No casualties were reported. Authorities are dealing with the aftermath of the fire at the Kalinovka Ammunition Depot in which at least two people were injured.
Staunton, October 6 – In what may presage an even more savage crackdown on the Crimean Tatars and their Mejlis, Russian occupation authorities on the Ukrainian peninsula are claiming that members of that nation are heavily armed and a threat to law and order, according to Russian journalist Ruslan Gorevoy. Moreover, his sources suggest the […]
Staunton, April 2 — No Crimean Tatar media outlet could ever do as much harm to Russia’s reputation and its ability to attract any members of that nation to its side as Moscow’s decision to shut down ATR and other Crimean Tatar broadcasters and publications already has, according to Anatoly Baranov, a Moscow commentator who […]
Staunton, December 3 – Both before and after the Anschluss, the Crimean Tatars have been the most consistent opponents of the illegal Russian annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula that is their homeland. As a result, the occupation authorities have treated them badly, radicalizing a fundamentally pragmatic group rather than intimidating its members. In a 5800-word […]
Staunton, October 21 – The Russian occupation authorities have announced plans to create a new Crimean Tatar public movement by the end of this year, the latest step in their efforts to isolate, discredit and undermine the Crimean Tatar Mejlis which is committed to a Crimean Tatar future within Ukraine rather than in the Russian […]
Staunton, September 28 – The Russian occupation authorities not only have imposed “systematic discrimination” against the Crimean Tatar people but have conducted mass searches against them and their institutions and organized or looked the other way in cases of kidnaping and disappearances, according to Refat Chubarov, the head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis. Russian officials […]
Staunton, September 24 – Igor Semivolos, director of the Kyiv Center for Near Eastern Research, says that the Crimean Tatars must prepare themselves for what had been unthinkable only a few months ago: their forcible deportation from their homeland by the Russian occupiers for the second time, an action that would constitute a clear “crime […]
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