Committee on Official Registration and Cadastre controlled by Russia registered the right of property for 32 objects of the Khan’s Palace, Crimea as RIA Crimea reported citing the statement of the press service of the committee.
‘According to this, the museum preserve became the property of the republicans’, the message said.
‘The main, harem, horse stable, kitchen and suit buildings, the Falcon Tower, the Small Khan Mosque, 11 non-residential buildings and three storages were registered’, the committee specified.
The Khan’s Palace in Bakhchysarai in Crimea is the most famous museum of Crimean Tatars’ history that was the summer residence of the Crimean Khans. It is the unique and only example of the Crimean Tatars’ palatial architecture. The palace was a candidate to the UNESCO World Heritage List and should be enlisted in 2014. However, the Russian Department of UNESCO does not consider this issue anymore.
The National Commission of Ukraine for UNESCO urged the country-partners to send a monitoring mission to occupied Crimea in February 2017.