It is impossible to talk about the development of Ukraine without mentioning the topic of Donbas and Crimea. This was announced during a conference on reforms in Ukraine held in Toronto by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
“The return of our territories, the captives, the achievement of peace – this is the most important thing. This is the first thing that a citizen-oriented state should provide,” the Head of State said “Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Canada: We shall always say – Donbas and Crimea are Ukraine”
On 28 June 2019 according to the “Crimean Solidarity”, the de facto ‘Crimean Arbitration Court’ in the temporarily occupied Crimea ordered the dissolution of the lease agreement and handing the Cathedral of Vladimir and Olga in Simferopol over to the so-called Crimean ministry of property and land relations.
Such “decision” of so-called “court” endangers the further activity of the Crimean Eparchy of the UOC.
The illegal actions of the occupying authorities in Crimea against the Orthodox Church of Ukraine including the “decision of the court” are considered to be the restrictions on freedom of religion as one of fundamental components of human rights.
Just to remind the young people from Crimea that “diplomas” and other “educational certificates” issued in the temporarily occupied territory of AR of Crimea are recognized and are considered to be illegal as in Ukraine and abroad.
35 Ukrainian higher educational establishments are waiting for you and you can enter there by simplified procedure within the program “Crimea is Ukraine”. “Education campaign is going on!”
On 26 June 2019 the international forum “United by the Flag #LIBIRATECRIMEA” has been held in the conference hall of the Kyiv State Administration on the occasion of the Day of the Crimean Tartar Flag. The even has brought together the People’s Deputies of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, foreign diplomats, the members of Mejlis of Crimean Tartar People, officials of the Mission, social actors and activists of international movement #LIBIRATECRIMEA from all over the world. The Crimean Tartar Resource Center and Mejlis of Crimean Tartar People were involved in arrangements of the event with the support of the Kyiv State Administration. “International Forum “United by the Flag #LIBIRATECRIMEA””
During the ceremony of raising the Flag, Izet Gdanov noted that nowadays the Flag became a symbol of the struggle of Crimean Tartars for their freedom, will and right to live in their own houses in their native land, in Ukrainian Crimea.
“I am confident that Crimea will be liberated and there will be two flags flying at each checkpoint: the state flag of Ukraine and the Crimean Tartar’s one and the occupiers will be held accountable for the crimes, committed in Crimea. Ukraine will never forget those killed and injured during the armed Russian aggression, the attempt of occupation of the peninsula, 24 arrested Ukrainian sailors, more than 100 political detainers, 170 Crimean children, growing up without parents”, said the First Deputy of the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in AR of Crimea. “On 26 June, at the checkpoint “Kalanchak” the Crimean Tartar Flag has been raised at the administrative boundary line with the temporarily occupied Crimea”
Decree of the President of Ukraine №454/2019
On appointment of A. Korynevich as the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea
To appoint Korynevych Anton Oleksandrivych as the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
President of Ukraine V. Zelensky
25 June 2019
The annual children’s festival TATLI SES 2019 has been held, bringing together little Crimeans, residing in the occupied Crimea including children forced to leave their motherland.
Culture unites and promotes the improvement of connections with the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine. It is gratifying to note that it is mainland Ukraine where the children’s festival helps to recover and preserve the Crimean Taratar’s’ national art, promote the talented artists from among children and young people and makes it possible to learn more about the culture of the Indigenous People of Crimea “International Children’s Festival TATLI SES 2019”
On 19 June 2019 the First Deputy of the Permanent Representative of the President of AR of Crimea Izet Gdanov held a meeting which brought together the representatives of Kherson State Administration, the Main Directorates of National Policy in Kherson region and AR of Crimea, Departments of Security Service of Ukraine in Kherson region and AR of Crimea, the State Migration Service, the State Fiscal Service, the State Border Guard Service, Mejlis of Crimea Tatar People and officials of Northern Crimean Channel “Issues of importance to the citizens of the temporarily occupied Crimea were discussed in the Mission”