With active cooperation, the Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the Prosecutor General’s Office Of Ukraine have suspected three leaders of initiative groups of the “Ukrainian Choice” public movement for participating in organizing and holding an illegal “referendum” in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, under the qualification of “treason” and “encroachment on the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine”. The Security Service of Ukraine continues the pre-trial investigation.
A minesweeper “Cherkasy” is a symbol of resistance to the Russian occupation of Crimea, it is the last military ship controlled by Ukraine in Crimea.
On March 20, after the occupation of Crimea began, the Russians issued an ultimatum to the Ukrainian military to join Russian Forces and gave them a day to make a decision.
First Deputy Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Darya Svyrydova commented: “Adoption of the National Strategy in the field of human rights is an important step towards further development and improvement of the State policy: the promotion and protection of human rights. As well as an example of coordinated cooperation between the State and civil society.
“Decrees of the President of Ukraine 78/2021 and 117/2021 are strong positional documents outlining the directions of the State policy on the de-occupation and reintegration of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol”, – Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Anton Korynevych.
This is a fundamental and the first document since 2014, which defines the main directions of State policy aimed at reintegration and de-occupation of the temporarily occupied Crimea and provides for the implementation a set of traditional and asymmetric measures of diplomatic, military, economic, informational, humanitarian and in other spheres. It is no exaggeration to say that the adoption of the Strategy of De-occupation and Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol is a historical event. The adoption of such a strategic document has long been expected. It is a public open document, in fact a public policy statement, policy paper. It sets a broad framework for the State’s work on the track of the de-occupation of Crimea.
“Today, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed Decree №117/2021 of March 24, 2021 “On the Strategy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol» on the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of March 11, 2021.”
Seven years ago, Crimea was illegally occupied by Russia.
During the webinar will be discussed the key issues Crimean residents are facing and discussions on the de-occupation and reintegration of the Crimean peninsula.
On March 23, the Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol submitted an information to the Unified Register of Pre-Trial Investigations into the fact that the occupation administration implemented the policy of the occupying state aimed at large-scale destruction and misappropriation of private and state property, not justified by military necessity, and carried out illegally and aimlessly – monuments of horticultural culture “Foros Landscape Park”. Such actions of the occupation administration were qualified as violations of the laws and customs of war (Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). The investigation is being conducted by the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.
“The Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol has opened proceedings at the request of the Mission regarding the criminal actions of the occupation administration in destroying the Foros Landscape Park in the occupied Crimea”
Deputy Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Tamila Tasheva took part in the forum “Electoral Reform: Assessment through the Prism of Values, Political Rights, Quality of Procedures”, organized by the Civil Network OPORA.
Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Anton Korynevych, in an interview to the TSN about the Ukrainian position on the water supply to Crimea.