Puppet Crimean Tatars' organization try to hold anti-blockade of Crimea
11:49, 28 October 2015

Puppet Crimean Tatars' organization try to hold anti-blockade of Crimea

The action is organized by pro-Russian activists, as say the participants of the ongoing blockade

11:49, 28 October 2015

An alternative blockade of Crimea is planned to take place near the checkpoint "Chongar" at the administrative border with Crimea. It was stated by the press office of the Kherson police,

"This is not a protest action. People, mainly taxi drivers, just want to meet and socialize. They wrote an appeal to the local authorities to get a permission for the action," according to the police statement. 

Deputy Director General of the channel ATP Eider Muzhdabaev said that "this action is organized directly from the Crimea. According to the ATR headquarters, on their data, it is planned to involve several dozens of the taxi drivers and businessmen of Henichesk [Kherson region, mainland Ukraine]".  Also Muzhdabaev, referring to the headquarters of the blockade of the Crimea, informed that the organization of the action is "Seytumer Nimetullaev, the former head of State Administration of Henichesk, now the head of a "puppet" Crimean Tatar organizations". Nimetullaev, head of public organization with pro-Russian bias "Qırım Birligi", did not comment on this information.

Recalling, September 20, a "food" blockade was launched by the initiative of the Crimean Tatars, who cut off three crossing points on the peninsula: Chongar, Kalanchak and Chaplinka. The activists do not let the trucks with food to get to the peninsula, occupied by Russian Federation. Russian authorities are confident that when the niche of Crimean markets is freed, Russian vendors from the Krasnodar region will take it fill it.

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