foreign policy chief Joseph Borrell says EU will assist Kyiv in documenting war crimes, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 39th day of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
4 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 4 April 2022: USA president Biden called for a war crimes trial against Russian regime's Putin and his forces following reports of Russian atrocities in Bucha, as two-thirds of Russian troops left area around Kyiv according to USA, as Russian forces destroyed 90% of infrastructure in Mariupol, as two civilians killed in Russian shelling of Chuhuiv, as UK convenes UN Security Council to discuss Russian atrocities in Bucha, as Russian troops pushed out of Zhytomyr region, as Russian troops again drop cluster bombs on Mykolaiv, as situation with civilian casualties worst in Borodianka according to prosecutor, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates onm the 40th day of Putin's war crimes
4 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 4 April 2022: Deaths, injuries reported in Russian shelling of Mykolaiv, as Russia aims to capture Kharkiv according to Defense Ministry's Oleksandr Motuzianyk, as 3 April missile strikes destroy oil refinery, storage facilities in Odesa, as Ukraine’s intelligence publishes list of Russian military stationed in Bucha, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 40th day of Putin's war crimes
4 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 4 April 2022: Ukraine’s prosecutor general says Borodyanka will be worst-hit by Russian invasion in Kyiv region, as USA president Biden calls for Russian regime's Putin to face war crimes trial over Ukraine, as German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier admitted today that economic cooperation with Russia was a mistake, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 40th day of Putin's war crimes
4 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates: 4 April 2022: USA's Biden calls for Putin war crimes trial over civilian killings
4 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 4 April 2022: 'They were shelling all the time, around the clock, and all the shells flew over my house', Oleh Matsenko who survived 33 days of Russian attacks in Bucha told Al Jazeera, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 40th day of Putin's aggression and defense efforts
5 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 5 April 2022: Ukrainian servicewomen tortured in Russian captivity according to ombudsperson, as 279 hospitals damaged, 19 completely destroyed amid Russian invasion according to minister, as Russian shell today hit children's hospital in Mykolaiv, as Security Service of Ukraine has intercepted communications of Russian forces testifying to criminal orders being issued by Russian commanders to their soldiers to open fire on civilians in Ukraine according to he SBU press service, as Ukrainian military shot down two enemy missiles in Poltava region, as Ukrainian paratroopers destroy three enemy tanks, a fuel tanker, and as Ukrainian Armed Forces destroy 30 air targets within a week, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates onm the 41st day of Putin's war crimes
5 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 5 April 2022: Czech Republic sends dozens of T-72 tanks, infantry vehicles to Ukraine, as EU launches processes to slash Hungary funds over rule-of-law breaches, as 12 civilians killed, 41 injured in Russian shelling of Mykolaiv on April 4 with cluster munitions, as Russian shellings on 4 April kill 6 people, injure 8 in Kharkiv Oblast, governor Oleh Synehubov said on 5 April 5 adding that Russian troops had shelled Kharkiv Oblast 54 times on the previous day, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 41st day of Putin's war crimes
5 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 5 April 2022: Ukraine president gives powerful speech at UN saying Russian troops’ actions ‘no different from terrorists’, as Russian troops also leave grisly mark on town of Trostianets, as Bucha satellite images of corpses contradict Russian denial, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 41st day of Putin's war crimes
5 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 5 April 2022: At UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine, president Zelenskyy accuses Russian forces of carrying out the worst war crimes since World War II, as UN’s human rights office says evidence from Bucha indicates Russian forces 'directly targeted' civilians after Kyiv says 300 non-combatants were killed in the town, as the European Commission proposes more sanctions on Russia, including a ban on coal imports, as European countries expel Russian diplomats, regime expected to respond with tit-for-tat measures, as NATO says Russia is regrouping to refocus its offensive on taking complete control of Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region, as UN says it has received ‘credible’ claims of Russian forces using cluster bombs, as Ukrainian president demands Russia be removed from UNSC, saying Russian forces ‘killed entire families’, as USA reiterates call for Russia to be removed from UN Human Rights Council, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 41st day of Putin's aggression, war crimes and defense efforts
6 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 6 April 2022: 'Murderers covering their tracks. Russian mobile crematoriums have started working in Mariupol. After the wide international coverage of the genocide in Bucha, the top leadership of the Russian Federation ordered to eliminate any evidence of crimes of its army in Mariupol', the Mariupol City Council posted on Telegram, as Russian shelling's of aid distribution spot in Vuhledar death toll rises to four, as almost 50 people burned to death after Russian bombing of Mariupol hospital, as Zelensky says all Russian political leadership and army are war criminals, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates onm the 42nd day of Putin's war crimes
6 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 6 April 2022: As Ukraine regains control of Borodyanka area, more Russians’ atrocities come to light, as NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters that Russia's war in Ukraine could last for years as Putin still wants 'whole of Ukraine', as Russian troops block work of humanitarian center in occupied Berdiansk, detain volunteers, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 42nd day of Putin's war crimes
6 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 6 April 2022: Ukrainian people in country's east told to flee, as western officials say it will take ‘at least a week’ before units from Kyiv could reach Donbas, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 42nd day of Putin's war crimes
6 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 6 April 2022: Ukraine's deputy PM urges residents of the eastern regions of Kharkiv, Luhansk and Donetsk to evacuate as fears grow that Russia will intensify attacks there. as Iryna Vereshchuk says 'it has to be done now because later the people will be under fire and face the threat of death', 'BBC' reports with live updates on the 42nd day of Putin's war crimes
6 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 6 April 2022: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and list of key events on Day 42, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 42nd day of Putin's aggression, war crimes and defense efforts
7 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 7 April 2022: Nato's Jens Stoltenberg calls on members to provide offensive arms to Ukraine, as president Zelensky says Russians almost destroyed Mariupol and want to destroy Odesa, as calls from Russians discussing atrocities in Bucha intercepted, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates onm the 43th day of Putin's war crimes
7 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 7 April 2022: Russian troops shelled Kharkiv civilian infrastructure 48 times over the past 24 hours, as Russian soldiers reportedly discussed killing civilians in Bucha by radio, also saying that Ukrainian prisoners of war had been shot dead after being interrogated, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 43th day of Putin's war crimes
7 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 7 April 2022: Russian ‘atrocities’ condemned by G7, as Ukrainian president Zelenskiy pleads for weapons from Nato, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 43th day of Putin's war crimes
7 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 7 April 2022: The BBC has been told that Russian troops used villagers in northern Ukraine as human shields against counter-attacks, saying we have also seen residential areas flattened in Chernihiv following the withdrawal of troops, 'BBC' reports with live updates on the 43th day of Putin's war crimes
7 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 7 April 2022: Mariupol’s mayor says more than 100,000 people still need to be evacuated from the besieged southeastern port city, as Zelenskyy urges West to roll out oil ban on Russia, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 43th day of Putin's aggression, war crimes and defense efforts
8 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 8 April 2022: For the second day in a row, Ukrainian and Polish activists have been blocking the movement of Russian and Belarusian trucks on Poland–Belarus border through the Kukuryki-Kazlovicy checkpoint, demanding a de facto cessation of overland trade between the EU and Russia, as Montenegro imposes sanctions on Russia, as Ukrainian president Zelenskiy addresses Finnish parliament, as death toll from Russian missile strike on Kramatorsk grows to 50 including 5 children, as three Russian Su-24 bombers shelled Ukraine over past day, as Ukrainian PM Denys Shmyhal said tragedy in Kramatorsk has proved Russia's status as a terrorist state and must be punished, as Slovakia sends S-300 air defense system to Ukraine, as president Zelensky calls on world to stop funding Russian war machine, as Russian banks trying to circumvent sanctions, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates onm the 44th day of Putin's war crimes
8 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 8 April 2022: Germany’s software giant SAP keeps its Russian clients despite claims it shut down cloud services in Russia, as Russian troops shot 132 civilians in Makariv while 40% of the village was destroyed by shelling before on 22 March it was liberated by Ukrainian Armed Forces, as Czech Republic ships tanks, rocket launchers, artillery to Ukraine, as Chernihiv mayor says about 700 people killed by Russia during siege, as 'Meduza' releases video showing civilians killed in Bucha during Russian occupation after Meduza obtained drone footage of the city of Bucha with metadata from March 23-30, obtained from Russian Sergei 'Botsman' Korotkikh, whose group is fighting on the side of Ukraine and who claims his fighters were regularly filming Russian positions in the area, as USA Congress votes to suspend Russia trade relations and ban oil imports, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 44th day of Putin's war crimes
8 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 8 April 2022: At least 50 people killed in rocket attack at Kramatorsk train station, as regional governor says many wounded in a Russian rocket strike on station packed with evacuees, as Ukrainian president Zelenskiy condemns Kramatorsk attack saying ‘Evil that has no limits’, as Russians start to see evidence of high military casualties, and as Abramovich-linked yacht changed hands on day 1 of invasion, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 44th day of Putin's war crimes
8 April 2022 France24 reports with live updates: 8 April 2022: Civilians in eastern Ukraine struggled to evacuate Friday as Russia redirects its firepower, while President Volodymyr Zelensky warned of 'even more horrific' devastation in the areas retaken by Ukrainian troops around the capital, as volunteers aid evacuation effort in eastern Ukraine, 'France24' reports with live updates on the 44th day of Putin's aggression, war crimes and defense efforts
9 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 9 April 2022: Russian terrorist forces are concentrating their efforts on capturing Mariupol and launching an offensive in the Izium area, and two battalion tactical groups of the enemy have been redeployed from the Belgorod region to the area of Shevchenkove in the Kharkiv region, as European Investment Bank has announced a EUR 4 billion program to support EU Member States hosting Ukrainian war refugees and to develop vital social infrastructure, as UN says 1,766 civilians killed in Ukraine since Russian invasion started and OHCHR believes that the actual figures are considerably higher, as Russian shipyards halt production of ships due to lack of foreign components according to intelligence. as abducted Lithuanian film director dies at hands of Russian fascists in Mariupol, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 45th day of Putin's war crimes
9 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 9 April 2022: National Police launches hotline for relatives of people killed by Russian forces, tasking the operators to provide the necessary advice, as UK sets out new package of financial and military aid to Ukraine during a surprise visit to Kyiv, as Luhansk Oblast Governor Serhiy Haidai reports Russian troops hit nitric acid tank in Rubizhne again, urging residents of the region not to leave bomb shelters and to close windows and doors, as a quarter of Russian forces in Ukraine 'effectively inoperable' according to CNN, quoting an European official, who said that 29 Russian battalion tactical groups are out of order, as Ombudsman Lyudmyla Denisova said Russia bolsters forced deportations of Ukrainians, as about 10% of population fled Ukraine, yet numbers decline according to the UN, as Kharkiv Oblast Governor says region witnessed same atrocities as Bucha, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 45th day of Putin's war crimes
9 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 9 April 2022: Survivors of a missile attack on the Kramatorsk train station in Donbas have spoken of the harrowing scenes they witnessed in the aftermath of the strike that killed at least 52 people, including five children, as dozens of people were severely injured, UK's PM Johnson meets Zelenskiy in unannounced visit to Kyiv, as in Lithuania - a country defending the freedom of the press - train station Russians commuting to Kaliningrad come face-to-face with photographs of bombed Ukrainian cities and bloodied bodies, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 45th day of Putin's war crimes
9 April 2022 France24 reports with live updates: 9 April 2022: More than 4.4 million Ukrainian refugees flee war, a record since World War II according to UN, as Ukrainian president Zelensky said he expects a 'firm global response’ to the deadly missile strike that killed more than 50 people at a train station in Kramatorsk on Friday, 'France24' reports with live updates on the 45th day of Putin's aggression, war crimes and defense efforts
10 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 10 April 2022: Ukrainian law enforcement officers have already identified 1,222 people killed in Kyiv region as a result of Russian aggression since February 24, 500 war crimes suspects identified, as mass killings of Ukrainian civilians by Russians have been recorded in liberated towns and villages after Irpin, Bucha, Hostomel cities and the entire Kyiv region were liberated from Russian invaders in early April, as on 10 April Russian forces tried to enter Severodonetsk but the Ukrainian army repulsed the offensive, as Ukraine may get EU candidate status in June according to the Ambassador of the European Union to Ukraine Matti Maasikas, as Russian occupiers have dispersed another rally in the city of Kherson, dedicated to the memory for the victims of the Russian aggression, as satellite images show 13-km-long Russian military convoy moving towards Kharkiv, as Russian troops started to drop parachute bombs on Kharkiv city, as of April 10, the Russian army already lost about 19,300 personnel in Ukraine, and as of April 10, a full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine killed 177 children and injured more than 336, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 46th day of Putin's war crimes
10 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 10 April 2022: Ukrainian General Staff says Russia prepares for an 'offensive operation' to break through Donbas defense lines, and continues to regroup equipment and troops, transferring battalion tactical groups to Belgorod, Voronezh, and Kursk regions bordering Ukraine with the first main goal to take full control of the Ukrainian cities of Popasna, Rubizhne, Nyzhne, and Novobakhmutivka, as Russian troops had headquarters in a church in Chernihiv Oblast, bodies found on site, and - according to Ombudsman Lyudmyla Denisova - the case of people being shot in a church adds to the list of newly identified war crimes, as president Zelensky told AP 'for some of this kind of equipment (we got) it was too late', 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 46th day of Putin's war crimes
10 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 10 April 2022: Putin appoints new war commander after regime's failure to take Kyiv, as general Alexander Dvornikov has record of brutality against civilians in Syria, as health worker describes aftermath of Mariupol maternity hospital attack and her own facility’s takeover by Russian soldiers, reporting 'they said anyone who left would be shot’, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 45th day of Putin's war crimes
10 April 2022 France24 reports with live updates: 10 avril 2022: Plus de 1 200 corps découverts dans la région de Kiev, après le départ de l'armée russe, selon la procureure générale d'Ukraine, et à l'est l'aéroport de Dnipro a été de nouveau bombardé dimanche par les Russes et 'complètement détruit', selon 'France24' en direct
11 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 11 April 2022: Russia's military actions in Ukraine can be described as 'failure' and 'horror' according to EU's Josep Borrell after a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg, as Ukrainian General Staff said enemy still intends to completely capture Donetsk and Luhansk regions, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 47th day of Putin's war crimes
11 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 11 April 2022: Russian proxies call for using chemical weapons in Mariupol, Russia's capital outflow reaches $64 billion since January, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 47th day of Putin's war crimes
11 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 11 April 2022: Ukrainian child among Kharkiv shelling victims, as city's mayor reports multiple casualties from eastern Ukrainian city, as last marines defending Mariupol ‘running out of ammunition’ and the Ukrainian 36th brigade say they face ‘death for some of us, and captivity for the rest’ as Putin regime's brutal offensive continues, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 47th day of Putin's war crimes
11 April 2022 France24 reports: 11 avril 2022: Il n'y a plus de médias indépendants en Russie, et les derniers journalistes qui travaillent encore dans le pays risquent gros, parce que depuis le début de l'invasion de l'Ukraine le 24 février, l'État russe ne cesse de durcir la législation, instaurant une censure de guerre, Elena Volochine rapports - 11 avril 2022: La fin de la résistance à Marioupol, dans le sud-est de l'Ukraine, semblait imminente lundi, les forces ukrainiennes annonçant se préparer à la chute de ce port stratégique tandis que les séparatistes prorusses affirmaient avoir conquis la zone portuaire
12 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 12 April 2022: Verkhovna Rada's Liudmyla Denisova has called on the ICRC to take all measures to help open a humanitarian corridor for the evacuation of civilians from the city of Izium in the Kharkiv region, as in Kharkiv region Ukrainian army destroyed column of tanks on a ‘tip’ from Russian propagandist, as Russian troops continue using air force, tactical missile systems in Donetsk direction, as Russian mobile crematoria burning bodies of thousands of civilians in Mariupol according to adviser Mykhailo Podoliak, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 48th day of Putin's war crimes
12 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 12 April 2022: Up to 22,000 people killed in Mariupol according to Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko, as Germany's Steinmeier says Kyiv is against his potential visit because of his close ties to Russia in the past, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 48th day of Putin's war crimes
12 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 12 April 2022: Mariupol mayor Vadym Boichenko says more than 20,000 civilians killed in Mariupol, as civilians flee eastern Ukraine ahead of new Russian offensive, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 48th day of Putin's war crimes
12 April 2022 France24 reports: 12 avril 2022: Après plusieurs témoignages recueillis par les médias et des ONG attestent de l'utilisation du viol comme 'arme de guerre' des responsables de l'ONU ont réclamé des enquêtes indépendantes sur les violences faites aux femmes en Ukraine depuis l'invasion de l'armée russe
12 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 12 April 2022: The mayor of Bucha says authorities in the Ukrainian town have found 403 bodies of people they believe were killed by Russian forces, as UN demands an independent investigation into allegations that Russian forces have raped women and committed other forms of sexual violence, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 48th day of Putin's aggression, war crimes and Ukrainian defense efforts
13 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 13 April 2022: Striking deals with Russia means financing terrorism, genocide of Ukrainians, PM Zelensky saysm, as Ukrainian children deported by aggressors set to be forcibly Russified according to language envoy, as Ukraine Army destroys convoy of Russian military equipment, as presidents of Baltic states, Poland visit destroyed towns of Kyiv region, as Kuleba, UK's Truss discuss speeding up arms deliveries to Ukraine, as about 120,000 residents staying in Mariupol according to mayor, as Russians terrorists shot seven people, blow up house with their bodies in Kherson region, as two Russian fighter aircraft downed in Kharkiv region, as council of EU ramps up military aid to Ukraine to €1.5B, as Russians launch missile strike on village in Zhytomyr region, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 49th day of Putin's war crimes
13 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 13 April 2022: English Channel tax haven Jersey's court freezes more than $7 billion of assets linked to Russian oligarch Abramovich, as Russia is trying to encircle Ukrainian troops in the Donbas, and Ukraine’s partners should supply long-range missiles and other offensive weapons to prevent this and push Russian troops out of Ukraine, according to Ukrainian defense minister Reznikov, as Russian troops killed more than 100 civilians in Sumy Oblast with tied hands and showing signs of torture, as well as ones shot in the head, according to governor Dmytro Zhyvytsky, as Ukraine disappointed by Macron's refusal to call Russia's actions genocide according to Ukraine's spokesperson Oleh Nikolenko, as Sweden to apply for NATO membership in June, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 49th day of Putin's war crimes
13 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 13 April 2022: Ukraine’s president says more weaponry is needed to stop Russia ‘spreading misery, suffering and destruction’ to other countries, as Putin's troops leave Chernobyl exclusion zone and surrounding villages, Ukraine’s nuclear agency faces huge clean-up task, as Zelenskiy tells Estonian parliament Russia is using phosphorus bombs, and as Ukraine defence spokesperson said no information on Mariupol surrender claims, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 49th day of Putin's war crimes
13 April 2022 France24 reports: 13 avril 2022: Situation critique dans la ville de Marioupol, assiégée par l'armée russe, selon envoyé spécial Karim Yahiaoui - 13 April 2022: Mariupol's mayor holds press conference on situation saying in televised remarks that more than 100,000 people remained in the city awaiting evacuation, as mayor accuses Russian forces and pro-Russian fighters of looking to 'impose a blockade' by cutting off food supplies and vital infrastructure, including water, electricity and heating
13 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 13 April 2022: Al Jazeera journalists take a look at Putin's war crimes and the main developments on the 49th day of his aggression, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates
13 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 13 April 2022: OSCE says in a report which investigated events in late February and March in Ukraine, it found evidence of violations by Russian forces, including breaches of the right to live, sexual violence, extra-judicial killings, forced deportations, the use of human shields and the disappearance of journalists and human rights campaigners
14 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 14 April 2022: Russian forces launch missile strike on Dnipropetrovsk region, as 2,557 people evacuated today, including 289 from Mariupol, as Verkhovna Rada recognizes Russia as terrorist state, bans military symbols Z and V, as front line pushed 40-50 kilometers away from Kryvyi Rih – regional administration, as Verkhovna Rada calls on international community to recognize Russia’s actions in Ukraine as genocid, as Russian helicopters fire on Zolochiv community in Kharkiv Region, as heads of Czech Republic and Poland parliaments visit liberated towns in Kyiv region, as Lviv paratroopers liberate several localities in southern Ukraine, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 50th day of Putin's war crimes
14 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 14 April 2022: Ukrainian Parliament dissolves pro-Russian opposition platform faction following Security Council ban, as Ukraine's General Staff says Russia fails to mobilize enough military personnel in North Caucasus, because locals don’t want to fight in the war against Ukraine, as National Bank says yearly inflation may exceed 20%, but the National Bank kept the current interest rate at 10% admitting prices of goods and services will rise due to disruption of production, problems with logistics, and devaluation of the national currency, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 50th day of Putin's war crimes
14 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 14 April 2022: 'The Guardian' reports on day 50 of the invasion, as Russian regime' 'defence' ministry says entire crew of Moskva warship evacuated after ammunition blast after Ukraine earlier claimed it had struck the cruiser, as Putin regime says warship still afloat despite explosion, as west says Ukraine claim of strike ‘credible’, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 50th day of Putin's war crimes
14 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 14 April 2022: Ukrainian officials say at least four people have been killed in the eastern city of Kharkiv amid increasing Russian bombings, as Putin regime warns NATO against accepting Sweden and Finland’s memberships, threatening there could be no more talk of a 'nuclear-free' Baltic, as Russia says Moskva cruiser ‘seriously damaged’ following a fire, as Ukraine claims it attacked the vessel with missiles, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 50th day of Putin's war crimes
14 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 14 April 2022: Ukrainian president Zelensky has called on the West to give him weapons 'sooner and faster', telling the BBC we need more weapons and we need them now, as Ukraine meanwhile says it hit a Russian warship in the Black Sea with missiles, as zwo more men linked to the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, who owns Chelsea Football Club, have been sanctioned by the UK government in response to the war, as the club's director Eugene Tenenbaum will have his assets frozen and will be subject to transport sanctions, as David Davidovich, an associate of Ambramovich, is subject to similar sanctions with asset freezes estimated to amount to £10bn, and as measures bring the total number sanctioned by the UK since Russia's invasion to 106
14 April 2022 France24 reports: 14 avril 2022: Depuis la guerre en Ukraine, les demandes de bunkers antiatomiques se multiplient en Italie, selon France24 - 14 April 2022: Amateur images show large convoys of military equipment filmed in Russia and Belarus in recent days, analysed and verified by the FRANCE24 Observers team
15 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 15 April 2022: 5 citizens killed, 15 injured in Russia’s attack on Mykolayiv, as 7 killed, 34 injured in enemy shelling of Kharkiv, as Russia launches three missile strikes on Kyiv region, as enemy making futile attempts to storm Marinka, as almost 15,000 Ukrainians have received financial assistance from UN in Poland, as new USA military aid for Ukraine to arrive in next 24 hours, as experts tracking Russian oil transportation to prevent Kremlin from circumventing sanctions, as production of tanks halts in Russia according to intel reports, as forced mobilization plan thwarted in occupied areas of Donetsk, Luhansk regions, and as Russian Tu-22M3 bombers strike Mariupol, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 51st day of Putin's war crimes
15 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 15 April 2022: 'Nothing will dissuade' Biden administration from supporting Ukraine' according to USA, as Gazprom exports fall by a quarter compared to last year, as FSB asks Russian Putin regime for additional funding to bury Russian troops, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 51st day of Putin's war crimes
15 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 15 April 2022: Kyiv official says 900 civilian bodies found, as Russia says warship 'Moskva' has sunk after reported Ukrainian strike, a serious blow to Russian military’s prestige, as steel plant becomes Ukrainian hold-out in Mariupol
15 April 2022 France24 reports on the 51st day of Putin's war crimes: 15 avril 2022: La ville de Kramatorsk, dans l'est de l'Ukraine, s'est vidée des trois-quarts de sa population depuis le début de la guerre, fin février, et parmi les habitants toujours présents, certains luttent activement contre les Russes, selon France24
16 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 16 April 2022: Sarin found in village of Sumy region earlier occupied by Russian forces, as UNHCR to expand support programs for displaced persons in Ukraine, as court remands Medvedchuk in custody, as Georgian parliament speakers visit Bucha, Irpin, as briefing on investigation into war crimes committed by Russian occupiers in Ukraine, as Italy, Romania closing ports to Russian ships, as Zelensky says authorities in contact with defenders of Mariupol, as child injured in Russian shelling of Polohy in Zaporizhzhia region, as Russian invaders persecute Crimean Tatars in Zaporizhzhia, Kherson regions, as president’s office calls on EU not to delay supply of weapons to Ukraine, as at least 70 civilians managed to leave Luhansk region today, as - following Kramatorsk station attack - Ukrainian Armed Forces shares evidence of Tochka-U missile use by Russians, as one person was confirmed killed and at least 18 were injured in the latest Russian missile attack on the city of Kharkiv today, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 52st day of Putin's war crimes
16 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 16 April 2022: Russian-controlled proxies conscript kids to fight against Ukraine according to Ukrainian Ombudsman, as Russia warns Czech Republic against supplying weapons to Ukraine, and as Prague says won't respond to blackmail, as FSB detains Russia's proxy in Donbas, likely over chemical weapons reveal, according to Ukraine’s intelligence, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 52st day of Putin's war crimes
16 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 16 April 2022: Ukraine's president Zelenskiy says, as battle rages in Mariupol, up to 3,000 Ukraine troops killed since Russia invaded, claiming up to 20,000 Russian soldiers have died, as more reprisals from Putin's regime expected in wake of sinking of flagship cruiser the Moskva
16 April 2022 France24 reports on the 51st day of Putin's war crimes: 16 April 2022: After 'Moskva' flagship rendered harmless, Putin regime escalates without hesitation its agression against the Ukrainina democracy, as investigations continue in to more than 900 civilian bodies found in areas surrounding Kyiv, also 'killed by sniper fire and other weapons', with Ukrainian authorities - having identified over 200 Russian soldiers suspected of being involved in the killings - hoping to bring to justice in criminal court,
17 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 17 April 2022: Russian forces open fire on Orthodox temple in Sievierodonetsk, as Russians erasing letter 'Z' from military equipment, possibly plotting provocations in Zaporizhia region, as budget deficit could reach $5B in coming months, as in occupied areas, locals losing any illusions about Russia, as Russian propaganda denies deploying mobile crematoria in Ukraine, as Russia launches criminal case after monument to WW2 Soviet commander removed in Kharkiv, as amid forcible Russification 'Retraining camps' for Ukrainian teachers being set up in Crimea, as Russian troops shell Zolote, killing at least two people, as Estonia, Bulgaria ban Russian ships from ports, as Russian military abduct village head in Zaporizhzhia Region, as five people killed, 13 injured in Russia’s shelling of Kharkiv downtown, as volunteers reveal three camps for deported Ukrainians in Russia’s Penza Region, as five children killed by Russian mines and tripwires in Trostianets, as president Zelensky presents state awards to 189 servicemen, six of them posthumously, as Russian invaders send looted items from Kherson Region to Crimea, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 53rd day of Putin's war crimes
17 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 17 April 2022: Ukraine fills in questionnaire to receive EU candidate status, as European Commission president says Russia's bankruptcy a matter of time, as Italian PM Draghi said 'I am beginning to think that those who say that it is useless to talk to him (Putin) and that it’s just a waste of time are right', as president Volodymyr Zelensky told CNN that Ukraine is prepared to defend Donbas against Russian forces in a battle he says could influence the course of the entire war, as Mariupol residents suffer from hunger according to Ombudsman Lyudmyla Denisova citing UN data saying that over 100,000 civilians suffer from water and food shortages, as Mykolaiv Oblast governor reports shootout between Russian troops, Russia's proxies in neighboring region, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 53rd day day of Putin's war crimes
17 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 17 April 2022: Mariupol defenders continue to defy Russian order to surrender as president Zelenskiy warns ‘extermination’ of city’s defenders would jeopardise peace talks, as Kyiv arms plant hit by Russia may have made missiles that sank Moskva, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 53rd day of Putin's war crimes
17 April 2022 France24 reports on the 53rd day day of Putin's war crimes: 17 avril 2022: À 15 h 45 le président ukrainien Volodymyr Zelensky a affirmé avoir invité Emmanuel Macron à se rendre en Ukraine pour constater de ses yeux que les forces russes commettent un 'génocide', tandis que des explosions ont rythmé les heures de la journée de dimanche à Kiev, après la Russie avait annoncé, en fin de semaine, son intention d'amplifier son offensive dans la capitale. À Marioupol, les derniers soldats ukrainiens présents semblent avoir ignoré l'ultimatum de la Russie, qui leur avait demandé d'évacuer ce port stratégique à la mi-journée - 17 avril 2022: À Irpin, au nord de Kiev, après un mois d'occupation russe, la ville en ruines panse ses plaies. De son côté, la police locale rassemble des preuves contre les soldats russes.
17 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 17 April 2022: Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy urges USA president Joe Biden to visit his country, as at least three people killed and more than 30 wounded in Kharkiv by Russian forces shelling multiple locations, as Zelenskyy threatens to withdraw from peace talks if Ukrainian fighters in Mariupol are killed following ultimatum, local authorities say, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 53rd day of Putin's war crimes
18 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 18 April 2022: UN records 2,072 civilians killed in Ukraine since Russian invasion started, as Russia’s total number of battalion tactical groups BTGs in eastern and southern Ukraine rises to 76 according to Pentagon, as three civilians killed in Russia’s shelling of one more district in Kharkiv 20:51 Russian troops begin offensive operations in eastern Ukraine, as invaders forcibly take 13 orphans out of Mariupol to Russia, as Zelensky informs Nauseda about heroic defense of Mariupol, as three-year-old boy, evacuated from Kharkiv with his mother, injured in missile strike on Lviv, as Russian forces open fire on Kreminna residents, killing four, as air defense forces destroy enemy UAV in Odesa region, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 54th day of Putin's war crimes
18 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 18 April 2022: Russian landing ship commander Alexander Chirva killed in Ukraine, as Russian forces shelled Kharkiv’s Osnovianskyi District on April 18, killing two civilians, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 54th day of Putin's war crimes
18 April 2022 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 18 April 2022: Lviv mayor accuses Russia of genocide as missiles strike city, and as Ukraine vows Mariupol will ‘fight to the end’ as surrender deadline passes, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 54th day of Putin's war crimes
18 April 2022 France24 reports on the 54th day of Putin's war crimes: 18 April 2022: Russian missiles hit Dnipro city and western city of Lviv on Monday, killing at least 7 people in Lviv according to local officials, as AP's Philip Crowther reports, and as several Ukrainians killed in Putin's strikes on Kharkiv city
18 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 18 April 2022: Russian forces have bombarded several Ukrainian cities including Lviv in the west - which had largely escaped unscathed until now, as 7 people are dead after four rockets hit military facilities and a car tyre service point -, as the capital Kyiv, Kharkiv city in the north, Mykolaiv city near the port of Odesa, have also been targeted, and as Ukrainian troops in the besieged city of Mariupol ignored a Russian deadline to surrender, 'BBC' reports with live updates on the 54th day of Putin's war crimes
18 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 18 April 2022: Ukrainian forces hold out in Mariupol as Russian strikes hit Lviv, 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates on the 54th day of Putin's war crimes
19 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 19 April 2022: The Italian Parliament has approved arms deliveries to Ukraine, as USA will train Ukrainian troops on how to use howitzer artillery systems sent to Ukraine, as in the towns of Rubizhne and Popasna in Luhansk region, positional battles are currently taking place, as SBI documented the crimes committed by Russian invaders in Irpin town in Kyiv region, where investigators found 13 graves of residents, as more than 420 bodies of citizens have already been found in Bucha in Kyiv region, as 919 settlements in eight regions of Ukraine liberated from occupation, as Russia's leadership orders to raze Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol to the ground, after on 18 April Russian troops began dropping heavy aviation bombs on the steelworks in devastated Mariupol, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 55th day of Putin's war crimes
19 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 19 April 2022: IMF expects Ukraine's economy to fall by 35% in 2022, when - according to the International Monetary Fund’s report - Russia’s gross domestic product will drop by 8.5% this year, and as the IMF also expects that Russia’s war 'will contribute to a significant slowdown in global growth in 2022 and add to inflation', as Dutch PM said on 19 April that he had called Ukrainian president and announced arms supplies 'as Russia begins a renewed offensive', as Russian shelling kills 3 people in Kharkiv on 19 April according to governor Oleh Synehubov saying that 16 people had been injured, when Kharkiv has been shelled by Russian multiple rocket launchers, as Polish PM visiting Lviv on 19 April 19, as Ukraine’s Armed Forces reported that Russia has lost 20,800 troops in Ukraine, 802 tanks, 2,063 armored personnel carriers, 1,495 vehicles, 386 artillery systems, 132 multiple launch rocket systems, 67 anti-aircraft defense systems, 150 helicopters, 169 aircraft, 76 fuel tanks, 158 UAVs and 8 boats since regime’s invasion on 24 February, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 55th day of Putin's war crimes
19 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 19 April 2022: Mayor of Kharkiv reports civilian areas in city under continuous bombardment, as Russian forces capture first city in battle for Donbas and as governor of Kreminna says Ukrainian troops have withdrawn after being attacked ‘from all sides’, as UN urged to take lead in securing peace or risk organisation’s future, ahead of world body's required move to limit veto power of Security Council permanent members, as USA seeks to seize superyacht believed to be owned by Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov, who is under USA and EU sanctions, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 55th day of Putin's war crimes
19 April 2022 France24 reports on the 55th day of Putin's war crimes: 19 April 2022: The aim of Russia's new military offensive in east Ukraine is to grab land, establish an overground link between territories in the east and Crimea, and crush Ukraine's armed forces, Ukraine's defence ministry said on Tuesday, and FRANCE 24's Gulliver Cragg reports from Kyiv
19 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 19 April 2022: On the 55th day of Russian war crimes against the attacked Ukrainian people now in mid-April - also a remembrance day of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 19 April – 16 May 1943 - 'Al Jazeera' takes a look at the main developments after Putin regime has begun ‘Battle for Donbas’ in Ukraine’s east
20 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 20 April 2022: Russia not ready for peaceful settlement according to president of Ukraine, also saying Ukraine ready for any swap format for the sake of its people in Mariupol, also saying sixth sanctions package will not be powerful without embargo on Russian oil, as NATO could be involved in evacuation of civilians from Mariupol according to USA Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland, as about 120,000 people trapped in besieged Mariupol as enemy suffers significant losses near Izium, as evacuation of Mariupol fails as Russian forces open fire on Azovstal plant, as Israel to give Ukraine protective gear, as Ukraine's Zelensky, EU's and Belgium's Michel discuss support for Ukraine, EU accession criteria, as German FM Baerbock says armored vehicles supplies to Ukraine not a taboo for Germany, as forty percent of residents have left Mykolayiv, as president Zelensky says it’s unfair that we still have to ask for weapons, releasing images of destroyed cities, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 56th day of Putin's war crimes
20 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 20 April 2022: Japan lifts Russia's 'most favored nation' trade status due to invasion of Ukraine, as Russia says it test-launched its intercontinental ballistic missile, threatens West, as IMF expects Ukraine's debt to reach 86% of GDP in 2022, as 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Vanda Obiedkova dies in Mariupol, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 56th day of Putin's war crimes
20 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 20 April 2022: Russia demands Mariupol surrender as small convoy of civilians reported to have left besieged city, as Ukrainian commander in Mariupol says forces ‘facing last days’, and as Russian tycoon Oleg Tinkov denounces ‘insane war’, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 56th day of Putin's war crimes
20 April 2022 Ukrainian fighters still holding out in Mariupol, France24 reports: 20 April 2022: Ukrainian fighters still holding out in Mariupol after fresh Putin fascists' ultimatum to surrender on Wednesday as they pushed for a decisive victory in their new eastern offensive, while Western governments only pledged more military help to Kyiv as thousands of Russian troops backed by artillery and rocket barrages were advancing - 20 April 2022: NBC News' Erin McLaughlin reports from Mariupol, as commander Serhiy Volyna of Ukraine's 36th Marine Brigade made his appeal by video from the Azovstal steel plant saying there were about 500 wounded troops and many civilians with them at the Azovstal steel plant, which has become the last stand for Ukrainians in the port city, adding 'we appeal and plead to all world leaders to help us. We ask them to use the procedure of extraction and take us to the territory of a third-party state' - 20 April 2022: Serhiy Volyna issued a desperate plea for help, saying his marines were 'maybe facing our last days, if not hours', and 'the enemy is outnumbering us 10 to one', according to 'Moscow Times'
20 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 20 April 2022: Mariupol evacuation corridor didn’t work as planned, Ukraine’s deputy PM Iryna Vereshchuk says, blaming Russian forces for not holding their ceasefire, as USA starts training of some Ukrainian troops on howitzer artillery, as USA Defense Department has said that Ukraine has received parts for their aircraft from allies but not complete warplanes
21 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 21 April 2022: Spain sends new military aid batch to Ukraine and Denmark allocates $90M for weapons for Ukraine, as Ukraine's Shmyhal meets with USA's Biden to discuss aid to Ukraine and sanctions against Russia, as UN says 2,345 civilians killed in Ukraine since start of Russian invasion, as Spain’s PM vows to support Ukraine on path towards EU membership, as Ukraine’s Armed Forces shoot down two Russian Mi-8 helicopters, as USA's Biden announces $500M in direct economic aid to Ukraine, as president Zelensky says more than 400 wounded Ukrainian service members blocked in Mariupol, as Russian missiles hit Zaporizhzhia, as president Zelensky also says Ukraine needs heavy weapons to save people's lives, as more than 7.7M Ukrainians forced to flee their homes since Russian invasion began, as Ukraine’s Armed Forces destroy Russian Su-34 fighter jet in Kharkiv region, as Spain's, Denmark's prime ministers visit Borodianka, as Ukrainian defenders conduct seven strikes on Russian positions in southern Ukraine, as Russian invaders fail to advance in Luhansk Region and towards Huliaipole–Arestovych, as Mariupol defenders spot V-marked tanks used by Russians when committing atrocities in Bucha, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 57th day of Putin's war crimes
21 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 21 April 2022: Russian troops forcibly deport group of Ukrainian children to Russia, as group of Ukrainian teenagers aged 14-15 was brought from the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts and left with a charitable foundation in Russian city Vladimir amid reports that the children’s parents had been killed by Russian forces according to Ombudsman Lyudmyla Denisova as Latvia recognizes Russia's actions in Ukraine as genocide, adopts law to strip citizenship for supporting war crimes, following Estonia, as Russian troops bury killed Mariupol residents in Manhush to hide crimes by example of NSDAP ruled German empire 1939-1945, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 57th day of Putin's war crimes
21 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 21 April 2022: Strengthening the siege, Russia no longer plans to storm Ukraine stronghold in Mariupol, as Ukraine deputy PM says bodies of 1,020 civilians are being stored in Kyiv morgues, and as German report casts doubt on scale of its weapons support, as World Bank warns of 'human catastrophe' from food crisis, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 57th day of Putin's war crimes
21 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 21 April 2022: Ukrainian president Zelenskyy says his war-ravaged country needs more heavy weapons to defend itself from Russia’s invasion that threatens its very survival, asking Western nations to impose further sanctions
22 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 22 April 2022: Russian troops attempt to gain control over railway near Izium and Barvinkove, and Defense Minister Reznikov says Western response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been too slow, as UN representatives document dozens of executions of civilians in Bucha, as Russians open fire on bus evacuating civilians from Popasna, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 58th day of Putin's war crimes
22 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 22 April 2022: Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova says about 1,000 civilians trapped in Mariupol's Azovstal plant include infants, children, elderly, and women, reporting that there are about 500 wounded soldiers who are also in the shelter, running out of drinkable water and with little food left, as people sheltering at Azovstal don’t see sunlight at all, leaving children on the verge of exhaustion and in need of comprehensive care, as Russian occupiers thwart evacuation efforts in Luhansk Oblast, as Sloviansk Mayor Vadym Lyakh reports that Russian forces use cluster munitions in Sloviansk, and as UN verifies 5,264 civilian casualties in Ukraine since February 24, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 58th day of Putin's war crimes
22 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 22 April 2022: Russia has been hiding evidence of its 'barbaric' war crimes in Mariupol by burying the bodies of civilians killed by shelling in a new mass grave, according to city’s mayor Vadym Boichenko, after USA satellite imagery company released photos that appeared to match the site, adding that Russian trucks had collected corpses from the streets and had transported them to the nearby village of Manhush, as Russian forces are continuing to drop bombs on the Azovstal iron and steelworks, according to Petro Andryushchenko, an adviser to the mayor of the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol, and as fears are growing for hundreds of civilians holed up in the steel factory on Mariupol’s left bank, with the last remaining, outgunned contingent of Ukrainian fighters, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 58th day of Putin's war crimes
22 April 2022 satellite images showing mass graves near besieged Mariupol, France24 reports: 22 April 2022: Satellite images appear to show mass graves near besieged Mariupol, and local officials accuse Russia of burying up to 9,000 Ukrainian civilians there in an effort to conceal the slaughter that has been taking place during the siege of the port city, according to France24 live blog
22 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 22 April 2022:Russian forces took 40 villages in east Ukraine on Thursday, but President Zelensky says these and other gains are only temporary, 'BBC' reports on the 58th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
22 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 21 April 2022: Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford, reporting from the eastern town of Popasna, reported 'incredible scenes' at a military field hospital in the area in eastern Ukraine, also scenes of intense fighting overnight in a nearby village where forces from both sides threw grenades at each other in what was an almost 'hand-to-hand combat', as UN says at least 136 attacks have been carried out on healthcare facilities across Ukraine, leaving at least 73 people dead
23 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 23 April 2022: Death toll in Russia’s missile strikes on Odesa rises to six, including 3-month-old, as Ukraine Army destroys enemy command operations center, eliminates two Russian generals, as Czech Republic applies to replace Russia in UNHRC. as following missile strike on Odesa, Ukrainian FM Kuleba says Russia must be recognized sponsor of terrorism, after enemy fired missiles at Odesa, rescue operation underway, as in Putin's Russia men being recruited online for 'volunteer mission' in Mariupol, as enemy shells Zolote killing two peopl and injuring two injured, as invaders deport 308 Mariupol residents to Russia’s Far East, as NSDC explains why Russia spins fake news about chemical, biological, nuclear weapons, as invaders plan to intensify shelling of civilians and military on the Easter holiday, cynically writing 'Christ is Risen' on munitions according to an intercepted call of a Russian soldier to his family, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 59th day of Putin's war crimes
23 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 23 April 2022: Two Russian missiles hit a military facility and a residential building in the southern city of Odesa on 23 April, killing at least six people, including a three-month-old, and injuring at least 18 people. One of the victims burned in his car parked near the building that was hit, as two more missiles were shot down by air defense forces, while the debris from one of them hit another residential building, and as the number of casualties is likely to increase according to Ukraine's Andriy Yermak, as nearly 3 million people fled Ukraine for Poland since 24 February, and four million Ukrainians have fled abroad according to the UNHCR, with decreasing number of refugees according to Polish Border Guards' data, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 59th day of Putin's war crimes
23 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 23 April 2022: Two Russian generals have been killed near Kherson, and another is in critical condition according to Ukrainian ministry of defence, as women and children beg for help in video from Mariupol steel factory, as Russian forces have resumed airstrikes on the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 59th day of Putin's war crimes
23 April 2022 45 000 réfugiés ukrainiens en France: 23 avril 2022: Plus de cinq millions d'Ukrainiens ont fui leur pays, près de 45 000 ont trouvé refuge en France. Une grande partie d'entre eux arrivent par la gare de l'Est à Paris, à bord de trains venant d'Allemagne, selon France24
23 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 23 April 2022: A video was published appearing to show women and children sheltering in a bunker under Mariupol’s steel plant, as Russian forces have resumed attempts to storm the huge steel plant in the city that's the last bastion of resistance there, as officials in the devastated southern city of Mariupol say a planned evacuation of civilians has not happened, as Ukraine says five people have been killed after an apartment block in the city of Odesa was hit by missiles, as Russia is 'trying to spread terror' in the southern port city by targeting it with rocket fire according to Ukrainian official, 'BBC' reports on the 59th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
23 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 23 April 2022: Referring to comments made by a senior Russian general saying that Putin regime wants to control southern Ukraine to give it access to the separatist region of Transnistria in Moldova, Ukrainian president Zelenskyy said the statement showed Russia would invade other countries too, as Russia says it plans to deploy its newly tested Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missiles, capable of mounting nuclear strikes against the USA, by autumn
24 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 24 April 2022: Russians drop bombs on children’s heads in Mariupol during Easter, as ICRC calls for immediate access to Mariupol to facilitate safe passage of civilians and wounded, as Russia says it has deported nearly one million Ukrainians to its territory, as enemy sustains significant losses in Kherson direction, despite Russian tanks - flying Ukrainian flags - fired on occupied territories, as Russian forces suffer losses and retreat after attempting to storm villages in Kharkiv region, certainly not located in Donbas region, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 60th day of Putin's war crimes
24 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 24 April 2022: Ukraininan General Staff reports Russian forces fail to advance in Kharkiv Oblast, saying Russian troops intensified their offensive in Kharkiv Oblast, trying to advance but 'the enemy was unsuccessful, suffered losses and was forced to retreat', 10 people remain hospitalized after deadly Russian airstrike in Odesa, and two victims will have to undergo surgeries, according to chief physician Mykola Turchyn of one of the municipal clinical hospitals, as Russian shelling of Chuhuyev in Kharkiv oblast injures 3 people including child according to mayor Halyna Minaeva, as Russian forces kill 213 children in 2 months of invasion, injure 389, according to Ombudsman Lyudmyla Denisova, as Russian Easter shelling kills two girls, aged five and 14, in Donetsk Oblast, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 60th day of Putin's war crimes
24 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 24 April 2022: UN calls for ‘immediate stop’ to Mariupol attacks, as Zelenskiy says - expecting USA's Blinken and Austin today in Kyiv - he will ask USA for more heavy weapons to defeat Russia, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 60th day of Putin's war crimes
24 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 24 April 2022: Ukraine says efforts to help civilians escape the devastated port city of Mariupol have collapsed once again, as Russia is continuing to drop bombs on the steelworks where the city's last defenders are holed-up, a Ukrainian commander says, as Odesa building survivors recall missile strike after firefighters helped them escape with oxygen masks, fearing what will happen next, as USA's Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin are expected in Kyiv according to president Zelensky, 'BBC' reports on the 60th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
24 avril 2022 8 personnes tuées et plusieurs blessées dans des frappes russes sur Odessa: 24 avril 2022: Huit personnes ont été tuées et au moins 18 autres blessées dans des frappes russes sur la ville portuaire d'Odessa dans le sud de l'Ukraine, selon un nouveau bilan annoncé par président Zelensky, et l'envoyé spécial de France24, Tarek Kaï, a rencontré les habitants des bâtiments touchés par les missiles russes
24 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 24 April 2022: Ukraine has invited Russia to talks near the Azovstal plant in Mariupol, where Ukrainian fighters and civilians are holding out in a city largely under Moscow’s control, Kyiv has said
25 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 25 April 2022: Local media report explosions in Russian-occupied Transnistria, when several explosions took place in an 'administrative' building in Transnistria on 25 April 25 after Russia said on 22 April that it planned to seize southern Ukraine, opening a route to Transnistria, a Russian-occupied territory in Moldova, as 3 civilians killed by Russian shelling in Kharkiv Oblast taking place on 25 April in the village of Bezruky near the town of Derhachy according to mayor Zadorenko, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 61st day of Putin's war crimes
25 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 25 April 2022: Another mass grave found near Mariupol, as enemy continues to fire at Azovstal using aviation, artillery and tanks, as Russian forces seize Novotoshkivske in Luhansk region , as Russian forces attack railway junctions to destroy supply routes, as five people dead, 18 injured by Russian missile strikes on Vinnytsia region, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 61st day of Putin's war crimes
25 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 25 April 2022: Russia failing in its war aims, says USA's Anthony Blinken on visit to Kyiv, as Sweden and Finland to submit Nato applications, as UK defence secretary says, alongside death toll, Russians have lost over 2,000 armoured vehicles, as USA wants Russia to remain weakened by war, as Russia bombs five rail stations in central and western Ukraine, as doctors said evidence some Ukrainian women raped before being killed, and as forensic specialists carrying out autopsies north of Kyiv say they ‘still have hundreds of bodies to examine’, as four people, including two children, were killed in eastern Ukraine on Monday, as ICC had become a participant in the joint investigation team JIT, whose members are Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine, involving international cooperation in criminal matters under the auspices of Eurojust, the EU agency for criminal justice cooperation, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 61st day of Putin's war crimes
25 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 25 April 2022: At least five people were killed as railway stations were targeted in central Ukraine, according to officials, and another 18 were wounded in the attacks in Zhmerynka and Kozyatyn according to Ukrainian prosecutor general's office, as USA president Biden has named the veteran diplomat Bridget Brink as the new ambassador to Ukraine, vacant for the past three years, 'BBC' reports on the 61st day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
25 avril 2022 retour des diplomates américains et nouvelle aide militaire: 25 avril 2022: Retour des diplomates américains et nouvelle aide militaire, après la première visite de dirigeants américains en Ukraine depuis le déclenchement des hostilités par la Russie
25 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 25 April 2022: Ukraine urges UN to mediate corridor from Mariupol’s Azovstal, as USA backs ammunition sale to Ukraine, as mother and baby killed in attack on Ukraine’s Odesa, as Russia to deploy new intercontinental nuclear missiles by autumn
26 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 26 April 2022: Russian troops have carried out 35 air strikes on Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant today, where civilians are hiding in the basements and some civilians have been injured, as Germany to send Gepard anti-aircraft tanks to Ukraine after German federal government has agreed to allow the delivery of urgently needed heavy weapons to Ukraine, as three people were killed and 7 were injured in the latest shelling of Kharkiv city, as enemy shelling continues along entire front line in Donetsk region, as invaders have destroyed 70% of Rubizhne, but town's defense unbreakable, as Ukrainian military shot down a Russian Igla missile over Dnipropetrovsk region, as enemy firing Smerch MLRS on Mykolayiv to hold on to occupied positions, as Russian troops attacked Zaporizhzhia including air strikes, attempting to advance toward the city, as Russian missiles seen flying over Zaporizhia nuclear plant, threatening global disaster, as resulting of morning rocket attacks on Zaporizhzhia city, one person was killed, another was injured, and the infrastructure of one enterprise was damaged, as Russians are trying to involve cadets from Libya and participants in hostilities in Syria and Chechnya in the war against Ukraine, as Ukrinform to host round table 'How to Resist Russian Terror and Genocide in the Occupied Territories of Ukraine', 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 62nd day of Putin's war crimes
26 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 26 April 2022: Russians launch missile attack on Odesa Oblast, damage bridge across the Dniester estuary from the Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi District to Odesa, that was then closed due to the damage, as USA Defense Secretary calls for creation of Ukraine Contact Group to win war against Russia, saying during the Ukraine-focused defense conference at Germany’s Ramstein Air Base that the group would be open to any country willing to ramp up military support for Ukraine, as Sumy Oblast was fired upon at least 15 times from heavy weapons according to Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service, as Russia launches missile strikes on Ochakiv, shells Mykolaiv with heavy multiple rocket launchers, as Russia’s FM Lavrov told state-controlled media on 25 April the risk of a nuclear war shouldn’t be underestimated, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 62nd day of Putin's war crimes
26 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 26 April 2022: Kyiv area morgues at breaking point, as Russia accused of shelling Mariupol humanitarian corridor, amid rising fears that Moldova breakaway region drawn by Putin into war, as shortages are proving fatal in Lviv’s hospitals, as Putin regime warns UK of ‘proportional response’ if it continues ‘provoking’ Ukraine to attack after UK’s armed forces minister said earlier that Britain backs Ukrainian troops carrying out strikes in Russian territory, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 62nd day of Putin's war crimes
26 avril 2022 des enfants à Kharkiv, témoins et victimes de la guerre en Ukraine: 26 avril 2022: Alina, Alex, Daniel, Kiril et Lilia sont âgés de 8 à 14 ans. Depuis le début de la guerre en Ukraine, ils dorment avec leur famille à l'abri des bombes dans un grand parking sous-terrain à Kharkiv, dans l'est du pays
26 April 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 26 April 2022: Two people have been killed and six others wounded by Russian shelling in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donetsk according to its governor, as Moldova holds urgent security meeting after Transnistria blasts, as UN expects 8,3 million Ukrainians to flee as refugees this year, on 26th April already 2,909,415 to Poland, 777,602 already to Romania, 433,895 to Moldova, 355,593 to Slovakia, as Putin regime's Lavrov - threatening the global community with the exception of North Korea, Iran, Syria - warns of risk of nuclear conflict, as Russia expels three Swedish diplomats in tit-for-tat move, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 62nd day of Putin's war crimes until noon
27 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 27 April 2022: OHCHR reports that 2,787 civilians have been killed and 3,152 more have been injured in Ukraine as a result of a full-scale Russian invasion, believing that the actual figures are considerably higher, because the receipt of information from with intense hostilities has been delayed and because this concerns Mariupol in Donetsk region, Izium in Kharkiv region, Popasna in Luhansk region, where there are allegations of numerous civilian casualties not included in the above statistics, as Russian missile shot down over Dnipropetrovsk region, as Ukraine Army destroyed about 22,400 enemy troops since Russian invasion started according to General Staff, as Russia continues offensive in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as PM Shmyhal end of April estimates Ukraine’s recovery after war with Russia to cost about $600B, as invaders fire artillery on Azovstal to identify positions of Ukrainian fighters, as Switzerland blocks Gepard ammunition supply to Ukraine 19:35 Invaders fire artillery on Azovstal to identify positions of Ukrainian fighters, as Stefanchuk and speakers of three countries visit Irpin, Bucha and Hostomel, saying it was hell here, as 102 educational institutions in Ukraine completely destroyed, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 63th day of Putin's war crimes
27 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 27 April 2022: Six-year-old girl from Dnipro raises $165 for Ukrainian military by playing flute on the street, half the sum - her mother fundraised the other half on social media - needed to buy one bulletproof vest, planting to continue to raise funds for more, as Switzerland adopts EU's latest sanctions package against Russia including a coal embargo and further financial sanctions, as Ukrainian General Staff said Russian forces fail at breaking Ukrainian defense lines in the east despite heavy shelling, as Indonesian president invites Zelensky to the G20 summit, as Avdiivka's governor said Russia uses white phosphorus bombs in Avdiivka, as Pentagon sets up control center in Germany for military aid to Ukraine, as Russian missiles hit bridge in Odesa Oblast for second time, targeting a bridge crossing the Dniester estuary near the town of Zatoka, as Ukrainian Armed forces strike Russian positions on Snake Island, destroy anti-aircraft missile system, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 63th day of Putin's war crimes
27 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 27 April 2022: Mariupol commander says more than 600 injured with no medication in Azovstal steel works making an urgent plea in a video on his Facebook page, saying that there are more than 600 injured civilians and fighters in the Azovstal steel works, as Serhiy Volyna, acting commander of the 36th marine brigade, said there was no medication and no conditions for treatment for the wounded, adding that hundreds of civilians including children were living in unsanitary conditions and running out of food and water. Therefore he issued an urgent appeal for a Dunkirk-style evacuation of troops and civilians from Mariupol, amid rising fears that Moldova breakaway region drawn by Putin into war, as shortages are proving fatal in Lviv’s hospitals, as 2 USA army veterans and volunteers fighting in Ukraine were working together as a team targeting Russian tanks with Javelin anti-tank systems when they were wounded by artillery fire near the city of Orikhiv in the Zaporizhzhia region, as a woman was killed in the Russian shelling of a hospital in the east Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk today and one of only two still operational in the area, as a top executive at one of Russia’s largest private banks said he has quit his post and fled to Kyiv to fight for Ukraine, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 63th day of Putin's war crimes
27 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 27 April 2022: Russian energy giant Gazprom says it has cut gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria over their refusal to pay in roubles, as Putin regime warns other countries that gas could be cut off if they don't comply with Russia's payment demands, as Putin has warned that countries trying to intervene in Ukraine will be met with a 'lightning fast' response, as Ukraine's president Zelensky has meanwhile accused Russian special services of carrying out attacks in breakaway Transnistria region of Moldova, 'BBC' reports on the 63th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
28 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 28 April 2022: UN Coordinator leaves for Zaporizhzhia to make preparations for possible evacuation from Mariupol, as Russian troops shell settlement near Kharkiv, civilians trapped under rubble, as more than 5.3M refugees fled Ukraine since Russian invasion started according to UN, as Russia spends more than $1.1B to destroy Mariupol, as Ukrainian paratroopers destroy modified Russian BTR-80 and crew, as Ukrainian Air Force asks for modern air defense systems, fighter jets, as USA considering including Russia in list of state sponsors of terrorism, as Russian aircraft strike Zaporizhzhia, injuring child 10:01 Shmyhal names three possible sources of finance for Ukraine recovery fund, as Russia cannot replace its lost cruiser Moskva in Black Sea according to British intelligence, as Ukrainian defense forces strengthen protection of border with Moldova, as at least two civilians killed after enemy shells exploded in Kharkiv region, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 64th day of Putin's war crimes
28 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 28 April 2022: Europe's PACE calls for creation of international tribunal to investigate Russian war crimes in Ukraine, as Russian forces entrench near Tavriiske, prepare offensive on Siversky Donets River, as Russia launches phosphorous bombs, around 50 airstrikes on Mariupol overnight, as Moldova to join EU sanctions on Russia, provide aid to Ukraine, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 64th day of Putin's war crimes
28 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 28 April 2022: British foreign secretary Liz Truss urges ‘doubling down’ on support for Kyiv, as Putin threatens Ukraine allies, as USA defence secretary Lloyd Austin said the west’s goal was to 'weaken Russia' to the point where it could no longer invade or threaten its neighbours, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 64th day of Putin's war crimes
28 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 28 April 2022: After Borodyanka and Bucha, the UN chief's third stop was Irpin, as all along the route he passed scenes of terrible destruction were seen including houses, shops, infrastructure smashed to burned ruins by the bombs and fighting, after Russian forces occupied territory here close to Kyiv for most of March, as Nato joining process for Finland and Sweden would be quick, alliance chief says, as Russian government hackers have carried out at least 37 cyber-attacks against Ukraine since the invasion began, Microsoft has said in a report, further saying digital attacks on Ukraine began a year in advance of the invasion and may have laid the groundwork for military missions, also saying - while Russian forces laid siege to the city of Mariupol - Ukrainians began receiving emails from a Russian organisation pretending to be a Ukrainian resident, falsely accusing the government of 'abandoning' its citizens, as Ukrainian cyber-security official Zhora said he continues to see Russian hackers target telecoms companies and energy grid operators on a daily basis, as Putin warned any country interfering in Ukraine will be met with a 'lightning-fast' response, and as UK's Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said that Russia should be pushed out of 'all' of Ukraine, adding that the international community has 'always refused to recognise Russia's invasion in 2014 of Crimea', 'BBC' reports on the 64th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
29 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 29 April 2022: After NATO Ramstein meeting, all partners better understand what weapons Ukraine needs, according to Ukrainian ambassador of Ukraine to the USA Oksana Markarova, saying 'the historic meeting in Ramstein, organized by the United States, bringing together about 40 ministers and commanders of the armed forces – our friends, partners, and allies – has allowed turning bilateral coordination into a permanent coordination group', as Azov Regiment destroyed at least 1,157 Russian troops in Mariupol, as Norway closing ports for Russian ships, and borders for Russian trucks, as Melitopol mayor says occupiers steal Scythian gold collection from local museum, as treason charges pressed against so-called 'governor' of Kherson region, appointed by Russians, as invaders torture, kill Ukrainian military medic in Kharkiv region, as Russian helicopter fires unguided missiles at border area in Sumy Region, as Poland gives Ukraine over 200 tanks, IFVs, Grad systems, Gvozdika howitzers since Russian invasion, as Ukrainian military gets S-300 missile system from partner countries, as Ukraine Army retakes control of village of Ruska Lozova in Kharkiv region, as FE/RL journalist killed in in Putin fascists' missile attack on Kyiv on 28 April, as 219 children have been killed in Ukraine as a result of Russia’s full-scale aggression, as EU's Josep Borrell says Mariupol 'European Aleppo', as Ukraine strongly condemns Russia's criminal actions related to the so-called 'expropriation' of farmers’ crops in the temporarily occupied parts of Kherson region, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 65th day of Putin's war crimes
29 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 29 April 2022: Zelensky says another mass grave with 900 people found in Kyiv Oblast, as Forbes Ukraine estimated the total cost of Russian missiles fired on Ukraine is at least $7.5 billion, as Russian forces used phosphorus munition in Donetsk Oblast, as Odesa imposes extended curfew after recent attacks, as Ukraine reports 243 Russian crimes against journalists since February 24, as Poland provided Ukraine with over 200 T- 72 tanks, dozens of infantry fighting vehicles, self-propelled howitzers, Grad missile launchers, air-to-air missiles, and drones, as Russian forces attack Dnipropetrovsk Oblast with Grad missile launchers, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 65th day of Putin's war crimes
29 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 29 April 2022: UN secretary general promises to do more to save lives in Putin regime's war after his visit to Kyiv was marked by rocket attacks that also killed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty journalist and producer Vera Gyrych, denounced by FM Dmytro Kuleba as a 'heinous act of barbarism' and 'an attack on the security of the secretary general and on world security', as new published report says Zelenskiy was nearly captured at start of war, UK's Foreign Office looking into claims two Britons captured, as UK to send war crimes investigators to Ukraine, as Eurozone growth slips as war pushes up energy costs, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 65th day of Putin's war crimes
30 April 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 30 April 2022: Russians killed twice as many residents of Mariupol as Nazis during World War II, as today 20 civilians, including women and children, have been evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, which has been destroyed by Russian shelling according to Deputy Commander Sviatoslav Palamar, as Ukraine Army regains control over four settlements in Kharkiv Region, as Ukraine's Zelensky, UK's Johnson discuss situation on battlefield and Mariupol, as Odesa Airport’s runway destroyed in Russia’s missile strikes, as Ukraine not discuss lifting sanctions with Russia, as Russian military abduct school principal in Kakhovka, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 66th day of Putin's war crimes
30 April 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 30 April 2022: Donetsk Oblast comes under heavy fire, at least 4 civilians killed, including 1 child, as Denmark to supply Ukraine with dozens of armored personnel carriers, mortars, as bridge in Donetsk Oblast destroyed by Russians, not Ukrainians, as Russia's Special Forces hire criminal gangs to plot provocations and riots in Odesa, as Russian forces fired at two evacuation buses, no information about casualties yet. Mykola Khanatov said, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 66th day of Putin's war crimes
30 April 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 30 April 2022: Defiant Poland vows to wean itself off Russian energy, as Russia bombs Kharkiv as Ukrainians claim ‘tactical successes’, as volunteers exhuming Kyiv region’s dead, as Russia has had to redeploy ‘depleted and disparate units from failed advances in north-east Ukraine’, according to British military intelligence, as UK investigates reports of captured Briton paraded on Russian TV, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 66th day of Putin's war crimes
30 avril 2022 des enfants à Kharkiv, témoins et victimes de la guerre brutale de Poutine: 30 avril 2022: Intenses combat dans le Donbass dans l'est du pays, enorme souffrance des civils, et à Dnipro la société civile organise son soutien à l'armée ukrainienne, selon Gulliver Cragg, correspondant France24
30 April 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 30 April 2022: Odesa airport hit by missile attack, slready closed to commercial flights since 24 February, as Russian troops are gradually increasing the intensity of their offensive in eastern Ukraine, as police say they've found three bodies with their hands tied behind their backs in a pit near Bucha near Kyiv, the Ukrainian defence ministry says, 'BBC' reports on the 66th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
1 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 1 May 2022: Russian forces fired cluster munitions on Mykolaiv suburbs, as UN confirms evacuation of civilians from Azovstal, as Ukrainian military seizes enemy equipment in battles, as Ukraine suggests that Germany should pass lend-lease law as USA did, as Russians fire on village in Dnipropetrovsk region wounding a woman, as Ukraine initiates more than 9,000 cases over Russia’s military crimes, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 67th day of Putin's war crimes
1 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 1 May 2022: 9,158 war crime investigations opened against Russian occupiers, ten Russians involved in war crimes in Bucha and 15 in the Kyiv Oblast have already been identified, Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova said, as one civilian killed by Russian shelling in Kharkiv Oblast on 1 May, and two other civilians were injured near the town of Bohodukhiv, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 67th day of Putin's war crimes
1 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 1 May 2022: Officials reach factory to evacuate civilians, says UN, as Kharkiv governor says to stay in shelters amid shelling, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 67th day of Putin's war crimes
1 May 2022 des enfants à Kharkiv, témoins et victimes de la guerre brutale de Poutine: 1 mai 2022: Intenses combat dans le Donbass dans l'est du pays, enorme souffrance des civils, et à Dnipro la société civile organise son soutien à l'armée ukrainienne, selon Gulliver Cragg, correspondant France24
1 May 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 30 April 2022: Odesa airport hit by missile attack, slready closed to commercial flights since 24 February, as Russian troops are gradually increasing the intensity of their offensive in eastern Ukraine, as police say they've found three bodies with their hands tied behind their backs in a pit near Bucha near Kyiv, the Ukrainian defence ministry says, 'BBC' reports on the 67th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
1 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 1 May 2022: Denmark says Russia spy plane breached airspace, rising tensions with NATO, where Denmark is a member, as Germany announces sharp reduction in Russian fossil fuel imports, as Pope says Mariupol ‘barbarously bombarded’ remembering that the Ukrainian city of Mariupol is named after Mary, as 20 Ukrainian civilians that have been evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol on Saturday have yet to arrive in Zaporizhzhia, as Ukraine warns of Russia missile threat from Belarus, as tensions remain high in pro-Russian separatist region of Transnistria, following Russian comments that their latest strategy was to try to link Russian troops in Ukraine with forces in Transnistria, according to Neave Barker, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 67th day of Putin's war crimes
2 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 2 May 2022: In occupied areas, Russian invaders lie to locals about ‘forcible mobilization’ in Ukraine, as Russian occupiers set up 'torture camp' in train station’s basement in Kharkiv region, as MEPs say Russian nuclear attack would mean declaration of war on humanity, as Russia bracing for 'cholera epidemic' in regions bordering Ukraine according to intel, as Russia should be cut off from funds for its war, according to Polish Foreign Ministry , as more evidence of Russian atrocities in Ukraine against civilians exposed in intercept, as Ukraine, together with Moldova, EU, will try to prevent escalation in Transnistria, as Russian troops shell Zolochiv in Kharkiv region, damaging houses and schools, as Ukraine calls for further isolation of Russia after Lavrov's antisemitism remarks, as enemy trying to attack Ukrainian positions in Donbas and Izium area every day, as mobilization in Ukraine could be extended after May 24, as USA embassy plans to reopen in Kyiv in late May, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 68th day of Putin's war crimes
2 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 2 May 2022: Employees of a Dutch dock have refused to unload a tanker Sunny Liger carrying about 60,000 tons of diesel from Russia’s Primorsk port, as Ukraine regains control of Ruska Lozova in Kharkiv Oblast despite ‘escalations and losses, as prosecutor general Iryna Venediktova said that authorities had identified the first Russian suspected of conducting the massacre of civilians in Bucha, named Sergey Kolotsey, commander of a Russian National Guard unit, as Russian forces destroy renowned Lysychansk Gymnasium school in Luhansk Oblast, built over 100 years ago, that survived two world wars and Russia’s attack in 2014, as heavy shelling in Luhansk Oblast kills 3 residents, wounds 3 others, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 68th day of Putin's war crimes
2 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 2 May 2022: Rocket strike hits Odesa as local governor Maksym Marchenko confirms deaths and injuries in attack on Black Sea port city, as people trapped in Mariupol steelworks face evacuation delays, as hundreds of people in Azovstal plant face running out of food, as Mariupol evacuee recounts terror in bunkers below steelworks, as Ukraine hopes to evacuate more civilians from besieged Mariupol, as Denmark accused of racism after anti-ghetto law adapted for Ukrainians, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 68th day of Putin's war crimes
2 May 2022 des enfants à Kharkiv, témoins et victimes de la guerre brutale de Poutine: 2 mai 2022: Le ministre israélien des Affaires étrangères, Yaïr Lapid, a convoqué lundi 2 mai l'ambassadeur de Russie pour obtenir des 'clarifications' après les propos tenus par son homologue russe S. Lavrov, selon France24
2 May 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 2 May 2022: The EU remains unable to agree on ending supplies of Russian oil and gas, Germany's economy minister says, as EU ministers have been discussing an embargo on Russian oil, but Hungary has made it clear it will block consensus, as Germany says it would not be ready to block Russian gas but could bear a phased-in oil embargo, as revenues from the supplies - millions of euros a day - are used to fund Russia's war in Ukraine, as some 100 people evacuated from a besieged steel plant in the southern city of Mariupol are due to arrive in Ukraine-held areas, as hundreds more civilians remain trapped there and president Zelensky has said he hopes further evacuations can take place, 'BBC' reports on the 68th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates - 2 May 2022: Israel outrage at Sergei Lavrov's claim that Hitler was part Jewish, making the comments to try to justify Russia's portrayal of Ukraine as 'Nazi' despite the fact that its president is Jewish
2 May 2022 'You can't imagine what we've been through', the 'BBC' reports in a video: 2 May 2022: Dozens of civilians have been evacuated from Mariupol to both Russia-controlled and Ukraine-controlled territory after weeks under siege, as some have left the Azovstal steelworks, the last hold-out of Ukrainian troops in the strategically significant city, and as one woman who left the Azovstal steel works said she did not see any sunlight for two months, 'You can't imagine what we've been through', the 'BBC' reports in a video
2 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 2 May 2022: UN puts Ukrainian civilian death toll at 3,153 since start of war, warns true figure likely much higher, as UN refugee agency says more than 5.5 million people have fled Ukraine since Putin regime launched its offensive in late February, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 68th day of Putin's war crimes
3 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 3 May 2022: Ukrainian defenders destroy 40 Russian invaders, five tanks in eastern Ukraine, as Russia launches missile strikes on Lviv region, as Pentagon says if Putin uses chemical weapons, international response 'will be significant', as Ukrainians effective in using weapons provided by Western partners according to General Milley, as German lawmaker says Russia’s nuclear threats 'not worthy' of permanent member of UNSC, as Avdiyivka coke plant hit by Russian strike, at least 10 killed, 15 wounded, as first stage of probe into war crimes in Irpin completed, as Austria provides $100,000 in support of Ukrainian journalists. as enemy operations center and three ammunition depots destroyed in southern Ukraine, as UK announces new package of support for Ukraine, totalling £300M, as president Zelensky delivers his first speech in Parliament since Russian invasion started, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 69th day of Putin's war crimes
3 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 3 May 2022: 2 electrical substations damaged by missile attack in Lviv according to mayor Sadovy, as explosions, power outages reported in Lviv, as Ukrainian forces destroy Russian command post, 3 ammunition depots in south, as Russian shelling kills at least 10 civilians, injures 15 in Avdiivka, as Kyiv Oblast authorities to build housing for those affected by war, and residents of Irpin and Borodyanka, who lost their housing due to Russia’s war, will receive permanent accommodation, as at least 9 people killed by Russian attack in Donetsk Oblast, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 69th day of Putin's war crimes
3 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 3 May 2022: Russia attacks Azovstal plant after first civilians evacuated from steel works reach uncertain safety in Zaporizhzhia, but some 200 civilians remain trapped in underground reportedly targeted by artillery and planes, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 69th day of Putin's war crimes
3 May 2022 les soldats en première ligne et travailleurs de l’ombre qui soutiennent, selon France24: 3 mai 2022: En temps de guerre, il y a tous les soldats en première ligne, et il y a les travailleurs de l’ombre qui soutiennent ces efforts. Parmi eux, Vadim Mirnichenko forgeron qui a adapté son activité et mis son savoir-faire au service de l'armée ukrainienne, selon France24
3 May 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 3 May 2022: Hundreds of civilians remain trapped under the rubble of Mariupol's steelworks as more than 100 evacuees - many who have escaped the Mariupol steelworks - arrive in Ukrainian-held Zaporizhzhia, as women and children were rescued from site in the shattered southern port city at the weekend, as Russian forces have launched a 'powerful assault' on the industrial site - the last hold-out of Ukrainian defenders - a Ukrainian commander says, as there have been explosions in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, confirmed by the city's mayor Andriy Sadovyi, 'BBC' reports on the 69th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
3 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 3 May 2022: Putin regime renews attack on Mariupol' Azovstal plant bombarding besieged steel plant, as dozens of evacuees from the plant reach Ukrainian-held Zaporizhzhia, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 69th day of Putin's war crimes
4 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 4 May 2022: Russians strike Dnipro city center, explosions heard in Cherkasy city, as connection with Azov Regiment recovered, but Russian troops entered Azovstal territory, as Russia preparing to intensify offensive on Mykolayiv, Kryvyi Rih 20:07 Enemy with air support unable to take control of Azovstal, as gunners destroy Russian armored personnel carrier with crew, as UN says more than 5.6 million refugees have fled Ukraine, as Russia uses operational-tactical, strategic aircraft to strike Ukraine, as Shmyhal discusses military and financial assistance with Portugal’s PM, as UN says 3,238 civilians killed in Ukraine since Russian invasion started, as invaders shell two villages in Dnipropetrovsk region from Grad multiple rocket launchers, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 70th day of Putin's war crimes
4 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 4 May 2022: Russian occupiers took three-year stock of grain out of Luhansk Oblast, as 3 Russian missile carriers currently in Black Sea, ready to strike at Ukraine, and as Russian fleet keeps blocking Ukrainian coastal areas and conducting reconnaissance, as 100,000 square meters of housing to be built for IDPs in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, that will be state-owned, and provided with furniture, as EU considers ‘significantly increasing’ military support to Moldova, according to Charles Michel saying the bloc is considering how it can provide more military support for Moldova, including military equipment and cyber defense, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 70th day of Putin's war crimes
4 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 4 May 2022: EU proposes ban on all Russian oil imports, as up to 200 civilians, including children, remain trapped at Mariupol steelworks and Zelenskiy says trapped civilians at Azovstal must be saved, as Mariupol's mayor says the afternoon, 'No more’ contact with Azovstal defenders, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 70th day of Putin's war crimes - 4 May 2022: Contact lost with Ukrainian troops staging last stand in Mariupol, as mayor says there is ‘no way of knowing what’s going on’ at Azovstal steelworks as more civilians flee city
4 May 2022 evacuees’ now can describe horror weeks: 4 May 2022: Some evacuees’ now can describe horror weeks in Azovstal steel plant, surviving in tunnels, cooking over candles, menaced by Russian forces, as 'they bombed every second’ and ‘we thought we wouldn’t get out of there’, the British 'Guardian' reports showing a picture of an Ukrainian family with a six months old son, as UN team's operational lead Sebastian Rhodes Stampa reported 'there was then some mortar fire', also saying 'there was a six-month-old baby there who had never seen grass'
4 May 2022 Russian airstrikes target western arms arriving in Ukraine: 4 May 2022: Russian airstrikes target western arms arriving in Ukraine, as Putin regime steps up missile strikes on key Ukrainian supply lines delivering billions of pounds worth of western arms to the country, including on railway lines and warehousing, as flow of western weapons becomes focus of war
4 May 2022 'BBC' reports with live updates 4 May 2022: Russian forces have entered the territory of the Azovstal steel works complex in Mariupol, a Ukrainian official has told a USA broadcaste, 'BBC' reports on the 70th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
5 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 5 May 2022: Twenty-four attacks launched on Luhansk region over past day, as president Zelensky presents online platform to support Ukraine, as body of man tortured by Russians found in Bucha district, as invaders fire on 12 settlements in Donetsk region, as occupiers forcing residents of Kharkiv region to leave for Russia, as Britain allocates another GBP 45M in aid to Ukraine, as about 24,700 Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine, as Ukraine Army destroys two Russian aircraft, four drones, three cruise missiles on May 4, as Russian troops shell two communities in Sumy region, as 221 children killed in Ukraine since Russian invasion, as Russia will likely seek to inflate threat to Ukraine from military exercises in Belarus according to UK Ministry of Defense, as Russian army launches missile strike on Kramatorsk, as Ukraine's Army regains control of settlements on border between Mykolaiv, Kherson regions, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 71st day of Putin's war crimes
5 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 5 May 2022: Chornobaivka mayor hospitalized, his deputy kidnapped by Russian occupiers, as Russian forces blockade occupied Kherson, as for the past several days, Russian occupiers have not been allowing anyone to leave the occupied area of Kherson Oblast or enter, as a civilian woman killed in Russian shelling of Zaporizhzhia Oblast, while Russian forces shelled a residential building in Polohy, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 71st day of Putin's war crimes
5 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 5 May 2022: Civilians must be dug from Azovstal by hand because heavy equipment cannot be used to release women and children, says president Zelenskiy, as another 344 people have been rescued from the besieged city of Mariupol in a second evacuation operation, as Russia claims strikes kill 600 Ukrainian fighters, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 71st day of Putin's war crimes
5 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports with live updates 5 May 2022: The Ukrainian commander leading troops holed up in a steel plant in Mariupol says 'difficult, bloody battles' are being fought, as the Azovstal steelworks is the last stronghold of resistance in Mariupol, and as taking the southern port city is a key goal for Russia's Putin regime, as USA has given Ukrainian forces intelligence that has aided them in targeting and killing Russian generals in Ukraine and as Ukrainian officials claim 12 top Russian generals have been already killed in the conflict, the 'BBC' reports on the 72nd day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
6 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 6 May 2022: Civilian death toll in Ukraine dozens of times higher than military according to PM Shmyhal, as Ukraine's FM Kuleba says EU’s idea of postponing Russian oil embargo for certain countries 'wrong', as Russian invaders mired in looting, plundering temples, as over 500,000 Ukrainians deported to Russia’s remote regions according to president Zelensky, as SSU takes 11 Russian snipers prisoner in Kharkiv Region, as Russian troops attempt to encircle Sievierodonetsk, storming from several directions, as seven countries ready to become Ukraine’s security guarantors, as president Zelensky, Baltic foreign ministers discuss support for Ukraine, sanctions against Russia, as Russians hit evacuation vehicle at Azovstal with ATGM, casualties reported, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 72nd day of Putin's war crimes
6 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 6 May 2022: President Volodymyr said on 6 May that he doesn’t see any desire from Russia to end the war after 72 days of fighting, also calling on the world to act more decisively and quickly because the scale of the damage and losses on a global scale will increase with each passing day, as Russian official and senator Andrey Turchak says Russia is in Kherson 'forever', 'there will be no return to the past', as president Zelensky calls on German chancellor Scholz to visit Kyiv on May 9, as G7 leaders to hold video conference with Zelensky on 8 May 8, the 'historic date marking the end of World War II in Europe', as 2,100 people left occupied Kherson Oblast on foot, by car, over 2,000 civilians escaped from frontline villages north in the direction of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, as Russia launches attack on Zaporizhzhia Oblast with artillery, airstrikes, attacking Huliaipole and Orikhiv towns with artillery and airstrikes, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 72nd day of Putin's war crimes
6 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 6 May 2022: Mariupol being ‘tortured to death’, says president Zelenskiy addressing UK's Chatham House, as UN plans third evacuation from Azovstal steel plant, as based over the border in Poland rights activist Oxana Lytvynenko tells of her shock at hearing accounts of rape and murder in Ukraine, saying 'I didn’t believe stories of atrocities in Ukraine. But then I saw the photos’, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 72nd day of Putin's war crimes
6 mai 2022 l'assaut sur la ville de Severodonetsk dans l'est du pays semble imminent, selon France24: 6 mai 2022: Severodonetsk, l'une des villes d'importance du Donbass encore sous contrôle ukrainien, est 'quasiment encerclée' par les forces russes et les séparatistes prorusses du Donbass, qui essaient d'en prendre le contrôle total, a indiqué vendredi 6 mai le maire de la ville Olexandre Striouk, selon France24
6 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 6 May 2022: Africa faces an 'unprecedented' crisis caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, particularly with soaring food and fuel prices, UN officials has said, as the conflict and Western sanctions on Putin's regime are disrupting supplies of wheat, fertilizer and other goods, compounding difficulties facing Africa from climate change and the covid-19 pandemic, as Amnesty International documented war crimes in Ukraine, including the 'wilful killings of civilians' by Russian forces when they occupied an area northeast of Kyiv in February and March, and as civilians have also suffered abuse such as 'reckless shootings and torture' at the hands of Russian forces, as UN readies third evacuation from Mariupol ‘hellscapes’ with Russia trying to crush last pocket of resistance, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 72nd day of Putin's war crimes
6 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports with live updates 6 May 2022: Ukrainian president Zelensky says evacuations from Mariupol will continue amid Russian shelling, as UK security think tank Rusi says Russians 'may be out of momentum' in Donbas, as Ukrainian forces accused Russia of firing during the civilian evacuation of the Mariupol steelworks, with a car being hit, as UN's humanitarian chief says a new convoy is on its way to the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, with about 200 civilians, including at least 20 children, still trapped in the steel plant, the 'BBC' reports on the 72nd day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
7 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 7 May 2022: All children, women and elderly reportedly evacuated from Azovstal plant, as Russian troops lose control over Kharkiv Region’s Tsyrkuny, as Russian missiles hit Mykolaiv, no damage to residential areas reported, as Ukrainian minister Tkachenko says destruction of Skovoroda Museum is Russian Putin regime's planned ideological action, ahead of its 'big lie' on 8/9 May claiming Soviet victory in World War II, as USA secretary of state Blinken says - in a statement on the 77th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day - Putin tries to twist history to justify war against Ukraine, adding 'those who study the past know President Zelensky and the brave people of Ukraine embody the spirit of those who prevailed during the World War II', as Russian missiles hit civilian enterprise, airfield in Odesa, as India donates total of 187 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Ukrainian hospitals, as Putin invaders plan to restore Russian Empire coat of arms in Kherson region, as in Zaporizhzhia region invaders terrorize people, seize land, force to pay ‘taxes’, as Norway's Jens Stoltenberg says NATO will support Ukraine until its complete victory over Russia, as Russians fire missiles on Sumy region, wounding border guard, as enemy strikes Odesa region with four missiles, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 73rd day of Putin's war crimes
7 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 7 May 2022: Ukrainian cabinet approves draft agreement to get $1.5 billion from World Bank, as Russian forces strike Odesa, Mykolaiv, as Russia plans to give Russian citizenship to Ukrainians in occupied parts of Kherson Oblast, introduce ruble, as 2 people killed, 9 injured by Russian missile strike in Kostiantynivka, and as a fire broke out in the building of a local lyceum as a result of the attack, as explosions reported in Transnistria, near Ukraine's border, as Ukraine’s intelligence reported Russian officers to leave combat positions to protect May 9 parade in Mariupol, also also reporting Russian officers complaints about this order from Moscow, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 72nd day of Putin's war crimes
7 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 7 May 2022: CIA director says Putin believes ‘doubling down’ will improve Ukraine war outcome, as Ukraine says 'all women, children and elderly’ evacuated from Mariupol steel mill, as Russia continues assault on Mariupol’s Azovstal plant, as every Ukrainian who has suffered a human rights violation at Russian hands amid the ongoing invasion deserves justice, says the HR representative of the Council of Europe, as six missiles have hit the southern Ukrainian port city of Odesa according to Ukraine’s southern military command, also announcing that the Ukrainian armed forces managed to repel 8 Russian attacks during the past 24 hours, in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, destroying three tanks, eight artillery systems, seven armoured military vehicles, a combat vehicle and three units of engineering equipment, as Ukraine says sank Russian landing craft at Snake Island, as ICRC official sees hope for more evacuations from Mariupol, as fresh attacks on Russian-backed region of Transnistria reported, as conflict in Ukraine is taking a heavy toll on some of Russia’s most capable units and most advanced capabilities including Russia's most advanced T-90M tanks, the British ministry of defence tweeted, as president Zelenskyy says diplomatic efforts are underway in order to save the Ukrainian soldiers defending the vast Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, and as ISW talks of ‘widespread civilian resistance’ in Mariupol, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 73rd day of Putin's war crimes
7 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 7 May 2022: UK Ministry of Defence says Russia’s most advanced units have suffered heavy losses, as Pentagon defends intelligence sharing with Ukraine as ‘lawful’, as hospital wedding dance restored bomb victim’s will to live, as Ukrainians take DNA tests to identify Bucha’s dead, as superyacht allegedly linked to Putin blocked from leaving Italy, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 73rd day of Putin's war crimes
7 mai 2022 le débat européen sur la solidarité et la défense: 7 mai 2022: Le débat européen sur la solidarité et la défense pour stopper la guerre en Ukraine, les représentations de la Commission européenne et du Parlement européen ainsi que la Mairie de Paris dans un débat organisé en public, une émission de France24
8 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 8 May 2022: G7 committed to supporting Ukraine until its victory and recovery, as enemy attacking airfield infrastructure to hinder Ukrainian aviation, as Orikhiv, Huliaypole under missile, artillery fire for two days, as Zelensky and Bundestag President Bärbel Bas discuss security assistance to Ukraine, as Zelensky meets with president of Norway’s Parliament reporting sanctions against Russia, weapons for Ukraine, as more than 10,000 civilians could be buried in mass graves near Mariupol, as USA First Lady says together, we are united for Ukraine, as Ukraine appreciates visit by Bundestag president on Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 74th day of Putin's war crimes
8 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 8 May 2022: Two rockets hit a residential area in Odesa, while the third one was shot down by the Ukrainian air defense system, and as the fire caused by the strike has been extinguished, as 12-year-old boy picks up ammunition, dies from explosion in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 74th day of Putin's war crimes
8 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 8 May 2022: Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says 'evil has returned' to Ukraine after Russia’s invasion in an emotional address on World War II’s Victory Day, also saying 300 civilians have been evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, but fighters in the mill have vowed to continue to battle until the end, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 74th day of Putin's war crimes
8 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 8 May 2022: Sixty people are feared to have been killed after a village school in eastern Ukraine took a direct hit in a Russian air raid, with rescue attempts said by the regional governor to be impossible due to constant shelling, with Russian attacks intensifying in the east and south at the weekend ahead of Monday’s symbolic 'Victory Day' celebrations, with the Black Sea city of Odesa coming under repeated missile strikes and with the remaining Ukrainian fighters in the Azovstal steelworks in the besieged port city of Mariupol saying they had been 'abandoned' by the government despite Russian attacks continued, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 74th day of Putin's war crimes
9 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 9 May 2022: Russian army files most of its KIAs as missing not to pay families compensation, as active hostilities underway in Ukraine’s east, high threat of missile attacks persists across country, as invaders continue to storm Azovstal, trying to blow up evacuation bridge, as Ukrainian Army holding ground in Rubizhne, Voievodivka, retain full control of Sievierodonetsk, as Russian diplomats' behavior at UN has 'absolutely' changed since war-start according to ambassador, as Russian missiles hit Odesa while EU’s Charles Michel was in town, as Ukraine Army keeps defense in Popasna, reinforcements arrive, as Odesa hotel on the coast ‘demilitarized’ in Russia’s missile strike, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 75th day of Putin's war crimes
9 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 9 May 2022: Russia’s economy deals with the worst recession in three decades with GDP expected to shrink by 12% as a result of the Western sanctions, as prosecutors identify another Russian officer suspected of atrocities in Kyiv Oblast, as Dutch volunteer soldier killed by Russian shelling near Kharkiv, as civilian killed in Russian shelling of Mykolaiv Oblast, as Russia increases number of missile carriers in Black Sea, as 3 more killed civilians found near Makariv in Kyiv Oblast, as 4 Russian missiles hit Odesa Oblast, as Russia bombs Jewish cemetery in Hlukhiv, Sumy Oblast, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 75th day of Putin's war crimes
9 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 9 May 2022: Putin regime's forces are attacking Mariupol's final holdout in besieged port city, backed by tanks and artillery, as Ukraine loses $170m every day it is cut off from access to the sea and the national export capacity had been more than halved, according to PM Denys Shmyhal saying 'ninety million tonnes of agricultural produce, which Ukraine planned to export to countries in Asia, Africa, and Europe, have been blocked', as EU commission to give ‘opinion’ on Ukraine EU membership bid in June, as anti-war messages appear on Russian TVs, as UK’s defence secretary has accused Putin and Russia’s military top brass of 'mirroring [the] fascism and tyranny of 77 years ago' and 'repeating the errors of the last century’s totalitarian regime' in NSDAP ruled German empire, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 75th day of Putin's war crimes
9 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 9 May 2022: Russia trying to storm Azovstal plant, as Ukraine defence ministry says Russian troops backed by tanks and artillery attacking steelworks, as European council president Charles Michel caught up in Odesa shelling, forced to take shelter during missile strike, as Russian regime's Putin marks Soviet Union's and western Allies' 'Victory Day' 8/9 May as Putin's brutal regime intensifies attacks on east Ukraine, as Russian journalists fill pro-Kremlin site with anti-war articles, and as last wave of Azovstal evacuees reach safety, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 75th day of Putin's war crimes
10 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 10 May 2022: Ukrainian military liberates four settlements in Kharkiv region, as all Russian assets in Ukraine’s territory become state property according to PM Shmyhal, as Germany insists on Ukraine's full-fledged membership in the European Union according to FM Baerbock, saying 'it is clear to me today that Ukraine is explicitly a part of Europe ... we want to carry out in-depth reform in the European Union, and it will also be a lesson from this war of aggression', as Russians launch fourth missile attack on bridge across Dniester estuary, as Ukraine’s Armed Forces destroy another batch of enemy equipment and manpower, as Ukrainian FM Kuleba says we have not seen strong position from NATO since start of war, as Germany reopens embassy in Kyiv, as Sumy region comes under MLRS fire from Russian territory, as president Zelensky calls on Slovakia to abandon Russian energy resources, as Britain’s ex-foreign secretary calls for discussing Russian nuclear threat at UNGA, as in Kharkiv region, Territorial Defense forces have destroyed a Russian T-90M Proryv 'supertank', using a Swedish Carl Gustaf recoilless anti-tank rifle, as EU - according to French Sud Ouest journal - can reach agreement on Russian oil embargo within one week, currently being blocked by Hungary, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 76th day of Putin's war crimes
10 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 10 May 2022: Western officials accuse Russia of mass cyberattack on satellite internet in Ukraine shortly before invasion, as Sumy Oblast governor Zhyvytskyi said that loud explosions were heard on the evening of May 10 in several cities of Shostkynskyi District, asking residents to stay in bomb shelters during air raids, as significant part of the grain stolen from Ukraine is on dry cargo ships under the Russian flag in the Mediterranean with the most likely destination Syria, as 3 people killed in Tsyrkuny in Kharkiv Oblast including 2 women killed by Russian booby traps, as Russian shelling of Odesa kills 1, wounds 5, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 76th day of Putin's war crimes
10 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 10 May 2022: UN says Ukrainian civilian death toll ‘thousands higher’ than thought, as Ukraine issues global food supply warning, Ukkraine and its president Zelenskiy say Odesa blockade preventing food exports that could cause widespread food crisis, as China’s pro-Russia propaganda exposed by online activists, as GCHQ warns Russian hackers targeting opponents of invasion and Russian aggression, as USA accuses Putin of 'revisionist history' in Victory Day speech, as Ukrainian women face harsh reality of Poland’s abortion laws, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 76th day of Putin's war crimes
10 May 2022 France24 Luke Shrago reports from the front lines: 10 May 2022: France24 Luke Shrago reports from the front lines with volunteer Ukrainian soldiers near Izium on the 76th day of Putin's war crimes
10 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' Mansur Mirovalev reports: 10 May 2022: German FM Annalena Baerbock has vowed to ensure accountability for crimes committed by Russian troops in Ukraine during a visit to war-torn areas around Kyiv, saying 'we owe it to the victims to not only commemorate here, but to also hold the perpetrators accountable. This is what we are going to do as the international community, that’s the promise that we can and must give here in Bucha', as Czech Republic elected to replace Russia on UN rights council, as USA spy chief says Putin preparing for prolonged war in Ukraine, as Azovstal fighter calls for evacuation of wounded, as WHO’s Europe branch passes resolution against Russia, as president Zelensky calls for help to end blockade of ports, 'Al Jazeera' Mansur Mirovalev reports on the 76th day of Putin's war crimes
11 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 11 May 2022: President Zelensky, German chancellor Scholz discuss defensive aid, energy, sanctions against Russia, as Czech president Zeman allows nationals to fight for Ukraine. as ecology officials report 200 environmental crimes already committed by Russian invaders in Ukraine, as plume of black smoke rising over Mariupol steelworks 19:50 UN Secretary General doesn’t understand Putin but promotes dialogue, as Czech Senate recognizes Russian crimes in Ukraine as genocide, as Russia blocking 300 cargo ships in Black Sea, as Ukraine’s war losses amount to at least $90B according to Forbes, as Russia fired over 70 cruise and ballistic missiles at Ukraine since early May, as Ukrainian paratroopers down one more Russian Ka-52 helicopter, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 77th day of Putin's war crimes
11 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 11 May 2022: Russian forces shell Dnipropetrovsk Oblast three times, damage infrastructure, as Ukrainian forces liberated another settlement in Kharkiv Oblast, as Ukrainian general staff says Russia still plans to capture Kyiv, as investigators find documents implying Russia planned to occupy whole of Ukraine, as Russian missiles hit Sloviansk, Donetsk Oblast, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 77th day of Putin's war crimes
11 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 11 May 2022: Ukraine president says discovery of atrocities makes peace negotiations harder, as European country ready to launch first war crimes trials of conflict, as Ukraine refugees who enter UK via Ireland may be sent to Rwanda, as Russian invasion in east reaching stalemate, says USA, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 77th day of Putin's war crimes
11 mai 2022 des soignants ukrainiens formés à la médecine de guerre en France: 11 mai 2022 des soignants ukrainiens formés à la médecine de guerre en France
11 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports with live updates 11 May 2022: UK agrees to support Sweden and Finland if attacked, and asked - if there will be British boots on the ground if Finland asks for help during a possible conflict with Russia - Johnson says it depends, as Finnish president Niinisto began his statement by saying the UK and Finland are 'great friends' and 'strong security partners', as Ukrainian president Zelensky says in Kyiv Nato membership would have meant no war, as a Russian soldier will stand trial for committing an alleged war crime in Ukraine, for the first time since the war began on 24 February, as Separatist leader says 'hands no longer tied' over Azovstal plant with now no civilians left there, as naval analyst says full Putin regime's control of Snake Island would be game changer, the 'BBC' reports on the 77th day of Putin's war crimes with live updates
11 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports: 10 May 2022: German FM Annalena Baerbock has vowed to ensure accountability for crimes committed by Russian troops in Ukraine during a visit to war-torn areas around Kyiv, saying 'we owe it to the victims to not only commemorate here, but to also hold the perpetrators accountable. This is what we are going to do as the international community, that’s the promise that we can and must give here in Bucha', as Czech Republic elected to replace Russia on UN rights council, as USA spy chief says Putin preparing for prolonged war in Ukraine, as Azovstal fighter calls for evacuation of wounded, as WHO’s Europe branch passes resolution against Russia, as president Zelensky calls for help to end blockade of ports, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 77th day of Putin's war crimes
12 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 12 May 2022: Ukraine reminds EU of European indecisiveness before WW2, calls for immediate embargo on Russian oil, as vice PM says we must do everything to not let Azovstal become military tragedy of 21st century, as France's Le Drian calls for support to Ukraine’s agricultural sector and nations most affected by war and following crisis, as Russia is failing to restore combat capability of units on the ground withdrawn from Ukraine, but launches deadly missile attack on Kharkiv region 12:38 Japan, EU confirm sanctions policy toward Russia, as SBU prevents terrorist attack in Zaporizhia, as CNN shows video of heartless shooting at two civilians by Russian soldiers near Kyiv, as Ukraine Army destroys about 26,650 enemy troops and 1,195 tanks, as USA cinema producer visits children affected by Russian armed aggression at Lviv hospital, as Russians block exits from underground passages at Azovstal, Mariupol defenders counterattack, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 78th day of Putin's war crimes
12 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 12 May 2022: UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet said civilian casualties in Mariupol in thousands, as Russia's ex-president Medvedev threatens NATO with nuclear war over helping Ukraine, as Russians shell Sumy Oblast 20 times killing one person, as new footage shows Russian troops shooting civilians, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 78th day of Putin's war crimes
12 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 12 May 2022: Russia's Putin regime warns of ‘retaliatory steps’ over Finnish Nato bid, as UN says scale of unlawful killings in Russia's war against Ukraine ‘shocking’, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 78th day of Putin's war crimes
12 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 12 May 2022: UN Human Rights Council has passed a resolution by a strong majority, setting up an investigation into allegations of rights abuses by Russian troops in Ukraine its as council chief's office has found Russian forces and affiliated armed groups are responsible for most civilian deaths during the war in Ukraine saying many abuses committed by Russian forces in Ukraine may amount to war crimes, as G7 ministers to discuss how to end Ukrainian grain blockade, as France ‘fully supports’ Finland’s choice to join NATO, as Pentagon says integrating Finland into NATO will not be hard, as European Commission has proposed helping Ukraine export its wheat and other grains by rail, road and river to get around a Russian blockade of Black Sea ports, which is preventing those critical supplies from reaching parts of the world at risk of food insecurity, as Russian forces have killed some 300 civilians and 37 militias in the Kyiv suburb of Irpin according to its mayor Markushkin, as clothing giant Nike now in May 2022 has terminated its sponsorship deal with Spartak Moscow as the team will not be competing in European competitions next season, as European football’s governing body UEFA had also announced that Russia would have no affiliated teams participating in its club competitions in the 2022-23 season due to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 78th day of Putin's war crimes
13 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 13 May 2022: Ukraine, Moldova foreign ministers discuss security issues, as Russian invaders destroy bridges to complicate Ukraine’s counter-offensive, as invaders have abducted 2,389 Ukrainian children, as 218 children heavily wounded by Russian military currently in hospitals, as Russia has earned over $ 65B selling energy during war according to Ukraine's Andriy Yermak, as thousands of Mariupol's residents line up for food as Ukrainian, Canadian foreign ministers discuss ways to unblock Ukrainian exports, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 79th day of Putin's war crimes
13 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 13 May 2022: USA Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke for the first time since 18 February with Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu to urge an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine, as public transport to resume work in Kharkiv on May 16 according to mayor, as FM Kuleba said that negotiations on providing multiple rocket launchers are underway with the G7 countries but the issue of filling Ukraine’s aviation demands remains unsolved, as Russia launches 10-14 cruise missiles every day on Ukraine, as France's pesident Macron offered concessions on Ukraine's sovereignty to help Putin save face, as president Zelensky said that French counterpart’s negotiations were 'in vain', 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 79th day of Putin's war crimes
13 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 13 May 2022: First Russian soldier goes on trial in Ukraine for war crimes, as Russia to cut electricity supply to Finland after Nato decision, as Russian soldiers - reportedly 'furious’ - refusing to fight, as Ukraine has repelled Russia attempt to cross Donbas, confimed by the UK, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 79th day of Putin's war crimes
13 May 2022 Ukraine river ambush shows again Russian military is ‘not up to scratch’: 13 May 2022: The Ukrainian military demonstrated its prowess once again, when satellite images showed dozens of Russian tanks and armoured vehicles destroyed after failing to cross the Donets River. The episode cost the Russian military an entire battalion – the latest sign that Russia’s pivot to eastern Ukraine is not working as planned, France24 reports
13 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 13 May 2022: Kyiv says Ukrainian forces have thwarted Moscow’s plans to destroy Ukrainian statehood, but warns a 'long-term' phase of the war lies ahead, as Ukrainian president says is prepared to hold discussions with his Russian counterpart over ending war, but 'only him’, as USA defence chief urges immediate ceasefire in call with Russian counterpart, as Ukraine accuses Russia of deporting more than 210,000 children, as USA says it is working to clarify Turkey’s stance on NATO expansion, as Russian forces attacking Azovstal to trap Ukrainian fighters, as shelling of residential areas across Luhansk has killed two people and destroyed nearly 60 homes, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 79th day of Putin's war crimes
14 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 14 May 2022: Russian regime's assaults contact line in Donetsk region backed by aircraft, artillery, Hungary's new president condemns Russia's aggression, backs Ukraine's accession to EU, Zelensky signs law banning pro-Russian parties, Ukrainian, Albanian foreign ministers convinced of importance of common path to EU, huge convoy of vehicles with Mariupol's residents heading to Zaporizhzhia, Ukrainian Foreign Ministry advises Russia not to poke its nose into Ukraine's European integration, Russia fires missiles at four regions according to Ukraine's General Staff, Ukrainian defenders quickly learning how to use foreign weapons, Russian army led by criminals drops bombs, deploys heavy artillery, tanks, infantry, in Melitopol, Ukrainian guerillas eliminating enemies, aiding intelligence, G7 calls on China not to help Russia in war against Ukraine, Zelensky meets with USA Senate delegation, abducted journalist Iryna Danilovych tortured at FSB HQ in Crimea according to rights watchdog, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 80th day of Putin's war crimes
14 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 14 May 2022: Russian regime's military continues offensive in eastern Ukraine with troops preparing to attack several cities in Donetsk Oblast, such as Sievierodonetsk, Soledar, and Bakhmut, Zelensky urges USA to officially recognize Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism, Russia's war destroyed 23% of Ukraine's railway network, G7 foreign ministers vow to reinforce Russia's isolation, Ukraine's intelligence says Russia exhausted its combat-ready battalions, Russian occupiers set up anti-aircraft systems on Snake Island in Black Sea, Ukrainian military liberates 1,015 settlements from Russian forces, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 80th day of Putin's war crimes
14 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 14 May 2022: Head of military intelligence for Ukraine says August will be turning point in conflict, Republican senators travel to Kyiv to show support for Ukraine, Russian forces are withdrawing from Kharkiv, Russia suffers ‘worst aviation losses in decades’, Putin warns Finland that joining Nato would harm Russia relations, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 80th day of Putin's war crimes
14 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports on the 80th day of Putin's war crimes: 14 May 2022: Russian regime's Putin has warned Finnish president that joining Nato and abandoning Finland's neutral status would be a 'mistake', during a phone call made by the Finnish president ahead of a formal request which Finland is expected to announce very soon, as Sweden has also indicated its intention to join the Western alliance, the 'BBC' reports on the 80th day of Putin's war crimes
15 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 15 May 2022: Ukrainian forces destroy firing position of Russian MLR systems, as in Russia, army enlistment offices targeted in arson attacks, as even women could be drafted into Russian army in occupied areas, Ombudsperson warns, as Sievierodonetsk hospital damaged in Russia’s shelling, as residential houses damaged and destroyed in Russia’s shelling of Huliaipole, as Russian troops loot Melitopol-based enterprises, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 81st day of Putin's war crimes
15 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 15 May 2022: Russia plans to send up to 2,500 reservists to Ukraine, as the new recruits are being trained at training grounds in Russia’s Voronezh, Belgorod, and Rostov oblasts, according to Ukraine’s General Staff, as Russian shelling kills 2 in Sievierodonetsk after Russian troops targeted a residential building, as wives of besieged Azovstal garrison say ‘We need to save heroes’ lives, not give posthumous awards’, as in intercepted phone call, Russian soldier says Russians use forbidden weapons, 'Phosphorous bombs, cluster munitions – they have allowed us to use everything that is banned by international conventions', as Russian missile targeting Kropyvnytsky shot down by air defense, as Ukrainian military publishes audio from sinking of Moskva cruiser, as Russian missile completely destroyed military infrastructure facility in Lviv Oblast, as oblast governor Kozytsky said that the Russians launched four missiles early in the morning on May 15 at the facility in the region’s Yavoriv District near the Polish border, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 81st day of Putin's war crimes
15 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 15 May 2022: Russian regime's missile strike destroys Lviv military facility , as Finland and Sweden expected to announce decision to join Nato on Sunday, as Kalush Orchestra rides wave of support from European public, as Black Sea blockade is causing famine in some countries according to G7, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 81st day of Putin's war crimes
15 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports on the 81st day of Putin's war crimes: 15 May 2022: Sweden's governing party drops its long opposition to the country joining the Nato alliance in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, coming hours after Finland formally announced it was seeking to be part of the alliance, despite Russian regime - whose war in Ukraine has sparked the moves - has warned the expansion of Nato would be a mistake, as Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg says the doors are open for both countries to join, describing the potential change as 'historic', also saying at a meeting of Nato foreign ministers Russia's invasion not going to plan, as on the ground of the attacked European country Russia's offensive in the eastern Donbas region has lost momentum, according to UK military assessment, estimating Russia has lost about a third of its ground combat force since it started the aggression in February, the 'BBC' reports on the 81st day of Putin's war crimes
16 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 16 May 2022: Ukraine’s court freezes Russian oligarch Fridman’s assets in Alfa-Bank worth UAH 12.4 billion, as USA Charge d'Affaires in Ukraine Kristina Kvien says Ukraine might join NATO without MAP if it meets requirements, as FM Kuleba invites EU to take a lead in rebuilding one of Ukraine’s regions, as Russian troops strike Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk with residential neighborhoods on fire, as Zelensky thanks soldiers who reached state border with Russia in Kharkiv region, as Ukrainian gunners smash convoy of enemy vehicles, as Germany to deliver Panzerhaubitze 2000 howitzers, Gepard anti-aircraft tanks, bazookas to Ukraine, as Russians shell border settlements in Chernihiv region for second time on Monday, as relatives of Mariupol defenders ask Erdogan to involve China to save fighters, as near Bilohorivka enemy lost almost 1,000 soldiers and 100 vehicles, as Ukrainian air defense forces destroy Russian cruise missile near Odesa, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 82nd day of Putin's war crimes
16 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 16 May 2022: Russian shelling kills 10 people in Sievierodonetsk city on May 16, as due to the constant shelling, it is difficult to report on the exact number of victims, as 45 Russian soldiers involved in war crimes identified, as Russia seeks to extract false testimony from Mariupol residents, as Russian troops shell border villages in Chernihiv Oblast, as Norway, Denmark, Iceland give security guarantees to Sweden and Finland, as Russian troops blew up ammonium nitrate warehouse in Kharkiv Oblast, as prolonged conflict would push 9 out of 10 Ukrainians into poverty or near poverty, and as buildings, roads, bridges, hospitals, and schools with an estimated value of $100 billion have been already destroyed, as Russian troops attempt to break through Ukrainian border into Sumy Oblast using mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns, and assault rifles while sending a group of saboteurs into the region, as Russian forces not advancing in Kherson, Mykolaiv oblasts, as Russian missile was launched from a Russian military aircraft on May 16, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 82nd day of Putin's war crimes
16 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 16 May 2022: Russia shells frontline positions as fighting focuses on Donbas city, as Luhansk governor Haidai says hospital hit in Severodonetsk and that Ukrainian forces repelled 17 attacks on Sunday, British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 82nd day of Putin's war crimes
16 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports on the 81st day of Putin's war crimes: 16 May 2022: Ukrainian forces reportedly managed to push Russian troops back in the area around the city of Kharkiv, as Sweden's government decides the country will seek Nato membership after decades of non-alignment, a day after Finland formally announced it would apply to join the alliance. as some of the biggest ever Nato military exercises in the Baltics are taking place in Estonia and Latvia, as the Baltic Sea is about to become a Nato lake facing Russia with Putin realising that there’s nothing he can do to stop the two Scandinavian countries from joining Nato, as Ukrainian troops ounter-attacking near the north-eastern city of Kharkiv have reached the Russian border according to regional governor, as McDonald's and Renault become the latest international brands to say they'll stop doing business in Russia because of the war, the 'BBC' reports on the 82nd day day of Putin's war crimes
17 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 17 May 2022: Over 1.3M Ukrainians already deported to Russia according to Ombudsperson, as Ukraine obtains new evidence of Russia’s atrocities in Kharkiv region, as in Chernihiv region, Russian forces fire mortars at border area, as on 18 May there will be a presentation of the Ukrainian film 'Mariupol. Chronicles of Hell' with a broadcast on TV channel, as in occupied Luhansk region, 'conscripts' threatened with execution for dodging draft, as enemy UAV shot down over Dnipropetrovsk Region, as one person killed in Russia’s missile strike on five-storey house in Bakhmut, as Russian military again fire missiles at bridge over Dniester Estuary, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 83rd day of Putin's war crimes
17 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 17 May 2022: Israeli embassy returns to Kyiv, as Israeli ambassador raised the Israeli flag near the embassy building in Kyiv on May 17, as Finnish FM Haavisto signed the application for NATO membership on 17 May following its approval by the country’s parliament, as G7 finance ministers planning 15 billion euros in aid for Ukraine, as Russian airstrike on Chernihiv Oblast kills at least 8 people, injures 12 others, as Ukraine, Russia stall on peace negotiations, as Ukrainian General Staff reports Russians suffer losses in heavy fighting near Sievierodonetsk, retreat on several more fronts, as UNICEF says Russia’s war may lead to ‘catastrophic levels’ of malnutrition among children globally, as Russia agaim targets military facility in Lviv Oblast near Polish border according to oblast's governor, as Russian military kills 9 civilians, 6 wounded in Donetsk Oblast on 16 May 16 according to governor Pavlo Kyrylenko, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 83rd day of Putin's war crimes
17 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 17 May 2022: Satellite and drone imagery from above Bilohorivka tells a tale of folly and destruction, with dozens of Russian tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and trucks laying destroyed, some sinking into the waters of the Donets River by a broken pontoon bridge, pointing to the latest disaster in Russia’s three-month war in Ukraine, as Russia continues to hide the scale of its losses in Ukraine, more and more information has leaked out, angering the families of Russian soldiers and discouraging even previous supporters of the invasion, as Finnish parliament approves plan to join Nato, as Putin is now involved in his own war ‘at level of colonel’, say sources, and as ICC has sent a team of investigators and forensic experts to Ukraine to probe alleged war crimes in what it has called the 'largest-ever' deployment in its history, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 83rd day of Putin's war crimes
17 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports on the 81st day of Putin's war crimes: 17 May 2022: on Russian state TV’s top talk show about Ukraine, military analyst and retired colonel Mikhail Khodarenok tells Russian 'the situation for us will clearly get worse ... we’re in total geopolitical isolation…the situation is not normal', the 'BBC' reports on the 83rd day of Putin's war crimes
18 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 18 May 2022: Zelensky discusses possible fuel supplies to Ukraine with UAE’s new president, as Ukraine’s Armed Forces liberate one more locality in Kharkiv direction, as Ukrainian adviser Mykhailo Podolyak says that the process of evacuation of the Ukrainian defenders from Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol is ongoing and difficult, as enemy ready to launch 24 cruise missiles from Black Sea, as PM Shmyhal calls on G7 ministers to take lead in rebuilding Ukraine, as Sea of Azov - part of the Black Sea - under threat of complete extinction due to Russian bombardment, as first Russian soldier admits guilt in murder of civilian in Sumy region, as Ukrainian paratroopers down Russia's ZALA drone, as Defense Ministry says enemy's main goal is to encircle Ukrainian forces, create land corridor to Crimea, as Ukrainian guerrilla fighters blow up Russian armored train in Melitopol, as Human Rights Watch collects evidence of Russian atrocities in Kyiv and Chernihiv regions, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 84th day of Putin's war crimes
18 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 18 May 2022: Russia expels diplomats of France, Spain and Italy, as Erdogan blocks accession of Sweden, Finland to NATO, won’t allow either of the countries to join NATO because they support 'terrorist groups', as Antonov Airlines temporarily move base from Kyiv Oblast's Hostomel to Germany's Leipzig Airport and will continue transporting cargo for commercial and government purposes, after Hostomel Airport was destroyed during Russian advances in late February, as European Parliament is calling on the 27 EU states to include Germany’s Gerhard Schröder and Austria’s Karin Kneissl on the sanctions list, as Ukraine intelligence reports some Russian units refuse to fight, as Russians hit school in Avdiivka with banned phosphorus bombs, as Russians hit school in Avdiivka with banned phosphorus bombs, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 84th day of Putin's war crimes
18 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 18 May 2022: USA president says country will work with Finland and Sweden in event of ‘aggression’ by Russia while Nato applications are considered, as Russian soldier in first war crimes trial pleads guilty, as Turkey blocks early vote on Finland and Sweden joining Nato, as 900 Ukrainian troops sent to prison colony from Mariupol according to Russia, as prosecutions of Azov fighters could breach Geneva conventions, as European Commission also unveiled a €210bn plan for Europe to end its reliance on Russian fossil fuels by 2027, today proposing an extra €9bn in EU loans to Ukraine to keep the country running and to set up a ‘RebuildUkraine’ Facility of grants and loans, which will be modelled on the EU’s own recovery fund, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 84th day of Putin's war crimes
19 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 19 May 2022: Without electricity, water, mobile communication, almost 50,000 people stay in Luhansk region, as Ukrainian FM Kuleba says country does not need surrogates for EU candidate status, as Russian invaders launch airstrike on Bakhmut, as Australia to provide over 30 armored vehicles to Ukraine, as USA's Pentagon is claiming Russia's ambitions in Ukraine now modest due to Ukrainian resistance, as weapons, sanctions, money are Ukraine's negotiating platform until Russia liberates Ukrainian territories according to adviser Podoliak, as UK Ministry of Defense is claiming that Russia has lost initiative on 'battlefield', 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 85th day of Putin's war crimes
19 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 19 May 2022: Ukraine seeks long-range rocket launchers, but USA's president Biden resists, as USA Senate to vote on $40 billion Ukraine aid package on 19 May, including military, economic, and humanitarian aid, as 4 civilians killed, 3 injured by Russia’s shelling of Sievierodonetsk, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 85th day of Putin's war crimes
19 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 19 May 2022: UK’s ministry of defence claims Putin's general Serhiy Kisel has been suspended for failing to capture Kharkiv and Vice Admiral Igor Osipov suspended from commanding the Black Sea Fleet, as UN say shortages of grain and fertiliser could cause ‘mass hunger and famine, and World Bank pledges another $12bn to ease shortfall, but the supply is endangered, as financial markets have endured another torrid day amid concerns that Russia's war in Ukraine, along with inflation and supply problems, was pushing the world towards recession, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 85th day of Putin's war crimes
19 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 19 May 2022: Russia regime’s progress in Mariupol has sparked concerns it could widen its offensive to target more of southern Ukraine as Ukrainian army says it is fighting back against Russian troops suffering low moral, but inside Mykolaiv, residents live in fear of renewed Russian assault, as Russia expels five Portuguese diplomats after European countries have expelled more than 300 Russian embassy staff since the start of the war, as UK said it was introducing new sanctions against the Russian airline sector, as Germany’s chancellor Scholz proposes EU solidarity fund to rebuild Ukraine 'after the war', but the war today and tomorrow is the problem, as Al Jazeera's Assed Baig says 'the situation has deteriorated considerably here in the east over the last week or so', reporting from the town of Bakhmut in the Donetsk region after also visiting a building hit by a Russian strike where a two-year old was killed, adding 'the major of the town has told residents to leave, the situation is very tense', as Ukraine’s city of Mykolaiv on edge amid fears of a new Russian assault, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 85th day of Putin's war crimes
20 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 20 May 2022: Ukraine's president Zelensky says all defenders will be evacuated from Azovstal plant in Mariupol in the near future. 21:00 NBU lifting cap off cash forex rate for banks, as Russia spreading fake bomb reports across Transnistria to destabilize region, as Russian missile hits infrastructure facility in Odesa region, as Russia mulls total mobilization in Mariupol this summer according to city mayor’s advisor, as war to shrink Ukraine’s economy at least by a third according to National Bank, as seven citizens wounded, including child, in Putin's missile strike on Lozova in Kharkiv region, as journalists, media among Russian dictator’s main targets, Ukrainian minister says, as Putin in 'absolute dead end, he can’t stop war, can’t win it', Ukraine's intel chief says, as president Zelensky meets with Chairpersons of both Houses of the Irish Parliament, as Russian troops attempt to encircle Ukrainian forces near Lysychansk and Sievierodonetsk, as Russians launch missile strike on Odesa Region’s coast, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 86th day of Putin's war crimes
20 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 20 May 2022: Kramatorsk surgery center saves region’s lives, as Russian troops complete clearing rubble of ruined Mariupol Drama Theater, conceal real death toll, as 'now we will never find out how many civilians were actually killed there' according to Ukrainian officials, as Russia blocking evacuation from occupied Kherson Oblast, as German FDP finance minister Lindner rejected any joint EU borrowing to help cover the cost of rebuilding Ukraine after the European Commission proposed this idea on 19 May, as Ukrainian ambassador says he has impression that German chancellor Scholz doesn’t want to supply heavy weapons to Ukraine, as Russia ready to launch 16 cruise missiles from Black Sea, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 86th day of Putin's war crimes
20 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 20 May 2022: Russia and Gazprom to cut gas supply to Finland on Saturday after country's decision to join Nato, as Russia warned that it is forming 12 new units in its western military district in response to Finland and Sweden’s Nato bid, as Turkey’s Erdogan said he will maintain his opposition to Finland and Sweden’s Nato membership bids, as G7 pledges £15.9bn in aid to Ukraine vowing to keep Ukraine’s devastated economy afloat, as intense fighting around Severodonetsk as Donbas labelled ‘hell’, as at least 7 people, including a child, have been injured in a Russian missile attack on the town of Lozova in the Kharkiv region in eastern Ukraine, as Russian 21 years old soldier says he will accept punishment for war crime, telling the Kyiv tribunal that he 'was nervous about what was going on' on the day 62-year-old Oleksandr Shelipov died and that he 'didn’t want to kill', as Putin's Russia may scrap age limits for soldiers to bolster forces, as USA intelligence officials are reportedly sceptical that Putin would be persuaded to end the war in Ukraine even if there was a dramatic change in Russian public opinion, as France’s foreign ministry said it launched its first medical evacuation flight from Poland for wounded Ukrainians and child cancer patients, as Putin’s daughter flew to Munich 50 times in two years, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 86th day of Putin's war crimes
20 May 2022 Israel's 'Haaretz' news of Russian regime's invasion: 20 May 2022: Finland says gas flows from Russia to halt on Saturday, coming two days after Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance, a decision spurred by Russian regime's invasion of Ukraine, 'Haaretz' reports on the 86th day of Putin's war crimes
21 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 21 May 2022: 82-year-old retiree seriously injured in cluster munitions blast in Dnipropetrovsk Region, as Russians destroy nearly 90% of houses in occupied settlement in Kharkiv Region, as almost 4,000 men from Mariupol held in ‘filtration camps’ in occupied Donetsk region, as PM of Portugal visits Irpin, as Portugal will provide financial assistance to Ukraine, as six people injured in missile attack on Rivne region, as president Zelensky expects decision on MLRS for Ukraine to be taken at Ramstein-2 meeting, as USA's $40B aid for Ukraine will be spent for different purposes, as Russians fire mortars on border areas of Chernihiv region, as Ukraine looking forward to new powerful defense assistance from US 15:14 Biden signs law on $40B assistance for Ukraine, as Russians deport over 17,000 Ukrainians in one day, as Putin regime spreading fake news of Poland's 'insidious plans' for Ukraine, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 87th day of Putin's war crimes
21 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 21 May 2022: Ukrainian president Zelensky says Ukraine should receive EU candidate status, hinting that Russia could be behind the pressure to block Ukraine’s membership, as president Zelensky says Russia blocks 22 million tons of crops in Ukrainian ports, adding that Russia steals Ukrainian crops, as Russian forces block medicine supply to hospitals in occupied territories according to health minister Viktor Lyashko, as Ukraine launches hotline for Russian army's soldiers to surrender after intercepting phone calls from soldiers conscripted by Russia in the Russian-occupied parts of Ukraine who compare their service to 'slavery' and ask for help, as Russian shelling destroys music school in Donetsk Oblast's town of Sviatohirsk, as Ukraine’s air defense shoots down Russian missile in Vinnytsia Oblast, as president Zelensky says 700,000 soldiers defending Ukraine now, as over 40 countries of Ukraine Contact Group to meet again on 23 May 23 led by USA Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin to discuss further defense support for Ukraine, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 87th day of Putin's war crimes
21 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 21 May 2022: Finland holds talks with Turkey over Nato bid, as president Joe Biden among 963 USA citizens banned after signing $40bn aid package for Ukraine, as Finnish president says he held ‘open and direct’ talks with his Turkish counterpart Erdogan, as Canada sanctions billionaire and media tycoon Alexander Lebedev, as Russia halts gas exports to Finland, as Russian army takes control of Mariupol’s Azovstal steel plant, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 87th day of Putin's war crimes
21 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 21 May 2022: British FM Liz Truss says in an interview with 'The Telegraph' she wants to see Ukraine’s neighbour Moldova 'equipped to NATO standard', to guard it against any threats from Russia, as Erdogan says Turkey expects concrete Swedish steps on ‘terrorism’, as Finland’s president holds talks with Turkey’s Erdogan, as AJ correspondent, reporting from near the eastern city of Bakhmut, says Russia gaining full control of port city Mariupol was a 'significant' blow for Ukraine, and allows Moscow to have a 'landbridge' to the annexed Crimea, as Ukraine’s eastern Donbas province is experiencing heavy fighting, as representatives from Canada, New Zealand, Japan and Australia joined the USA in walking out of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC meeting, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 87th day of Putin's war crimes
21 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports on the 87th day of Putin's war crimes: 21 May 2022: Fierce fighting has been reported around the Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk as Russia steps up its attempt to capture the whole eastern region of Luhansk, as talks between Turkey, Finland and Sweden need to continue according to Nato's secretary general Stoltenberg, as Ukraine's president Zelensky said his country can be victorious on the battlefield, but that the war could only come to a conclusive halt 'at the negotiating table', the 'BBC' reports on the 87th day of Putin's war crimes
21 mai 2022 avec la guerre en Ukraine, les pays d'Asie centrale s'éloignent de Moscou: 21 mai 2022 depuis le déclenchement de l'invasion russe de l'Ukraine, plusieurs pays d'Asie centrale prennent leurs distances avec le régime Poutine, un refus de s'aligner qui révèle les relations complexes et ambivalentes que ces anciennes Républiques soviétiques entretiennent avec leur allié historique jusqu'à 1991
22 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 22 May 2022: Russia strikes infrastructure of Zhytomyr region, as air defense units down four missiles, as invaders trying to transform Sievierodonetsk into a new Mariupol, as Poland’s president in Kyiv says it’s impossible to return to business as usual with Russia after Borodianka and Mariupol, also saying unblocking Odesa port very important for global food security, as Russians fire Uragan MLRS on Dnipropetrovsk region, as Ukraine has long been part of Europe, now waiting for completion of technical procedures for EU membership according to president Zelensky. as Russian troops shell border areas in Chernihiv region, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 88th day of Putin's war crimes
22 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 22 May 2022: At least one person killed in Russian attack on Malyn in Zhytomyr Oblast, as president Zelensky says Ukraine may be losing up to 100 soldiers fighting in the east every day, as Russian occupiers abduct mayor of Dvorichne village in Kharkiv Oblast, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 88th day of Putin's war crimes
22 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 22 May 2022: Russian airstrikes target Mykolaiv and Donbas regions, as Syria barrel bomb experts - since many years experienced in indiscriminate killings of civilians - in 2022 in Russia to help with potential Ukraine campaign, as Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy accuses Russia of blocking export of 22m tonnes of food, as YouTube removes more than 9,000 channels relating to Ukraine war, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 88th day of Putin's war crimes - 22 May 2022: Technicians linked to the Syrian military’s infamous barrel bombs that have wreaked devastation across much of the country have been deployed to Russia to help potentially prepare for a similar campaign in the Ukraine war, European officials believe, as intelligence officers say more than 50 specialists, all with vast experience in making and delivering the crude explosive, have been in Russia for several weeks working alongside officials from Putin’s military
22 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 22 May 2022: Russia strikes Ukraine’s east and south, pounding the Donbas and Mykolaiv regions with air attacks and artillery fire, as Ukrainian parliament passes a bill extending martial law across the country for another three months, as USA and France discuss how to support Finland, Sweden’s bids to join NATO, as Poland shows full support to Ukrainians, as USA's Biden to meet India's Modi in bid to isolate Russia, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 88th day of Putin's war crimes
22 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports on the 87th day of Putin's war crimes: 22 May 2022: Mariupol deportations gaining pace according to city official, as Poland's Andrzej Duda received a standing ovation by the Ukrainian parliament after he declared that only Ukrainians themselves could decide their future, as Ukrainian government said Kyiv would not agree a ceasefire deal with Moscow that involved giving away any territory, the 'BBC' reports on the 88th day of Putin's war crimes
22 May 2022 Russian regime tries to close missing links from Donbas to the west: 22 May 2022: As Russian regime tries to close missing links from Donbas to the west, a Ukrainian walks at one of Europe's largest clothing market 'Barabashovo', destroyed yesterday by Russian shelling in Kharkiv
23 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 23 May 2022: Village in Sumy region comes under mortar and artillery fire from Russian territory, as ombudsperson reports terrifying incidents of child rape by Russian soldiers, as Russian soldiers shoot Zaporizhia NPP staffer after raiding his home, as Israel to issue employment permits to Ukrainian refugees, as more than 6.5M refugees have already fled Ukraine according to UN, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 89th day of Putin's war crimes
23 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 23 May 2022: Russia deported 232,000 children from Ukraine since February 24 according to Ukraine's Andriy Yermak, as Lithuania aims naval coalition to lift Russian blockade of Ukrainian ports, and UK supports, as Ukraine criticizes France's assertion about potential EU membership in 15-20 years, as Russian forces fire missiles on Zhytomyr Oblast, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 89th day of Putin's war crimes
23 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 23 May 2022: Nearly 90 people were killed in a Russian airstrike on the village of Desna in the northern Ukrainian region of Chernihiv last Tuesday according to president Zelenskiy, as 48 more Russian soldiers to face war crimes trial with 13,000 alleged offences to be investigated, as president Zelenskiy says 100 Ukraine troops could be dying each day in Donbas, urging at WEF in Davos ‘maximum sanctions’ against Russia, as twenty countries announced new security assistance packages for Ukraine during a meeting with allies aimed at coordinating arms for Kyiv according to USA's secretary of defence Lloyd Austin, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 88th day of Putin's war crimes
23 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports on the 89th day of Putin's war crimes: 23 May 2022: After the conviction of Russian tank commander Shishimarin, who admitted to killing a 62-year-old civilian in the war's early stages, Ukraine's prosecutor-general says thousands of additional crimes are being looked at, Russian diplomat to the UN Boris Bondarev quits over the war in Ukraine, calling it 'bloody, witless and absolutely needless', saying he has never 'been so ashamed of my country' following the invasion, as Ukrainian president Zelenksy told global business and political leaders at WEF summit in Davos that 'maximum' sanctions must be used against Russia', including 'a full embargo on Russian oil, all Russian banks barred from global systems, and all trade with with Russia abandoned', adding that tens of thousands of lives would have been saved if Kyiv had received '100% of our needs at once back in February' when the war began, and - pointing to the WEF's theme for this year 'history at a turning point' - saying this was a vital moment for attendees to decide whether 'brute force will rule the world', the 'BBC' reports on the 89th day of Putin's war crimes
24 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 24 May 2022: Ukraine's Zelensky, EU's Michel discuss steps on Ukraine's movement towards EU membership. as Canada to give Ukraine over 20,000 155 mm shells, as Ukraine Army retakes control of 1,016 settlements after three months of war with Russia, as enemy continues assault on Lyman and Sievierodonetsk, as after three months of Russia's war 11 EU countries issue joint statement, as Ukraine's Armed Forces destroy 17 out of 90 BTGs deployed by Russia in Ukraine war, as Ukraine planning to join EU's roaming space, single euro payments area, as French experts recording war crimes in Chernihiv region, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 90th day of Putin's war crimes
24 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 24 May 2022: Ukrainian prosecutors identify 8 Russians involved in war crimes in Ukraine, as Russian occupiers shell Sloviansk with cluster bombs, as Russian major general Kanamat Botashev, an ex-air force regiment commander, has been shot down while flying over Luhansk Oblast, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 90th day of Putin's war crimes
24 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 24 May 2022: More than 200 bodies found in Mariupol basement, as Russian forces trying to encircle troops in two cities in east, as Russian diplomat in Geneva resigns over Ukraine invasion, as Ukraine destruction is also caused by Russia’s use of illegal weapons, as Luhansk official says too late to evacuate civilians, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 90th day of Putin's war crimes
24 May 2022 the 'BBC' reports on the 89th day of Putin's war crimes: 24 May 2022: Russia is trying to encircle the twin cities of Severodonetsk and Lysychansk in the Donbas region that have been attacked for weeks, as the Russian invasion is in the 'most active' phase, Ukraine's defence ministry says, the 'BBC' reports on the 90th day of Putin's war crimes
24 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 24 May 2022: USA ‘confident’ Finland, Sweden will resolve Turkey’s NATO concerns, as Quad countries, including India, shared Ukraine concerns according to Japan’s PM, as cargoes of Russia’s flagship crude oil at sea climb to record high, as Ukraine says it has ‘liberated’ 24 settlements in Kharkiv region, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 90th day of Putin's war crimes
24 May 2022 war in Ukraine enters fourth month France24 reports with live updates: 24 May 2022: War in Ukraine enters fourth month, as people in Chernobyl are recounting 'terrible stories of abuses, of rape, of disappearances' that occurred during the Russian advance according to Cyril Payen, as Australia's new PM Albanese said 'strong views' were expressed on Russia at the Quad leaders meeting in Tokyo, as Quad countries, including India, Japan, shared Ukraine concerns according to Japan’s PM and 'Al Jazeera', France24 reports with live updates from Ukraine
25 May 2022 'Ukrinform' daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 25 May 2022: President Zelensky orders Shmyhal to consider introducing visas for Russians, as Austrian FM stands for Ukraine's 'gradual integration' into EU, as Ukraine, North Macedonia 'companions, not competitors' on path to EU according to FM Kuleba, as Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry calls on world to stop Russia from issuing more passports to Ukrainians, as Ukraine official rules out conflict freeze, as Russia lifts age cap for contracted soldiers, as Britain says idea of easing Russia sanctions to unblock grain exports from Ukraine off table, as UN records 3,974 civilians killed in Ukraine since Russian invasion started, as Russian troops launch artillery strikes on Balakliia, casualties reported, 'Ukrinform' reports with live updates on the 91st day of Putin's war crimes
25 May 2022 Kyiv Independent's daily news of Russian regime's invasion: 25 May 2022: Russia attempts to advance towards Bakhmut, Lyman in Donetsk Oblast, according to Ukraine’s General Staff, as Ukraine rules out territorial concessions, signing another Minsk Agreement, as presidential advisor Mykhailo Podolyak said that agreeing to give up territories is impossible and would only backfire as Russia would use the pause in fighting to prepare for further offensives, as EU disputes over Russian oil ban will be resolved by May 30 according to EU's Charles Michel, as Ukraine’s Intelligence says Russia used 60% of its stockpiles of high-precision weapons and could not replenish its reserves quickly, as Russia attacks Zaporizhzhia with 4 missiles, 1 citizen killed, 'Kyiv Independent' reports with live updates on the 91st day of Putin's war crimes
25 May 2022 British newspaper 'The Guardian' reports with live updates: 25 May 2022: Nato ‘doing literally nothing’ to stop Russia according to Ukraine’s FM Dmytro Kuleba, als praising EU for its ‘revolutionary’ decisions to back assaulted country but says Nato military alliance has been ‘completely sidelined’, as Russian regime's Wagner Group fighters accused of murdering civilians, as regime's Ukraine war weighs heavy as apocalyptic mood shrouds Davos WEF meeting, as assault on eastern Ukraine threatens to encircle Sievierodonetsk city, 'The Guardian' reports with live updates on the 91st day of Putin's war crimes
25 May 2022 'Al Jazeera' reports with live updates: 25 May 2022: Ukrainian FM Kuleba slams NATO for ‘doing literally nothing’ to stop Russia, telling global business leaders attending the WEF in Davos 'NATO as an alliance, as an institution, is completely sidelined', as Swedish, Finnish delegations hold talks with Turkish officials in Ankara over Turkey’s concerns regarding the two Nordic countries’ NATO membership bids, as Ukraine’s FM has accused Putin regime of attempting to world leaders by 'demanding to lift sanctions in exchange for them unblocking Ukraine’s food exports', saying 'any foreign politician or official who may think of accepting this game should first visit the graves of killed Ukrainian children and talk to their parents', as AU chairperson says Africa a ‘collateral victim’ of Ukraine war, as Ukraine appeals for USA, other allies to supply rocket launchers quickly, 'Al Jazeera' reports on the 91st day of Putin's war crimes




February 2015 Houthi coup d'état and takeover - Since 2004 Houthi insurgency in Yemen, a sectarian military rebellion pitting Zaidi Shia Houthis against the Yemeni military that began in Northern Yemen and has since escalated into a full-scale civil war - Since 2015 Yemeni Civil War between factions claiming to constitute the Yemeni government following the Houthi coup d'état, along with their supporters and allies - Human rights violations during the Yemeni Civil War since 2015
Since 2009 Iranian regime's and Hezbollah's support for 'Houthis': Since 2009 Iranian regime's, Hezbollah's and North Korean financial and military support for 'Houthis'
Since February 2015 timeline of the Yemeni Civil War, human rights violations, cholera outbreak and famine: Since February 2015 timeline of the Yemeni Civil War and human rights violations - Since 2016 Yemen cholera outbreak - Since 2016 Famine in Yemen
January 2019 illegally shipped Iranian fuel financing Yemen Houthi rebels' war: 19 January 2019: Illegally shipped Iranian fuel financing Yemen Houthi rebels' war, UN report finds
June 2019 Houthi's war death toll nears 100,000: 20 June 2019: Human cost of Yemen war laid bare as the death toll nears 100,000, according to a report outlining the war’s impact on civilians as well as fighters as the researchers call for resolution to conflict
August 2019 Houthi's missile strike and bombings in Aden: 1 August 2019: Iran-aligned Houthis rebels launch missile strike on military parade in Aden and coordinated suicide bombings target a police station in another part of the city, killing at least 51 people and wounding dozens
September 2019 war crimes in Yemen: 3 September 2019: As panel lists 160 key actors in Yemen war who could face charges, UN report says Britain, France and the USA may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing support to a Saudi-led coalition that starves civilians as a war tactic
October 2019 Houthi's Yemen war caused 100,000 victims til today: 31 October 2019: The death toll in Yemen’s war started by Iranian backed Houthis since 2015 has reached 100,000, according to a highly regarded database project that tracks the conflict, saying 20,000 people killed this year and 12,000 civilians among total since 2015
16 February 2020 Yemen airstrikes kill 31 civilians: 16 February 2020: After Houthis 'have massively expanded their arsenal with the help of Iran and its proxy Hezbollah', today shooting down Saudi Tornado aircraft on Friday in northern Al-Jawf province during an operation to support government forces, Yemen airstrikes kill 31 civilians, proving everything is allowed since 1914 and 2013
19 February 2020 devices found in missiles and Yemen drones link Iran to attacks, Houthis block UN’s aid: 19 February 2020: Devices found in missiles and Yemen drones link Iran to attacks following UN reports, concerning drones that targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry and those in the arsenal of Yemen's Houthis, recovered in downed Iranian drones in Afghanistan and Iraq - 19 February 2020: Yemen’s Houthis have blocked half of the UN’s aid delivery programs in the war-torn country, also trying to force the agency to give them greater control over the humanitarian campaign
17 March 2020 explosive-laden Iran-aligned Houthi boats destroyed: 17 March 2020: Saudi-led coalition in Yemen destroyed two explosive-laden boats launched and remotely-controlled by the Iran-aligned Houthi group from the province of Hodeidah
30 March 2020 Iran-aligned Houthis launched ballistic missiles towards Saudi Arabia: 30 March 2020: Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis launched ballistic missiles towards the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, and southern areas near the Yemeni border on Saturday night
11 April 2020 Houthis sentenced 4 journalists to death: 11 April 2020: A court run by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis sentenced 4 journalists to death, as the four were among a group of 10 journalists detained by the warmongering group and accused of 'collaborating with the enemy', and after rights group has called the charges 'trumped-up', saying the detained reporters were beaten, deprived of water and forced to hold cinder blocks for several hours
14 April 2020 fighting in Yemen escalated despite a ceasefire: 14 April 2020: Fighting in Yemen between Iran-backed Houthis and forces loyal to the exiled government has escalated, despite a ceasefire designed to help the war-torn country focus on containing the covid-19 pandemic, as coalition accuses Houthis of breaching unilateral truce 241 times in 48 hours
23 June 2020 Iran-backed Houthis attack deep in Saudi Arabia: 23 June 2020: Yemen's Houthis attack deep in Saudi Arabia, as Saudi-led coalition battling the Iran-backed group says it intercepted ballistic missile fired by the Houthis towards Riyadh
30 December 2020 Aden attack as blast rips through Yemen’s Aden airport targeting new cabinet members: On 30 December 2020 a plane carrying the newly formed Yemeni government landed at the Aden International Airport, as bombs exploded and gunmen opened fire, leaving at least 22 people dead, as Yemen’s Information Minister Moammar Al-Eryani blamed the attack on the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, adding that all the members of the government were safe - 30 December 2020: A large explosion struck the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden as a plane carrying the newly formed Cabinet landed there, as officials at the scene said they have seen bodies lying on the tarmac and elsewhere at the airport
11 January 2021 USA announced designation of Yemen’s Houthis as a terrorist organization: 11 January 2021: USA's Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he plans to designate Yemen’s Houthis as a terrorist organization, increasing pressure on Iran, also saying the designation of the Iran-backed Houthis and three of the group’s leaders are meant to hold them accountable for acts such as 'cross-border attacks threatening civilian populations, infrastructure, and commercial shipping', as the designation will take effect 19 January a day before the inauguration of Joe Biden
1 February 2021 ten years after the Arab spring Yemen has little hope left: 1 February 2021: Ten years after the Arab spring, Yemen has little hope left, as - racked by war, cholera and now covid-19 - the country faces the world’s worst famine in decades
6 March dozens killed following Iran-backed Houthi attacks: 6 mars 2021: De violents combats ont tué au moins 90 combattants au cours des dernières vingt-quatre heures dans la région pétrolière stratégique de Marib, dans le nord du Yémen, que les rebelles houthis tentent d’arracher depuis un mois aux forces loyalistes, selon des sources militaires gouvernementales
16 March 2021 HRW reports fire at detention facility after Houthis fired missiles: 16 March 2021: The UN has called for an independent inquiry into a horrific fire at a detention facility in Yemen’s capital Sana’a that left dozens of Ethiopian migrants dead and more than 170 injured, as HRW said that the fire occurred after Houthi rebels fired missiles into the detention centre where the migrants were protesting over their cramped conditions
12 May 2021 6 years ago Houthis seized Yemen's capital and war continues: 12 May 2021: More than six years after Houthi rebels seized Yemen's capital and forced its government into exile, a bloody war still rages across the country, and despite a Saudi-led bombing campaign that has destroyed Yemeni infrastructure and crippled its economy, the Houthis remain in control of most of the country's population centres, as the Guardian's Middle East correspondent explains why a new Houthi offensive could heap more misery on the millions of civilians caught in the crossfire
20 September 2021 UN, USA, UK condemn Houthis’ execution of 9 Yemenis: 20 September 2021: UN, the USA and the UK on Sunday condemned the executions of nine Yemenis by the country’s Houthi rebels over allegations that they were involved in the killing of a senior Houthi official in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition more than three years ago, after Iranian-backed Houthis on Saturday publicity executed the nine by firing squad


Since 4 April 2019 military campaign by Haftar's 'Libyan National Army' to capture the western region of Libya (Western Libya Offensive)
February 2018 French Total and Russian Novatek signed contract with Lebanon for oil and gas disputed by Israel: 9 February 2018: Consortium comprising energy giants French Total, Italy's ENI, and Russian Novatek signed its first contract with Lebanon to drill for oil and gas off its coast, including in a block disputed by Israel, as Israel warns against 'provocative behavior'
4 April 2019 Libyan warlord Haftar orders troops to march on Tripoli: 4 April 2019: Libyan strongman Haftar orders troops to march on Tripoli - 6 April 2019: Threat of Tripoli fighting raises atrocity concerns, according to Human Rights Watch, saying Haftar's LNA has a well-documented record of indiscriminate attacks on civilians, summary executions of captured fighters, and arbitrary detention - 6 April 2019: French FM Le Drian, whose country has been criticized for supporting Libyan eastern warlord Khalifa Haftar, said rival factions in Libya needed to hold back and that Haftar should accept a UN-backed peace effort, amid beginning evacuations of international powers - 15 April 2019: Some foreign states unified by aim of Libyan instability, Libyan government spokesperson says
15/16 April 2019 civilian casualties, displacement to increase due to continued use of air strikes and heavy artillery, UN says: 15 April 2019: Civilian casualties and displacement expected to increase in Libya due to continued use of air strikes and heavy artillery, UN report says - 16 April 2019: Libya’s UN backed government of National Accord has made a call for political dialogue with eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, also calling for an end to the fighting
16-25 April 2019 at least 174 people killed and 758 wounded, including civilians: 16 avril 2019: Au moins 174 personnes ont été tuées et 758 blessées, dont des civils, depuis le lancement d'une offensive de Khalifa Haftar pour conquérir Tripoli, selon OMS - 17 April 2019: Nearly 180 people have died as a result of warlord Haftar’s assault on Tripoli, with at least four civilians killed in aerial bombardment on the Libyan capital overnight, as residents protest and government denounces attacks as barbaric, saying evidence will be passed to ICC - 25 April 2019: Young refugees held in the Qasr bin Ghashir detention centre in Libya have described being shot at indiscriminately by warlord Haftar's militias advancing on Tripoli, in an attack that reportedly left at least two people dead and up to 20 injured
3 July 2019 airstrike on migrant detention centre: 3 July 2019: An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants early Wednesday in the Libyan capital, killing at least 40 people, according to a health official in Libya's UN-supported government, blaming warlord Haftar for the airstrike, which destroyed centre holding mainly African migrants, as thousands of migrants from African countries are locked in dozens of facilities in Libya - 3 July 2019: Tripoli attack, apparently carried out by forces loyal to the warlord Khalifa Haftar, 'clearly could constitute a war crime, as it killed by surprise innocent people whose dire conditions forced them to be in that shelter', according to UN envoy Ghassan Salamé
10 July 2019 France admits Haftar military support: 10 July 2019: France admits it is owner of missiles found on Libyan rebel base used for Haftar's assault on Tripoli
13 July 2019: 13 July 2019: ICC Prosecutor initiates legal procedures in the airstrike of the immigration centre in Tajoura
5/7 August 2019 another murderous airstrike by French-backed Haftar: 5 août 2019: Au moins 42 civils ont été tués dans une frappe aérienne contre une ville du sud de la Libye, selon Ibrahim Omar, membre du conseil municipal de Morzouk, en accusant les forces de Khalifa Haftar, en ajoutant qu'un bâtiment gouvernemental où étaient réunies plus de 200 personnes, des notables et doyens de la ville pour régler des différends sociaux, a été visé par trois frappes, et en affirmant que les bombardements ont aussi fait plus de 60 blessés dont 30 dans un état grave - 7 August 2019: Libya’s FM demands ICC investigate Murzuq massacre
16 August 2019 UNSMIL deplores attacks on airports: 16 August 2019: UNSMIL deplores the ever-increasing and systemic attacks on airports in western Libya, including Zuwara and Mitiga, endangering the lives of thousands of civilian travelers, including UN staff and humanitarian workers, as Mitiga airport is the only functioning airport near Tripoli available for use by hundreds of thousands of civilians and for the delivery of humanitarian assistance
17 August 2019 Haftar's torture and executions: 17 August 2019: 12 prisoners of war, showing signs of torture and abuses, have been executed by Khalifa Haftar’s infamous Al-Kaniyat militia group after their detention in different frontlines in southern Tripoli, as two other civilians abducted by the same group in Qarabulli town east of Tripoli had the same fate, according to ministry
7 September 2019 billion dollar fund financing Libyan warlord Haftar: 7 September 2019: Inside the billion dollar fund financing Libyan warlord Haftar, who has the military backing of the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and the political and military support of Russia and France in his five-year quest to conquer the vast oil-rich country of Libya
13 September 2019 Russian technicians support Haftar: 13 September 2019: Russian technicians are supporting Khalifa Haftar's forces by repairing its Soviet-supplied armoured fighting vehicles and artillery
26 September 2019 Khalifa Haftar’s war on Tripoli supported by France, the UAE and Egypt, Al-Sarraj told UN General Assembly: 26 September 2019: Khalifa Haftar’s war on Tripoli was encouraged by France, the UAE and Egypt, Libya's Al-Sarraj told UN General Assembly, saying the three foreign countries are interfering in Libya’s internal affairs and provided military and financial support for war criminal Haftar to launch his offensive, adding 'we condemn the three countries’ support to Haftar which constitute a flagrant violation of Security Council resolutions'
6 November 2019 airstrikes and Russian mercenaries: 6 November 2019: 2 Libyan policemen were killed in an air strike on a police station in the suburbs of Tripoli, the Government of National Accord said - 6 November 2019: 3 people were killed Tuesday in Libya in an airstrike carried out by forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar - 6 November 2019: After Ukraine and Syria, Russian regime turns its attention to Libya's proxy war - 6 November 2019: In the last six weeks, about 200 Russian fighters, including experienced snipers, have arrived in Libya as part of a broad campaign by the Putin regime to reassert its influence across the Middle East and Africa, the New York Times reports
18 November 2019 workers in Libyan capital killed in airstrike by Haftar’s forces: 18 November 2019: At least ten workers were killed and 35 wounded in an airstrike by Khalifa Haftar’s forces on Monday that hit a biscuit factory in Libya's Wadi Rabea, 21 km from the centre of Tripoli, called a possible war crime by the UN, as Egypt, France and the UAE are among the countries accused of sending weapons to Haftar, and as the majority of those killed in the strike were apparently migrants while two were Libyans
November 2019 'Libya is ground zero for drone wars': 27 November 2019: 'Libya is ground zero for drone wars', according to Drone Wars research group's Chris Cole, saying 'a complex network of countries are involved and nobody is precisely sure who is doing what', after warlord Haftar launched his bloody offensive in April - 30 November 2019: UAE-backed drone strike kills entire family in south Libya, as Media Centre has confirmed the killing of a whole family including children, in addition to two migrant workers in an air raid conducted by an UAE-backed drone of Haftar
9/10 December 2019 Libya arms embargo systematically violated by UN states: 9 December 2019: Libya arms embargo being systematically violated by UN states, as Jordan, Turkey and UAE singled out for 'routinely and blatantly’ supplying weapons, and as report will not identify the country responsible for a particularly egregious air assault on the Tajoura refugee detention centre in July but will make it clear the attack used weapons available only to a foreign power - 10 December 2019: Libya GNA warns from Haftar’s possible entry to Tripoli with Russian support
23/24 December 2019 Egypt, Russia, UAE, and France's support for warlord Haftar: 23 December 2019: Detained pro-Haftar pilot reveals new details about Egypt, Russia, UAE, and France's support, saying Russian Wagner Group mercenaries depend on Tarhouna operations room with air-defense and electronic warfare systems, where a group of French experts working on logistical support, surveillance and wiretapping - 24 December 2019: Mercenaries flock to Libya raising fears of prolonged war, as hundreds of fighters from Sudan are joining anti-government Libyan National Army
1 January 2020 Haftar’s forces kill three civilians in airstrikes in Tripoli’s suburbs: 1 January 2020: Haftar’s forces kill three civilians in new airstrikes on a civilian area in Tripoli’s suburbs, the UN-backed government’s forces said in a statement
3 January 2020 Haftar airstrikes: 3 January 2020: Flights were suspended at the only functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli due to rocket fire and shelling, officials said, as Haftar’s forces admitted on Friday they had carried out air strikes in several locations, including south of the city of Sirte
4/5 January 2020 suspected Haftar airstrike kills dozens: 4/5 January 2020: An airstrike, that slammed into a military academy in Tripoli's Hadaba area just south of the city center, killed at least 30 people, most of them students, also wounding at least 33 others, as Libyan government blamed the airstrike on Haftar's armed forces and as France, Russia, Egypt, the UAE and others countries support Haftar
6 January 2020 urging UN to be more active, Turkey sends troops and electronic warfare tools as warlord Haftar enter city of Sirte: 6 January 2020: Turkey sends troops and electronic warfare tools to Libya in challenge to rogue general Haftar and UAE, after the first contingent of armed forces had already arrived in Libya to help the UN brokered-government in the country thwart the 9-month aggression by Haftar - 6 January 2020: Forces loyal to east Libyan warlord Haftar enter city of Sirte - 6 January 2020: Turkey urges UN to be more active in Libya amid Haftar offensive
7 January 2020 steep rise in civilians killed or injured in Libya by explosive weaponry and airstrikes: 7 January 2020: Civilians killed or injured in Libya by explosive weapons rose by 131% last year, with the number of incidents at its highest since 2011, the year of the Benghazi uprising, according to new data seen by the Guardian, as most of the 900 people who died or were hurt in explosions in the country in 2019 were victims of airstrikes - 7 January 2020: Several Libyan political parties have expressed concern about the upcoming visit of European foreign ministers to Tripoli, saying 'it is far too late', voicing their rejection to the 'political hypocrisy' of European countries by not rejecting aggression and military coups
8 January 2020 Haftar's new illegal air strikes: 8 January 2020: Haftar's forces said they carried out air strikes on Wednesday on a coastal road west of Sirte - 8 January 2020: Haftar's forces clash with government forces near Sirte
10 January 2020 3 Turkish soldiers killed in Libya as Haftar’s forces advance on Misrata: 10 January 2020: Three Turkish soldiers killed in Libya as Haftar’s forces advance on Misrata - 10 January 2020: Libya's Haftar rejects Russia-Turkey ceasefire plan after huge advances
26 January 2020 UN decried 'continued blatant violations' of arms embargo on war-torn Libya: 26 January 2020: UN decried 'continued blatant violations' by several countries of an arms embargo on war-torn Libya, flying in the face of recent pledges made last week at an international conference in Berlin, as UN support mission in Libya regrettably didn't name any specific nations, only saying they included 'several who participated in the Berlin Conference', after warlord Khalifa Haftar received support for his aggression since April from Egypt, France, Russia and the UAE
26 January 2020 Haftar’s forces shell civilian areas in Tripoli as UN condemns repeated ceasefire breaches in Libya: 26 January 2020: UN condemns repeated ceasefire breaches in Libya as Haftar’s forces shell civilian areas in Tripoli
28 January 2020 children killed and injured as Haftar targeted a school compound in Tripoli: 28 January 2020: Several children were killed and injured as forces loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar targeted a school compound in the capital Tripoli, according to the UN-recognized government - 28 January 2020: Libya GNA forces recapture Misrata town from Haftar forces
28 January 2020 world powers will be complicit in the collapse of the rule of law in Libya: 28 January 2020: World powers will be complicit in the collapse of the rule of law in Libya if they do not do more to call out the countries backing those responsible for disrupting the country’s oil exports, according to Libyan national oil corporation's Mustafa Sanalla, saying too many western powers were happy to let the countries meddling in Libya sign non-intervention agreements that they had no intention of honouring, adding 'we need not just words but action from UN security council members, particularly the UK, USA and France'
29 January 2020 Haftar’s shelling on Tripoli residential areas kills children: 29 January 2020: Haftar’s shelling on Tripoli residential areas kills three children and injures two others, hit as they were on the way to school, according to local official, amid Haftar's daily violations of the Berlin 'ceasefire'
30 January 2020 Libya’s GNA forces shoot down a Russian surveillance drone over Tripoli: 30 January 2020: Libya’s GNA forces shoot down a Russian surveillance drone over Tripoli
5 February 2020 2 civilians killed and 5 others injurd by Haftar’s forces: 5 February 2020: 2 civilians killed and 5 others injurd in renewed attacks by Haftar’s forces on southern Tripoli - 5 February 2020: Ordinary people continue to suffer the brunt of fighting in and around Libya’s capital Tripoli including the murder of children, despite international commitments, UN's OCHA says, estimating 900,000 people will need humanitarian assistance in Libya, as internal displacement surged by 80% in 2019 due to conflict, with 343,000 people now displaced caused by Haftar
6 February 2020 Haftar militias strike University of Tripoli: 6 February 2020: Haftar militias strike University of Tripoli, threatening the faculties of agriculture and pharmacy, as bomb squad defused projectile
12 February 2020 support for Haftar by Russia etc. continues as his forces block UN flights in and out of Libya: 12 February 2020: Despite promises given in Berlin by many countries including European in January, flow of foreign arms continues to fuel Libya’s war, as there were no sanctions to compel respect for a UN arms embargo nor were the violators, including Russian regime, UAE and France, shamed for their role in the conflict, the Washington Post reports - 12 February 2020: Haftar forces block UN flights in and out of Libya
14 February 2020 Russia conscripting Syrian men to fight on their behalf in Libya: 14 February 2020: Russia has been conscripting Syrian men to fight on their behalf in Libya, tempting them with large salaries writes Baladi News - 14 February 2020: Fierce battles near Tripoli - 14 February 2020: Libya's GNA demands UN call Haftar to account for cease-fire violations
16 February 2020 'arms embargo has become a joke', UN's Stephanie Williams says: 16 February 2020: At Berlin Conference on Libya January 2020 reaffirmed 'arms embargo has become a joke', and the country’s financial position is deteriorating rapidly, UN's Stephanie Williams told a news conference in Munich, monitoring unscrupulous violations by land, sea and air by the main perpetrators since April 2019, including Haftar's militias, Russia, Egypt, France, UAE, and Saudi-Arabia, without any accountability
26 February 2020 Haftar’s criminal militias continue to target Tripoli neighborhoods with artillery and rockets: 26 February 2020: Haftar’s criminal militias continue to target Tripoli neighborhoods with artillery and rockets, as sources on the ground confirm the killing of one person, noting injury to at least two others in the Hadba area - 26 February 2020: Past three months of Russian involvement in Libya suggest that the Putin regime is unable to tip the balance decisively there as it did in Syria, and worse, that Russian regime and allies either don’t know it or don’t want to know
27 February 2020 shelling stops flights at Tripoli's Mitiga airport: 27 February 2020: Shelling on Thursday morning forced a suspension of flights at Mitiga, the only functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli, after airport has come under fire repeatedly during attempts by warlord Haftar to take the capital
29 February 2020 despite so-called truce Haftar's bombardment of Libya’s capital Tripoli: 29 February 2020: Haftar's bombardment of Libya’s capital Tripoli intensified on Friday, residents said, forcing the evacuation of some patients from a hospital near the capital’s only functioning airport, despite truce
2 March 2020 Syrian dictator Assad joins forces with Libya's murderous warlord Haftar, also supported by France and Russian regime: 2 March 2020: Syrian dictator Assad joins forces with Libya's warlord Haftar, also backed by the Russian regime, and his aggession against UN backed government and to seize Tripoli - 2 March 2020: 1 child killed in Haftar militia attack, curbing hopes for peace in war-torn Libya
13 March 2020 UN too scared to stop breaches of arms ban to stop warlord Haftar: 13 March 2020: UN too scared to stop breaches of arms ban, says Libyan minister Fathi Bashagha, vowing to step up fight to end assault by Khalifa Haftar’s forces
19 March 2020 Haftar rockets kill 3 children, 5 women killed and 5 others wounded near Tripoli: 19 March 2020: Haftar rockets kill 3 children in Libya’s Tripoli despite cease-fire deal - 19 March 2020: Five women were killed and five others were wounded, including a child, when their houses were shelled near Libya's capital Tripoli, a health official with the UN-recognized government said
23 March 2020 Haftar’s forces kill 4 civilians in renewed attacks on areas near Tripoli’s airport: 23 March 2020: Haftar’s forces kill 4 civilians in renewed attacks on areas near Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport - 23 March 2020: Renewed bombardments were reported in Libya on Monday after a pause in fighting that followed the main combatants agreeing to a ceasefire because of the coronavirus epidemic
24 March 2020 workers killed in raid by Haftar militias: 24 March 2020: 2 expatriate workers have been killed and a citizen wounded in a raid by Khalifa Haftar militias, on the outskirts of Mitiga International Airport in Tripoli - 24 March 2020: Heavy bombings by warlord Haftar have killed aat least five civilians in the capital of Libya
24 March 2020 EU seems unconcerned by northern African battleground and dictators: 24 March 2020: Europe seems unconcerned by the chaos smouldering on its doorstep in northern Africa, as five-year-old conflict Libya supported by EU countries becomes world’s main theatre of drone combat, and as most recent ally of Khalifa Haftar, the warlord who has been attacking the Libyan capital Tripoli since April last year, is Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, now indirectly supported also by France
25 March 2020 intense bombardment shook Tripoli: 25 March 2020: An intense bombardment shook Tripoli through the night and a new battle erupted at airbase, hours after Libya reported its first case of coronavirus and despite UN calls for ceasefires around the world during the epidemic, as residents of the Libyan capital, seat of GNA government, said the shelling was the worst in weeks
2 April 2020 Haftar forces kill 2 civilians in Tripoli: 2 April 2020: Haftar forces kill 2 civilians in Libya’s Tripoli, GNA urges halt of arming militias - 2 April 2020: Libya’s FM protests EU’s softness on arms flow to warlord Haftar
9 April 2020 Haftar's militias target field hospital in Tajoura: 9 April 2020: Haftar's militias target field hospital in Tajoura
10 April 2020 Haftar forces attacked Tripoli hospital for 3rd time: 10 April 2020: Haftar forces attacked Tripoli hospital dedicated to the treatment of covid-19 patients for 3rd time, also killing one civilian and injuring six others in a rocket attack - 10 April 2020: 'Catastrophic situation in Tripoli after Haftar’s forces cut water supplies’, GNA says
16 April 2020 children and woman killed and wounded by Haftar: 16 April 2020: A woman and a child were killed and another five children were wounded by attacks and artillery shelling of several neighborhoods in Tripoli by warlord Haftar's forces seeking to capture the capital, a UN-backed government's spokesman says, despite UN calls for a cease-fire since April 2019
17 April 2020 Haftar' forces killed a doctor during an attack on Tripoli: 17 April 2020: Haftar' forces killed a doctor during an attack on southern Tripoli Friday
18 April 2020 Haftar steps up attack on Tripoli: 18 April 2020: Haftar steps up attack on Tripoli, causing civilian casualties, after suffering losses west of the city - 18 April 2020: Libyan Air Force strikes Hafta'r militias in Al-Wattia Military Base
23 April 2020 shelling and covid-19 create 'perfect storm’ in Libya: 23 April 2020: Intensifying shelling and covid-19 pandemic create 'perfect storm’ in Libya, UN's Stephanie Turco Williams warns
24 April 2020 civilians killed in attack by Haftar's forces, covid-19 cases: 24 April 2020: 3 civilians killed in attack by warlord Haftar’s forces, and 3 also injured in rocket attack on a civilian settlement in the Ain Zara region in southern Tripoli - 24 April 2020: A second death and another positive covid-19 case announced, bringing Libya’s total to two deaths and 60 positive cases
12 May 2020 Haftar attacks Tripoli airport amid ongoing deadly crisis: 12 May 2020: Shelling of Tripoli's airport hit fuel tanks and damaged passenger planes after Haftar forces fired rockets into Tripoli - 12 May 2020: Russia-trained Syrian fighters reportedly to join Haftar forces in Libya, as UN once again calls on the international community to push for a ceasefire in Libya - 12 May 2020: Turkish FM spokesman said Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, France and the UAE were pursuing 'regional chaos and instability' in the eastern Mediterranean and sacrificing Libyans’ 'hope for democracy for the reckless aggression of dictators'
17 May 2020 Haftar attacks shelter for displaced people killing many: 17 May 2020: Bombs hit a shelter for displaced people in Libya’s capital Tripoli, killing at least seven people including a 5-year-old child from Bangladesh, also wounding many others in the latest attack on civilians by Haftar backed by Egypt, France, Russia, UAE and other Arab countries - 17 May 2020: Since hosting a Libya summit four months ago, the German government has approved arms exports worth €331 million to countries accused of supporting warring parties in the country, according a report from the German Economy Ministry
5 June 2020 blow to warlord Haftar, UAE's Khalifa, Egypt's el-Sisi, Russian regime's Putin, and France's Macron: 5 June 2020: In a blow to warlord Haftar, UAE's Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Egypt's el-Sisi, Russian regime's Putin, and France's Macron, UN-backed Libyan forces oust renegade general from Tripoli after his 14-month siege of the south of the city, now ending in failure when his forces retreated from the south of the city toward his heartlands in the south and the east of the country, as UN-recognised government's interior minister Bashagha hailed 'the beginning of the end of the entire dictatorship project', urging cities under Haftar’s control to rise up against him and spare themselves further conflict, amid remaining uncertainty that the extent of Haftar’s retreat may depend on the point at which newly arrived Russian fighter jets intervene to shore up his lines of defence
26 June 2020 end of Tripoli siege raises fears of full-scale proxy war in Libya: 26 June 2020: End of Tripoli siege raises fears of full-scale proxy war in Libya, as diplomatic efforts intensify to avert Cairo’s entry into Libya’s nine-year civil war amid wider tensions and escalate tensions between some of the Middle East’s most implacable foes including Egypt, the UAE, France, Russia, and on the other side Qatar and Turkey
4 September 2020 UN report accuses Russia of supporting Wagner Group in Libya: 4 September 2020: UN report accuses Russia of supporting Wagner Group in Libya, revealing that Russia has reinforced its logistical support for private military firm the Wagner Group in Libya with some 338 cargo flights from Syria in the nine months to 31 July - 4 September 2020: Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar faces legal action in USA for alleged war crimes, challenged in Virginia by relatives of military leader’s alleged victims




Civilian casualties occurs in a general sense, when civilians are killed or injured by non-civilians, mostly law enforcement officers, military personnel, or criminals such as terrorists and bank robbers, under the law of war, civilian casualties are civilians who perished or suffered wounds as a result of wartime acts - War casualties
Civilian casualty ratio is the ratio of civilian casualties to combatant casualties or total casualties in armed conflicts, list of war since World War I, statistics and estimations - The so-called collateral damage is a term for deaths, injuries, or other damage inflicted on an unintended target
War casualties by war - War casualties by nationality
August 1914 German destruction and sacking of Kalisz: August 1914 destruction and sacking of the city of Kalisz by German Empire troops at the beginning of World War I, also known as the Pogrom of Kalisz or Poland’s Louvain, a part of German 'Schrecklichkeit' atrocities
Since August 1914 German troops executed civilians in Europe: Since August 1914 German troops burned homes and executed civilians throughout eastern and central Belgium, including Aarschot (156 dead), Andenne (211 dead), Tamines (383 dead), and Dinant (674 dead), as the victims included men, women, and children - German terrorism called 'Schrecklichkeit', the basis of German actions during their march through Belgium in 1914, followed later in France, the Russian-held area of Poland, and in Russia
Since 1914/1915 German bombing and invasion of Warsaw: After aerial bombing of the city of Warsaw in 1914 with airships, German army's invasion of Warsaw since 1 August 1915
April 1937 bombing of Guernica: 26 April 1937 bombing of Guernica, an aerial bombing of the Basque town of Guernica by Nazi German Luftwaffe's Condor Legion and the Fascist Italian Aviazione Legionaria, causing hundreds of civilian casualties
1 September 1939 bombing of Wielun: 1 September 1939 bombing of Wielun comprised air raids on the Polish town of Wielun by Germany's Luftwaffe, that destroyed at least 70% of the town's buildings (as much as 90%, in the city center), causing hundreds of civilian casualties according to historian Norman Davies, described as the first war crime committed by Germany in World War II
September 1939 German bombing of Frampol, practicing skills to kill: September 1939 bombing of Frampol occurred during the German invasion of Poland in 1939, when the town of Frampol, without military value, but with a population of 4,000 people was bombed by German bombers under General von Richthofen on 13 September as a practice run for future missions and as German fighter pilots trained strafing techniques on refugees who were trying to flee from the city
div>Since 1 September 1939 Germann bombing of Warsaw: Since 1 September 1939 Germann bombing of Warsaw in World War II refers to the aerial bombing campaign of Warsaw by the German Luftwaffe during the siege of Warsaw in the invasion of Poland in 1939, it also may refer to German bombing raids during the Warsaw Uprising in 1944, as during the course of the war approximately 84% of the city was destroyed due to German mass bombings, heavy artillery fire and a planned demolition campaign
Since 2015 Russian bombing campaign in Syria: Since 2015 Russian bombing campaign in Syria, civilian casualties and war crimes - Since September 2015 Russian–Syrian hospital bombing campaign - Russian war crimes in Syria
February 2016 Russia committing war crimes by deliberately bombing civilians and aid workers: 21 February 2016: Russia committing war crimes by deliberately bombing civilians and aid workers, rights group says
2017 - January 2018 civilian casualties global survey: 8 January 2018: In a jump of 42% in a year, more than 15,000 civilians were killed by explosive weapons in 2017, a rise driven by airstrikes, which killed almost double the number of civilians in 2017 compared with the previous year, according to a global survey seen by the Guardian, also saying that the worst impacted countries were Syria, where civilian deaths increased by 55% to 8,051, Iraq, where there was a 50% increase, to 3,271, and Afghanistan, where 994 non-combatants died
30 August 2018 about 8,000 civilians killed by the Russian strikes in 35 months: 30 August 2018: About 8,000 civilians including 3,123 children and woman are among more than 18,000 people killed by the Russian strikes in 35 months of military operations in Syria, according to SOHR, as in seven years, the casualties of Russian and Iranian backed war have grown from the first handful of protesters shot by Assad's forces to hundreds of thousands of dead
31 August 2018 Poland lost more than 5 million citizens, including 90% of Poland's Jewish population in WWII: 31 August 2018: Poland says it lost more than 5 million citizens, including 90% of Poland's Jewish population, and over $54 billion dollars worth of assets under the Nazi German occupation of the country during World War II
July 2019 Russia and Assad regime step up murderous airstrikes against civilians: 22 July 2019: Russia and Assad regime step up murderous airstrikes against civilians in Idlib province, as Syrian Coalition urges international community to stop bombing of civilians amounting to war crimes and international crimes
August 2019 433 civilians killed across Syria in July: 5 August 2019: SNHR said that it registered the names of 433 civilians who were killed across Syria in July, mostly in the ongoing onslaught the Assad regime and Russia launched against Idlib and rural Hama
30 August 2019 Syrian towns and villages have been razed to the ground: 30 August 2019: 'Entire towns and villages have been razed to the ground' in northwestern Syria, according to satellite imagery presented by UN's Mark Lowcock in his briefing to the UN Security Council, saying that 'there can be no reason, rationale, excuse or justification for the destruction of civilian areas on the scale seen in Idleb today'
24 December 2019 at least 8 Syrians, including 5 children, killed by Russia's murder gang: 24 December 2019: At least 8 people, including 5 children, were killed Tuesday in Russian air strikes on a school in northwest Syria's Jubas village at the outskirts of Saraqib east of Idlib sheltering displaced civilians, according to SOHR
11 January 2020 at least 18 civilians, including 6 children, murdered in Idlib province, as German chancellor visits Putin: 11 janvier 2020: Parmi les 18 civils tués samedi dans des frappes du régime syrien sur la province d'Idleb, trois enfants ont été tués à Benniche, deux à Al-Nayrab et un à Idleb, selon l'OSDH
14 July 2020 escalating Russian airstrikes on northern Syria: 14 July 2020: Russian jets step up airstrikes on Kabana, while other airstrikes hit southern Idlib, amid aerial attacks escalation - 14 July 2020: Russian jets renew shelling Jabal Al-Zawiya, and over 20 air raids hit 'de-escalation zone' today, as SOHR documented the death of a civilian in a rocket attack by Assad regime forces on Ariha - 14 July 2020: More Russian air raids hit 'de-escalation zone' and man and his child killed in ground shelling on Ariha
10 November 2020 more Russian airstrikes on northern Syria: 10 November 2020: SOHR activists say that Russian airstrikes on Idlib province rose to five, targeting the outskirts of the towns of Benin and Shenan in Jabal al-Zawiya in the southern countryside of Idlib
3 July 2021 Russian airstrikes on northern Syria tied with Assad's bombardments: 3 July 2021: SOHR documented 4 strikes by a Russian fighter jet on Sheikh Youssef area on the western outskirts of Idlib city, as the Russian airstrikes coincided with flight by another Russian jet over the 'de-escalation zone' - 3 July 2021: Nearly 25 civilians, mostly children, killed and injured in Assad regime bombardment on southern Idlib

Attacks on humanitarian workers and hospitals - Medical Neutrality refers to a principle of noninterference with medical services in times of armed conflict - Geneva Conventions comprise four treaties, and three additional protocols, that establish the standards of international law for humanitarian treatment in war - Duty to rescue
Since 2011 PHR documenting assaults on Syrian health care: Since 2011 Physicians for Human Rights researchers begin documenting assaults on Syrian health care workers and infrastructure, creating an interactive map of attacks and revealing Assad regime’s systemic targeting of hospitals and health workers - Physicians for Human Rights website and interactive map of illegal attacks on Syrian health care
March 2015: 11 March 2015: More than 600 medical workers have been killed in Syria’s civil war in deliberate and indiscriminate attacks, most of them by Assad's forces, international rights group Physicians for Human Rights announced, saying it had documented 233 attacks on 183 medical facilities across Syria since March 2011
Since September/October 2015 Russian–Syrian hospital bombing campaign: Since September/October 2015 Russian–Syrian hospital bombing campaign - 29 September 2016: Syria hospital attacks are 'war crimes', UN's Ban Ki-moon says
Since September/October 2015: 29 October 2015: The escalation of attacks by Russia’s air forces, which began in late September, had targeted 12 hospitals in Idlib, Aleppo and Hama provinces, including six supported by Médecins Sans Frontières, a MSF statement says - 2 November 2015: 'Doctors Without Borders' is urging the permanent member states of the UN Security Council to comply with the responsibility to protect mandate to stop the escalating aerial massacres in Syria as quickly as possible
1 December 2015: A hospital supported by Médecins Sans Frontières in Homs partially destroyed in a 'double-tap' barrel bombing, killing seven people including a young girl and wounding many, latest in apparent escalation of strikes on medical facilities by Russian and Assad terror warplanes - 2 December 2015: Doctors Without Borders reported two barrel bombing attacks against one of their hospitals in Zafarana in Syria’s Homs Province, which left at least 7 people dead and 47 others wounded, including 23 women and children under the age of 15
2016: 9 February 2016: An airstrike hit Tafas field hospital, some 12 km from the Jordanian border in southern Syria, that is supported by Médecins Sans Frontières, killing three people including a nurse and wounding six - 15 février 2016: Un hôpital à Hadiyé dans la région de Maaret al-Noomane, lié à MSF, a été bombardé, neuf personnes, dont un enfant, ont été tuées lors de frappes de l'aviation, vraisemblablement russe - 18 February 2016: Hospitals in opposition-held parts of Syria are refusing to share GPS coordinates with Russian and Syrian authorities because of repeated attacks on medical facilities and workers, Médecins Sans Frontières and humanitarian workers on the ground say - 23 February: Survivors of MSF Hospital targeted by warplanes in Maarat al-Nouman recount their stories - 9 May 2016: Attacks on hospitals and medical facilities by the regime and Russian forces continue unabated, as Assad’s jets on Sunday bombed a hospital in Kafrnaha in rural Aleppo which is supported by Doctors Without Borders destroying three ambulances and causing damage to the hospital building
June 2016: 1 June 2016: Hospitals are now normal targets of war, Médecins Sans Frontières' Michiel Hofman says, describing permanent members of the UN security council as complicit in killings, after Russia blamed for new strikes which targeted two hospitals and other parts of Idlib city, killing scores
July 2016: 24 juillet 2016: Des bombardements aériens, menés par la Syrie et la Russie, ont touchés les établissements dans les quartiers est de la ville, assiégés depuis le 17 juillet par le régime - 24 July 2016: Four makeshift hospitals and a local blood bank in Syria's battered Aleppo city have been hit by regime air raids in the past 24 hours, including the children's hospital in a besieged eastern neighbourhood, where the bombardment killed a two-day-old baby, according to a group of doctors - 26 July 2016: Russian warplanes fired vacuum missiles and cluster bombs at residential neighborhoods, hitting Atareb's main hospital and medicine stores and wounding 45 more people - 29 July 2016: An airstrike has hit a maternity hospital in a rebel-held area of Idlib province supported by Save the Children, killing two people and injuring several others including a woman, who was six months pregnant and who lost her leg, and several babies, when their incubators crashed to the floor in the attack - 31 July 2016: Four new-born babies reportedly killed after a recent triple airstrike, which aid workers said came from Syrian government warplanes, hit besieged Aleppo’s last children’s hospital run by a group of Syrian doctors, the Independent Doctors’ Association, and backed by the charity Unicef - 31 July 2016: It rose to 9 (including 3 citizens, a child, a pharmaceutical and the deputy director of Jassem hospital) the number of people who were killed when the warplanes bombed areas of Jassem in the countryside of Daraa, where one of the raids targeted the town’s hospital area, as the Syrian Center for Policy Research puts the death toll from the six-year Assad war against Syrians at more than 470,000 people
August 2016: 8 August 2016: Hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders in rebel-held northern province of Idlib that specialized in pediatrics hit by series of airstrikes in broad daylight, leaving four staff and five children dead and injuring six other hospital staff members - 11 August 2016: Facing an attack on a medical facility every 17 hours, 15 of the last 35 doctors in rebel-held eastern Aleppo have written a letter to USA's Obama with an urgent plea for intervention to stop the bombardment of hospitals in the besieged city by the Russian-backed Syrian air force, saying 'we do not need tears or sympathy or even prayers, we desperately need a zone free from bombing over eastern Aleppo to stop the attacks', as some doctors refused to sign the letter because they had no wish to make any more appeals to the west - 13 August 2016: Russian jets destroy pediatric and maternity hospital in Kafar Hamra in Aleppo province - 17 August 2016: Russian fighter jets destroy hospital in Daret Izza, rural Aleppo
2017: 16 February 2017: The Assad regime and Russian forces were behind airstrikes that hit two hospitals in northeastern Syria in February 2016, according to an investigation initiated by Doctors Without Borders, also saying that 25 people, including an MSF staff member, were killed and 11 others wounded in the attack - 1 April 2017: Airstrikes hit a hospital supported by medical aid group in Latamnah in Hama province last week, killing two people, with evidence chemical weapons were used, Medecins Sans Frontieres said - 22 September 2017: At least four hospitals were targeted by Assad regime and Russian strikes as warplanes conducted more than 105 raids within a 24-hour period, deliberately attacking medical facilities in northern Hama and southern Idleb province
January 2018: 4 January 2018: Russian jets on Tuesday bombed Hasan al-A'araj Hospital in the town of Ma'arat al-Nu'man in rural Idlib, destroying large parts of the hospital and putting the facility out of service - 8 January 2018: SNHR says that as many as 112 medical personnel and civil defense workers were killed in Syria in 2017, 51 of whom were killed in attacks by the Assad regime and 23 others in Russian airstrikes
March 2018: 26 March 2018: The United Nations has come under fire for sharing the coordinates of hospitals in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta with Russia, only for one of them to be bombed days later, according to 'The Telegraph' - 26 March 2018: Syrian Coalition's Mohammed Yahya Maktabi said that the mass forced displacement taking place in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta is a 'war crime' as he condemned Russian’s major role in these crimes, adding that regime forces, the Iranian militias, and Russian air force are killing civilians, targeting popular markets, residential areas and public facilities and bombing hospitals, medical centers, and rescue workers - 27 March 2018: As more than half million people killed in seven years of brutal ground and aerial bombing by the Assad regime and its allies, and as Syrian children have taken the biggest share in the horrible death toll, the unstoppable roar of Russia's warplanes has caused a heart attack for Lojain Said, taking the life of the schoolgirl who lived in the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour, the Civil Defense rescue group says
April 2018: 2 April 2018: Russian forces have targeted a medical center in rural Idlib province as the province has become home to about two million people, half of whom were forcibly displaced by the Assad regime and its Russian and Iranian allies
May 2018: 2 May 2018: Strikes of warplanes destroy the building of Kafr Zita Hospital in the northern countryside of Hama and leave casualties
August 2018: 20 août 2018: L'humanitaire, activité de plus en plus risquée, selon le centre de recherches indépendant Humanitarian Outcomes
October 2018: 16 October 2018: Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria have killed medical aid worker Hauwa Mohammed Liman, who worked in Red Cross-supported hospital and was held hostage since March
April 2019: 30 April 2019: The intensifying airstrikes by the Russian air force knocked out two hospitals in the town of Latamina in northern rural Hama in the past 24 hours, local activists said
May 2019: 6 May 2019: Aerial bombardment by the Assad regime and Russian forces targeting large areas of the provinces of Idlib and Hama knocked out four hospitals on Sunday, killing a nurse and a civilian in one of these hospitals - 7 May 2019: Assad regime forces and Russia bombarding 12 medical sites over 10 days in the Hama and Idlib provinces in central and northern Syria, according to SNHR
June 2019: 2 June 2019: Dozens of prominent doctors have called for urgent action to halt the bombing campaign by Syrian and Russian planes that has targeted more than 20 hospitals in Syria’s north-west, putting many out of action and leaving millions of people without proper healthcare, after coordinates for many of those hit had been shared with the regime and its Russian backers by the UN
1 July 2019: 1 July 2019: Russian Donbas invaders opened fire at a medical evacuation vehicle of the Joint Forces which was transporting a wounded soldier in Ukraine, killing one serviceman and injuring two
12 July 2019: 12 July 2019: After UN had shared the coordinates of the hospital in Maarat al Numan with the warring parties, airstrikes against hospitals in northwest Syria, including an ambulance center, a clinic and two hospitals in Maarat al Numan, were strongly condemned by UN Secretary-General, who supported Assad's regime
August 2019: 15 August 2019: Russian double tap airstrike kills Civil Defense volunteer while trying to rescue a civilian near the village of Basika on Wednesday, after the Assad regime and Russian air forces bombed at least 29 healthcare facilities in the provinces of Idlib and Hama, causing dozens of civilian casualties - 16 August 2019: Russian airstrikes targeted an ambulance center in the town of Ma’aret Hurmeh in Idlib province, killing 3 medical workers 'as they were trying to rescue civilians wounded in the ongoing aerial bombardment', according to the Syrian American Medical Society, as at least seven people were killed in attacks on Idlib, according to SOHR
13 October 2019 proof that Russian warplanes bombed four Syrian hospitals in May: 13 October 2019: Extensive evidence gathered and analyzed over months by USA newspaper proves that Russian warplanes bombed four Syrian hospitals in the span of 12 hours in May as part of Putin regime’s effort to keep Syria's Bashar Assad in power, saying 'recklessly or intentionally bombing hospitals is a war crime, but proving culpability amid a complex civil war is extremely difficult'
10 November 2019 Turkish airstrike on Kurdish medics: 10 November 2019: Kurdish medics hit by shrapnel and injured in an attack on ambulance on its way to rescue people wounded in a Turkish airstrike, in the latest of what Kurdish groups say is a pattern of attacks against medical staff in north-eastern Syria, as ambulance with red markings indicating it was a medical vehicle was heading to villages north of the town of Tal Tamr
25 November 2019 Russian warplanes bombard a hospital in Jabal Al-Zawiya: 25 November 2019: Russian warplanes bombard a hospital in Jabal Al-Zawiya, as more than 80 raids and barrel bombs target Idlib countryside
5 December 2019 UN report predicts 'bleak outlook' for the world due to armed conflicts and climate emergency: 5 December 2019: Attacks on healthcare workers have reached a record high according to UN’s global humanitarian overview 2020 report, that predicts a 'bleak outlook' for the world’s poorest people due to intense armed conflict and the climate emergency, as the number of highly violent conflicts has risen to 41, from 36 in 2018, causing deaths, injuries, significant displacement and hunger, and as compliance with international law is declining, while attacks against aid and health workers in areas hit by conflict are putting 'millions of people at risk' by denying them care and aid
26 January 2020 Russian jets target Al-Eman Hospital in Serjeh area south of Idlib, Libyan warlord Haftar: 26 January 2020: Russian jets execute raids targeting Al-Eman Hospital in Serjeh area in Jabal Al-Zawiya south of Idlib, also targeting Maarrat Al-Nu’man city and other areas west of Aleppo - 26 January 2020: Libyan warlord Haftar's militias have targeted a cafe near 'Al-Safwa' hospital in Al-Hadaba district, wounding two of the hospital's staff, one of them was reported to be in a critical condition
8 February 2020 Russian jets knock out last two hospitals in western rural Aleppo: 18 February 2020: Russian jets knock out last two hospitals in western rural Aleppo
24 February 2020 Putin inspired Gaza rocket struck playground, kindergarten and health clinic in Sderot: 24 February 2020: Gaza rockets fired at Israel's south, linked to Russian and Iran-backed Assad regime, as violence erupts after morning lull, as rocket struck an empty playground and a kindergarten in the southern town of Sderot, sending rocket fragments smashing through walls, windows and furniture inside, and as more rockets are fired at southern Israel from the Gaza Strip, also targeting a health clinic in Sderot, 'Times of Israel' reports
18 March 2020 hospitals and doctors in Yemen targeted at least 120 times by warring parties: 18 March 2020: Hospitals and doctors in Yemen have been targeted at least 120 times by the conflict’s warring parties, according to a report that gives the most comprehensive analysis to date of the devastating effect of war on the country’s healthcare system
6/7 April 2020 UN accuses Assad regime 'and/or its allies' of attacks on healthcare facilities: 6 April 2020: UN investigation found it 'highly probable' that the Syrian Assad regime or its allies were responsible for attacks on four civilian facilities in the last opposition stronghold in the northwest in 2019 - a school, a health care center, a hospital and a child care facility -, also saying it is 'plausible' that an attack on a second health center was also carried out by the Assad regime or its allies - 7 April 2020: UN inquiry stops short of directly blaming Russia over Idlib attacks, as report says 'government of Syria and/or its allies’ carried out strikes on hospitals and school
11 May 2020 Assad and Russian regime's 2019-2020 attacks on medical facilities and schools: 11 May 2020: December 2019 - March 2020 Syrian Assad regime backed by its ally Russia, subjected civilians in opposition-held areas in north-west Syria to a new wave of horrors attacking from the air and the ground repeatedly residential areas and crucial infrastructure, and the international community, including the UN Security Council, once again remained largely paralysed, according to rights group, documenting many attacks on medical facilities and schools that killed civilians, healthcare workers, teachers and children
21 March 2021 many Syrians killed and wounded in rocket attack on Al-Atareb hospital and airstrikes: 21 March 2021: Many people killed and wounded in Assad regime rocket attack on Al-Atareb hospital in the western countryside of Aleppo, as victims include a child and a medic in the hospital, as the death toll is expected to rise further, and as the bombardment left civilians and medics injured, some seriously, after yesterday SOHR sources reported two Russian airstrikes on the bushes of Bayanin village in Jabal Al-Zawiyah in southern Idlib, also on Bakfala village in the northern countryside of Jisr Al-Shughur with vacuum missiles

Economic warfare, involving the use of measures (e.g. blockade) of which the primary effect is to weaken the economy of another state - Commerce raiding, a form of naval warfare used to destroy or disrupt logistics of the enemy on the open sea by attacking its merchant shipping, rather than engaging its combatants or enforcing a blockade against them - International maritime incidents, including shipwrecks by war, ship bombings, ships sunk by aircraft, submarines and mines

Economic terrorism or financial terrorism - contrary to 'economic warfare' which is undertaken by states against other states, 'economic terrorism' would be undertaken by transnational or non-state actors
May 2019 Gulf of Oman attacks on commercial ships: 12 May 2019 Gulf of Oman incident resulted in damage to 4 commercial ships near the port of Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman - 13 May 2019: The hull of a Norwegian-registered product tanker was damaged by an unknown object off the cost of the UAE port of Fujairah on Sunday - 13 May 2019: Saudi Arabia said that two of its oil tankers had been damaged in mysterious 'sabotage attacks' in the Gulf, as USA's Pompeo rushed to Brussels to hold emergency talks with his European partners about the mounting tensions in the region including the alleged attacks on the oil tankers and the status of the threat posed by Iran
14 May 2019 East–West Pipeline attack claimed by Houthis: 14 May 2019 East–West Pipeline attack was a Houthi drone attack that targeted the Saudi East–West Crude Oil Pipeline
15-17 May 2019: 15 May 2019: Saudi Arabia, the world’s top crude exporter, said that attacks on two of its tankers and a major pipeline targeted the security of global oil supplies - 17 mai 2019: Les attaques de drones en Arabie Saoudite ont mis en lumière une arme redoutable qui préoccupe tous les pays
June 2019 oil tanker attacks near Hormuz attributed to Iran: 13 June 2019 Gulf of Oman incident, in which two oil tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz - 13 June 2019: Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, shipping firms and industry sources said, sending oil prices as much as 4% higher a month after four other tankers were damaged by limpet mines in the region - 14 June 2019: After USA military issues video showing Iranian forces interfering with vessel and removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the ships, Iranian regime’s foreign minister accused the USA, Israel and Saudi Arabia of a plot to 'sabotage diplomacy' and appeared to insinuate that those countries were behind the assaults - 14 June 2019: UK joins USA in accusing Iranian regime of tanker attacks as crew of the Norwegian-owned 'Front Altair' held by regime - 15 June 2019: USA's unmanned aircraft spotted Iranian regime's boats approaching ships hours before they were hit in alleged attack, USA official says - 17 June 2019: New images link Iran to oil tanker attacks, USA military says
20 June 2019 Iranian shoot-down of USA drone: 20 June 2019 Iranian shoot-down of USA Global Hawk surveillance drone with a 3rd-of-Khordad surface-to-air missile near the Strait of Hormuz - 21 June 2019: Major airlines from around the world avoid strait of Hormuz after Iranian strike on USA drone
June/July 2019 strikes and attacks attributed to Iran: 1 July 2019: Yossi Cohen, the head of the Mossad intelligence service, declared unequivocally that Iran was responsible for a series of strikes on oil facilities and ships in the Persian Gulf in recent months, as well as an attack on the Bahraini embassy in Baghdad last week
10/11 July 2019 Iran unsuccessfully tried to seize UK tanker: 11 July 2019: Britain confirms Iran unsuccessfully tried to seize UK tanker in the strait of Hormuz
21 July 2019 Iranian regime captured Swedish/British 'Stena Impero': 21 July 2019: A recording has emerged of Iranian coastguards telling a British Royal Navy frigate they want to inspect the captured Swedish/British Stena Impero for security reasons, as radio exchanges make no reference to a previous Iranian suggestion that the British-flagged oil tanker had been stopped due to an accident with a fishing vessel, a previous explanation given by Tehran regime for the capture of the ship
4 August 2019 Iran captured 'foreign vessel': 4 August 2019: In the regime’s third such seizure in a month, Iranian naval forces have captured a 'foreign vessel' in the Gulf, arresting 7 crew members and saying vessel was bringing 'smuggled fuel' to Arab Gulf states
17 August 2019 Shaybah attack: 17 August 2019 Shaybah attack was a suicide drone attack by the Houthis against Saudi Arabian oil and gas fields in the remote town of Shaybah
7 September 2019 Iranian regime captured foreign vessel: 7 September 2019: Iranian regime has seized a vessel for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf and detained its 12 crew members from the Philippines
Since 14 September 2019 Iranian Abqaiq-Khurais attack on Saudi oil facilities, claimed by Houthis: 14 September 2019 Abqaiq-Khurais attack, a drone attack that targeted the Saudi Aramco oil factories in eastern Saudi Arabia - 14 September 2019: After previous attacks by Yemen’s Houthis and amid tensions between Iranian regime and USA, Iranian-backed Houthis claim attack on oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and a major oilfield operated by Saudi Aramco, causing major fire at world's largest oil refinery crucial to global energy supplies
15 September 2019: 15 September 2019: USA secretary of state Pompeo accuses Iran of 'unprecedented attack’ on Saudi oil facilities, saying there is no evidence the attacks came from Yemen, as global supplies of oil are likely to suffer a 'major jolt' following Saturday’s attack by a swarm of explosive drones on the world’s biggest oil processing plant
16 September 2019 Iran seizes UAE vessel: 16 September 2019: Iran 'seizes UAE vessel' in Gulf amid Saudi oil attack standoff
16 September 2019 Iran reportedly fired cruise missiles and drones: 16 September 2019: Iran fired dozens of cruise missiles and drones in the Saturday attack on Saudi oil facilities, according to senior USA officials, saying that satellite imagery and other intelligence showed the strike was inconsistent with one launched from Yemen, where Iranian-backed Houthi rebels had claimed responsibility
18-23 September 2019 attacks on oil plants originated in Iran: 18 September 2019: USA points at Iranian regime for unprecedented strike on Saudi oil plants, saying the strikes originated in southwestern Iran and involved cruise missiles and drones, as Saudi too says will show evidence, Iranian weapons - 23 September 2019: Britain has concluded that Iran was responsible for attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, as government considers taking part in a USA-led military effort to bolster the Gulf kingdom’s defenses - 23 September 2019: Captured UK tanker Stena Impero believed to be still in Iranian waters
25 February 2020 Haftar and allies aiming to starve UN-backed government of crucial revenues: 25 February 2020: Financial losses over the blockade of Libya’s vital oil fields and ports have rapidly swelled, surpassing $2 billion on Tuesday, NOC said, as oil supplies have become a major point of conflict between rival governments in the war-torn country, after Libya’s eastern-based warlord Haftar forces seized large export terminals and choked off major pipelines last month, aiming to starve the UN-backed government of crucial revenues
3 February 2021 jailed academic as reprisal for seized Iranian ship Grace 1 pulls off daring escape back to Britain: 3 February 2021: British Iranian social anthropologist and father of four-year-old child, sentenced to 9 years and 3 months in jail in Iran for co-operating with 'a hostile state power', has smuggled himself out of Iran, escaping over the country’s treacherous mountainous border, as in an interview with the 'Guardian' Kameel Ahmady now in London explained he felt had no option but to flee after spending nearly 100 days in Evin prison, including a brutal spell in solitary confinement while he was being interrogated, saying 'I am Kurdish by ethnicity and I know some of the routes, but it was very dangerous'
26 March 2021 Iranian missile hit an Israeli-owned cargo ship in the Arabian Sea: 26 March 2021: An Iranian missile hit an Israeli-owned cargo ship in the Arabian Sea early Thursday, according to a Channel 12 News report, as the ship was making its way from Tanzania to India when the missile hit
21 April 2021 facing Iran threat at sea Israel working to change global naval warfare rules: 21 April 2021: Facing Iran threat at sea, Israel working to change global naval warfare rules, as IDF officials have been meeting with experts worldwide to express the challenges faced in modern warfare, after Israeli-owned ships were attacked in the Persian gulf
2 June 2021 Iranian Mullah regime's largest navy ship sank: 2 June 2021: Iranian Mullah regime's largest navy ship 'The Kharg' sank after catching fire near the mouth of the Gulf, but the entire crew was able to safely disembark, according to semi-official news agencies saying 'all efforts to save the vessel were unsuccessful and it sank', according to 'Haaretz' and the 'Guardian' and photos circulating on Iranian social media and satellite photos

'Attrition' warfare is a military strategy consisting of belligerent attempts to win a 'war' by wearing down the enemy to the point of collapse through continuous losses in personnel (human victims) and material
19th-21st centuries examples and crimes (including 1914-1945 German empire's war crimes): 19th-21st centuries examples in history determining the path, noted by wikipedia, include the 1812 French invasion of Russia (called a textbook example how elements of attrition warfare interfered with Napoleon's military logistics and won the war without a decisive battle), example of 'attrition' warfare on the Western Front during German empire's WWI including the 1916 Battle of Verdun (completely inconsiderate, ruthless against ambushed foreign and own victims in large numbers), and more German war crimes 1914-1918 until empire's defeat because of the superiority of Allied Powers, since 1917 including the USA, also opposing empire's unrestricted submarine warfare, as more examples include the 1936-1939 Spanish Civil War, the tonnage war in the Atlantic and Pacific during Axis Powers' World War II until 1945, the Air battle for Great Britain in World War II after the bombing of London, the static battles in World War II, including Soviet urban defense during the Battle of Stalingrad (not listed the 1941-1944 Siege of Leningrad), the Battle of Tabu-dong, and the final two years of the Korean War, the Vietnam War (Body count), the 'Long War' during the Provisional IRA's armed campaign against the British Army during 'the Troubles', the Israeli–Egyptian War of Attrition from 1967–1970, the Soviet–Afghan War, the later phases of the Iran–Iraq War, the War in Afghanistan 2001–present, the Sri Lankan Civil War after 2005, the 2011 Libyan civil war , the Kurdish–Turkish conflict 1978–present, since 2011-present Syrian Civil War (Assad's and allies' war against the Syrian people), in particular the Battle of Aleppo 2012-2016

War profiteering, as war initially had the objective of territorial expansion and resource gathering, states may also profit politically, economically and strategically, replacing governments that do not fulfill its interests by key allied governments - War profiteer, a persons or organization that profits from warfare or by selling weapons and other goods to parties at war - Since 1914 war profits reached their highest levels in heavy industry in Germany, after beginning a long-lasting brutal war against peaceful neighbours and other industrialized countries
July 2019 Assad's war since 2011 and family's business: 12 July 2019: Who gains the most out of Syria's civil war, Israeli newspaper 'Haaretz' asks, saying that cousin of Bashar Assad, Rami Makhlouf, despite the sanctions imposed by the USA and some European nations and now thought to be the wealthiest man in Syria, manages the Assad family's business and is making his fortune in construction franchises, imports, newspapers and media, as well as Syriatel, a mobile service provider company, which he heads, also representing state-owned as well as private Iranian companies that received permission to invest in Syria, as circle of winners from the war encompasses not only Syrian businessmen but Iranian and Russian ones as well


United Nations's inability to prevent conflicts - since the 20th century the United Nations fail to prevent conflicts, wars and war crimes, tolerating and even supporting mass murder for example in Syria
1960 UN resolution 138 following Argentine complaint and German and CIA's fears over the transfer of Adolf Eichmann to Israel: In June 1960, after a complaint that the transfer of Adolf Eichmann to Israel from Argentina constituted a violation of the latter's sovereignty, UN Security Council declared in its resolution 138, approved by eight votes, that such acts could endanger 'international peace and security' and requested that Israel make the appropriate reparation in accordance with the UN Charter, but Israel held the view that the matter was beyond the Council's competence and should instead be settled via direct bilateral negotiations, as the capture of Eichmann caused alarm at the USA's CIA and West German Bundesnachrichtendienst, which had known for at least two years that Eichmann was hiding in Argentina, but did not act, fearing what Eichmann might say in his testimony about West German national security advisor CDU Hans Globke, who had coauthored several antisemitic Nazi laws, according to documents declassified in 2006, also revealing that both agencies had used some of Eichmann's former Nazi colleagues to spy on European countries
1972-1981 Kurt Waldheim: United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim 1972-1981 - The International Committee of Historians and Waldheim's involvement with the Wehrmacht of NSDAP-rule German empire 1941-1945, his knowledge of Nazi war crimes - 2 May 2001: CIA knew about Waldheim's Nazi past long before he was appointed UN secretary general - 18 October 2018: Ruth Beckermann's film on Nazi-turned-Austrian president Waldheim, who played a key role in the brutal reprisals against the civilian populations of Yugoslavia and Greece, particularly in the deportation of most of Salonika’s large Jewish population to Nazi death camps, sheds light on rise of nationalism and neo-Nazism today
1994: United Nations accepted failing their responsibility to prevent the Rwandan genocide in 1994
1995/2002: 10 April 2002: UN and the Netherlands blamed over 1995 Srebrenica massacre, for failing to give the troops the support they needed to defend the local population and for handing over Bosnian Muslim civilians to Serb forces, according to the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation
2009: UN admits Sri Lanka civil war failure during the final months in 2009
October 2015 UN unable to protect living people in Syria: 18 October 2015: Unable to protect living people in Syria, UN peacekeepers to guard heritage sites from Islamic State, as Unesco okays Italian plan to charge Blue Helmets with protecting sites in danger zones
Since August 2016: 29 August 2016: UN paid and pays tens of millions to Assad regime, paying more than $13m to the Syrian murderous regime to boost farming and agriculture, despite the EU has banned trade with the departments in question for fear of how the money will be used, also paying at least $4m to the state-owned fuel supplier, which is also on the EU sanctions list, also partnering with the Syria Trust charity under both USA and EU sanctions, spending a total of $8.5m etc. - 30 August 2016: UN under pressure to set up inquiry into Syria aid programme, as human rights groups say UN needs to restore trust after the British newspaper 'Guardian' revealed contracts had been awarded to agencies linked to dictator Bashar al-Assad
October 2016: 28 October 2016: UN hires Assad's friends and relatives for Syria relief operation, as almost two-thirds of the emergency health supplies needed in Syria have gone to regime-held areas and 64% of the kits and medicines provided by the WHO since January have been delivered to areas held by or supporting Assad regime, only 13% of WHO supplies have reached Syria’s 'besieged' areas, according to documents seen by the Guardian newspaper
2016/2017 UN payments to Assad regime's companies: 1 August 2017: The United Nations paid at least $18 million in 2016 to companies with close ties to Bashar Al Assad, some of them run by cronies of the Syrian dictator who are on USA and EU blacklists
September 2017 Putin threatens to veto UNIFIL mandate, supporting Hezbollah terrorists: 5 September 2017: Russian Putin regime threatens to veto UNIFIL mandate and renewal of UN peacekeeper force if Lebanon-based terror organization Hezbollah, its ally in Assad's war against the Syrian people, mentioned
Since December 2017 supported by UN Russian regime sends more weapons to CAR despite embargo: 15 décembre 2017: Autorisée par l’ONU, la Russie s’apprête à livrer des armes à la Centrafrique, malgré l’embargo imposé au pays depuis 2013 - 23 décembre 2017: La Russie a obtenu du Conseil de sécurité de l’ONU une exemption à l’embargo sur les armes imposé à la Centrafrique - Since 2014 Wagner Group, a Russian paramilitary organisation and Putin-linked military company, whose contractors take part in various conflicts, including operations in Assad's war against the Syrian people, in the War in Donbass against the Ukrainian people and since 2017/2018 in the Central African Republic - 29 September 2018: Russian journalists in Africa reportedly eliminated by Russia's military company PMC Patriot connected with Russian regime's 'Defense Ministry' - 24 October 2020: Russian Putin regime sends more military equipment to CAR, as regime has opened a representative office in the central African country, bringing ten more armoured vehicles after solidifying its presence in the CAR in recent years, sending weapons and contractors and political 'advisors', and has been growing its role on the continent overall as part of a renewed push for global influence of neo-Nazis
February 2018 UN's Guterres supports Assad regime: 23 February 2018: With support of UN head Guterres Assad regime’s Bashar Ja’afari elected to the UN’s Special Committee on Decolonization, as Hillel Neuer, executive director of the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch, says that 'it is incomprehensible for the UN on one day to lament the Syrian regime’s killing and wounding of hundreds of thousands of Syrians - to declare the regime guilty of a 'monstrous campaign of annihilation’ of its own people - and to then hand this gift of false legitimacy to the mass murderer Bashar al-Assad'
March 2018 UN supports Russian attacks on hospitals: 26 March 2018: The 'United Nations' has come under fire for sharing the coordinates of hospitals in the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta with Russia, only for one of them to be bombed days later, according to 'The Telegraph'
June 2018 UN's Guterres meets Putin and attends propaganda soccer match: 12 June 2018: UN Secretary-General Guterres will travel to Russia, where he is scheduled to meet with murderous Russian regime's Vladimir Putin on 20 June and attend a World Cup soccer match at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium
22 July 2018 UN now with an Assad supporting Guterres failed to prevent even one of Assad's, Russian and Iranian war crimes since 2011: 22 July 2018: Israel transported several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria to Jordan overnight Saturday, saying it had engaged in 'a humanitarian effort' at the request of the USA, some European countries and Canada, after many powerful countries and the United Nations - including a lot of subsidiary organs, organizations, and an Assad supporting Guterres - failed to prevent even one of Assad's, Russian and Iranian war crimes since 2011 - 24 July 2018: There remains an acute threat for several hundred Syrian rescuers trapped in the country’s south with no escape from approaching regime troops, after Assad regime officials and Russians said the Syrian civil defense volunteers were 'a red line' who should be 'eradicated', and as during previous evacuations from fallen opposition areas elsewhere, civil defense volunteers were specifically targeted, pulled from buses, tortured and filmed making false confessions about being paid agents, also because they helped document atrocities by Assad's forces and allies
July/August 2018 'Inner City Press' banned from the UN by Guterres for 361 days: 20 August 2018: Independent journalist Matt Lee forcibly removed from UN, stripped of press credentials, and 'Inner City Press' banned from the UN by Guterres for 361 days, reporting on Guterres' world of double-speak, harassment and hypocrisy
November 2018 'Les droits de l'homme ne s'appliquent plus': 18 November 2018: L'ex-procureure générale de la Confédération suisse et de l'ONU au TPIY et au TPI pour le Rwanda, Carla Del Ponte dresse un tableau sans concession de l'organisation des Nations unies et même de la justice internationale, déclarant 'Nous sommes tombés très bas. Les droits de l'homme ne s'appliquent plus', et appelant à réformer l'ONU
March 2011-2019 Syrian crisis and mass murder: 31 March 2019: As the Syrian crisis enters its ninth year, Assad's 'new' Syria is a police state more aggressive than ever with rampant poverty, a playground for superpowers, and the misery and grievances that caused the initial outbreak of mass protests - corruption, political repression and inequality - have only gotten worse, after hundreds of thousands of Syrians killed
30 May 2019: 30 May 2019: After 'over the past few hours, the Assad regime forces, the Russian occupation jets, and the Iranian militia have carried out four deadly attacks in Idlib and Aleppo provinces, bombing more than 35 towns and villages in the two provinces', the Syrian Coalition says 'these crimes have cast serious doubt about the very mission around which the United Nations was established, mainly to maintain international peace and security. These crimes have also shown how this institution, since it has been unable to intervene to resolve the most serious international conflicts, has become wholly irrelevant'
27 June 2019 UN's ability to write a letter: 27 June 2019: Following 8 years of a brutal war by Assad's, the Iranian and Russian regime against the Syrian people, facing daily war crimes such as killings of civilians, children and women, use of banned weapons including weapons of mass destruction, attacks on hospitals, schools, market places, torture and other atrocities, the United Nations are reacting ..., UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs Mark Lowcock, who told the Security Council he was 'not sure' hospitals that share coordinates of their location under a UN deconfliction system will be protected, has 'written to the Russian Federation to request information as to how the details provided through the deconfliction mechanism are used'
August 2019 Syrians feel left alone: 21 August 2019: Reporting inside the country since 2011 with stories of Syrian men and women paying such a high price in asking for freedom in their own country, journalist Sara Firth says evidence of war crimes undertaken by the regime and Russia given to the UN is answered with words and promises of investigation, but 'people tell us they feel left alone', indeed left alone, with an international community that cannot or will not act to prevent daily war crimes
September 2019 Hezbollah missile attack on Israel: 6 September 2019: UN peacekeepers conducted an independent investigation of Sunday’s Hezbollah missile attack on Israel at IDF’s request, visiting the areas hit in the strikes, will present findings to UN, as UNIFIL's head called the Hezbollah missile attack a 'serious incident in violation of UN Security Council resolution 1701', referring to the decision that ended the 2006 Second Lebanon War and required all armed terror groups remain north of the country’s Litani River
23 October 2019 civilians abandoned by the UN in Libya: 23 October 2019: Survivors of a deadly air strike on a migrant detention centre in Tripoli in July have told the BBC they feel abandoned by the UN, and are desperate to escape Libya - 23 October 2019: Mitiga Airport attacked by F-16 with USA-made bombs, according to Major General Joueili, saying 'this attack is clear evidence of the direct intervention of the parties supporting Haftar in his aggression on Tripoli' - 23 October 2019: The opposing sides in Libya’s war, backed by their foreign state sponsors, are carrying out indiscriminate attacks on civilians, using high-explosive weapons in heavily populated areas, in what is likely to be war crimes, rights group says
23 October 2019 Syrian Kurdish man set himself on fire outside the UN: 23 October 2019: Syrian Kurdish man, who resides in Germany, set himself on fire outside the UN refugee agency headquarters in Geneva, then tried to enter the UNHCR building, and was flown by helicopter to the specialised burns unit at the university hospital in Lausanne - 23 October 2019: Russian regime says oil sites in northeastern Syria should be controlled by Damascus, accusing the USA of betraying Kurds in Syria, but telling them to withdraw or be mauled, after Russian-Turkish agreement to continue Turkish illegal invasion of Syria - 23 October 2019: Syrian Assad regime inflicts 72 forms of torture on prisoners, report finds - 23 October 2019: Turkish forces target positions of the Kurdish forces in Maraanaz front in the northern countryside of Aleppo by artillery shells - 24 October 2019: Russian warplanes bomb the 'de-escalation' areas in conjunction with ground shelling and violent clashes in Latakia and Hama countryside - 24 October 2019: Assad regime’s helicopters and Russian warplanes target Kabani hills by barrel bombs and air raids - 24 October 2019: A Turkish bomb that struck a Kurdish community in northern Syria, left eight-year-old Sara with serious injuries, and her right leg was so badly damaged that it had to be amputated, as Sara's older brother, Hammoudi, was killed in the bombardment - 24 October 2019: The northern sector of Aleppo countryside witnesses renewed clashes between the Turkey-loyal factions and the Kurdish Forces, according to SOHR
November 2019 UN accused of trying to starve out refugees: 28 November 2019: The UN has been accused of trying to starve out refugees and asylum seekers who are sheltering for safety inside a centre run by the UN refugee agency in the Libyan capital of Tripoli
24 December 2019 mendacious UN's ability to warn: 24 December 2019: Residents of northwest Syria flee new murderous Russian and Assad regime offensive, as troops push toward rebel-held town Maaret al-Numan and strategic road it controls, civilians escape toward Turkish border and UN warns, again since 2011, of another looming humanitarian crisis, after mendacious UN's Guterres became an Assad regime supporter in 2018
10 January 2020 miserable 'United Nations' and about 9 years of Assad's, Iranian and Russian regime's war against the Syrian people: 10 January 2020: About 9 years of Assad's, Iranian and Russian regime's war against the Syrian people standing for continuous killing and destruction, while war criminals go unpunished, Russia and Iran are the regime’s winning cards, and geography of influence and control is constantly changing at the expense of millions of civilians, according to SOHR
26 January 2020 Haftar’s forces shell civilian areas in Tripoli as UN 'condemns' repeated ceasefire breaches in Libya: 26 January 2020: Haftar’s forces shell civilian areas in Tripoli, killing and injuring people, including children, as UN 'condemns' repeated ceasefire breaches in Libya following January 2020 ceasefire agreement in Berlin
29 January 2020 on the day of Liberation of Auschwitz in 1945 Russian forces kill civilians from the same family in Sarja village: 29 January 2020: Russian forces kill civilians from the same family in Sarja village in Idlib on 27 January, the day of Liberation of Auschwitz, 75 years on - 29 January 2020: Russian forces reportedly killed a girl in Einjara village in Aleppo on 28 January - 29 January 2020: Syrian Assad regime bombed Ali al Khatib Primary School in al Maghara village in Idlib on 28 January 28, dropping barrel bomb - 29 January 2020: Assad regime forces bomb south and west of Aleppo with hundreds of missiles and rockets as battles continue in the city’s western outskirts, as regime forces tried to advance after midnight in Tall Mostif in east Idlib countryside, repelled by opposition forces - 29 January 2020: Syria's Maaret al-Numan was a protest hub, before increased regime bombardment reduced it - without air defense - to a graffiti-daubed ghost town - 29 January 2020: News agency close to the Iranian military has revealed that its police were involved in the repression of Syrian protesters who went out in 2011 as part of the revolution against the Syrian regime, in a report coming days after the Syrian Assad regime confirmed that the Iranian terrorist Qassem Soleimani was involved in the first battle against rebels in Homs city
3 February 2020 Russian and Assad regime continue to murder civilians as Turkey retaliates: 3 February 2020: Over 220 regime and Russian airstrikes pound Aleppo and Idlib countryside since early morning, as SOHR documented a spike in the number of civilians who were killed today as a result of aerial bombardment on Aleppo countryside, and as 4 children and 3 females among 9 civilians were killed after targeting by regime jets to a vehicle carrying displaced people in Jam’eyyat Al-Rahal - 3 February 2020: Turkish, Assad regime troops killed as regimne forces face off in Idlib, and as Erdogan says initial information shows some 30 Assad regime soldiers 'neutralized in operation' involving F-16 warplanes on some 40 targets in Hama, Latakia and Idlib province - 3 February 2020: Turkish soldiers killed as battle for control of Idlib escalates, amid Russian airstrikes, which have already driven 700,000 civilians to the Turkish border
11 March 2020 despite UN embargo countries increasing deliveries of military supplies to warlord Haftar: 11 March 2020: International powers are increasing deliveries of suspected military supplies to factions in Libya’s civil war, ignoring a poorly enforced UN embargo as the shattered country braces for a new round of fighting, and as United Arab Emirates UAE, which is backing warlord Haftar is thought to have sent more than 100 deliveries by air since mid-January, according to flight-tracking data
11 February 2020 humanitarian disaster in Syria deteriorates amid ongoing international community’s shameful silence: 11 February 2020: Humanitarian disaster in rural Aleppo deteriorates to unprecedented serious levels as intensive aerial bombardment continues, and regime forces approach overpopulated areas amid ongoing international community’s shameful silence
12 March 2020 Assad's, Russia's and Iran's Syria war enters tenth year: 12 March 2020: Syria war enters tenth year with no hope in sight, as fighting and displacement still at its height, 9 years after demonstrators demanded the end of dictatorship
13 March 2020 UN too scared to stop breaches of arms ban to stop warlord Haftar: 13 March 2020: UN too scared to stop breaches of arms ban, says Libyan minister Fathi Bashagha, vowing to step up fight to end assault by Khalifa Haftar’s forces
14 March 2020 UN degenerated 'Human Rights' Council applauds Iranian criminal regime in periodic review: 14 March 2020: UN 'Human Rights' Council applauds Iranian regime in periodic review, as North Korean, Syria's Assad, Russia's Putin and Chinese Beijing regime praise Tehran's Mullahs for ‘protecting rights of vulnerable groups', ‘openness to dialogue’, after the January 2020 Iranian shooting down of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, murdering 176 international passengers and crew members, following the July 2014 Russian shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine, murdering 298 international passengers and crew members, followed in February 2020 by Dutch trial, after prosecution formally charged four suspects amid Russian murderous regime's denials and threats against witnesses
10th year of Assad's war and ongoing brutal violence, followed by refugee crises since 2011: 15 March 2020: After even UN's secretary general supported Assad's dictatorship, Assad's grip on power seems certain, but Syria's future is anything but as his war now rumbling into 10th year gripped by brutal violence, followed by refugee crises concerning millions of desperate people, as Russian, Iranian regime and Hezbollah terrorists continue their violence in Syria - 15 March 2020: Syrian Revolution nine years on, 586,100 persons killed and millions of Syrians displaced and injured, SOHR reports
27 April 2020 a ‘human tragedy of terrible proportions’, according to UN, as Bangladesh 'always asked to take care': 27 April 2020: In a ‘human tragedy of terrible proportions’, according to UN, as Bangladesh urged to open its ports and allow boats carrying hundreds of Rohingya refugees to come ashore so they can be given urgent medical care, food and water, as boats with children recently seen in the Bay of Bengal but have reportedly returned to the high seas, and as last week Bangladesh’s FM said the boats would not be allowed entry, adding 'Bangladesh is always asked to take care of the responsibility of other countries'
23 May 2020 UN accused of squabbling and failing: 23 May 2020: More than 660,000 people have been displaced from their homes in conflict zones around the world since March, despite a UN call for a global ceasefire during covid-19 pandemic, as NRC accuses the UN Security Council of failing to show leadership, and as NRC's Secretary-General Jan Egeland says 'while people are being displaced and killed, powerful members of the UN Security Council squabble like children in a sandbox', but 'now is not the time for kindergarten politics'
31 May 2020 75 years after WWII study shows that 60% of today's wars have lasted for at least a decade: 31 May 2020: After World War II lasted 6 years, 75 years on wars without end and the question why there is no peaceful solution to so much global conflict, as a new study shows that 60% of the world’s wars have lasted for at least a decade, from Afghanistan to Libya, Syria to Congo DRC, and as endless conflicts appear to become normalised, with politicians, generals, governments and international organisations incapable, uninterested or profiteering - Over 60% of armed conflicts ongoing for over ten years, shows 'International Institute for Strategic Studies' May 2020 Armed Conflict Survey
18 July 2020 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic test fuels debate about application of natural and social science: 18 July 2020: 75th anniversary of world’s 1st atomic test and terrible detonation, changing forever the course of history, ensuring the end of axis powers' World War II and their unprecedented crimes, leading to the development of the United Nations, expectations and hopes, but also marking the dawn of the atomic age, and then fueled nuclear debate and debate about contradictory application of natural and social science or rather about ignorance of social science
4 October 2020 after UN demanded an immediate end to fighting in September Armenia/Azerbaijan clashes continue: 4 October 2020 Armenia/Azerbaijan clashes continue after UN Security Council on 30 September called for an immediate end to fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh
5 October 2020 fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan has escalated: 5 October 2020: Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh has escalated dramatically after Baku accused Armenian forces of firing rockets at Azerbaijan’s second largest city of Ganja, which lies outside the contested territory - 5 October 2020 Armenia/Azerbaijan clashes continue after UN Security Council on 30 September called for an immediate end to fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh
October 2020 UN accused over failure to investigate 'war on drugs' killings in the Philippines: 8 October 2020: UN human rights council has been accused of a 'collective failure' over its decision not to call for an investigation into the tens of thousands of killings alleged to have occurred under Philippine president Duterte’s 'war on drugs', after 'World Organisation Against Torture' study in June concluded that children have been deliberately shot at and targeted as proxies
11 October 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh truce in jeopardy and ongoing ceasefire violations: 11 October 2020: Nagorno-Karabakh truce in jeopardy as accusations of violations fly, as Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other shelling civilian areas and escalating clashes, and as Azerbaijan’s foreign ministry said that overnight shelling by Armenian forces on country’s second largest city Ganja had left 7 people dead and 33 wounded including children, less than 24 hours after the halt to fighting was supposed to take effect - Since September 2020 Armenia/Azerbaijan clashes and ceasefire violations
17 October 2020 Azerbaijan says 12 civilians killed by shelling in Ganja: 17 October 2020: Azerbaijan says 12 civilians killed by shelling in Ganja, as rescuers pull men, women and children out of rows of houses turned to rubble and people died with 40 more wounded in a sharp escalation of the conflict with Armenia over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh
27 October 2020 Armenia accused of deadly missile attack: 27 octobre 2020: L’Azerbaïdjan a accusé mardi l’Arménie d’avoir tiré un missile sur la région azerbaïdjanaise de Barda, proche du Nagorny Karabakh en guerre, ayant tué quatre civils et fait une dizaine de blessés - 27 October 2020: With clashes over the disputed Caucasus region entering a second month, international mediators are pushing to bring a stop to frontline clashes and shelling of civilian areas that have left hundreds dead
8 November 2020 Azerbaijan says it has taken Karabakh's Shusha: 8 November 2020: Azerbaijan says it has taken Karabakh's Shusha, the second-largest city in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, Armenia denies it, as Shusha is of cultural and strategic importance to both side and as at least 1,000 people have died in nearly six weeks of fighting in and around Nagorno-Karabakh
20 November 2020 Tigray rebels launch rockets into Bahir Dar city in neighboring Amhara: 20 November 2020: As government troops close in on Tigray capital of Mekelle, the Tigray People's Liberation Front fired rockets into Amhara region in the second spate of rockets in the last fortnight, but no damage was reported, as Unicef said Friday, conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region has left 2.3 million children in need of emergency aid
27 November 2020 UN Sudan expert's links to Russian oligarch Prigozhin and mercenaries revealed: 27 November 2020: After in 2018 the UN secretary general Guterres approved Dobronravin as Russia’s representative on a four-person UN expert panel on Sudan, leaked documents show links between the academic serving on the UN 'expert' panel on Sudan, and Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Russian oligarch under USA sanctions who has led Russia’s recent push into Africa, as - according to the USA - Prigozhin runs the Wagner group, which has sent mercenaries to countries including Sudan, Libya and the Central African Republic, and is also behind a notorious internet troll factory that supported Donald Trump
28 November 2020 Iranian regime just a border fence away from Israel: 28 November 2020: Creeping in through Syria, Iranian regime is just a border fence away from Israel
30 December 2020 Aden attack as blast rips through Yemen’s Aden airport targeting new cabinet members: On 30 December 2020 a plane carrying the newly formed Yemeni government landed at the Aden International Airport, as bombs exploded and gunmen opened fire, leaving at least 22 people dead, as Yemen’s Information Minister Moammar Al-Eryani blamed the attack on the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, adding that all the members of the government were safe - 30 December 2020: Aden airport blasts kill 26 in attack 'directed at Yemen government', as UN special envoy Griffiths to Yemen wished 'the cabinet strength in facing the difficult tasks ahead', while Yemen needs no new year wishes but deeds against Houthi, Iranian, Russian, Syrian and Beijing regimes alliance
11 March 2021 UN calls for 'utmost restraint' from military murderers as more deaths reported: 11 March 2021: After 7 more people were reported shot dead by the military regime in protests, UN calls for 'utmost restraint' from the murderers, as British-drafted UN statement watered down by China, Russia, India and Vietnam, as USA applied fresh pressure with some sanctions, and as Amnesty says military using battlefield weapons on protesters
Since February 2022 escalating Putin regime's war crimes in Ukraine, despite UN Charter's prohibition: Since 24 February 2022 fresh and escalating wave of Russian Putin regime's war crimes in Ukraine, as - according to many specialists - the invasion of Ukraine, part of the Russo-Ukrainian War that started in 2014, violated the Charter of the United Nations prohibition on aggression and constitutes a crime of aggression according to international criminal law. Many indiscriminate attacks on civilian areas by Russian forces have occurred during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, which may constitute war crimes


Use of torture since 1948, abuse, mistreatment, murder of prisoners and death in custody by country
2014 torture in states worldwide: 13 May 2014: Nearly half of people around the world fear becoming a victim of torture if taken into custody, a poll for human rights group says showing that many states are carrying out torture or facilitating it in practice
Since 1932 Saudi-Arabian human rights abuses and torture: Since 1932 Islamic theocratic absolute monarchy in Saudi-Arabia, human rights abuses and torture
2015: 23 January 2015: Five worst human rights abuses in the reign of King Abdullah, torture, denied freedom of expression, persecution of minorities, non-Muslims and Shias, beheadings, violations of women's rights
June 2018: 6 June 2018: Saudi Arabia is systematically using anti-terror laws to justify torture, suppress all dissent and imprison human rights defenders, the UN has concluded following a five-day official inspection of the country at the invitation of the government
November 2018: 21 November 2018: Rights groups accused Saudi Arabia on Tuesday of subjecting several activists including some female human rights defenders detained since May to torture and sexual harassment - 21 November 2018: Saudi Arabia tortured female right-to-drive activists, says Amnesty
Since 20th century and 1979 torture in Iran: Since 1979 torture in Iran - Torture and mistreatment of prisoners in Iran - Since 1980s return of torture to Iran
1988: 1988 executions of political prisoners in Iran refers to the state-sponsored execution of political prisoners across Iran, starting on 19 July 1988 and enduring for approximately five months, 4,482 disappeared prisoners during this time, but as many as 30,000 dissidents may have been executed
2003: 10 January 2003: The Guardian Council rejected for a third time a bill approved by the reformist Parliament that would ban torture of prisoners
Since 20th century torture in North Korea: Prison camps and torture in North Korea
2013/2014: 17 September 2013: 'Unspeakable atrocities' reported by UN-mandated human rights inquiry on DPR Korea - 14 February 2014: UN rights inquiry to conclude North Korea should face international court over alleged starvation, extermination and abduction
Since 20th century torture in Russia: Since 20th century torture in Russia
May 2016 pro-Russian separatists tortured 4,000 people: 20 May 2016: Terrifying newspaper's report tells how pro-Russian separatists tortured 4,000 people in eastern Ukraine
September 2019 Ukrainian prisoner tortured by Putin regime: 16 September 2019: Ukrainian political prisoner Volodymyr Balukh, who has recently been freed from Russian captivity in a prisoner swap, has said he was tortured immediately after arriving in the Russian colony
Since 20th century torture in Syria: Torture in - Syria
2015: 14 March 2015: Nearly 13,000 Syrians, including 108 children, have been tortured to death in Syrian Assad regime prisons since March 2011, not including more than 20,000 detainees who have 'disappeared' in regime's prisons and whose fate remains unknown, and an estimated 200,000 people have been arrested over the past four years, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights - 1 October 2015: Inside Syrian Assad regime’s death machine - 'They were torturing to kill'
May 2016 terrible conditions in Syrian Assad regime's prisons: 21 mai 2016: Au moins 60'000 personnes sont mortes en cinq ans sous la torture ou à cause des terribles conditions de détention dans les prisons du régime syrien, selon l'Observatoire syrien des droits de l'homme - 7 June 2016: Assad regime forces tortured Palestinian boy Mohamed Diab, who was detained three years ago at the age of 13 following protests in Hama city, to death for participating in demonstrations against the Assad regime, as the number of Palestinians tortured to death in Assad's prisons has reached 444 victims, according to the Action Group for Palestinians in Syria
2017 Syrian Assad regime killed at least 13,000 people since the start of the 2011 uprising: 7 February 2017: Syrian Assad regime killed at least 13,000 people since the start of the 2011 uprising in mass hangings at Saydnaya prison north of Damascus known to detainees as 'the slaughterhouse', according to Amnesty International, saying in a report that 20-50 people killed each week in 2011-2015 under authorization of senior Syrian officials as part of an extermination policy - 15 May 2017: Assad’s victims given voice in haunting new film by former BBC producers Sara Afshar and Nicola Cutcher, methodically documenting the brutality of the Assad government, its crackdown on democratic protests sinc 2011 and its jailing of activists including gripping firsthand testimony from some of the victims
29 July 2021 Syrian doctor charged in Germany with crimes against humanity: 29 July 2021: A Syrian doctor has been charged in Germany with crimes against humanity for allegedly torturing people in military hospitals in his homeland and killing one of them, as the federal prosecutor’s office in Karlsruhe said in a statement that Alla Mousa, who came to Germany in 2015 and practised medicine before he was arrested last year, was accused of 18 counts of torturing people in military hospitals in the Syrian cities of Homs and Damascus


Targeted killing, the premeditated killing of an individual or groups of individuals by a state, organization or institution outside a judicial procedure or a battlefield - An extrajudicial killing is the killing of a person by governmental authorities without the sanction of any judicial proceeding or legal process - Murder is the killing of another human being without justification - Homicides can be divided into many overlapping types, including murder, manslaughter, killing in war, euthanasia, and execution, depending on the circumstances of the death, and are treated differently in human societies

Targeted killing in Russia and by the Russian regime since 1996, originating in the early modern age with the establishment of tsarist empire - History of Tsarist autocracy - the Tatar Yoke and the Sino-Mongol ideas and administrative system are credited with introducing some characteristics of an oriental despotism to Russia - after Ivan III (reigned 1462-1505) built upon Byzantine traditions and laid foundations for the tsarist autocracy which with some variations would govern Russia for centuries - Ivan the Terrible, the grand prince of Moscow from 1533 to 1547 and the first Moscow ruler who declared himself 'Tsar of all Russia' from 1547 to 1584
Since 20th century worldwide terrorism by the KGB and FSB: Terrorism and support of terrorism worldwide by the KGB and FSB
2006 Russian regime's poisoning of British citizen Alexander Litvinenko: Russian regime's poisoning of British citizen Alexander Litvinenko and case of state-sponsored nuclear terrorism in London
27 February 2015 assassination of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov: 27 February 2015 assassination of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov, opposed to the regime of Vladimir Putin, in central Moscow
March 2018 Salisbury 'novichok' poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal: 4 March 2018 poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury using 'Novichok' nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union and Russia between 1971 and 1993
June/July 2018 Amesbury 'novichok' poisonings of two British nationals: 30 June 2018 Amesbury 'novichok' poisonings of two British nationals
14/15 September 2018: 14/15 September 2018: 'Bellingcat' investigation confirms that Russian nationals identified by UK authorities as obeying suspects in the Novichok poisonings on British soil in March and June are linked to Russian security services and military, directly contradicting claims by Russian regime's Putin on 12 September 2018, after one of the keys to identifying the insidious and coward murderous gang was the discovery of traces of novichok in their hotel room in London
26/27 September 2018: 26/27 September 2018: Anatoliy Chepiga, a Colonel in the GRU, who served in Chechyna and has received the highest honour usually awarded personally by Russian regime's Putin, is one of the suspects in the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal and the killing of Dawn Sturgess, having travelled to the UK under the name Ruslan Boshirov, according to British investigative website Bellingcat and its partner The Insider
22 November 2018: 22 November 2018: DS Nick Bailey, who was left critically ill after being exposed to novichok at Skripal’s home on the night of the Russian attack in March, said that while he had made a physical recovery, the psychological impact had been serious
December 2018 FSB gang member confesses to string of murders in Siberia: 14 December 2018: A former FSB officer has confessed to being part of a criminal group of security agents accused of contract killings, armed robberies and kidnappings, Znak news reported from court in Yekaterinburg
January 2019 Russian regime's use of criminals: 18 January 2019: Russian regime's use of criminals as assets abroad
June 2019 Denis Sergeyev commanded Russian military team in the UK: 29 June 2019: Denis Sergeyev, believed to hold the rank of major general in the GRU, the 'third man' involved in the Salisbury poisoning commanded the Russian military team which carried out the attack, phone records suggest, as Bellingcat Investigation Team uncovered more details on Sergeyev’s role in several international GRU operations, including 'Mission London'
August 2019 Salisbury attack in 2018 'likely' approved by Putin, Scotland Yard says: 7 August 2019: Scotland Yard has examined the role of the Russian president Vladimir Putin in the 2018 novichok nerve agent attack in Salisbury, saying Putin is assessed as 'likely’ to have approved of nerve agent attack on Skripals
2019 Kadyrov regime's oppression and death squads: 21 September 2019: Ramzan Kadyrov rules the Caucasus republic through fear and oppression, amid reports of torture, but those seeking asylum in Europe are not safe, as assassins hunt them down
August/September 2019 assassination of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili: 23 August 2019 assassination of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili - 2 September 2019: The murder of Chechen Khangoshvili in Berlin looks like a Russian operation, but the CDU/SPD Merkel government is not making a public fuss about that - 27 September 2019: New evidence links Russian state to Berlin assassination of Chechen Khangoshvili by suspected 'Vadim Andreevich Sokolov', Bellingcat reports
14 July 2020 inquest must look into role of Russian officials in Salisbury attack: 14 July 2020: The role played by senior Russian officials in the Salisbury nerve agent attack should be investigated, the high court has been told, as lawyers for Dawn Sturgess’s family are arguing that public concern over the poisonings is so profound that her inquest should be widened to examine who ordered the attack and the network that backed the two agents accused of actually carrying it out
August 2020 'novichok' poisoning of Alexei Navalny: August 2020 'novichok' poisoning of Alexei Navalny who fell ill during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow and was hospitalized in Omsk, as his spokeswoman said that he was in a coma
7 September 2020 poisoned Russian opposition leader out of coma and responsive: 7 September 2020: Poisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s condition has improved, allowing doctors to take him out of an induced coma, the German hospital treating him said, after tests last week showed 'proof without doubt' that Navalny was poisoned with a chemical nerve agent from the Novichok group, and after British authorities identified the Soviet-era Novichok as the poison used against Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury in 2018
14 September 2020 French and Swedish labs confirm Navalny's Novichok poisoning Germany says: 14 September 2020: Three laboratories have independently confirmed that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with the Novichok nerve agent, Germany said Monday, renewing calls for Russia to explain the incident, also saying it had brought the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons into its investigation of the criminal poisoning, adding that the OPCW had taken samples from him to be examined in its reference laboratories
17 November 2020 security agencies believe that Russian Putin regime intended to kill critic Alexei Navalny: 17 November 2020: Western security agencies believe that Russian regime intended to kill Putin critic Alexei Navalny and only failed because of quick action by first responders, also saying that the high-profile nature of the attack also suggests it was approved by regime's Vladimir Putin
14 December 2020 Russian FSB hit squad poisoned Alexei Navalny according to Bellingcat: 14 December 2020: An undercover hit squad working for Russia’s FSB spy agency poisoned the opposition activist Alexei Navalny in August, after shadowing him on multiple previous trips, the investigative website Bellingcat has claimed, citing 'voluminous' telecoms and travel data, and reporting that the squad had secretly tracked Navalny since 2017, as recent regime's crime apparently began after he announced plans to stand against Putin in presidential elections
21 December 2020 Navalny says Russian agent has admitted to role in death plot: 21 December 2020: One of the operatives allegedly involved in the attempt to kill Alexei Navalny has confessed to his role in the plot, and has revealed that the Russian opposition leader was apparently poisoned via his boxer shorts, after Navalny phoned two members of the team from Russia’s FSB spy agency trying to murder him, as one recognised him immediately and hung up and the second operative, Konstantin Kudryavtsev, was seemingly duped into thinking he was talking to an aide working for a top FSB general
24 December 2020 Novichok diagnosed within days say Alexei Navalny's German doctors: 24 December 2020: The Berlin doctors who treated Alexei Navalny have published clinical details of his novichok poisoning, in what the Russian opposition leader called the medical proof repeatedly denied by Russian regime's Vladimir Putin, as Navalny says 'at every press conference, he (Putin) exclaims, agitating with his hands to ask when the Germans will give their data', adding 'that’s no longer important now, the medical data is now published and available to the entire world'
13 January 2021 Navalny will return to Ruassia after being poisoned: 13 January 2021: Alexey Navalny says he will return to Russia on 17 January after being poisoned, and after recent reporting from investigative group Bellingcat and CNN revealed that Russia's FSB had formed an elite team specializing in nerve agents that trailed Navalny for years, and that phone and travel records suggest that the unit followed Navalny to at least 17 cities since 2017
21 April 2021 Putin regime's police have arrested key supporters of Alexei Navalny: 21 April 2021: Putin regime's police have arrested key supporters of Alexei Navalny and begun closing down central squares in Moscow and other cities before demonstrations planned for Wednesday evening in support of the jailed opposition leader, while regime critic’s regional headquarters have also been raided as police seek to disrupt, and eventually liquidate, his political organisation across Russia, and as tensions have grown between regime and western capitals over concerns about Navalny’s health in prison, as well as Russia’s military build-up on the border with Ukraine, and accusations of aggressive Russian intelligence operations including a fatal explosion at a Czech ammunition dump in 2014
21 September 2021 Russia responsible for the 2006 killing of Alexander Litvinenko, ECHR has found: In September 2021, the European Court of Human Rights ECHR found that Russia was responsible for the killing of Alexander Litvinenko (a violation of Article 2). The Court ruled that there was a 'strong' case that Andrey Lugovoy and Dmitry Kovtun had been acting as agents of the Russian State, and that Russia had not carried out an 'effective domestic investigation', nor 'identifi[ed] and punish[ed] ... those responsible for the murder', as followoing the poisoning Lugovoy - a former KGB employee like Vladimir Putin - became a member of Russia's lower house of parliament Duma for the nationalist party LDPR - 21 September 2021 Judgment Carter v. Russia 'Russia was responsible for assassination of Aleksandr Litvinenko in the UK', ECHR's judgement document in PDF format
27 March 2022 murdered Putin rival Boris Nemtsov 'tailed' by agent linked to FSB hit squad: 27 March 2022: Bellingcat, The Insider and the BBC found evidence that Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov - who rose to prominence in the 1990s, served as PM under president Boris Yeltsin, and was widely tipped to be Yeltsin's successor - was shadowed on 13 trips before his 27 February 2015 murder. Boris Yeltsin supported former KGB agent Vladimir Putin's rise to power in the 1990s, and Mr Nemtsov was pushed to the margins of Russian politics. He became an effective campaigner, exposing corruption and denouncing Russia's 2014 attack on eastern Ukraine. On 27 February 2015, Mr Nemtsov was shot dead, just yards from the Kremlin, and just days before he was due to lead a protest against the war. 7 years later, the BBC - working with the investigative websites Bellingcat and The Insider - can reveal evidence that in the months running up to the killing, Nemtsov was being followed across Russia by Putin regime agent Valery Sukharev linked to a secret assassination squad.

North Korean politically motivated criminal actions, including international abductions, terrorism and targeted killings - Concentration camps in North Korea
September 2013: 17 September 2013: 'Unspeakable atrocities' reported by UN-mandated human rights inquiry on DPR Korea
February 2017 assassination of Kim Jong-nam: 13 February 2017 assassination of Kim Jong-nam, attacked with VX nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur International Airport
April 2019: 1 April 2019: North Korea got away with the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, as no one from the regime will stand trial over the death of Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, leading to fears it will act again

Network of extralegal detention centers established by Chinese security forces and private security companies across the PR of China
Since 2014 Xinjiang extralegal detention centers: Since 2014 'Reeducation camps' operated secretly and outside of the legal system by the Xinjiang local government, people can be locked up without any trial and local authorities are reportedly holding hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs and Muslims from other ethnic minorities in these camps


Hong Kong–Beijing regime (mainland China) conflict
June 1898 'Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory': 9 June 1898 'Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory' between Qing China and the United Kingdom
December 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration: December 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration
Since July 1997 special administrative region of Hong Kong: Since July 1997 special administrative region of Hong Kong, when the United Kingdom ended administration for the colony of Hong Kong, returning control of the city and its territory that became a special administrative region and continues to maintain governing and economic systems separate from those of mainland China
Since December 2017 Hong Kong Watch to monitor the conditions of human rights, freedoms and rule of law in Hong Kong: Since December 2017 Hong Kong Watch, a non-governmental organisation based in the United Kingdom that was established to monitor the conditions of human rights, freedoms and rule of law in Hong Kong, founded by British human rights activist Benedict Rogers in December 2017, two months after he was barred from entering Hong Kong
30 July 2020 outcry in Hong Kong as 4 student activists arrested: 30 July 2020: Outcry in Hong Kong as 4 student activists arrested under new security law, the first political activists to be held since pro-Beijing legislation was imposed by the always more aggressive northern one-party state pretending to be China, ruling with police and military

Attacks on press freedom in China intensify after 2019/2020 covid-19 outbreak: 20 March 2020: Beijing regime's attacks on press freedom in China intensify after the covid-19 outbreak since November/December 2019
16 November 2020 citizen journalist facing jail in China for Wuhan covid reporting and warning the world: 16 November 2020: Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan detained since May for reporting on the covid-19 outbreak from Wuhan is facing up to 5 years in jail after being formally indicted on charges of spreading false information, after she was arrested and held in a detention facility in Shanghai

Targeted killings in Pakistan, especially in Karachi and in Quetta, have been a rising form of violence and have contributed to security instability in the country

Wahhabism and targeted killings by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Political prisoners in Saudi Arabia - Torture in Saudi Arabia - Tiger Squad, a Saudi death squad that consists of approximately fifty members from the military and intelligence agencies and has a mandate to carry out covert operations and executions, allegedly created by Mohammad bin Salman to kill Saudi critics inside and outside of Saudi Arabia
October 2018 Khashoggi murder: 21 October 2018: As international condemnation grows over the 2 October 2018 disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and later admitted assassination, EU's foreign policy chief calls it a 'shocking violation' of international conventions - 23 October 2018: Khashoggi murder 'planned days in advance', Turkey's president says - 23 October 2018: Saudi sees $50 billion in deals at investment conference despite some boycotts over Khashoggi killing
9 November 2018 Emmanuel Macron PR man for Mohammed bin Salman following Khashoggi’s murder: 9 November 2018: French president Emmanuel Macron has been among the worst culprits, recently claiming that it was false to say Saudi Arabia is a major client of the French arms industry, but Macron's defence minister told lawmakers those arms sales were crucial for French jobs, as France is the world’s third-largest weapons dealer, with exports rising considerably during the past decade and Saudi Arabia was its second-largest customer in that period
November/December 2018 Emmanuel Macron, Putin and Trump PR men for bonesaw Mohammed bin Salman: 30 November 2018: G20 participants including Macron and Trump welcome Saudi prince at G20 stage, showing he’s not isolated and mocking humans, as Mohammed bin Salman and Russia's Putin both grinned broadly and greeted each other with an enthusiastic, thumping handshake that resembled a high-five, and hearty laughter - 1 December 2018: Macron's chat with bonesaw Saudi prince captured at G20
December 2018: 1 décembre 2018: Des messages interceptés par la CIA renforcent les soupçons sur le rôle du prince héritier saoudien dans la mort du journaliste Khashoggi en Turquie
February 2019 UN-led inquiry's evidence: 7 February 2019: UN-led inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said that evidence pointed to a brutal crime 'planned and perpetrated' by Saudi officials
June 2019 Khashoggi murder 'an international crime': 19 June 2019: The crown prince of Saudi Arabia should be investigated over the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi because there is 'credible evidence' that he and other senior officials are liable for the killing, according to a damning and forensic UN report, as UN’s special rapporteur Agnes Callamard said the death of the journalist was 'an international crime'
4 February 2020 world has failed to punish Saudi Arabia, 'encouraged to do whatever it wants': 4 February 2020: Turkish scholar Hatice Cengiz, activist and fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, has said the world has failed to hold Saudi Arabia to account over the journalist’s murder and the kingdom is being 'encouraged to do whatever it wants'
7 September 2020 Saudi court ruling farce mocking human rights: 7 September 2020: A Saudi court has overturned five death sentences over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, in a final ruling that jailed eight defendants for between seven and 20 years, as Khashoggi’s fiance Hatice Cengiz on Monday branded the Saudi court ruling a 'farce', saying 'the ruling handed down today in Saudi Arabia again makes a complete mockery of justice' and that 'the international community will not accept this farce', because 'the Saudi authorities are closing the case without the world knowing the truth of who is responsible for Jamal’s murder', 'who planned it, who ordered it, where is the body', 'the most important questions ... remain totally unanswered'
21 October 2020 Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman in the USA courts: 21 October 2020: Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, is suing the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, and two dozen other Saudis in the USA courts, accusing them of direct involvement in the dissident’s gruesome killing in Istanbul two years ago
November 2020 G20 Riyadh summit and community of corruption: 23 novembre 2020: Les organisateurs saoudiens interpellés sur l’affaire Khashoggi, un président américain au golf, des promesses sur l’accès aux vaccins …, ce qu’il faut retenir des deux jours d’un étrange sommet du G20 virtuel - 21–22 November 2020 G20 Riyadh summit, the fifteenth meeting of Group of Twenty in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia - 23 November 2020: Saudi Arabia denies crown prince met with Netanyahu, or any Israeli, after media reported that PM Netanyahu, Mossad chief flied to Saudi, held first known meet with crown prince, as meeting said held in presence of USA Secretary of State Mike Pompeo - 2 October 2018 assassination of Saudi dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul perpetrated by agents of the Saudi government - Reactions to the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, denounced by the majority of the international community, but not by G20
22 November 2021 murdered Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee urges singer Bieber to cancel Saudi Arabia performance: 22 November 2021: Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of murdered Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has called in an open letter on singer Justin Bieber to cancel his performance in the kingdom’s second-largest city Jeddah scheduled for 5 December, after Khashoggi was killed and dismembered in 2018 after walking into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul the day before his wedding with Hatice Cengiz, was waiting outside
7/8 December 2021 Saudi royal guard arrested over murder of journalist Khashoggi, showing contrast of human cooperations: 7 December 2021: French police have arrested former member Khalid Aedh al-Otaibi of the Saudi royal guard who has also served as a personal security official for the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as arrest marks the first time that any individual accused by international experts of participating in the grisly state-sponsored execution of the Washington Post columnist, an Islamist execution that unveils the difference, contrast of misanthropic cooperation of criminals and the cooperation e.g. of musicians worldwide since centuries to bring joy to humans - 8 December 2021: Saudi man arrested at a French airport on suspicion of involvement in the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been released, after the Paris prosecutor concluded it was a case of mistaken identity, and it is believed that he shared the same name as the wanted man.
30 December 2021 hit squad members convicted of murdering Khashoggi living in luxury villas in Riyadh: 30 December 2021: At least 3 members of Saudi hit squad convicted by the kingdom of murdering Jamal Khashoggi are living and working 'in seven-star accommodation' inside a government-run security compound in Riyadh, according to a source connected to senior members of Saudi intelligence, as the assassins are believed to be staying in villas and buildings run by Saudi Arabia’s State Security agency, far from the walls of its infamous prisons. The source has spoken to two witnesses who claim to have seen the men. They said family members frequently visit the men, who are able to use a gym and workspaces on the site. All were sentenced before a Saudi court, in a trial broadly condemned as a sham – though only one of them, Salah al-Tubaigy – was named

6 February 2013: Globalizing torture, USA's CIA secret detentions and extraordinary renditions following the terrorist attacks of September 11 in 2001 'aided by 54 countries'
USA's 'Disposition Matrix' developed by the Obama Administration since 2010, going beyond existing kill lists, and creates a blueprint for tracking, capturing, rendering, or killing suspected enemies of the USA government - USA drone strikes in Pakistan 2004-present - List of drone strikes in Pakistan since 2004 - 'Unmanned: America's Drone Wars' documentary film released in October 2013
Civilian casualties from USA drone strikes
2014: 24 November 2014: Attempts to kill 41 men resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1,147 people as of 24 November, one of the facts of the Obama administration's drone strikes, revealed by new analysis of data in Yemen and Pakistan and study by legal charity 'Reprieve'
2015: 16 October 2015: Snowden and Ellsberg hail leak of drone documents from new whistleblower, as classified documents on USA assassination program confirm, that the administration firmly prefers kill over capture despite claiming the opposite, that the USA does not know who it's killing, and that the military labels unidentified people it kills in targeted strikes as 'enemies killed in action', although victims may be family members or associates of actual targets or may just have been nearby, or mistakenly targeted
2016: 20 July 2016: 2004 to present CIA and USA military drone strikes just in Pakistan resulting in 172-207 killed children, 424-966 killed civilians, 2,499-4,001 total killed people, 1,161-1,744 injured people
Civilian casualties of the USA-led intervention in Syria
July 2016: 18 July 2016: To July 18th 2016, an overall total of between 3,181 and 4,267 civilian non-combatant fatalities had been alleged from 493 separate reported incidents in Iraq and Syria, of these Airwars presently estimates that a minimum of 1,422 civilians are likely to have died in USA-led coalition actions
2016; 19 juillet 2016: Près de 60 civils, dont 11 enfants, morts et des dizaines de blessés mardi dans des raids de la coalition menée par les Etats-Unis près du village d'al-Toukhar tenu par Daech dans la province d'Alep, selon l'OSDH - 20 July 2016: USA airstrikes on a Syrian village have killed at least 73 civilians, a majority of them women and children, activists say

Extrajudicial punishment is punishment for an alleged crime or offense carried out without legal process
Forced disappearance occurs when a person is secretly abducted or imprisoned by a state or political organization or by a third party with the authorization, support, or acquiescence of a state or political organization, followed by a refusal to acknowledge the person's fate and whereabouts, placing the victim outside the protection of the law

Human rights abuses
November 2018 fundamental rights under attack in 111 of 196 countries: 28 November 2018: The report by Civicus Monitor, an alliance of civil society groups, found that fundamental rights – such as freedom of expression and peaceful assembly – were under attack in 111 of 196 countries, as countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate
February 2021 at least 331 human rights defenders murdered in 2020, report finds: 11 February 2021: At least 331 human rights defenders promoting social, environmental, racial and gender justice in 25 countries were murdered in 2020, with scores more beaten, detained and criminalised because of their work, analysis has found, as Latin America - the most dangerous continent in the world in which to protect environmental, land and human rights - accounted for more than three-quarters of all the murders of human rights defenders in 2020

Human rights abuses by country
Human rights abuses in Afghanistan
Human rights abuses in Burma in the 21st century called Myanmar
2 May 2021 eight citizens killed as Myanmar military regime's forces open fire on protesters: 2 May 2021: Eight citizens killed as military regime's forces open fire on protesters in Myanmar, and as protests against military rule were some of the biggest in days after a spell of dwindling crowds, as protests were now coordinated with demonstrations in Burmese communities around the world to mark what organisers called 'the global Myanmar spring revolution'
Since spring 2021 human rights abuses, continuing war crimes in Myanmar by military regime forces: December 2021 Human rights abuses and continuing war crimes in Myanmar as military regime forces, occupying the village of Kunnar in Kayah State’s Loikaw Township, set fire to 19 houses before retreating, according to local residents and resistance sources, amid massacres of civilians since February military coup
28 December 2021 resistance fighters found more than 30 burned bodies, including women and children: 28 December 2021: 'Save the Children' has confirmed staff membersw were killed in a Christmas Eve massacre blamed on the military that left more than 30 people dead in eastern Myanmar, as anti-military fighters said they found more than 30 burned bodies, including women and children, on a highway in Kayah state where pro-democracy rebels are resisting the military
Human rights abuses and discrimination in P.R. China
Human rights abuses and torture in Iran
Human rights abuses and torture in North Korea
Human rights abuses in Pakistan
Human rights abuses in Russia
Human rights abuses and torture in Saudi Arabia
Human rights abuses in Syria
Human rights abuses in Yemen


Intelligence agencies by country

List of Secret police organizations - Death squads conduct extrajudicial killings or forced disappearances of persons for the purposes of political repression, genocide, or revolutionary terror, often conducted in ways meant to ensure the secrecy of the killers' identities
Secret police organizations and history: List of former and still existing secret police organizations by country, as they changed their names, and as few still exist under the same name as legitimate police forces
Since April 1933 NSDAP ruled Germany's 'Geheime Staatspolizei' Gestapo, SD and RSHA, GFP: Since April 1933 'Geheime Staatspolizei', abbreviated 'Gestapo', the official secret police of NSDAP ruled Germany and in German-occupied Europe, as the force was created by Hermann Göring in 1933 by combining the various security police agencies of Prussia into one organisation, as on 20 April 1934 oversight of the 'Gestapo' passed to the head of the SS Heinrich Himmler, who was also appointed Chief of German Police by Hitler in 1936 - 'Sicherheitsdienst des Reichsführers-SS', the intelligence agency of the SS and the NSDAP originating in 1931, as the organization was the first Nazi intelligence organization to be established and was considered a connected organization with the Gestapo since 1933 through integration of SS members and operational procedures, as the SD was administered as an independent SS office between 1933 and 1939, after which it was transferred to the authority of the Reich Main Security Office 'Reichssicherheitshauptamt' - Geheime Feldpolizei, the secret military police of the German NSDAP 'Wehrmacht' until the end of the Second World War in May 1945

List of current secret police organizations
Since 1983 'Ministry of State Security' in Beijing: Since 1983 'Ministry of State Security', the civilian intelligence, 'security' and secret police agency of Beijing's regime, responsible for counter-intelligence, foreign intelligence and political 'security' (its military counterpart is the Intelligence Bureau of the Joint Staff), as the MSS has been described as one of the most secretive intelligence organizations in the world, until today headquartered in Beijing
Since 1999 Beijing regime's '610 Office': Since 1999 '610 Office' is or was an agency in the P.R. of China, named for the date of its creation and established for the purpose of coordinating and implementing the persecutions, as in 2018 the office was reorganized and its functions delegated to the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission and the Ministry of Public Security - Chinese intelligence activity abroad
Since 1983 'VAJA', the primary intelligence agency of the Iranian Mullah regime: Since August 1983 'Ministry of Intelligence of the Islamic Republic of Iran', the primary intelligence agency of the Iranian Mullah regime and a member of the 'Iran Intelligence Community', also known as VAJA and initially known as SAVAMA, after it took over the Shah's intelligence apparatus SAVAK, as the agency today is one of the three 'sovereign' ministerial bodies of Iran due to nature of its work at home and abroad
1988–1998 chain murders of Iran: 1988–98 chain murders of Iran, a series of murders and disappearances of certain Iranian dissident intellectuals who had been critical of the Mullah regime system, as the murders and disappearances were carried out by Iranian government internal operatives - referred to as 'chain murders' because they appeared to be linked to each other -, as the victims included more than 80 writers, translators, poets, political activists, and ordinary citizens, killed by a variety of means such as car crashes, stabbings, shootings in staged robberies, and injections with potassium to simulate heart attack, and as the pattern of murders did not come to light until late 1998 when Dariush Forouhar, his wife Parvaneh Eskandari Forouhar, and three dissident writers were murdered over a span of two months
Since 2005 'Oghab 2' Mullah regime's counter-espionage agency: Since 2005 'Oghab 2', an Iranian counter-espionage agency tasked to protect Mullah regime's nuclear facilities from threats, including sabotage and cyber warfare, as according to The New York Times, the Iranian regime has acknowledged that it is fighting nuclear espionage, and has foiled attempts to recruit spies and defectors to pass secrets out of their enrichment facilities
Since 1995 'Federal Security Service' FSB of the Russian Federation: Since 1995 'Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation FSB', the principal 'security' agency of Russia's Putin regime and the main successor agency to the Soviet Union's KGB since 1954 until today
October 2018 own goals by Russian spies expose GRU lost its way in the age of internet: 5 October 2018: String of own goals by Russian spies exposes a strange sloppiness, as GRU seems to have lost its way in the age of internet search and as bungling agents leave Putin exposed in the global spotlight, after hatefully saying 'traitors will kick the bucket'
Since 1971 Syrian Assad regime's 'General Intelligence Directorate': Since 1971 'General Intelligence Directorate', the most important civil intelligence service of Syria's regime of Hafez al-Assad and his son Bashar al-Assad, playing a leading role in suppressing opposition and quelling internal dissent - 'Political Security Directorate', divided into an Internal Security Department and an External Security Department, and active against the Syrian opposition - Military Intelligence Division, the military intelligence service of Syria, with roots going back to the French mandate period 1923–1943, as its current organization was established in 1969, headquartered at the Defense Ministry in Damascus - Since 1963 'Air Force Intelligence Directorate', an intelligence service of Syria, possibly the country's most powerful and owing its importance to Hafez al-Assad's role as the Air Force commander, as despite its name, it is mainly involved with issues other than air force intelligence, taking an active part in the suppression of opposition since the Muslim Brotherhood rebellion in the 1980s

Police brutality - History of police brutality, as police violence is legally defined as a civil rights violation where law enforcement officers exercise undue or excessive force against a subject, that includes, but is not limited to, bullying, physical or verbal harassment, physical or mental injury, property damage, and death
Overview of cases of police brutality in Asia: Overview of cases of police brutality by continent and country including People's Republic of China, Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey etc. in Asia
Overview of cases of police brutality in Europe: Overview of cases of police brutality in Europe
Overview of cases of police brutality in the Americas: Overview of cases of police brutality in the Americas

Surveillance - Mass surveillance - Global surveillance refers to the mass surveillance of entire populations across national borders and can be traced back to the 20th century and a United Kingdom and USA agreement - Phone surveillance - Telephone tapping - Phone hacking - Computer and network surveillance
21st century mass surveillance by Beijing's one party regime: 21st century mass surveillance in China, the network of monitoring systems used by the Beijing one party regime to monitor citizens, primarily conducted through the regime's administration, although non-publicized corporate surveillance in connection with the regime has been speculated to occur. The regime monitors citizens through Internet, camera as well as through other digital technologies. It has become increasingly widespread under CCP's general secretary Xi Jinping's administration since 2012.
25 May 2019 journalist, dissident Khashoggi high-profile case in Saudi use of commercial spyware: 25 May 2019: Israeli firm 'NSO Group's Pegasus technology' won't say if it sold spyware linked to Khashoggi killing, after the death of Washington Post columnist and dissident Khashoggi is the most high-profile case, as another Saudi dissident who lives in exile in Canada alleged in the suit in December his communications with Khashoggi were monitored by Saudi Arabia using NSO software
23 September 2020 Putin regime targets Navalny and others, using imported phone-hacking tech: 23 September 2020: Putin regime's investigators targeting Navalny and others use Israeli phone-hacking tech, as committee headed by Putin associate Alexander Bastrykin claims it used Cellebrite’s technology more than 26,000 times for hacking phones
23 September 2020 treated in Berlin for Novichok poisoning Russian opposition leader Navalny's condition improved enough for him to be released: 23 September 2020: The German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for poisoning said Wednesday that his condition improved enough for him to be released, and suggested a 'complete recovery' from the Russian nerve agent was possible
July 2021 international investigation said spying worldwide using sold malware rising: 20 July 2021: French prosecutors had opened a probe into allegations that Moroccan intelligence services used the commercial malware 'Pegasus' to spy on several French journalists, as collaborative, international investigation claimed that spying worldwide using the sold malware had been far more extensive than previously thought
7 February 2022 also Israel police used NSO's Pegasus spyware without a court order: 7 February 2022: Israel police used NSO's Pegasus spyware to hack the phones of public figures, including protest leaders, journalists, government employees and associates of former PM Netanyahu, according to a report by 'Calcalist' on Monday, saying the hacking tool was used without a court order, as Israel's 'Ynet' demanded on 21 January 'to form a Commission of inquiry to review the police and NSO affair', saying 'an internal probe will not be enough', according to 'Wikipedia' reporting that Pegasus spyware is used in the meantime by 23 global states

Censorship - Political censorship - Censorship by religion
Internet censorship is the control or suppression of what can be accessed, published, or viewed on the Internet enacted by regulators, or on their own initiative, as internet censorship puts restrictions on what information can be put on the internet or not - An Internet outage or Internet blackout is the complete or partial failure of the internet services, that can occur due to censorship, cyberattacks, disasters, police or security services actions - Since 2009 usage of Internet 'kill switch' in Beijing regime's China, in the area of Iran's Mullah regime, and more countries
Censorship by country: Censorship by country - 'Press Freedom Index' and 'Internet censorship and surveillance' maps are showing a very serious situation in a range of countries including P.R. China (one party Beijing regime), Iran (Islamist Mullah regime), Syria (Assad Ba'ath Party regime), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (wahhabism regime), Belarus (Lukashenko regime) and some other countries
Since 2009 usage of Internet 'kill switch' in Beijing regime's China: Since 2009 usage of Internet 'kill switch' in Beijing regime's China, in the area of Iran's Mullah regime, and more countries
Januar 2019 Beijing regime's China model for controlling what people in Africa and Asia can say and do online: 2 January 2019: As citizens of the D.R. of the Congo DRC pointlessly refresh their web browsers this week, they are getting a preview of just what Chinese-crafted cyberspace rules look like. The DRC on Monday became the latest country to cut its people off from the internet, as voters await the results of this weekend's highly-contested presidential election, after internet and social media shutdowns have become more and more common across Africa and Asia in recent years, particularly as authoritarian governments look to China as the model for controlling what people can say and do online
22 September 2021 Lithuania tells citizens to throw out Chinese phones over built-in ability to detect and censor terms such as 'democracy movement': 22 September 2021: Lithuania tells citizens to throw out Chinese phones over censorship concerns, as defence ministry has recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now, after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities. Flagship phones sold in Europe by China’s smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp have a built-in ability to detect and censor terms such as 'free Tibet', 'long live Taiwan independence' or 'democracy movement', Lithuania’s state-run cybersecurity body said on Tuesday


Cyberwarfare - Cyberterrorism - Information warfare - Cyberwarfare by country
Cyberwarfare by Russia including denial of service attacks, hacker attacks, dissemination of disinformation and propaganda, participation of state-sponsored teams in political blogs, internet surveillance using SORM technology, persecution of cyber-dissidents and other active measures, some of these activities have been coordinated by the Russian signals intelligence, which is part of the FSB (former KGB) but others have been directed by the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Military of Russia
2007/2008 cyberattacks on Estonia and during the Russo-Georgian War: 2007 cyberattacks on Estonia - 2008 Cyberattacks during the Russo-Georgian War
Since 2013 'Trolls from Olgino' and Russian–Ukrainian cyberwarfare: Since 2013 'Trolls from Olgino' and 'Olgino's trolls' have become general terms denoting trolls who spread pro-Russian propaganda - Since 2013 Russian–Ukrainian cyberwarfare
2016 Russian interference in the USA elections: Russian interference in the 2016 USA elections
2017 suspected Russian interference in the French elections: 7 May 2017: Russian effort suspected in French election hacking attack, as Paris’ cybersecurity agency begins to probe leak of Macron campaign documents and as expert notes ‘Cyrillic script in the metadata’ of hacked files - 7 May 2017: WikiLeaks finds Russian trace in hacker attack on Macron's headquarters
June 2017 Russian hacker attacks: 23 June 2017: To stop Russia and other hackers, we need to overhaul the internet, says Israeli cyber expert Prof. Isaac Ben-Israel says ahead of next week’s Tel Aviv University 'Cyber Week 2017', calling for a radical overhaul of the internet in order to counter cyber warfare
June 2019 Russian 'spoofing': 27 June 2019: Russian regime blamed for disruption of GPS systems at Ben Gurion Airport, appearing to stem from electronic warfare known as 'spoofing' and to originate in Syria, where Russian troops and aircraft are fighting on behalf of the country’s dictator Bashar Assad - 28 June 2019: Signals disrupting satellite navigation for planes flying through Israeli airspace in recent weeks originate inside a Russian air base inside Syria, according to USA researcher, saying signals are detectable from space, appearing to come from new deployment of Russian regime’s electronic warfare systems

Cyberwarfare by and in China
23 September 2021 experts say China’s low-level cyber war is becoming severe threat: 23 September 2021: Experts say China’s low-level cyber war is becoming severe threat, as Beijing regime's state-sponsored hacking is at record levels, western experts say, accusing Beijing of engaging in a form of low-level warfare that is escalating despite USA, British and other political efforts to bring it to a halt

Cyberwarfare by Iran
28 January 2021 Hezbollah-linked network Lebanese Cedar APT attacked companies worldwide: 28 January 2021: Hezbollah-linked network Lebanese Cedar APT has breached 250 companies worldwide, as an Israeli cybersecurity firm's report shows that victims attacked include companies in the USA, the United Kingdom, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and the Palestinian Authority

Computer crime and cyberattacks - Computer security - Outline of computer security - Computer systems at risk - Computer vulnerability
List and timeline of cyberattacks: List of cyberattacks - List of data breaches - Timeline of computer security hacker history
May 2013 hackers steal $45 million in global plot: 10 May 2013: Hackers steal $45 million in global plot involving bank databases, debit cards and cash machines
May 2017 WannaCry malware attack infecting computers in 99 countries demanding ransom: May 2017 WannaCry malware cyber attack, infecting over 75,000 computers in 99 countries, demanding ransom payments - 12 May 2017: Computers in thousands of locations have apparently been locked by a program that reportedly demands $300 in Bitcoin
Since May 2017 governments at the heart of global cyberattacks including 'Petya': 15 May 2017: Microsoft warns governments against storing computer vulnerabilities like the leaked one at the heart of the global cyberattack that has crippled computers in more than 150 countries, partly laying blame with the USA government and its agencies for the weekend assault - June 2017 global Petya cyberattacks, primarily targeting Ukraine - 27 June 2017: 'Petya' ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe and USA - 23 August 2017: Researchers who warned robot manufacturers in January about vulnerabilities in their home, business and industrial robots, say only a few of the problems have been addressed
December 2017 North Korea 'directly responsible' for the so-called WannaCry cyber attack USA says: 19 December 2017: North Korea is 'directly responsible' for the so-called WannaCry cyber attack that crippled hospitals, banks and other companies across the globe earlier this year, according to USA official
January 2021 cybersecurity attacks targeting healthcare organizations amid covid-19 pandemic have spiked globally: 5 January 2021: Cybersecurity attacks targeting healthcare organizations amid the covid-19 pandemic have spiked globally, and since the start of November these attacks have surged 45%, Israel's Check Point Software Technologies said in a new report


Manifestations of information pollution: Manifestations of information pollution, in two groups including those that provoke disruption, and those that damage information quality
7. Dezember 2017 'Das Internet ... wird verseucht', Kriminelle können mit Routern, Webcams und Toastern fast jede Webseite lahmlegen: 7. Dezember 2017: 'Das Internet ... wird verseucht', Kriminelle können mit Routern, Webcams und Toastern fast jede Webseite lahmlegen - Verseuchte Webseiten sind mittlerweile ein beliebter Weg, um die Rechner von Internet-Surfern mit Trojanern oder Spionageprogrammen zu verseuchen, und dabei nutzen Hacker gerade bekannt gewordene oder im Untergrund gehandelte Sicherheitslücken in Browsern oder Betriebssystemen aus
February 2019 ongoing internet pollution provoking disruptions and more: 21.02.2019: Wenn ein Klick den Computer verseucht, gefährliche Webseiten und 'cookies'


Crime by country
Crime by country: Crime by country
Crime by country by type: Crime by country by type
Violence by country: Violence by country
Countries by intentional homicide rate: List of countries by intentional homicide rate, according to UNODC's global study data coming from the UNODC Research section of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - 'United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime' since 1997
20l3/2014 list of intentional homicide victims by continent, region, country, or dependent territory: UNODC's list of intentional homicide victims per 100,000 inhabitants by continent, region, country, or dependent territory - Homicide country data - UNODC's global country profiles
Homicide statistics by country and gender according to data given by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime - Statistics of sex differences in crime
List of countries by firearm-related death rate
2012-2016 44% of all homicides globally involve gun violence: 44% of all homicides globally involve gun violence and there were 1.4 million firearm-related deaths globally between 2012 and 2016, according to Amnesty International

Murder by decade and country: Murder by country - Murder by decade and country
Since 1900s murders in German empire, its colonies and abroad: 1900s murders in Germany (not including by German empire) - Herero and Namaqua genocide, the first genocide of the 20th century waged by the German Empire against the Herero (Ovaherero), the Nama, and the San in German South West Africa (now Namibia), between 1904 and 1908 - 1910s murders in Germany (not including by German empire) - 1920s murders in Germany
1930s murders in Germany (not including by German empire) - 1940s murders in Germany (not including by German empire)

Mass shootings by country: Mass shootings by country
Terrorism by country: Terrorism by country - Terrorist incidents by country
Torture by country: Torture by country
Police brutality by country: Police brutality by country - Crimes against police officers by country

Violence against children by country: Violence against children by country
School corporal punishment: School corporal punishment
Domestic violence by country: Domestic violence by country - Effects of domestic violence on children play a tremendous role on the developmental growth of children, as children experiencing domestic violence in the home often believe that they are to blame and live in a constant state of fear
Violence against women by country: Violence against women by country
Countries that have completely prohibited corporal punishment of children: Countries that have completely prohibited corporal punishment of children

Human trafficking by country: Human trafficking by country
Human rights abuses by country: Human rights abuses by country
Robberies by country: Robberies by country
Corruption, fraud and 'white collar' crimes by country: Corruption by country - Fraud by country

Organized crime - Organized crime by country - Transnational organized crime
September 2012: 27 September 2012: Organised crime is a big player in illegal logging, which accounts for up to 30% of all wood traded globally, the UN and Interpol are warning
July 2013: 24 juillet 2013: Le crime organisé international rapporte 870 milliards de dollars par an grâce aux trafics de drogue et d'êtres humains et à la cybercriminalité, selon une estimation de l'ONU
March 2017: March 2017: The fight against transnational crime needs to be redirected to combatting the money the crimes generate and shutting down the global shadow financial system that facilitates the moving and secreting of illicitly generated funds
December 2017: 7 December 2017: The global homicide rate rose last year for the first time in more than a decade, according to 'Small Arms Survey’s report', estimating that 385,000 people were killed in homicides across the world in 2016
October 2018: 16 October 2018: USA designates terrorist organization Hezbollah a transnational crime threat, having a sprawling network involved in money-laundering, drug trafficking, and organized crime as well as terrorism, whose reach extends across Africa and into Central and South America, and also well-documented links with drug cartels

Arms trafficking
2011/2012 'marchand de mort': 3 novembre 2011: 'Marchand de mort' Viktor Bout reconnu coupable de trafic d'armes - 6 April 2012: Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout sentenced to 25 years in prison by a New York judge after being convicted on terrorism charges
2012 Sipri against failure of gun control: 30. Januar 2012: Friedensforschungsinstitut Sipri prangert fehlende Kontrollen von Waffenschmuggel und Transportverboten an
2015 arms trafficking in the 'Middle East', ISIL and role of Russia: 8 décembre 2015: Les transferts irresponsables d'armes effectués vers l'Irak depuis des décennies sont à l'origine du redoutable arsenal utilisé par le groupe Etat islamique, provenant d'au moins 25 pays dont une bonne partie de Russie, selon un ONG rapport

Human trafficking - Human trafficking by country
2012: 25 September 2012: USA President Obama has decried human trafficking as 'modern slavery'
Contemporary slavery refers to the institutions of slavery that continue to exist in the present day - Contemporary slavery by continent and country
2013: 17 octobre 2013: 30 millions de personnes réduites en esclavage dans le monde
2016: 31 May 2016: More than 45 million men, women and children globally are trapped in modern slavery, far more than previously thought, with two-thirds in the Asia-Pacific, a 'Walk Free Foundation' study shows
2017: 19 September 2017: An estimated 40.3 million people were victims of modern slavery in 2016, a quarter of them children, according to new global slavery statistics released by UN’s International Labour Organisation and the Walk Free Foundation
2018: 19 July 2018: The Global Slavery Index, that describes modern slavery as a complex and often hidden crime that crosses borders, sectors and jurisdictions, reports an estimated 40.3 million global total number of enslaved people with most victims in Asia, published by the 'Walk Free Foundation'
Illegal drug trade - Illegal drug trade by country - Drug cartels, criminal organizations with the intention of supplying drug trafficking operations, ranging from loosely managed agreements among various drug traffickers to formalized commercial enterprises
9 December 1926 Gandhi tries to get colonial Britain to ban opium in India: 9 December 1926: As addiction, particularly among the poor, has become a serious problem, Gandhi tries to get colonial Britain to ban opium in India
Since 1990s Afghan and Taliban opium smuggling into Iran: Since 1990s Afghan and Taliban opium smuggling into Iran
Since 2009, 2017 Obama administration covertly derailed DEA Hezbollah/Iran investigation: 18 December 2017: The Obama administration covertly derailed a campaign by the USA Drug Enforcement Administration that targeted the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorist group and its weapons and drug trafficking practices in order to help solidify the 2015 Iran nuclear accord, according to an investigative report by Politico
May 2015 rising opium production, the cash crop of the Taliban: 5 May 2015: Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output, the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan
December 2017 review of DEA Hezbollah/Iran investigation: 23 December 2017: USA attorney general orders review of DEA Hezbollah investigation, vowing to pursue terror groups, drug traffickers in wake of report asserting Obama administration derailed DEA campaign in order to clinch Iran nuke deal
June 2019 deaths from drug-related crimes and abuse on the rise: 29 June 2019: Deaths from drug-related crimes and abuse are on the rise according to a new UN report, as about 271 million people aged 15–64 used drugs in 2016
8 December 2020 Mexico's Sinaloa cartel has created a global network to rule the fentanyl trade: 8 December 2020: Not seriously held accountable, Mexico's Sinaloa cartel has created a global network to rule the fentanyl trade, as drugs bust in India sheds light on how adaptable cartels have come to dominate the lucrative global trade in the powerful synthetic opioid
Piracy modern age - worldwide

White collar crime - White-collar criminals by nationality
Corporate crime
Tax evasion - Tax avoidance - Tax haven - List of offshore financial centres - Lists of identified offshore financial centres - OECD's List of Unco-operative Tax Havens
Since 2002 tax haven Monaco: Tax haven Monaco's absence of a personal income tax has attracted to it a considerable number of wealthy 'tax refugee' residents who derive the majority of their income from activity outside Monaco - 24 October 2002 Franco-Monégasque treaty greatly increases Monaco’s ability to conduct it own foreign relations, alleging that the Principality is an independent and sovereign State - Franco-Monégasque economic and political ties, including an agreement that French citizens with less than five years of residence in Monaco and companies doing more than 25% of their business outside the country would be taxed at French rates
In 2012/2013 up to $32 trillion of hidden financial assets in offshore tax havens: 23 July 2012: Rich individuals have at least $20 trillion - perhaps up to $32 trillion - of hidden financial assets in offshore tax havens, a study says - private 'elites' of 139 developing countries also putting wealth beyond the reach of local tax authorities - 3 April 2013: ICIJ investigating a cache of 2.5 million files cracks open the secrets of more than 120,000 offshore companies and trusts, exposing hidden dealings of politicians, con men and the mega-rich
Since April 2013 Offshore Leaks: April 2013 Offshore Leaks, the name of a report originating from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, disclosing details of 130,000 offshore accounts in and called the biggest hit against international tax fraud of all times
Since November 2014 'Luxembourg Leaks': November 2014 'Luxembourg Leaks' financial scandal based on confidential information from 2002 to 2010, making available to the public tax rulings for over three hundred multinational companies based in Luxembourg
Since February 2015 'Swiss Leaks': February 2015 'Swiss Leaks' journalistic investigation of a giant tax evasion scheme allegedly operated with the knowledge and encouragement of the British multinational bank HSBC via its Swiss subsidiary HSBC Private Bank Suisse
June 2015 Profit-shifting and tax abuse deprive countries of resources needed to combat poverty: 2 June 2015: Profit-shifting and tax abuse by multinational corporations deprives developing countries of resources needed to combat poverty, says report by NGOs
Since April/May 2016 'Panama Papers': April 2016 'Panama Papers' set of 11.5 million leaked documents detailing financial and attorney–client information for more than 214,000 offshore companies associated with the Panamanian firm Mossack Fonseca - 3 May 2016: The Netherlands, Luxembourg along with the USA, Britain, Switzerland and Ireland were among the top destinations for funds from corporations seeking to avoid tax last year, as the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands received $72bn of investment becoming a focus for businesses in Russia, China, the USA and Hong Kong, according to the UN
10 May 2016 ICJ consortium makes data on 200,000 entities available on its website: 10 May 2016: 'International Consortium of Investigative Journalists', that has published the names of thousands of offshore companies at the heart of the Panama Papers, makes data on 200,000 entities available on its website
List of people named in the 'Panama Papers': List of people named in the 'Panama Papers', including heads of state (King of Saudi Arabia Salman, UAE's Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the UAE and emir of Abu Dhabi, PM of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif), former heads of state, former heads of government, government officials of a very wide range of global states, and many more
July-September 2017: 25 July 2017: Almost 40% of corporate investments channelled away from authorities and into tax havens travel through the UK or the Netherlands, according to a study of researchers at the University of Amsterdam, showing the importance of developed countries cleaning up their financial sectors - 12 September 2017: Slow UK aid for hurricane-hit islands linked to tax haven ties, as Anguilla’s ex-attorney general Rupert Jones says UK government may fear exposing its role in Caribbean territories’ tax arrangements
Since November 2017 'Paradise Papers': November 2017 'Paradise Papers', a set of 13.4 million leaked documents relating to offshore investment, among those whose financial affairs are mentioned are Queen Elizabeth II and USA Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross
List of people named in the November 2017 'Paradise Papers': List of people named in the November 2017 'Paradise Papers', including heads of state (Queen of the UK Elizabeth II, and further her son Charles, Prince of Wales, heir apparent to the British throne), former heads of state and governments (including Pakistan's Shaukat Aziz, Germany's Gerhard Schröder, Qatar's Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani), cabinet officials, members of legislatures etc. from a very wide range of global states
5 November 2017 world’s biggest businesses, heads of state, global figures in politics, entertainment, sport involved: 5 November 2017: The world’s biggest businesses, heads of state and global figures in politics, entertainment and sport who have sheltered their wealth in secretive tax havens are being revealed in a major new investigation 'Paradise Papers' into Britain’s offshore empires, 'The Guardian' reports
6 November 2017 reaction around the world to release of 'Paradise Papers': 6 November 2017: Reaction around the world to release of 'Paradise Papers'
December 2017 EU's tax haven lists name 17 and 47 countries: 5 December 2017: EU named and shamed 17 countries in its first ever tax haven blacklist and put a further 47 on notice, including British overseas territories and the crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man
January 2018 offshore services, terrorist financing and transnational organised crime including Assad regime: 23 January 2018: The firm 'Appleby' at the heart of the Paradise Papers leak provided offshore services to FBME bank accused of facilitating terrorist financing, transnational organised crime and the Syrian government’s chemical weapons programme
October 2018 list of 21 countries with 'golden passport' schemes: 16 October 2018: A blacklist of 21 countries, including the 3 European countries Malta, Monaco and Cyprus, whose so-called 'golden passport' schemes, fast-expanding $3bn citizenships turning nationality into a marketable commodity, threaten international efforts to combat tax evasion, has been published by the OECD
April 2019 'Panama Papers' aftermath and escape: 3 avril 2019: 3 ans après le scandale des 'Panama Papers', les 22 Etats concernés par ce tentaculaire scandale d'évasion fiscale ont à ce jour réussi à recouvrer 1,2 milliard de dollars, selon le consortium d'enquête à l'origine des révélations
September 2019 bankers called 'the men who plundered Europe' on trial: 21 September 2019: Bankers called 'the men who plundered Europe' on trial for siphoning €60bn, as Shields and Diable are accused of tax fraud in ‘cum-ex’ scandal that exposes London City’s pursuit of profit
25 September 2020 Vatican cardinal Angelo Becciu resigns amid financial scandal: 25 September 2020: Head of the Vatican’s saint-making office cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu caught up in a real estate scandal resigned and gave up his right to take part in an eventual conclave to elect a pope, in one of the most mysterious episodes to hit the Holy See in years, as Pope Francis had accepted the resignation - Financial dealings of Italian prelate of the Roman catholic church Giovanni Angelo Becciu
March 2021 Britain’s overseas territories have topped a list of the world’s most significant tax havens: 9 March 2021: Britain’s overseas territories have topped a list of the world’s most significant tax havens ahead of Switzerland, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, according to the campaign group Tax Justice Network, as the British Virgin Islands were ranked as the 'greatest enabler of corporate tax abuse', with the Cayman Islands in second place and Bermuda third - Corporate Tax Haven Index - 2021 Results (full ranking 1 - 70)
29 April 2021 an overhaul of the global tax system can wait no longer, according to OECD: 29 April 2021: An overhaul of the global tax system can wait no longer, according to OECD's Angel Gurria, saying the covid-ravaged global economy is at a crossroads: we can commit to greater tax cooperation or risk a tax-driven trade war
October 2021 'Pandora Papers', published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists ICIJ: October 2021 'Pandora Papers' - 11.9 million leaked documents - were published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists ICIJ beginning on 3 October. The news organisations of the ICIJ described the document leak as their most expansive exposé of financial secrecy yet, containing documents, images, emails and spreadsheets from 14 financial service companies, in nations including Panama, Switzerland and the UAE, and surpassing their previous release of the Panama Papers in 2016
List of heads of state, policians, businesspeople named in the Pandora Papers: List of heads of state named in the Pandora Papers (including Jordanian king Abdullah II, Dominican Republic's president Luis Abinader, Azerbaijan's president Ilham Aliyev, Montenegro's president Milo Ðukanovic, Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta, Ecuador's president Guillermo Lasso, Gabon's president Ali Bongo Ondimba, Chile's president Sebastián Piñera, Republic of the Congo's president Denis Sassou Nguesso, Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky), former heads of state, former heads of government, heads of organizations, policians, businesspeople, football managers, players and more sport and entertainment professionals - Heads of government and former heads of government, including Côte d'Ivoire's PM Patrick Achi, Czech Republic's PM Andrej Babiš, UAE's PM and emir of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Lebanon's PM Najib Mikati, former PM of the UK Tony Blair, former PM of Italy Silvio Berlusconi, former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Tung Chee-hwa, former Chief Executive of Hong Kong Leung Chun-ying, former PM of Lebanon Hassan Diab
3 October 2021 partial list of people named in the Pandora Papers including 35 current and former national 'leaders': List of people named in the Pandora Papers, a partial list of people named in the Pandora Papers including shareholders, directors and beneficiaries of offshore companies. In total, 35 current and former national leaders appear in the leak, alongside 400 officials from nearly 100 countries. More than 100 billionaires, 29,000 offshore accounts, 30 current and former leaders, and 300 public officials were named in the first leaks in October 2021
3 October 2021 Russian nationals disproportionately represented in the Pandora Papers: 3 October 2021: For rich Russians, the offshore world plays a special role in securing the wealth of oligarchs, cronies and public officials, after Vladimir Putin’s corrupt system made many of them rich. Russian nationals are disproportionately represented in the Pandora Papers, as ICIJ’s October 2021 analysis reveals that Russians are behind about 14% of the more than 27,000 companies whose ownership details are revealed by the leak. Among them, at least 46 Russian oligarchs were using offshore companies, the analysis found
Reactions to the Pandora Papers: Reactions to the Pandora Papers
Money laundering - Offshore financial centre
Since 1989 FATF: Since 1989 'Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering' FATF
Since 2000/2008: Since 2000 Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes - OECD 'gray list' - 2 April 2009: A progress report on the jurisdictions surveyed by the OECD global forum in implementing the international agreed tax standard
September 2018 Russian oligarch Abramovich case: 26 September 2018: Abramovich, one of the closest businessmen to Russian regime's Novichok/Polonium/Sarin-Putin, who once referred to him in an interview as 'our oligarch', known for 'suspicion of money laundering and presumed contacts with criminal organisations', seen as 'a danger to public security' by Swiss police, as Russian regime since 1990s has become a 'mafia state'
14 July 2020 investigation reveals money laundering network funding Assad regime: 14 July 2020: Global Witness published an investigation that revealed, for the first time, an active Russian-Syrian international network for money laundering that has been financing the Assad regime since the beginning of 2012, as investigation reveals the mechanism used to operate a money laundering network led by Mudalal Khoury, a Russian-Syrian banker with ties to Muhammad Makhlouf, who is the uncle to the head of the regime Bashar al-Assad
20 September 2020 leaked reports reveal money laundering and suspected terrorist-linked payments: 20 September 2020: Massive leak of financial intelligence reports reveals that Jordan-based 'Arab Bank' facilitated payments to organizations and bodies suspected to be connected to terrorism, even after the Jordan-based bank had agreed to pay massive amounts in compensation to terror victims, as information appears in a confidential financial intelligence report compiled by British SCB bank, which served as a correspondent bank for Arab Bank, detailing in thousands of documents $2 trillion of potentially corrupt transactions that were washed through the USA financial system and have been leaked to an international group of investigative journalists
Terrorism financing - State-sponsored terrorism - countries - State Sponsors of Terrorism - USA list - List of charities accused of ties to terrorism
Since 1979 Iranian regime's state-sponsored terrorism: Since 1979 the Iranian regime has been accused by members of the international community of funding, providing equipment, weapons, training and giving sanctuary to terrorists
Since 1982 Iranian regime's support of Hezbollah: Since 1982 Iranian regime's support of Hezbollah terrorist group and its terror attacks
Since 2000/2001 global fight against terrorist financing: Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering FATF blacklist issued since 2000 of 'Non-Cooperative Countries or Territories', perceived to be non-cooperative in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing
June 2017: 23 June 2017: In its on-going review of compliance with the AML/CFT standards, the FATF identifies jurisdictions that have strategic AML/CFT deficiencies - 23 June 2017: The FATF remains concerned by the D.P.R. of Korea’s failure to address the significant deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regime and the serious threat this poses to the integrity of the international financial system
March 2018 Iran transfers millions to Hamas and Islamic Jihad: 8 March 2018: Iran transfers $100 million every year to Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip, as $70 million is transferred to Hamas, while Islamic Jihad gets $30 million, and the vast majority of this money is used by the two organizations to further bolster their military wings, instead of aiding the civilian population in the Gaza Strip
Since September 2018 EU and Iranian regime: 25 September 2018: European Union EU said its members would set up a payment system to allow oil companies and businesses to continue trading with the Iranian regime in a bid to evade sanctions, siding with its state-sponsored terrorism and war once again, as Iran video threatens missile strikes on UAE and Saudi Arabia, also threatening Israel
January 2019 Islamic Jihad's and Hamas' threats: 6 January 2019: Senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Hamas figures praise Iran’s military support and threaten that in the next war the rocket fire from the Gaza Strip will reach all the cities in Israel
January 2019: 19 January 2019: Illegally shipped Iranian fuel financing Yemen Houthi rebels' war, UN report finds
25 February 2019 Iran supports missiles to attack Israel: 25 February 2019: In documentary on Iranian TV, Gaza-based Palestinian terror group 'Islamic Jihad' says Iranian regime helped it make new projectile that can hit Tel Aviv and beyond, as well as precision missiles

Financial crimes - Securities fraud - Insider trading - Binary option operations, fraud and regulations
Illicit financial flows - Capital flight
Commercial crimes

Cheque, Cheque fraud, refers to a category of criminal acts that involve making the unlawful use of cheques in order to illegally acquire or borrow funds that do not exist within the account balance or account-holder's legal ownership - Check kiting, a form of check fraud, involving taking advantage of the float to make use of non-existent funds in a checking or other bank account. In this way, instead of being used as a negotiable instrument, checks are misused as a form of unauthorized credit - Bank fraud is the use of potentially illegal means to obtain hard currency, assets, or other property owned or held by a financial institution, or to obtain money from depositors by fraudulently posing as a bank or other financial institution, 'Überweisungsbetrug'

Beispiele von 'Komplementärwährungen' auf begrenzter, lokaler Grundlage, in Papua-Neuguinea (traditionelles Muschelgeld der einheimischen Bevölkerung, mit 'Fathom' als teilbarer oder zusammenfügbarer Einheit auf einigen Inseln), Japan, Deutschland (nach dem sog. Bethel-Euro, bis zur Euro-Einführung Bethel-Mark seit 1908, weitere regional begrenzte 'Regionalwährungen' d.h. lokale 'Gutscheinumläufe' auf der Grundlage von harter Währung mit Golddeckung im Nationalstaat, in Österreich, in Argentinien, in Brasilien ('alternative Währungen' sind regional in den Vierteln von brasilianischen Großstädten und in kleineren Städten im Landesinneren im Umlauf), Kuba, Südafrika (die selbstverwaltete Gemeinschaft von Orania in der Provinz Nordkap gibt seit 2005 die Komplementärwährung Ora heraus, die an den südafrikanischen Rand im Verhältnis von 1:1 gebunden ist und den Nutzern einen Preisnachlass auf alle in Orania gekauften Güter garantieren soll, wobei die Ora ist nur in Orania als Zahlungsmittel anerkannt ist - A local currency can be spent in a particular geographical locality at participating organisations, as a regional currency is a form of local currency encompassing a larger geographical area, while a community currency might be local used for exchange - Eine Regionalwährung, auch Regionalgeld oder Lokalwährung genannt, ist eine lokale 'Komplementärwährung', die innerhalb des lokalalen, regionalen Gebiets eines Landes - mit regulärer Geldwährung mit mit Bindung an Edelmetalle (Gold) und ihren verschiedenen ökonomischen systematisch zusammenhängenden Funktionen im Zirkulationsprozeß von Ware und Geld - zusätzlich, nicht alternativ als Zahlungs-, Investitions- und Schenkungsmittel zwischen Verbrauchern, Anbietern und Vereinen fungiert - Liste der sog. 'Regionalgelder' weltweit, nach Kontinent und Land, die laufend ergänzt werden kann dank Internet, daher laut 'Wikipedia' ohne Anspruch auf Vollständigkeit
Since 2003 Community Exchange System CES: Since 2003 Community Exchange System CES, an internet-based global trading network which allows participants to buy and sell goods and services without using a national currency. It may be described as a type of local exchange trading system network based on free software. While it can be used as an alternative to traditional currencies such as the Australian dollar or euro or South African rand, the Community Exchange System is a complementary currency in the sense that it functions alongside established currencies, founded following the establishment of tne internet in South Africa's city of Cape Town, as the Cape Town Talent Exchange. From there it spread to 99 countries, with the biggest take-up in Australia, where CES Australia was founded in 2011. This original CES takes the idea of LETS and similar systems a step further by providing the means for inter-community trading, today in 2021 a global network of communities using non-monetary exchange systems - Website of the 'Community Exchange Systems Ltd', a not-for-profit company registered in South Africa, also explaining how it works

Kritik von 'Kryptowährungen', auf der Grundlage von Scheinwährungen ohne jegliche Deckung seit weltweiter Nutzung des Internets, Softwarefehler, mangelhafte rechtliche Einordnung, Verteilung, Kursschwankungen und Kursmanipulationen, Ressourcen-Verbrauch, Spielfeld für kriminelle Aktivitäten, Lösegeldforderungen, Betrug, Geldwäsche und Steuerhinterziehung
2021 urgently needed increased regulation of cryptocurrencies begins amid global intensifying crises: 2021 increased regulation of cryptocurrencies in the USA, China, United Kingdom (where on 27 June 2021 the financial watchdog demanded that Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, cease all regulated activities in the UK), South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, El Salvador, Cuba
1 July 2021 South Africa’s $4 billion in previously crypto scams and disputed regulations: 1 July 2021: South Africa’s $4 billion in crypto scams has regulators scrambling to bring in new regulations, as South Africa has faced two of the largest crypto scams in the world this year, leading to nearly $4 billion stolen from investors, as Mirror Trading International made off with $170 million in January, while Africrypt founders allegedly absconded with $3.8 billion in April, and as country’s regulators are now racing to put in new regulations within the next three to six months, hopefully before another scam hits
29 December 2021 Bitcoin transactions, crypto crackdowns, booms and losses: 29 December 2021: China’s crypto crackdown sparks Thai crypto-mining boom, as small investors in Thailand are buying up cryptocurrency-mining rigs as the axe falls on China’s crypto-mines, and as Thai businessman Pongsakorn reports 'Chinese miners got rid of their machines and the price collapsed by 30 percent' - Gambling games by region, by country, also listed by century since 16th-century, always making some people rich and richer, and others poor and poorer - Problem gambling and 'Pathologisches Spielen'
6 February 2022 North Korea's missile programme funded through stolen crypto, UN report says: 6 February 2022: North Korean cyber-attacks have stolen millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency to fund the country's missile programmes, a UN report briefed to media says, as between 2020 and mid-2021 cyber-attackers stole more than $50m of digital assets according to investigators, also saying such attacks are an 'important revenue source' for Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programme

Corruption - Corruption by country - Bribery
Since 1995 Corruption Perceptions Index: Corruption Perceptions Index since 1995, annually ranking countries 'by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys' - The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, promoting public awareness about how countries manage their oil, gas and mineral resources
2011 Russia and China come bottom of bribe-paying: 2 November 2011: Russia and China come bottom of bribe-paying Transparency-International survey
2013 dirty money leaving developing world jumped: 12 December 2013: Amount of dirty money leaving developing world jumped 14% in 2011, Global Financial Integrity report says - 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index
2014: 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index - Eritrea, Libya, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iraq, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Sudan, North Korea, and Somalia highest rankings
2015: 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index - 68% of countries worldwide have a serious corruption problem, half of the G20 are among them, not one single country is corruption-free
2016 tax havens: 9 May 2016: More than 300 leading economists from 30 countries have today written to world leaders warning that there is no economic justification for allowing tax havens to continue, and urging them to bring an end to offshore financial secrecy - 12 May 2016: To end corruption, start with the USA and UK, allowing it in broad daylight, British newspaper says - 12 May 2016: British PM Cameron casts doubt at the close of 2016 'corruption summit' in London on whether the USA could be truly considered part of a coalition committed to the fight against corruption, saying some USA states fall far short on tax transparency and are less open than the United Kingdom’s crown dependencies
2016/2017 UN payments to Assad regime's companies: 1 August 2017: The UN paid at least $18 million in 2016 to companies with close ties to Bashar Al Assad, some of them run by cronies of the Syrian dictator who are on USA and EU blacklists
2016/2017 Transparency-International's Corruption Perceptions Index: 25 January 2017: Transparency-International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2016, shows growing levels of public sector corruption and more countries declining than improving compared with figures for last year - 17 février 2017: Les procureurs généraux de 11 pays se sont engagés jeudi à créer des équipes de travail communes pour coordonner leurs enquêtes sur le scandale de corruption d'Odebrecht, le groupe de BTP brésilien
January 2020 Airbus to pay record £3bn in fines for 'endemic' corruption: 31 January 2020: Europe’s largest aerospace multinational Airbus is to pay a record £3bn in penalties after admitting it had paid huge bribes on an 'endemic' basis to land contracts in 20 countries, including including China, Russia, Japan, Kuwait, Brazil, Turkey, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Taiwan, Ghana etc., and after judges declared that the corruption was 'grave, pervasive and pernicious, as planemaker agreed to pay the penalties on Friday after reaching settlements with investigators in the UK, France and the USA to end inquiries that started four years ago
15 April 2021 oil firm bosses’ pay ‘incentivises them to undermine climate action’: 15 April 2021: Oil firm bosses’ pay 'incentivises them to undermine climate action’, as lucrative pay and share options linked to continued extraction of fossil fuels by ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell and BP, and as compensation packages for CEOs, often in excess of $10m, are linked to continued extraction of fossil fuels, exploration of new fields and the promotion of strong market demand through advertising, lobbying and government subsidies, the report says
Political corruption - Forms of political corruption include Bribery, Cronyism, Crony capitalism, Electoral fraud or vote rigging, Extortion, Graft (politics) Influence peddling, Kleptocracy, Lobbying, Nepotism, Patronage, Plutocracy, and Slush funds - Repression of political opponents and political repression, Police corruption and general police brutality also considered political corruption
Politicians convicted of corruption
3/4 August 1914 SPD members of parliament voted 96-14 to support Central powers' war: After the SPD leadership on 25 July 1914 appealed to its membership to demonstrate for peace and large numbers turned out in orderly demonstrations, SPD members of parliament voted 96-14 on 3 August 1914 to support Central powers' war (Germany, Austria-Hungary), the next day voting the money for the war in the parliament, sending the working people and people around the world to war and death
Since August 1914 pro-war socialist parties of the Central Powers: April 1915 'Vienna Socialist Conference of 1915' gathered representatives from the Socialist parties of Germany, Austria and Hungary to the only meeting of the pro-war socialist parties of the Central Powers during World War I
Since summer 1914 efforts to save peace and the international social democracy destroyed by Germany: Since 1900 International Socialist Bureau, the permanent organization of the Second International, established at the Paris congress of 1900 - September 1915 'Zimmerwald Conference' in Switzerland, the first of three international socialist conferences convened by anti-militarist socialist parties from countries that were originally neutral during World War I and subsequent conferences held at Kienthal and Stockholm, known jointly as the Zimmerwald movement, began the unraveling of the coalition between revolutionary socialists (the so-called Zimmerwald Left) and reformist socialists - Since February 1915 Inter-Allied Socialist Conferences of World War I
15 January 1919 assassination of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht: On 15 January 1919 Rosa Luxemburg, who had seen and saw the behaviour of the 'Social Democratic Party of Germany' as a complete betrayal, sending the working people in war and death, killed in SPD-linked ordered assassination in Berlin
Since 2002 Worldwide Governance Indicators: Worldwide Governance Indicators annually updated since 2002
2012: 18 February 2012: Germany's president quits over corruption charges
Since 2014 Crony-capitalism index: Crony-capitalism index since 2014
2016 UN payments to Assad's regime: 29 August 2016: Saying that it is perverse that UN and its agencies committed to human rights are throwing a lifeline to a regime that has no qualms about burning the entire country just to stay in power, expert in war studies Leenders reveals that UN agencies had paid 'lucrative procurement contracts to Syrian regime cronies who are known to bankroll the very repression and brutality that caused much of the country’s humanitarian needs', as the UN calls Assad's war against the Syrian people the 'world’s largest humanitarian crisis' but as brave and principled UN aid workers who were kicked out by the regime for refusing to comply with illegal restrictions on humanitarian access receive no support from their headquarters, as UNHCR is the biggest customer of the 'Four Seasons' in Damascus spending $6,822,445 at the hotel since the start of Assad's war crimes, as UN paid and pays tens of millions to Assad regime, as UN's $4bn aid effort in Syria, called morally bankrupt, and UN operations have quietly secured deals with individuals and companies under both Europe and USA sanctions - 8 September 2016: More than 70 aid groups have suspended cooperation with the UN in Syria and have demanded an immediate and transparent investigation into its operations because of concerns Syrian dictator al-Assad has gained 'significant and substantial' influence over the relief effort
2016/2017 UN payments to Assad regime's companies: 1 August 2017: The UN paid at least $18 million in 2016 to companies with close ties to Bashar Al Assad, some of them run by cronies of the Syrian dictator who are on USA and EU blacklists
2017 USA payments against Paris climate accord: 1 June 2017: Twenty-two senators and Republicans who urged Trump to pull out of Paris climate accord writing a letter to the president when he was said to be on the fence about backing out, are big oil darlings and received more than $10m from oil, gas and coal companies the past three election cycles
May 2018 Spanish PP's Bárcenas jailed: 24 May 2018: Spain’s ruling party PP has suffered a major blow after its former treasurer Bárcenas was jailed for 33 years for fraud and money laundering, and the party itself was found to have profited from an illegal kickbacks-for-contracts scheme, in a case that has become emblematic of political corruption in Spain
June 2018 UN's Guterres meets Putin and attends propaganda soccer match: 12 June 2018: UN Secretary-General Guterres will travel to Russia, where he is scheduled to meet with murderous Russian regime's Vladimir Putin on 20 June and attend a World Cup soccer match at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium
October 2018 Trump won't halt Saudi arms sales despite assassination of Khashoggi: 11 October 2018: Trump announces investigation concerning Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, but says he won't halt Saudi arms sales, triggering questions and troubling memories of governments' recent decisions not to punish 'ruthless' regimes in China, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Russia, Syria etc. for fear of jeopardising lucrative deals and due to obsequiousness
March 2019 oil firms lobbying to block climate change policies: 22 March 2019: Top oil firms, including BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Shell and Total, spending millions lobbying to block climate change policies, 'InfluenceMap' report says

Overview of Corruption in the Media
March 1914: March 1914: German newspapers beat the war drums
August 1914 German massacres of hundreds of unarmed Belgian civilians in Dinant: On 21/22 August 1914 German infantry and pioneers advanced into Dinant, killing seven civilians and burning 15–20 houses, on 23 August 1914 the Germans massacred 674 unarmed Belgian civilians in Dinant, civilians were lined up against a wall and shot, including men over 70, women or girls, children under 14 and even babies, 1,200 houses were burned down and 400 people were deported to Germany as an area of Dinant was systematically looted and burned down by the Germans, also destroying public and historic buildings, including the collegial church and the town hall - 1914/1915 official report of massacres of peaceable citizens, women and children by the German army and testimony of eye-witnesses - 1915/1917 'Le sac de Dinant et le légendes du livre blanc allemand du 10 mai 1915', par M. Tschoffen, procureur du roi de l'arrondissement de Dinant - 12 May 1915 Bryce Report into German Atrocities in Belgium
1914 Western Front German massacres: Atrocités allemandes en 1914 en Wallonie, en Flandre et en France
1914 Unterstützung der Massaker von Dinant durch die SPD und ihre Presse: 1914 verfassen Adolf Köster, Redakteur des SPD-Zentralorgans Vorwärts sowie des Hamburger Echos, und Gustav Noske, SPD-Abgeordneter im Reichstag, Chefredakteur der Chemnitzer Volksstimme und Wehrexperte der Partei, eine Schrift, die die Massaker von Dinant unterstützt und den Standpunkt des deutschen Heeres teilt
1918-1945 Nazi propaganda: The propaganda used by the German NSDAP in the years leading up to and during Adolf Hitler's dictatorship of Germany 1933–1945 was a crucial instrument for acquiring and maintaining power, and for the implementation of NSDAP, SS and Gestapo policies
1933-1945 and since 1945 German media corruption: Peter Köpf, 1995: Schreiben nach jeder Richtung - Goebbels-Propagandisten in der westdeutschen Nachkriegspresse

During World War II USA's 'Commission on Freedom of the Press': During World War II 'Commission on Freedom of the Press' (Hutchins Commission), formed to inquire into the proper function of the media in a modern democracy and established as a response to criticism from the public and government over media ownership - Media bias - Media bias controversies - Media manipulation - Propaganda

Media bias - Media bias controversies - Media manipulation - Concentration of media ownership
Propaganda - Propaganda by country - Propaganda organizations by country - Propaganda by topic - Propaganda by war
21st-century propaganda overview: Overview of 21st-century propaganda, including the Middle East (Afghan War, Iraq War, following conflicts and wars), North Korea, Mexican drug cartels, Mainland China (propaganda in the P.R. of China)
2016 Syrian 'message to an obsessed world': 18 July 2016: In 'a message to an obsessed world' Syrian artist Mohamed Youssef has taken advantage of the global preoccupation with the Pokemon game, featuring Pokemon in his designs alongside the tragic life Syrians are living, amid military operations and continuous bombardment, in an attempt to draw attention to a country where 9 million people have been forced to flee their homes and where cities have been obliterated by Assad’s regime, Russia, and allied militias, especially those backed by Iran

Commercialism, Kommerzialisierung von Sport/Profisport, Advertising and Crowd manipulation
Promotion and marketing: Promotion, marketing refers to any type of marketing communication used to inform target audiences of the relative merits of a product, service, brand or issue, most of the time is persuasive in nature, as helping marketers to create a distinctive place in customers' mind, it can be either a cognitive or emotional route, and as the aim of promotion is to increase awareness, create interest, generate sales or create brand loyalty
Promotion and marketing communications: Promotion and marketing communications
Advertising marketing communication: Advertising, a marketing communication that employs an openly sponsored, non-personal message to promote or sell a product, service or idea, as sponsors of advertising are typically businesses wishing to promote their products or services - Advertising management
History of advertising: History of advertising
Since 1900 history of advertising by continent and country: Since 1900 history of advertising by continent and country
Since 1914 history of public relations and wartime propaganda: Since 1914 history of public relations and wartime propaganda in World War I and II
Media manipulation: Media manipulation
Online advertising and online marketing using the Internet to deliver promotional marketing messages to consumers: Online advertising, also known as online marketing, Internet advertising, digital advertising or web advertising, is a form of marketing and advertising which uses the Internet to deliver promotional marketing messages to consumers, as many consumers find online advertising disruptive and have increasingly turned to ad blocking for a variety of reasons
Since 1990s - after in Internet's early days prohibited - online advertising and history: Since 1990s history of online advertising, after in early days of the Internet online advertising was mostly prohibited
2021/2022 Nasa research and the contrary of television advertisements, radio advertisements, and online advertising: Nasa's 'Telescope tasks' certainly not done for advertising agencies (television advertisements, radio advertisements, and online advertising, promoted by 'Google' and followers, as online advertising, misusing the Internet to deliver promotional marketing messages to consumers, found disruptive and especially a theft of time by a growing number of consumers, turning increasingly - if possible - to ad blocking for many reasons

Crowd manipulation: Crowd manipulation, the intentional use of techniques based on the principles of crowd psychology to engage, control, or influence the desires of a crowd in order to direct its behavior toward a specific action
'Herd behavior', apathy, indifference and dumbing down of people: Apathy, a lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or concern about something, a state of indifference, or the suppression of emotions such as concern, excitement, motivation, or passion - 'Herd behavior' in social and political contexts, following dumbing down of people by a governing power or market fads, aiming herd behavior of people, easily controlled - 'Herd behavior' is often a tool in marketing to increases in sales and even changes to the structure of society

So-called 'Psychological warfare': So-called 'Psychological warfare' as the term is used 'to denote any action which is practiced mainly by psychological methods with the aim of evoking a planned psychological reaction in other people'. Various techniques are used, and are aimed at influencing a target audience's value system, belief system, emotions, motives, reasoning, or behavior. It is used to induce confessions or reinforce attitudes and behaviors favorable to the originator's objectives, and are sometimes combined with black operations or false flag tactics. It is also used to destroy the morale of enemies through tactics that aim to depress troops' psychological states'
'Psychological warfare' in Central Powers' World War I 1914-1918: 'Psychological warfare' in Central Powers' World War I 1914-1918, as following German empire's aggression against Luxembourg, Belgium, France and Russia the UK established a commission in 1915 to document German atrocities committed against Belgian civilians. So the start of modern psychological operations in war is generally dated to World War I. By that point, Western societies were increasingly educated and urbanized, and mass media was available in the form of large circulation newspapers and posters. It was also possible to transmit propaganda to the enemy via the use of airborne leaflets or through explosive delivery systems like modified artillery or mortar rounds. At the start of the war, the belligerents, especially the British and Germans, began distributing propaganda, both domestically and on the Western front. The British had several advantages that allowed them to succeed in the battle for world opinion, they had one of the world's most reputable news systems, with much experience in international and cross-cultural communication, and they controlled much of the undersea cable system then in operation. These capabilities were easily transitioned to the task of warfare. The British also had a diplomatic service that maintained good relations with many nations around the world, in contrast to the reputation of the German empire's services, as the empire since August 1914 was globally known as aggressor
Propaganda used by the German NSDAP political party since 1920/21: The propaganda used by the German NSDAP political party since 1920/21 in the years leading up to and during Adolf Hitler's dictatorship of Germany from 1933 to 1945 was a crucial instrument for acquiring and maintaining power, and for the implementation of Nazi policies. The NSDAP emerged from the extremist German nationalist, racist and populist 'Freikorps' paramilitary culture, which fought against the SPD's Luxemburg and Liebknecht faction and then communist called uprisings in post–World War I Germany. The party was created to draw workers away from communism and into 'völkisch' nationalism. Initially, Nazi political strategy focused on anti–big business, anti-bourgeois, and anti-capitalist rhetoric. This was later downplayed to gain the support of business leaders, and in the 1930s the party's main focus shifted to antisemitic and anti-Marxist themes.
History of NSDAP party's propaganda since 1919: History of NSDAP party's propaganda since 1919, as WWI 'Meldegänger' Hitler put these ideas into practice with the reestablishment of the 'Völkischer Beobachter', a daily newspaper published by the NSDAP from February 1925 onwards
'Psychological warfare' in Axis Powers' World War II 1939-1945: 'Psychological warfare' in Axis Powers' World War II 1939-1945, when - after NSDAP ruled German empire's aggression against Poland (following its February 1938 ending of the Sino-German alliance with the Republic of China to enter into an alliance with 'Empire of Japan', following its aggression against Czechoslovakia on 17 September 1938, the beginning of the undeclared German-Czechoslovak war), Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, France (leading to the July 1940 'Berlin Field Marshal Ceremony'), North Africa, the Middle East, the Balkans and Greece, since 22 June 1941 the Soviet Union, since December 1941, then in 1942/1943 with the 'Battle of Stalingrad, after in May 1942 German empire's military defeated Soviet offensives in the Kerch Peninsula and at Kharkov in Ukraine, and then launching their main summer offensive against southern Russia in June 1942, to seize the oil fields of the Caucasus and occupy the Kuban steppe, while maintaining positions on the northern and central areas of the front. The Germans split Army Group South into two groups, as Army Group A advanced to the lower Don River and struck south-east to the Caucasus, while Army Group B headed towards the Volga River, and the Soviets decided to make their stand at Stalingrad on the Volga, and in mid-February 1943 the Germans launched another attack on Kharkov, creating a salient in their front line around the Soviet city of Kursk, but later in 1943 failed in Ukrainian battles, preparing NSDAP-regime's final defeat in May 1945

Disinformation in the 2021–2022 Russo-Ukrainian crisis: Disinformation in the 2021–2022 Russo-Ukrainian crisis distributed by governmental agencies of Russian Federation and the Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) separatist areas of Ukraine in relation to the 2021–2022 Russo-Ukrainian crisis leading to planned Russian aggression and war since February 2022
Russian propaganda themes: Russian propaganda themes, as numerous themes of disinformation either originated in Russia or favoring the Russian point of view have been reported, including 'Liberation of Ukraine' (independant since 1991), removing neo-Nazis from power (spreading in the Russian part of the former Soviet Union since 1991, encouraged and active in Putin's war crimes since the late 1990th), claims of Ukrainian and NATO aggression
Moscow's May 2022 'Victory Day' spectacles: Moscow's May 2022 'Victory Day' spectacles were like a cope cage on a tank — ineffective ultimately against a proper anti-tank weapon, still commented by Putin’s declarations in the context of memorializing 1945’s victory and making the comparison to his war against the Ukrainian people

Since late 20th century China's, Syria's and further information operations and information warfare: Since late 20th century Chinese information operations and information warfare - Other information operations and warfare, including Syria and other countries, according to 'Staatsform', traditions, capabilities

State media by country - L'audiovisuel public, in english public broadcasting, connecté avec l'état représente l'ensemble des stations de radio, chaînes de télévision et autres média électroniques dont la mission officiellement déclarée est le service public, lors que ces institutions sont en général détenues partiellement ou dans leur totalité par l'État ou toute autre institution publique connectée avec l'état - Audiovisuel public, in english public broadcasting, listed by continend and by country
Concentration of media ownership, also known as media convergence, is a process whereby progressively fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media, contemporary research demonstrates increasing levels of consolidation, with many media industries already highly concentrated and dominated by a very small number of firms, companies or organisations - Concentration of media ownership by continent and in particular nations
16 March 2015 corruption in the media is killing ethical journalism: 16 March 2015: Corruption in the media is killing ethical journalism, European Federation of Journalists EJN says
17 March 2015 conflict of journalism and HSBC tax evasion's patrons: 17 March 2015: The conflict of interest between advertiser power and journalism revealed by Peter Oborne, who walked out of Britain's Daily Telegraph accusing the management of censoring stories about HSBC bank and tax evasion, is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to corruption inside media
April 2018 Hungarian journalists admit role in forging anti-migrant 'atmosphere of fear': 13 April 2018: Hungarian journalists admit role in forging anti-migrant 'atmosphere of fear' ahead of Victor Orbán’s election victory this week, as the 'Guardian' spoke to several employees of the taxpayer-funded MTVA network to hear the inside story of how its channels pumped out government messaging, and at times false stories, with the goal of winning support for Orban's anti-immigration message
June 2018 Fifa’s World Cup is toxic handing World Cup to kleptomaniac murderers who run Russia: 9 June 2018: Fifa’s World Cup is toxic, British Guardian/Observer columnist Nick Cohen explains, after Zurich’s masters of corruption Fifa handed the World Cup first to kleptomaniac murderers who run Russia and then to the overseers of a serf economy in Qatar
15 April 2021 Beijing regime turns things upside down with its warnings against 'playing with fire': 15 April 2021: Beijing regime's 'increasingly aggressive' breaches of Taiwan air zone, at the same time turning things upside down with its warnings against 'playing with fire'

Film and film industry promotion by television and radio
Since 1935 Walter Benjamin' essay 'The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction': Since 1935 Walter Benjamin 'The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction', an essay of cultural criticism which the author proposes and explains that mechanical reproduction devalues the aura (uniqueness) of an objet d’art. That in the age of mechanical reproduction and the absence of traditional and ritualistic value, the production of art would be inherently based upon the praxis of politics.
1935-1939 Walter Benjamin, Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit: Walter Benjamin, Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen Reproduzierbarkeit, geschrieben 1935–1939, veröffentlicht 1980 in Gesammelte Schriften Band I, in deren Vorwort es auf den Seiten 475/476 heißt: 'Um neunzehnhundert hatte die technische Reproduktion einen Standard erreicht, auf dem sie nicht nur die Gesamtheit der überkommenen Kunstwerke zu ihrem Objekt zu machen und deren Wirkung den tiefsten Veränderungen zu unterwerfen begann, sondern sich einen eigenen Platz unter den künstlerischen Verfahrungsweisen eroberte.' Ein Vorgang, der sich in einer seit dem Nationalsozialismu (inkl. seiner Vorbereitung seit dem 19. Jahrhundert) in umfasseneder Spaltung, Entgegensetzung einerseits künsterischer und andererseits menschenverachtender Ideologiepoduktion (auf verschiedenen Stufen) fortsetzen sollte, in den verschiedenen Zweigen bildlicher, akustischer, literarischer Darstellung.
List of wars in fiction by country, by warfare, by period etc.
2015 echoes, traditions of films and propaganda: 17 December 2015: Echoes of famous films, including Nazi propaganda, in USA's 2015 'Star Wars' movie
Corruption, match-fixing, cheating, doping in sport
2002: 2002 Winter Olympic bid scandal
2015/2016: 2015/2016 FIFA corruption case - 19 April: USA judge released transcripts of guilty pleas from three prominent defendants in the Fifa corruption investigation in which they expressed regret and suggested that bribes in the organization were standard practice
2016: 11 May 2016: 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games corruption claims bring scandal back to the IOC - 18 July 2016: Wada's devastating and damning report into Russian sport has found that the country’s government, security services and sporting authorities colluded to hide widespread doping across 'a vast majority' of winter and summer sports - 25 July 2016: IOC’s decision against imposing a ban on the Russian Olympic contingent is a declaration of bankruptcy in the fight against doping, the winners are those who cheat, journalist says, who exposed the systematic doping in Russian athletics, adding that in the end the IOC kowtowed to the Russian regime - 31 July 2016: 13 national anti-doping organisations, including those from the USA, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands and Japan have given a damning verdict on the IOC’s 'hasty and ill-conceived' response to state-sponsored doping in Russia and accused its leaders of being open to political and commercial influence at the expense of clean sport - 1 August 2016: Rio Olympic boxing tournament hit by corruption allegations - 4 August 2016: Wada-commissioned lawyer Richard McLaren accuses IOC of misrepresenting his doping report and findings, which were never designed to prove individual doping cases, but is about state-sponsored systemic doping over a period of four years across the majority of Olympic sports, manipulation of results, swapping of samples, preparation of wash-up schemes
2017: 5 December 2017: Russia’s Olympic Committee banned from the Winter Olympics in 2018 for doping and 'unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport' - 22 December 2017: Two ex-soccer officials found guilty in New York on multiple charges of corruption - 26 December 2017: Russian deputy PM Vitaly Mutko, who was banned for life from the Olympics this month, quits football role before 2018 World Cup
April 2018: 18 April 2018: After Fifa’s Gianni Infantino favoured Crimean Shampanskoye over Millennium Hotel's tea, fantastical diversions emerge to stop fretting about Russia and to start meddling with Qatar
June 2018 toxic Fifa’s World Cup: 9 June 2018: Fifa’s World Cup is toxic, British Guardian/Observer columnist Nick Cohen explains, after Zurich’s masters of corruption Fifa handed the World Cup first to kleptomaniac murderers who run Russia and then to the overseers of a serf economy in Qatar - Der Kick des Geldes, Frankfurt/M. 2015, von Jens Berger
January 2019 assassination of journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale: 17 January 2019: Assassinated investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale had told CPJ in September 2018 that people had attempted to attack him and that he feared for his life following comments about him and the publication of his image on the national television channel Net 2 TV, which Agyapong owns, by Assin Central's MP Kennedy Agyapong - 17 January 2019: Speaking without showing his face, journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas says that his team, which had investigated corruption in Ghana's football leagues, face daily death threats
19 December 2020 Olympic Committee accused of ignoring human rights for 2022 Beijing Games: 19 December 2020: Olympic Committee accused of ignoring human rights for 2022 Beijing Games, as groups speaking for Tibetans, Uighurs and others representing Hong Kong say international body has ‘turned a blind eye’ to systematic violations
Nationalism and sport are often intertwined, as sports provide a venue for symbolic competition between nations and sports competition often reflects national conflict - Racism in sports has been a prevalent issue throughout the world, and in particular racism towards African-Americans has been especially bad over the course of the history of sports in the USA and around the world - Racism in association football -