Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
February 20
10:00 AM–11:30 AMKYIVOlena Storozhuk, lawyer of victims in the case of the shootings of Euromaidan participants, representative of the Lawyers’ Advisory Group;

Yurii Aksenin, son of Vasyl Aksenin, killed on Maidan (online);

Oleksii Donskyi, head of the Department for Maidan Affairs of the Office of the Prosecutor General;

Nataliia Boikiv, deputy director general of the National Memorial Complex of the Heavenly Hundred Heroes – Museum of the Revolution of Dignity, widow of the Heavenly Hundred Hero Volodymyr Boikiv.
Moderator: Stas Kozliuk, reporter, photographer.
Media marathon: “10 years of Russian aggression in Ukraine. The path to justice”

The upcoming media event “10 Years of Russian Aggression in Ukraine: The Path to Justice” is set to feature four in-depth panel discussions on key themes: Maidan, Crimea, Eastern Ukraine, and the full-scale invasion. The marathon’s panelists are government officials, human rights activists, and victims who will delve into the tumultuous events of the past decade. From the Maidan protests to the annexation of Crimea and the ongoing conflict in the East, the discussions will shed light on the serious international crimes that have afflicted Ukraine during this period of unprecedented challenges.

Panel 1: “Maidan”

Topics of focus:
– What was the “Russian factor” in the events of the Revolution of Dignity?
– What is happening now with the Maidan cases, how many criminals have been brought to justice?
– Will the perpetrators be punished, or will the tangle of patterns of this crime be completely unraveled?
12:00 PM – 1:30 PMKYIVOlha Skrypnyk, head of the Crimean Human Rights Group;

Vitalii Sekretar, first deputy head of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol;

Oleksii Tilnenko, head of the CrimeaSOS;

Mariia Sulialina, head of the Center for Civil Education “Almenda”;

Mykyta Petrovets, lawyer of the Regional Center for Human Rights.
Moderator: Valentyna Samar, editor-in-chief of the Center of Journalistic Investigations.
Panel 2: “Crimea”

Topics of focus:
– How did Crimea turn into a peninsula of fear?
– What are the main crimes and human rights violations documented by human rights activists and state authorities over the 10 years of occupation of Crimea?
– How did the occupation authorities persecute Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars on the peninsula?
– How was the indoctrination and militarization of children, the replacement of identity through the so-called patriotic education?
– How many Crimean crimes were investigated and brought to court?
– How many verdicts have been handed down in Crimean cases?

2:00 PM – 3:30 PMKYIVTetiana Katrychenko, executive director of the Media Initiative for Human Rights;

Alina Pavliuk, a lawyer at the Ukrainian Legal Advisory Group;

Olena Lazareva, an anesthesiologist, and former hostage who, on October 16, 2017, together with her husband, was taken hostage by representatives of Russia-controlled illegal armed groups in the ORDLO;

Oleksii Kodman, a veteran of the Russian-Ukrainian war, a former prisoner of war (2015-2017), a scout of the 56th Motorized Infantry Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, convicted by quasi-courts;

Andrii Leshchenko, deputy head of the Department for Procedural Guidance and Support of Public Prosecution of the Department for Combating Crimes Committed in the Context of Armed Conflict, Office of the Prosecutor General;

– Mykola Mazur, judge of the Supreme Court.
Moderator: Serhii Stukanov, journalist.
Panel 3: “East”

Topics of focus:
– How has Russia succeeded in catching the international community off guard for nearly eight years, and why has the world hesitated to call things by their proper names?
– What evidence of Russia’s presence in Ukraine did the ICC lack?
– Will the court “see” that Russia exercised effective control in eastern Ukraine long before the full-scale invasion?
– How has the perception of events evolved within Ukrainian legislation and the law enforcement system?
– Why hasn’t Ukraine ratified the Rome Statute after all these years?
4:00 PM – 5:30 PMKYIVTetiana Pechonchyk, Head of the Board of the ZMINA Human Rights Center;

Zera Kozlieva, senior legal advisor at Truth Hounds;

Kateryna Ohiievska, “Civilians in Captivity” NGO representative;

Yurii Armash, head of the medical unit of the mechanized tank battalion of the 59th Brigade named after Y. Handziuk, who was captured and tortured;

Vladyslav Havrylov, research historian at the ‘Where Are Our People?’ PR Army NGO project;

Stanislav Petrenko, Head of the Department for Combating Crimes Committed in the Context of Armed Conflict, Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine;

Nataliia Antoniuk, judge of the Supreme Court.
Moderator: Roman Romanov, director of the Human Rights and Justice Program, International Renaissance Foundation.
Panel 4: “Full-scale invasion”

Topics of focus:
– What obstacles did law enforcement and civil society encounter two years ago, and what solutions have arisen since then, as well as those that remain to be discovered?
– Why is high-quality documentation and investigation of Russian crimes the basis for the future of justice, and are its outlines visible?
– Why is relying on the ICC alone a futile exercise?
– What function do Ukrainian courts serve?
– How many cases have been investigated and prosecuted, and what factors contribute to war crimes trials in Ukraine receiving little or no public attention?
02:00 РM KHARKIV– Yevhen Ivanov – Deputy Head of Kharkiv Regional Military Administration
– Ivan Sokol – Director of the Civil Defense Department of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration
– Yevhen Kolyada – Head of the Coordination Humanitarian Center
– Oleksandr Pielekhov – Head of the Council of Volunteers of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration
-Briefing: “Civil protection of Kharkiv region” (on the operation of the warning system, the Points of Unbreakability, mobile sheltering points, measures to evacuate the civilian population, and other issues)