On May 26 Russian power structures representatives carried on irregular migrants operation. During this operation they made a search of Tatars' houses and markets. Then Tatars were taken to Department for Countering Extremism until night without any food and the right to call a lawyer, reports “Radio Svoboda”.
Crimean press service featured that these actions - illegal deprivation of freedom, illegal entry of a dwelling, and violation of the right of protection - are of criminal nature.
Prosecutor's office asserted that imprisonment for 5 years is the most suitable punishment for these actions.
Ukrainian government and world community regularly urge Russia to stop purges in the annexed Crimea.