Tag: Remzi Ilyasov

Russian Occupation Pressuring Crimean Tatars by Offering Aid to Other Deported People

April 21, 2015

Staunton, April 21 – Russian occupation officials are talking with the representatives of the Armenians, Bulgarians, Greeks and Germans, four numerically-small nationalities in Crimea who were deported alongside the much larger population of Crimean Tatars in a transparent effort to pressure the Crimean Tatars to cooperate with the Russians. With only some exceptions, the Crimean […]

Crimean Tatar Banned from Russian-Occupied Crimea Uses Video Conferencing to Lead Mejlis

August 26, 2014

Staunton, August 25 – Many people have focused on the way in which social media are transforming political life around the world, but the Crimean Tatars are now making use of a slightly older but equally powerful device to end run the actions of the Russian occupation authorities in their homeland. That is video conferencing. […]

Crimean Tatar Leader Appeals to Azerbaijan and Turkey for Support

July 4, 2014

Staunton, July 4 – If Azerbaijan and Turkey, two Turkic countries, adopt a principled position of support for the Crimean Tatars, Moscow will have to change its current approach to the Turkic nation on the peninsula and live up to its earlier promises, according to Refat Chubarov, the head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis. In […]