NGO "Promote Ukraine" launches campaign against Russian aggression: #StopRussianBrutality

Brussels-based NGO "Promote Ukraine" together with the Center for Civil Liberties (Ukraine) will launch a flash mob on February 26th, #StopRussianBrutality

The campaign aims to draw attention to the problem of Russian aggression against Ukraine, the occupation of Crimea and Donbas, and the release of political prisoners. The flash mob starts on the Day of Resistance to Occupation of Crimea.

“Promote Ukraine” has sent letters to 2,450 decision-makers across Europe calling to introduce tougher sanctions against Russia, to stop the Nord Stream-2, and to make more efforts to liberate and return to Ukraine the illegally occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas.

The action was supported by independent analytical centres Texty.org and VoxUkraine.

Among persons who confirmed their participation are German MEP Michael Gahler (European People's Party group), German MEP Viola von Cramon-Taubadel (group of the "Greens"), Polish MEP Robert Biedron (Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament) and Ukrainian MPs Sofia Fedyna, Mykhaylo Bondar and Mykola Velychkovych (European Solidarity group), Maria Mezentseva (Servant of the People group), Natalia Pipa and Andriy Osadchuk (Holos (Voice) group), former political prisoner, deputy head of Cherkasy regional council Roman Sushchenko, famous Ukrainian journalist Vitaliy Portnikov, political technologist Taras Berezovets and other politicians and public figures. MEPs, PACE, NATO and OSCE members are expected to react.

Campaign date: From February 26th (start) to March 16th, 2021.

You can follow the promotion using #StopRussianBrutality hashtag on social networks (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)

About NGO "Promote Ukraine"

Promote Ukraine is an independent media and civil society platform that gives voice to experts from Ukraine and the EU on the issues relevant to both parties. It is a politically and governmentally independent organization with the seat in Brussels.

We are the voice of Ukrainian civil society in Brussels. We empower Ukrainians to take up their role as free European citizens.

For more information, contact: info@promoteukraine.org

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Natalia Richardson

Natalia Richardson

Natalia Richardson is a highly experienced journalist, and former European Affairs Correspondent at Euronews. She has also worked with DW Deutsche Welle, DEN, Vechirniy Kyiv, and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

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