Crimean Tatar newspaper office in Russian-occupied region ransacked

16:50, 05 August 2015
Ukraine
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The offices of a Crimean Tatar newspaper in the Russian-occupied Ukrainian peninsula have been vandalized by unknown attackers, with archives destroyed and hard drives stolen.

Computers and hard drives containing editorial documents of the Yani Dunya, a local newspaper, were stolen and newspaper subscriptions and archives were destroyed over the weekend, according to Ukraine Today.

The next edition of 'Yani dyunya' is expected to be released on time, despite obvious difficulties.

The culprits are at large as of today.

Such attacks add anxiety as Crimea’s minority indigenous Muslim population fears prosecution by the Kremlin-appointed authorities since the annexation by Russia in March 2014.

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