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FSB (Federal Security Service of Russia) conducted mass searches of Crimea’s “Jehovah’s Witnesses” members

FSB (Federal Security Service of Russia) conduc...

November 16, 2018

Views 11 In the city of Dzhankoy, located in northern Crimea, FSB officers searched members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, an organization that is currently banned in Russia. According to the TV channel Vesti-Crimea, searches were carried out at 30 different addresses. Later, “Novaya Gazeta” reporter in Crimea, Anton Naumlyuk, clarified that searches at only five addresses

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US places savage Russian FSB torturer of Crimea...

November 16, 2018

Views 9 Andriy Sushko, a Ukrainian turncoat now working for the Russian FSB in occupied Crimea has been added to the United States’ sanctions list for his role in the abduction and savage torture of Rinat Paralamov in September 2017.  Sushko is just one of the people whom human rights groups have identified as candidates

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US places savage Russian FSB torturer of Crimean Tatar activist on sanctions list
The EU will not cooperate with self-proclaimed “representative offices of Crimea”

The EU will not cooperate with self-proclaimed ...

November 15, 2018

Views 10 The European Union does not recognize the “self-proclaimed representative offices” of annexed Crimea by Russia, the spokesman for the EU Delegation in Ukraine, David Stulik, stated on November 14, commenting on reports in the Russian media that the representation of the annexed Crimea in the European Union will begin next year.

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

November 7, 2018

Views 20 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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The Crimea Issue in the Information Spaces of Germany: Status, Risks and Prospects for Ukraine
New corrupt players in Russia’s destruction of historic Crimean Tatar Khan’s Palace in occupied Crimea

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

November 7, 2018

Views 10 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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Russia uses ‘foreign agents’ law to...

November 5, 2018

Views 26 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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Russia uses ‘foreign agents’ law to hit independent outlet with massive fine
The court dismissed the case of a Crimean Tatar activist accused of extremism for posting a video on a social network

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

November 3, 2018

Views 231 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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Crimean Solidarity: statement against persecuti...

November 2, 2018

Views 18 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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Crimean Solidarity: statement against persecution of lawyers and human rights defenders in the occupied Crimea
Russia launches new attack on Crimean Solidarity & lawyers defending political prisoners

Russia launches new attack on Crimean Solidarit...

October 28, 2018

Views 1,843 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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The security forces handed warnings to the coor...

October 27, 2018

Views 113 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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The security forces handed warnings to the coordinator of the Crimean Solidarity and two lawyers
In Crimea, a visit from the Center “E” to a “Crimean Solidarity” meeting has been reported

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

October 27, 2018

Views 37 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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Oleg Sentsov’s will was published during ...

October 26, 2018

Views 33 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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Oleg Sentsov’s will was published during his hunger strike

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