The official prosecution of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, that moved to mainland Ukraine after the peninsula was annexed by Russia, has resumed the criminal investigation of the forcible deportation of Tatars from the peninsula, conducted by the Soviet Union back in 1944.
This is according to...
Ukraine is not Russia... With whole set of questions and different attitudes to the personality of ex-president Leonid Kuchma, his phrase of the headline of his book, today is cited by his sympathizers, and those citizens whose opinions about the time of his presidency and "multi-vector foreign...
Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Abduldzhemil Kirimoglu has slammed Russia’s suspension of minority’s supreme executive commission.
A Russia-backed prosecutor in Crimea suspended the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Wednesday to “prevent violations of the federal laws.”
Addressing World Crimean Tatar...
The Muslim population in Europe not only faces an increase in number of Islamophobic hate crimes since the recent attacks in Paris, but they also suffer due to legal loopholes that allow such offenses to go unpunished, experts told Anadolu Agency.
Discrimination against Muslims in Europe has...
Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin has called on the UN Human Rights Council to press on Russia to open access for international organizations to Crimea.
"The constant presence of international organizations, including the UN, the Council of Europe and the OSCE must be allowed on the...
For centuries Muslims have been an integral part of Ukrainian society, but they also remained a quiet, little-noticed part until the momentous events of the EuroMaidan Revolution and Russia’s war against Ukraine in 2014-15.
Many Muslims were active participants in the EuroMaidan Revolution, and...
Over 300 Meskhetian Turks from the Turkish-speaking minority in eastern Ukraine have arrived in eastern Turkey’s Erzincan province where they will live under the country's recently-adopted asylum measures.
Two Turkish Airlines planes carrying 327 people from Sloviansk city departed from Kharkiv...
The FSB, or Russian Security Service, in Russian-occupied Crimea have tried to force a Crimean Tatar to collaborate with them using not only threats against the man’s wife and children, but also physical torture.
Mustafa Dzhemiliev, veteran Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP and President’s...
On Ukraine Today’s Viewpoint, Volodymyr Solohub is joined by Imam Nuridin, Islamic Culture Centre in Kyiv, to discuss the violation of religious and human rights of the Crimean Tatars in Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula which was annexed by Russia last year.
"Some activists among Crimean Tatars, among...
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk referred to systematic persecution of Crimean Tatars as "Kremlin's sentence".
On the occasion of the International Day of Indigenous Peoples he reiterated on his Facebook page to support for the Crimean Tatar people, who "don't submit to the occupation...