Tag: occupied Crimea

Turkey Reaffirms Its Support for Crimean Tatars and Will Send Delegation to Occupied Peninsula

November 11, 2014

Staunton, November 11 – Even as Moscow and the Russian occupation authorities continue their efforts to disorder and oppress the Crimean Tatars, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlyut Cavushoglu in the course of a meeting in Kyiv with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in November said Ankara will continue to work with Kyiv to defend that nation. Cavushoglu, […]

Crimean Resistance to Giving Up Ukrainian Citizenship Seen Forcing Moscow to Make Concessions

July 13, 2014

Staunton, July 11 – Moscow’s Nezavisimaya Gazeta is reporting today that resistance among officials in Russian-occupied Crimea to giving up Ukrainian citizenship has led the Russian labor ministry to seek a delay until the beginning of next year of a requirement announced in April that all officials on the peninsula do so or lose their […]