Contents tagged with memorial

  • Head of Memorial organization in Chechnya accused of possessing narcotics

    Oyub Titiev, head of the Memorial, a regional advocacy organization in Chechnya, has been charged according to article 228 of the Russian Criminal Code (illegal storing, acquisition and preparation of narcotics), Titiev’s lawyer told Novaya Gazeta.

    Yekaterina Sokiryanskaya, director of the Analysis and Conflict Prevention Center, claims that the narcotics were planted on Titiev.

    The press service of the regional Interior Ministry office in Chechnya told Interfax that “a polymer package with a …

  • ‘Russian Aggression’ memorial complex to be built in Kyiv

    A memorial complex in honor of the participants of the Ukraine's war in the Donbas will be installed near the Pechersk Hills in Kyiv, not far from the Motherland Monument as relayed to Vesti newspaper by Anatoly Gaydamaka, a major artist from the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War. He, according to the publication, will also take part in a competition for the best memorial exposition.

    The complex, as Gaydamaka specified to Vesti, will be created under the name ‘ …