The European Court of Human Rights found the authoritarian Russian government abused the human rights of Georgians with a coordinated campaign of arrests and expulsions that particularly targeted Georgian Nationals residing in
beginning in 2006 and the subsequently held them in poor conditions. The Russian
Federation invaded Georgia in 2008.
American intelligence suggests the Russian government, despite its denials, is aiding the pro-Russian separatist rebels, which corroborates Ukrainian charges against the
Russian Federation. As I have posted previously, Russian military
forces had also secretly infiltrated Ukraine
prior to the pro-Russian takeover of Crimea,
which they later admitted after having repeatedly denying involvement. The Russian aggression resulted in the
annexation of Crimea by the Russian
Meanwhile, as the Ukrainian military liberates more parts of
from the Russophiles, reports are emerging of human rights abuses committed by
the pro-Russian separatists against ethnic Ukrainians and others.