Stanislav Aseyev

Author of The Torture Camp on Paradise Street, trans. Zenia Tompkins and Nina Murray, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute 2022.

He is founder of the Justice Initiative Fund.


Cover for: Apocalypse now?

For the second year, Ukraine’s collective consciousness is exhuming mass graves and burying children killed by Russian missiles. While just beyond Ukraine’s borders, the world of the transcendent reigns.

Cover for: ‘Russian executioners are my work’

In his book ‘The Torture Camp on Paradise Street’, the Ukrainian author Stanislav Aseyev has written about his experience of imprisonment and torture in occupied Donetsk. Talking to the Polish journal ‘Dwutygodnik’, he explains why he is pessimistic about Russian society ever accepting responsibility for war crimes committed in Ukraine.

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