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Ukraine: UN deploys human rights monitors amid ‘troubling’ signs in east, Crimea

Ukraine: UN deploys human rights monitors amid ‘troubling’ signs in east, Crimea - United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonovic, announced today the immediate deployment of a UN monitoring team throughout crisis-torn Ukraine to help establish the facts surrounding alleged human rights violations, including in Crimea, and serve to de-escalate tensions in the country. [UN]