Crimean Tatar Resource Center

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12 July 2019

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on mass detentions of Crimean Tatars in Moscow

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expresses its strong protest in connection with the illegal detention by the Russian security forces of 45 Crimean Tatars, who gathered today near the building of the Supreme Court of Russia in Moscow for a peaceful action to support compatriots convicted on fabricated allegations of involvement in the activities of the so-called "Terrorist organization".

11 July 2019

A list of people detained near the courthouse in Moscow published

The activists of the Crimean Solidarity have published a list of people detained near the building of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, where an appeal of the first Bakhchysarai Hizb ut-Tahrir case is taking place. All the activists were transferred to the Meshchansky and Tagansky police departments of Moscow.

27 June 2019

An exhibition dedicated to the journey of the Crimean Tatar flag opened in the center of Kyiv

On Wednesday, the 26th of June, in front of the Kyiv City State Administration building on Khreshchatyk street, the exhibition "United by the Flag - #LIBERATECRIMEA" was held, dedicated to the history of the Crimean Tatar flag and a journey of a majestic 3,5x4 meter blue banner with Taraq Tamga around 28 countries of the world. The exhibition includes 24 information stands with photographs, and will be held until the 24th of July.

27 June 2019

Political prisoner Volodymyr Balukh went on a hunger strike once again

On the 25th and 26th of June, a political prisoner and a Ukrainian activist Volodymyr Balukh, in colony number 4 of the town of Torzhok in Tver Region/Oblast’ of the Russian Federation, was visited by his lawyer, Danylo Berman. Balukh said that he was going to announce a new hunger strike in order to demonstrate his own protest at the fact that he had been kept in detention for more than two months and was not allowed to see the Ukrainian consul. This was reported by his defender, according to the recent report by Novaya Gazeta.

25 June 2019

From now on Ukraine will only participate in PACE meetings dedicated to the matter of imposing sanctions against the Russian Federation

The Ukrainian delegation to PACE will take part only in those meetings of the Assembly, within the framework of which the issue of imposing sanctions against the Russian Federation will be considered. This was underlined by the Ukrainian MP, a representative of the Ukrainian delegation to the PACE Oleksii Honcharenko in his comments to the ATR journalist.

13 June 2019

The Russian Federation is increasing its armed presence in the occupied Crimea

Over the past 18 months the Russian Federation has transferred additional troops, military planes and weapons to the occupied Crimea. The aforementioned is reported by the American media agency Defense One. The publication refers to US intelligence reports which emphasize that there are 30 thousand of active Russian military personnel in Crimea at the moment. Moreover, Russian military command plans to send another 13 thousand of military personnel to the peninsula over the course of the next 4 years. In addition, it is reported that now 81 Russian military helicopters and aircraft are stationed on the peninsula.

12 June 2019

The CTRC is currently working on the recognition of the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people as an act of genocide with 25 countries

The Crimean Tatar Resource Center is working on recognition of the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people as an act of genocide with 25 countries. This was underlined by the Head of the Board of CTRC, a representative of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Eskender Bariiev. It was noted that by the end of the year parliaments of at least two other European countries might recognize the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people as genocide as well.