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The Crimea Issue in the Information Spaces of Germany: Status, Risks and Prospects for Ukraine

The Crimea Issue in the Information Spaces of G...

November 7, 2018

Views 17 On November 25, the conference “Human Rights in Crimea: a view from Germany”will be held in Kyiv. Representatives of Ukrainian, Russian, German human rights organizations, journalists and politicians of the Ukrainian and European level will discuss the situation and prospects of popularizing the topic of occupied Crimea and Ukraine in the European Union

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New corrupt players in Russia’s destruction of ...

November 7, 2018

Views 9 A St. Petersburg company has won a tender for Russia’s so-called ‘restoration work’ of the 16th century Khan’s Palace in Bakhchysarai, which, under other contractors has already caused irreparable damage  to a site of immense importance to Crimean Tatars. The ‘Meander’ Company is currently winning a suspicious number of high-cost tenders for supposedly

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New corrupt players in Russia’s destruction of historic Crimean Tatar Khan’s Palace in occupied Crimea
Russia uses ‘foreign agents’ law to hit independent outlet with massive fine

Russia uses ‘foreign agents’ law to...

November 5, 2018

Views 18 The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned an exorbitant fine imposed on the independent news outlet The New Times. A Moscow court on October 26 ordered the outlet to pay 22.3 million rubles (US$338,000) for failing to provide financial information under Russia’s “foreign agents” law and ordered the outlet’s editor-in-chief Yevgenia Albats to

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The court dismissed the case of a Crimean Tatar...

November 3, 2018

Views 227 The Kiev District Court of Simferopol dismissed the criminal case of a Crimean Tatar activist Marlen Mustafayev, who had been accused of inciting hatred or hostility because of a Facebook post with Hizb ut-Tahrir symbolism, an organization that is prohibited in Russia. OVD-Info writes about it.

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The court dismissed the case of a Crimean Tatar activist accused of extremism for posting a video on a social network
Crimean Solidarity: statement against persecution of lawyers and human rights defenders in the occupied Crimea

Crimean Solidarity: statement against persecuti...

November 2, 2018

Views 16 On October 27, 2018 representatives of Crimean occupying authorities stormed a meeting of the Crimean Solidarity. Officers of the Prosecutor’s Office and law enforcement served the defenders and lawyers of Kremlin’s political prisoners notices warning them against violating anti-extremism law as well as the law on gatherings, rallies, demonstrations, processions and pickets.

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Russia launches new attack on Crimean Solidarit...

October 28, 2018

Views 1,842 Russian enforcement officers have carried out a second raid on a meeting of the human rights initiative Crimean Solidarity, with the actions of the masked men this time evidently aimed at instilling fear among all those present.  Two Crimean Tatar lawyers Lilya Hemedzhy and Edem Semedlayev were issued ‘warnings’, as was civic activist

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Russia launches new attack on Crimean Solidarity & lawyers defending political prisoners
The security forces handed warnings to the coordinator of the Crimean Solidarity and two lawyers

The security forces handed warnings to the coor...

October 27, 2018

Views 109 The lawyers Eden Semedlyaev, Lilia Gemeji, as well as the coordinator of the public association Crimean Solidarity, Dilyavera Memetov, were released after the visit of Russian security forces to a meeting on October 27. At the same time, everyone was handed warnings on prevention of any violation of legislation in the field of

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In Crimea, a visit from the Center “E&#82...

October 27, 2018

Views 29 On the 27th of October at a Crimean Solidarity meeting in Simferopol, law enforcement officers showed up. Several masked people were filming this on camera. Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov has posted a message about this on his Facebook page. The same information has been confirmed by a correspondent from “Crimea. Realities”.

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In Crimea, a visit from the Center “E” to a “Crimean Solidarity” meeting has been reported
Oleg Sentsov’s will was published during his hunger strike

Oleg Sentsov’s will was published during ...

October 26, 2018

Views 25 The film director’s sister, Natalya Kaplan, has released a will drawn up by her brother during his hunger strike in a Russian penal colony. The text of the will and a photo of the original were published by Gromadske. Sentsov specifically writes that in the event of his death that he bequeaths the rights

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Central European University plans to move to Vi...

October 26, 2018

Views 14 A university founded by the philanthropist George Soros has announced it has been forced out of Hungary by the government of Viktor Orbán. Central European University, which teaches in English, has gained a reputation as one of the best universities in central and eastern Europe since it was founded in the early 1990s. CEU’s

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Central European University plans to move to Vienna next year after moves against it by Hungarian government
Russian Foreign Minister says Sakharov Prize is a “politicized decision”

Russian Foreign Minister says Sakharov Prize is...

October 25, 2018

Views 28 The Russian Foreign Minister commented on the awarding of the Sakharov Prize to Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted for terrorism in Russia. The official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova called it a “politicized decision.” “I personally don’t know the criteria and motives behind this decision,”

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The European Parliament awarded the Sakharov Pr...

October 25, 2018

Views 19 The European Parliament Committee awarded the Sakharov Human Rights Award “For Freedom of Thought” to Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov. This is being reported by RBC, with a reference to the press service of the parliament. “For his courage and determination, putting his own life in danger, film director Oleg Sentsov has become

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The European Parliament awarded the Sakharov Prize to Oleg Sentsov

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