The Mission from open sources learned about the intention to conduct a tour of the Russian comedy performer (performing in the genre of “Stand Up”) Ivan Abramov in Ukraine in May 2021, who plans to perform in Kyiv, Odesa, Kharkiv and Dnipro.
As a result of monitoring, the Mission found that in August 2019 Abramov illegally visited the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, violating the current procedure for crossing the administrative border with the temporarily occupied peninsula, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 367 of June 4, 2015.
During the online discussion “How to protect your land ownership in Crimea” with the participation of representatives of government agencies and lawyers of non-governmental organizations.
- consequences of illegal land alienation in Crimea;
- State policy of Ukraine on protection of victims of violations of property rights by the occupying authorities of Crimea;
- Russian jurisprudence on the alienation of land;
- investigation by Ukrainian law enforcement agencies of criminal proceedings on the facts of misappropriation of property in the Crimea;
- prospects for consideration of cases on land expropriation on the peninsula in the European Court of Human Rights.
Media Initiative for Human Rights and Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union, in partnership with the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
The Russian Federation continues to persecute Ukrainian citizens on the territory of the temporarily occupied Crimean peninsula. The so-called “Sevastopol City Court” sentenced 66-year-old Halyna Dovhopolova to 12 years in prison. Also on March 29, the so-called “Gagarin District Court of Sevastopol” “sentenced” Viktor Stashevsky, a follower of Jehovah’s Witnesses, to 6.5 years in prison.
“The Mission of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea condemns the actions of the occupation authorities to persecute Ukrainian citizens on fictitious accusations of “espionage” and confession of faith”
In 2021, The Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs together with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine are preparing courses with scholarships to prepare students from the temporarily occupied territories (TOT) to enter Ukrainian higher education institutions. This is a pilot project of a large program “Reintegration of youth from TOT”.