The Seimas of Lithuania recognized the crimes, committed against the Crimea Tartars in 1944 and condemned elimination and deportation of Crimean Tartar People from the Crimean peninsula, their motherland to uninhabited regions of the Middle Asia that was planned and carried out by the total Soviet regime in 1944. This resulted in death of the majority of deported Crimean Tartars caused by hunger, disease, tortures and hard labor “The Seimas of Lithuania: deportation of Crimean Tartars recognized as genocide”
Under the hybrid war, an objective, impartial information and free word are powerful weapons in struggle for state independence and territorial integrity.
After the Russian occupation in Crimea, the process of restriction of freedom of expression has begun, including elimination of independent mass media, persecution and harassment against journalists. The Russian occupying authorities take all possible measures to prevent the access of the Crimean residents to the independent and alternative media outlets “We congratulate journalists with their professional holiday, the Day of Journalist!”