Tag Rocchelli

Developments in the Markiv case

In October 2020, I learned about the trials of Vitaliy Markiv, the Ukrainian soldier accused by Italian prosecutors of murdering an Italian reporter in Donbas in 2014. In July 2019, Markiv was found guilty and sentenced by a first-level court…

Mironov, Rocchelli, Markiv

In January 2020, the Washington Post Magazine published a long article by Will Englund about Mironov and Rocchelli’s mission in Eastern Ukraine. Mironov was a Soviet dissident who was imprisoned in 1984-87 for distributing samizdat and having “contacts with foreigners.”…