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"At about 07:00 on December 9, law enforcers came with a search warrant to Elzara Islyamova," Budzhurova said without reporting the details.

Islyamova does not answer phone calls, she said.

The law enforcement agencies of Crimea don't comment the situation as well.

Read alsoRussian FSB summons Dzhemilev's wife for questioningOn November 2, the house of former General Director of the Crimean Tatar ATR TV Channel Elzara Islyamova was already searched. The same day, searches were carried out at Budzhurova's house and the parental home of the owner of ATR Channel, coordinator of the Crimean blockade Lenur Islyamov.

After the Crimean Tatar ATR TV Channel had stopped broadcasting on the peninsula, Budzhurova and Islyamova created an independent production studio "Qara Deniz Production."

Read alsoCrimean journalist: "Don't frighten my family and my people with guns"Ukrainian Interior Ministry has opened two criminal proceedings for violation of the rights of citizens in Crimea, which relate to the searches in the houses of General Director of the Crimean Tatar ATR TV Channel Elzara Islyamova and former employees of the TV channel, as well as for impeding the legitimate activities of non-governmental organizations that oppose the occupation of Crimea.