Taras Zozulinskyy

Taras Zozulinskyy is an Ukrainan investigative journalist.

For 1.5 year, he has been documenting the war crimes of the Russian aggressor - within the framework Global initiative Tribunal for Putin .

It was created in response to Russia's full-scale aggression against Ukraine. The participants of the initiative document events that have signs of crimes under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes) in all regions of Ukraine.

The initiative seeks to use the existing mechanisms of the UN, the Council of Europe, the OSCE, the EU and the International Criminal Court to prevent these brutal crimes and bring the perpetrators to justice.

The facts of human rights violations by the Russian military against vulnerable categories of the population (persons with disabilities, the elderly, single women with children) have been documented and these evidences have been handed over to International Human Rights Organizations. Based on this evidence, they are preparing an appeal to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. This evidence serves to bring those guilty of war crimes to justice. 62 episodes of Russian propaganda and disinformation that the Russian Federation does not fire on the civilian population and civilian objects have been refuted. More than 80 crimes have been documented - for use by law enforcement agencies and in Ukrainian courts.

Proved the following war crimes committed by Russians: wounding, rape and murder of civilians; the use of weapons that led to the mass death of civilians are weapons prohibited by international agreements - "Hail", "Smerch", Pinocchio, phosphorus bombs.

It has been proven that the Russian military creates obstacles for humanitarian missions - hinders the delivery of water and food, destroys food and drinking water supplies.

He spends all the time on extensive journalistic work documenting war crimes during the Russian aggression in Ukraine, in cooperation with several media and human rights organisations.

Professional awards (over 30):
CEI SEEMO - 2023; Fetisov Journalism Awards (nominee); "Catch Fake" (first place); Hostwriter Pitch Prize (winner); One World Media Awards (nominee); European Press Prize (nominee); "Honor of the profession (first place); "Reporters for Reporters - Eastern Partnership Journalistic Award"

Taras Zozulinskyy
War Conflict, Corruption, Russia, Ukraine