Contents tagged with deportation

  • Transnistria protests Chisinau’s deportation of Russian delegation

    Diplomats of the unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic accused the Moldovan authorities of deporting delegation members from Russia and South Ossetia who were traveling to Transnistria, as   reported on the official site of the Transnistrian Foreign Ministry.

    “The actions of the representatives of the Republic of Moldova are evidence of yet another cycle of  Chișinău’s use of mechanisms to filter foreign guests heading for Transnistria,” the statement reads.

    According to the …

  • Ukraine expels Spanish journalists, Spain voices protest

    Journalist organizations in Spain are outraged by the deportation of Spanish journalists from Ukraine who reported on the conflict in the Donbas, reports El Mundo.

    Antonio Pampliega and Manuel Angel Sastre were deported from the country on Friday after being detained at the airport in Kyiv for almost 20 hours.

    In 2015, Spanish journalists were added to the list of people who are a threat to the national security of Ukraine, which is why they were banned from entering Ukraine for a period of …

  • Kyiv began searching for Stalin’s and Beria’s accomplices in the deportation of Crimean Tatars during World War 2

    The Ukrainian Prosecutor's Office for Crimean Affairs in Kyiv stated that it had gathered evidence of the involvement of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and People's Commissar of the Interior Affairs of the USSR Lavrentiy Beria in the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people and representatives of other national groups from the Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic in 1944. A corresponding message was published on the official website of the Ukrainian supervisory authority.

    As the Prosecutor …

  • Police in Crimea warned the Deputy Head of the Mejlis about holding rally

    The Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars, Ilmi Umerov, has said that on the 17th of May 2016, he was visited by police who warned him that any activities planned for the 18th of May will not be allowed. The Mejlis had previously organized events to take place on Memorial Day in remembrance of the 1944 deportation of the Crimean Tatars.

    “I was referred to as the organizer of a public event. I then had to explain to members of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia that on the …

  • Germany Warns of Possible Deportation for Cologne Assaulters

    The individuals responsible for committing sexual assaults and robberies in Cologne on New Year’s Eve may face deportation if they are not German citizens, warned the Federal Minister of Justice, Heiko Maas, during an interview with CNN.

    “The law allows for the deportation of a person, even during the asylum process, if he is sentenced to more than a one-year imprisonment. It is also possible when sexual offences are committed,” the Minister explained.

    The police received more than 120 …