In France, some minimize or deny Russian crimes. The New York Times published an investigation based on eight months work to understand and prove the role of a Russian unit in the Bucha massacre. The New York Times investigation relies on multiple sources: video-surveillance and drone images, witness accounts by inhabitants and telephone intercepts. The journalists were particularly interested in the 234th regiment of Pskov, involved in the massacres. Stand with Ukraine welcomes this important work, as for a considerable time the association has been denouncing the crimes committed by Russia and visited Bucha in April 2022.
The investigators established the following timeline:
Russia attacked Ukraine on the morning of February 24. On the 27th, Russian units entered Bucha, a small ...
90 years ago one of the worst genocides in the history of humanity took place: Holodomor. Several million people lost their lives, intentionally starved by the Soviet state. Stand with Ukraine is committed to keeping alive the memory of these tragic events, insufficiently known, although today France officially recognizes the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide. It is now estimated that between 10 and 15 % of the Ukrainian population died due to Holodomor: 3.9 million people between 1932-1934 according to the Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
What exactly does the term ‘genocide’ mean? In 1943 Raphael Lemkin, a Jewish Polish legal expert, began a combat for recognition of the notion of Genocide, finally adopted in 1948...
At a historic session, Members of the European Parliament recognized Russia as a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’, and requested the Council to place the Wagner Group on the European Union’s list of terrorist organizations. 494 Members of the European Parliament voted in favour of this decision, so fundamental for all victims of the Kremlin. Stand with Ukraine was present at this exceptional moment which acknowledged the devastation wrought by the Russian invasion of Ukraine since February 24.
This resolution is an important contribution to recognizing the crimes perpetrated against the Ukrainian people and the hybrid war that Russia and its mercenaries are conducting against Europe on all continents. This recognition of the terrorist character of Russia’s methods and aims means that it ...