About: Crimean Tatars

Europe's East 27-10-2016

Crimean Tatars ‘worse off’ under Putin than Stalin

The leader of the Crimean tartars, who is up for the European Parliament's Sakharov prize, has said that his people are worse off under the Russian occupation than they were during the Soviet era. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Global Europe 18-05-2016

Council of Europe can do without Russia

In light of human rights violations in Crimea and a new law allowing Russia to ignore rulings of the European Court of Human Rights, there is no justification for the country to remain in the Council of Europe, writes Susan Stewart.
Europe's East 15-04-2016

EU condemns Russia’s banning of Crimean Tatars’ assembly

The EU yesterday (14 April) called “extremely worrying” the decision by the Russian authorities to suspend the activities of Mejlis, a self-governing body of the Crimean Tatars, and called for the decision to be reversed immediately.
Digital 12-04-2016

Lithuanian parliament under cyber attack

Lithuania’s parliamentary website came under cyber attack yesterday (11 April) just as a special session of the World Congress of Crimean Tartars was meeting to discuss mass violations of human Rights in Russian-occupied Crimea.
Energy 08-12-2015

Ukraine resumes power supply to Crimea

Ukraine is resuming electricity supplies to Russian-annexed Crimea, a state energy official said yesterday (7 December), more than two weeks after unknown saboteurs blew up power lines to the peninsula causing widespread blackouts.
Europe's East 25-03-2015

Refat Chubarov: Crimean Tatars are the missing piece in Putin’s puzzle

Like Stalin, Putin views Crimea's Tatars as a threat, and is sowing fear in the peninsula's population, to help facilitate their ethnic cleansing, Refat Chubarov told EURACTIV.

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