On the night and early morning of January 2, 2024, the Russian Federation conducted another massive missile attack on Ukrainian cities targeting civilian infrastructure.
This time Kyiv and Kharkiv regions were hit the most. The Air Force of Ukraine in cooperation with the Defense Forces have repelled the biggest combined air attack with the use of hypersonic missiles in history, destroying 10 out of 10 Kh-47M2 Kinzhal aeroballistic missiles, 59 out of 70 Kh-101/Kh-555/Kh-55 cruise missiles, 3 out of 3 Kalibr cruise missiles and 35 drones.
In Kyiv, a number of destructions were reported, including dramatic hits to residential buildings in Solomiansky district. Some areas of the capital lacked electricity and water supply. In the morning continued shelling residential areas of Khark...
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...