Crimean children are forced to join the activities related to the presidential election in Russia. Crimean Human Rights Protection Group reported that on Facebook.
In one of the Crimean schools, they make children draw banners timed to the election of the Russian president, two independent sources in various classes said', reads the message.
The human rights activists report children have the following record in their daybooks: 'Bring the banner for the picture contest (before March 13)'.
According to the Crimean Human Rights Protection Group, the children are asked to bring their parents to school and take photos in front of these banners. This school is going to host a polling station during the election process, with the vote slated for Sunday, March 18.
Ukraine turned to the international society, asking not to recognize the legitimacy of holding the Russian presidential election in Crimea. Ukrainian President Poroshenko urged the international partners to abstain from sending observers to the Russia-annexed peninsula during the upcoming election. Kyiv insists that the Kremlin's intentions to hold the vote in the illegally occupied Crimea are not in line with the Ukrainian law.