“Ukraine strongly protests against another strengthening of the repressions by Russia against the citizens of Ukraine at the territory of temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol,” the message said.
On October 27, the Russian law enforcers interrupted the session of “Crimean Solidarity” union in Simferopol.
According to the information of the ministry, the law enforcers of Russia accuse lawyer Edem Semedlyaev, human rights defender Liliya Gemedzhi, and coordinator of “Crimean Solidarity” Dilyaver Memetov of the violation of the anti-terrorist and anti-extremist legislation.
The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine finds such accusations as another attempt of the intimidation.
Also, the ministry expressed the concern about the new searches at the house of the Crimean Tatars.
“Ukraine claims about the impermissibility of the intentions of the Russian occupation authority to pass the property of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars to “Spiritual Office of Muslims of Crimea” governed from Moscow. It is the continuation of the deliberate discrimination policy of the occupation forces against the Crimean Tatars, the native people of Crimea,” the message said.
Earlier we reported at least 12,000 Ukrainians were illegally drafted to the Russian Army since 2015. Later it was stated that the residents of the annexed Crimea will not be prosecuted for this.