Kyiv Lviv Kharkiv Odesa
January 23
12:00 PM KYIV– Olha Skrypnyk, Head of the Crimean Human Rights Group;

– Iryna Siedova, a researcher at the Crimean Human Rights Group;

– Volodymyr Chekryhin, Deputy Board Chairperson at the Crimean Human Rights Group;

– Bohdan Melnykovych, lawyer at the Crimean Human Rights Group;

All in person.
Press conference entitled: “Kidnapping, torture, persecution: what happened in occupied Crimea throughout 2023”

Why this is interesting: 
During the press conference, the participants will present a report on human rights violations and war crimes committed by the russian federation in occupied Crimea throughout 2023. Additionally, the speakers will discuss significant changes in national legislation and international decisions pertaining to Crimea.
2:00 PM KYIV– Denys Marchuk, Deputy Chairman of the Ukrainian Agrarian Council (in person);How border blockades affected the agricultural sector and economy of the country 

Topics of focus:
– Consequences of border blockades: the effects on Ukrainian farmers and the Ukrainian economy;
– Alternative ways of exporting Ukrainian agricultural products: current solutions and prospects;
– What is the current situation in domestic agriculture and what are the future plans?