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Ukraine

This overview was updated on 30 May 2022. Russia began an all-out invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, carrying out extensive military operations marked by war crimes and other violations of international humanitarian law. Using indiscriminate weapons such as cluster munitions in populated...
Ukraine Death Penalty

Ukraine: Vadim Petrenko

An unofficial source reports that Vadim Petrenko was sentenced to death on 22 May 1991 by a court in the Ukraine. The exact place and the nature of the charges are not known. The sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court of the Ukraine on 6 June 1991. A petition for clemency to the President...
Ukraine Death Penalty

Ukraine: Leonid Ivanovich Kupriyanov

An unofficial source reports that Leonid Kupriyanov was sentenced to death on 29 November 1990 by the city court in Kiev. He had been convicted, with three others, of premeditated murder under aggravating circumstances, assault with intent to rob, and concealment of a crime. The Ukrainian Supreme...
Ukraine Death Penalty

SURAN 16/92: Ukraine: Vladimir Gurtovoy

Vladimir Gurtovoy, aged 22, was reportedly found guilty of murder by a court in Dnepropetrovsk in November 1991 and sentenced to death. AI is concerned about allegations that the court did not give due consideration to Vladimir Gurtovoy’s claim not to have initiated the fatal quarrel or to...
Ukraine Death Penalty

Ukraine: Viktor Petrovich Gorokhov

Viktor Gorokhov, a young farm worker from southern Ukraine, was reportedly sentenced to death by a court in the Ukraine; he had been convicted of the premeditated murder under aggravating circumstances of his parents-in-law. An unofficial source reports that he gave himself up voluntarily to the...
Russian Federation Death Penalty

Russian Federation: Andrey Chikatilo

Andrey Chikatilo, aged 57 and of Ukrainian nationality, was sentenced to death on 15 October 1992 by Rostov Regional Court. He had been found guilty of murdering 52 people in southern Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan between 1978 and 1990. Psychiatric examinations conducted both before and during the...