On the visit of the Crimean collaborators to Turkey, the Mission of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea requests to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine to undertake necessary measures with the foreign partners towards avoiding the involvement of the collaborators into the international events and prevention the recognition of the attempted annexation of the AR of Crimea and Sevastopol City by the Russian Federation at the international level.
We are also confident that the law enforcement agencies of Ukraine will properly assess the actions of the collaborators under the existing or new criminal procedures.
The biggest challenge in Crimea is freedom of speech, opinion and self-identity. Every day living under pressure, we feel no longer to express what we think, feel. Residing in Crimea, we, indeed, for the entire world, agree with the silent occupation. We simply cannot utter what we think because the center “E” comes and knocks on the door for tomorrow, and nobody can be ready for this…”, one of the members of the all Ukrainian youth forum “The world through the youth’s eyes”, wrote in his questionnaire. The Forum has launched today in Irpin city, near Kyiv ““It is through youth we can return Crimea”, said Anton Korynevych”
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy outlined the main fields of work of the Legal Reform Commission. The Head of State stressed that Ukrainian society was tired of promises of reforms and was expecting real changes.
“Bills recently passed by the Verkhovna Rada restart very important global processes in our country. It is time for more consistent and substantive steps in the legislative sphere of Ukraine,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy emphasized, opening the meeting of the Legal Reform Commission held at the President’s Office.
According to the Head of State, the Commission should, inter alia, focus on continuing the constitutional reform of decentralization “Volodymyr Zelenskyy underscored the need for a strategy of de-occupation of the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and the east of the country, their return under Ukraine’s control and reintegration of population”
On 24-25 September 2019 the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the AR of Crimea Anton Korynevych took part in the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of the state – members.
On 24 September Anton Korynevych at the working meeting on respect for the rights of the national minorities, including fighting against discrimination and intolerance, emphasized the discrimination in the religious field in the temporarily occupied territory of the AR of Crimea and Sevastopol city. In particular, the Permanent Representative paid due attention to the situation with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, harassment against the Crimean Tartars and believers of the religious community “Jehovah’s Witnesses” on religious basis “Anton Korynevych: “OSCE must monitor the security and humanitarian situation in the temporarily occupied AR of Crimea and Sevastopol city””
The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine focuses the attention of the citizens, planning their trip in advance on the following.
Since 20 September 2019 the building organization began to modernize the checkpoints in the administrative boundary line with the temporarily occupied territory of the AR of Crimea.
Consequently, from 08:00 a.m, 23 September 2019, the checkpoint “Kalanchak” will be open only for pedestrians, and all vehicles will be sent to the checkpoint “Chaplynka” to cross the ABL.
At the checkpoint “Chongar” the ABL crossing for pedestrians and vehicles is under the established procedure. However, there may be some inconvenience in the construction works.
You will be kept informed about the changes of the ABL crossing schedule.
Ukraine is working over the formula to return Crimea. It was stated by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during the panel discussion at the 16th annual YES meeting in Kyiv.
“To be honest – we are thinking, we have several formats, several ideas,” the Head of State said, answering questions about Ukraine’s strategy to free Crimea from the Russian occupation “Volodymyr Zelenskyy: Ukraine is working over the formula to return Crimea”