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Ukraine Shouldn’t Abandon Human Rights under New Martial Law

Expand Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addresses the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, May 12, 2016. © 2016 Reuters On November 26, the Ukrainian parliament voted in favor of enforcing the declaration of martial law in Ukraine’s 10 regions that border Russia, including Russia-occupied Crimea and parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed armed groups. President Petro Poroshenko proposed martial law in response to a conflict between Russian and Ukrainian forces in the Azov Sea. According to numerous media reports, on November 25, Russian forces attacked…

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