Ukraine condemns Russian court move toward church eviction in occupied Crimea The Russian Federation has once again made efforts to destroy Ukrainian cultural centers in Crimea, persecuting the Ukrainian congregation.
14:00, 05 August 2020
Journalists in Russian-occupied areas must be protected, MFA Ukraine says on World Press Freedom Day Ukraine Mission to EU added that "Russian propaganda is afraid of truth".
15:50, 03 May 2020
Russia's FSB detains Crimean resident for "participating in illegal armed formation" Criminal proceedings were initiated under Part 2 of Article 208 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.
13:00, 17 February 2020
Another political trial of Crimean Tatars to be held in Russia on Jan 9 – lawyer Rustem Emiruseinov faces life imprisonment, while other defendants in the case, Arsen Abkhairov and Eskender Abdulganiev, may face up to 20 years in prison.
13:40, 09 January 2020
Cabinet improves procedure for granting citizenship to foreigners fighting for Ukraine Honcharuk says the new procedure allows the authorities to prevent granting citizenship to those who have been convicted of grave crimes on grounds other than political.
15:12, 18 December 2019
Zelensky offers Rada to streamline naturalization procedure for certain categories of applicants The procedure should be simplified for foreigners who fought in Donbas on Ukraine's side and those who fled from persecution in Russia.
12:40, 13 December 2019
Ukraine to complain to UN court about Russia's "Hizb ut-Tahrir cases" Ukraine considers the cases to be unlawful and sees them as persecution of Crimeans by occupying authorities.
14:40, 13 November 2019
Polozov warns Ukrainians against traveling to Russia, occupied Crimea At any moment, anyone could be nabbed and "appointed" another "terrorist" or "saboteur".
10:00, 10 September 2019
Crimean "court" sentences Ukrainian volunteer to 10 years in prison According to investigators, in 2016-2018 Dilyaver Gafarov was allegedly part of a Crimean Tatar volunteer battalion.
10:15, 29 August 2019
Zelensky eases naturalization of Russian nationals subjected to political persecution Also, a procedure was simplified for obtaining citizenship by foreigners and stateless persons who defended Ukraine.
14:00, 13 August 2019
Occupation authorities conduct 73 raids, 67 arrests in Crimea since year-start – rights group A human right to a fair trial was violated 381 times, including 261 times in relation to the Crimean Tatar population, in 2019.
11:05, 01 August 2019
Ukraine church's only temple in occupied Crimea plundered Church property was destroyed under the pretext of "repair works" allegedly conducted by the occupying authorities.
11:05, 25 July 2019
MFA Ukraine calls on int'l community to look into developments around held Crimean Tatar activist's illness The foreign ministry has expressed concern over the deterioration of Bekirov’s health condition.
23:10, 23 July 2019
Occupation authorities mull terrorism-related charges against Crimea Tatar leader Dzhemilev's stepson The Mejlis Chairman does not rule out that the Russian occupation authorities are preparing new large-scale provocations against the Crimean Tatars.
14:20, 16 May 2019
Hizb ut-Tahrir case: Russian court extends remand time for Crimean Tatar men The detainees will be held in custody until August 15.
10:00, 14 May 2019
Russia intensifies repression against Crimean Tatars to squeeze them out of Crimea: rights activists Moscow is trying to turn the occupied Crimea into a military bridgehead without dissidents, according to the Crimean Tatar Resource Center.
19:30, 07 May 2019
Two Russian law enforcers seeking political asylum in Ukraine, claiming threat to life (Video) The agency says the citizens are Russian law enforcement officers who are being persecuted in Russia for their principled position on combating crime.
14:17, 11 April 2019
U.S. calls on Russia to stop persecution of Crimean Tatars On March 27, Russian law enforcers in the illegally occupied Crimea conducted massive searches in homes of 25 Crimean Tatars and detained 20 individuals.
22:30, 27 March 2019
Russia's FSB goes after followers of new Ukrainian church Security officials interview them at border checkpoints, exerting psychological pressure, directly or indirectly, regarding the need to revise their position of supporting the OCU.
20:15, 11 March 2019