Last year’s oligarch law allowed the country’s wealthiest man to discard an unprofitable business without hurting his reputation.
Families remain in the dark as no international organisations have been granted access to the prison in eastern Ukraine where at least 53 people were killed.
Even those who flee the country are liable to prosecution.
Tens of thousands in Crimea and eastern Ukraine have been recruited to fight on behalf of the occupying forces.
Realistic expectations will be needed to manage painfully slow and often disputed justice processes that are unlikely to contribute to reconciliation.
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Activists fight traditions that exclude female worshippers from communal prayers.
The war confounds young people’s efforts to revitalise Ukraine’s embattled east and counter Russian propaganda.