Crimean Tatars: arrests and investigations go in Crimea

18:54, 22 February 2017

Investigations in the premises of Marlen Mustafaev started at about 8 a.m. yesterday. Crimean Tatars came to watch the process of searches and filmed it on their cell phones.

Marlen Mustafaev was arrested on his way to work and taken to the Center for Combating Extremism. His house was surrounded by the special forces agents and his street was blocked.

The man is now accused of committing the administrative offense - spreading in the Internet symbols that Russia considers extremist.