Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
January 17
10:00 AMKYIV– Andriy Yusov, Representative of the Defense Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine;

– Anatolii Stelmakh, Deputy Minister for the Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine;

– Ihor Solovey, Head of the Centre for Strategic Communication and Information Security;

– Pavlo Fiialkovskyi, an analyst at an OSINT Agency;

– Representative of the Special Operations Forces’ National Resistance Center of Ukraine. 

All in person. 
Press Conference on the Situation in the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine in 2023 and Challenges for 2024

Why this is interesting:
The press conference discussion will involve experts examining the socio-political issues, humanitarian crises, and abuses of international humanitarian law in the temporarily occupied territories. The event will also feature a discussion on challenges to face in 2024, including the upcoming russian presidential election.

In addition, the press conference will feature a presentation of the study by the OSINT agency Molfar “Kremlin Agents in Robes: How the Clergy of the UOC (MP) Lobby for Russia’s Interests.”

Registration form:

Media registration is open until 4:00 PM on January 16. 
12:00 PMKYIV– Onysiia Syniuk, a legal analyst at ZMINA Human Rights Center (in person);

– Borys Petruniok, an analyst and a documentarian at ZMINA Human Rights Center (in person);

– Oleksandr Kobylev, acting Head of the Department of Investigation of Crimes Committed in the Conditions of Armed Conflict of the Investigative Department of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Kharkiv oblast (online);

– Serhii Bolvinov, Head of the Investigative Department of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Kharkiv oblast (in person);
Persecution and torture of civilians as russia’s planned acts of terror: analysis by human rights defenders

Why this is interesting: 
During the event, ZMINA Human Rights Center will present two analytical reports on the planned policy of arbitrary detention, torture and ill-treatment that russia continues to commit against Ukrainians under occupation.

The analysis is based on the testimony of dozens of victims from Kherson, Kharkiv and Zaporizhia regions. In addition, the participants will speak of the crimes that the representatives of the russian federation committed against those illegally detained in the Kupyansk district police department during the occupation of the city. A representative of the National Police will report on the state of the investigation in the relevant proceedings.

01:00 PMKHARKIV– Yevhen Ivanov – Deputy Chief of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration– Briefing: “Results of harvesting and sowing of winter crops in 2023. The progress of providing the residents of Kharkiv Oblast with firewood”