Alona Savchuk is a Ukrainian journalist who has spent the last two and a half years reporting on the trials of political prisoners in Crimea.
In occupied Crimea, Ukraine’s church is facing extinction
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church is now the only public institution linking Crimea to Ukraine. But under pressure from...
A family business: how Russian security forces target the Crimean Tatar community
In occupied Crimea, Russia's security services regular go after whole Crimean Tatar families.
Death by jail: what occupied Crimea does to political prisoners
This detention centre in Crimea ruins lives - and conditions inside have been compared to torture.
“My only crime is that I am a Muslim”: mass terrorism arrests hit Crimean Tatar solidarity campaign
Mass arrests of Crimean Tatar activists on terrorism charges once again testify to the “special rules” that are...
Decriminalising extremism in Crimea
In Russia, new legislation is designed to reduce the number of people facing criminal charges for reposting...
Crisis in the Azov sea: the fate of Ukraine’s naval personnel in Russia
What happened in the Black Sea on 25 November, and what awaits the Ukrainian personnel held in Russia? RU