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Russia opens new criminal case against the head of Crimean Tatar People Mejlis Refat Chubarov
The Russian Investigative Committee opened a new criminal case against the head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, former Ukrainian MP Refat Chubarov.
This information about the criminal case has been published on the Russian Investigative Committee’s website .
Chubarov is charged with "organizing mass riots accompanied by violence" (v.1 art. 212 of the Russian Criminal Code) on February 26, 2014.
Then about 7-8 thousand residents of the peninsula gathered for a rally for a united …
Crimean Tatar Leader: only 42 percent of Crimeans voted in Russian presidential elections
Voter turnout in the Russian presidential election in the Crimea on March 18, 2018 was 42% of voters and 8% of them spoiled ballot papers during voting, as stated by Member of Parliament and Leader of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People Refat Chubarov on his Facebook page, citing the data of the Russian Federal Security Service.
“There were representatives of the Office of the Russian President Vladimir Putin in the elections in the Crimea who monitored the elections. The so-called white …
Chubarov: Aksyonov tried to bribe Putin's representatives to inflate the voter turnout for the Russian elections in Crimea
The Kremlin-controlled head of the Crimea, Sergey Aksyonov and other representatives of the local authorities tried to bribe officials of the Russian presidential administration to inflate the turnout for the Russian elections in the Crimea held on March 18, 2018, the head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, People's Deputy of Ukraine Refat Chubarov wrote on Facebook, referring to the data of the Russian Federal Security Service.
"Representatives of the Crimean authorities, particularly …
Ukrainian MP: Russia’s Kerch Bridge to Crimea should be given to Ukraine
Refat Chubarov, Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, stated in an interview with the Obozrevatel news outlet that Russia should hand over the Crimean bridge “as contribution” to a special “international consortium” which should be established to operate the bridge.
“As the country that annexed Crimea, Russia should hand over the Crimean Bridge as a contribution to the international consortium for damage caused [to Ukraine],” Chubarov stated. “The transfer agreement should contain measures …
Chubarov calls on Kyiv and the West to adopt a unified position of the non-recognition of Russian elections in Crimea
The Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Refat Chubarov, believes that Ukraine and its Western partners should adopt a common position of the non-recognition of the elections of the Russian President, which the Kremlin plans to hold in the annexed Crimea, he said in an interview with Krym.Realii.
"If Putin rules Russia, then a situation must be created for him that is more threatening than surrender and the return of the Crimea. The explosion of Russia itself, collapse, …
Chubarov: freeing of Umerov and Chiygoz is not a concession but Russia’s implementation of the demands of UN courts
The People's Deputy of Ukraine and Chairman of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Refat Chubarov said during a press briefing on Wednesday, October 25 that the release of Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz relates to the decision of the International Court of Justice."There is no concession on the part of Putin. This is a partial fulfillment by them of the decision they cannot fail to fulfill. It is the interim decision of the International Court of Justice from April 2017 on two conventions …
Chubarov insists that Russia has increased persecution of Crimean Tatars
Despite the judgment of the UN International Court of Justice on the renewal of Mejlis activity in the annexed Crimea, Russia has increased repressions against Crimean Tatars, according to Crimean Tatar leader Refat Chubarov.
“[The repressions] remain systematic and are increasing. There is no evidence that the occupiers will with any regard for the UN judgment. This is a paradox concerning the UN International Court of Justice. Russia can’t help but to carry out the judgment. Not only was it …
Leader of the Crimean Tatars: The Crimea will return to Ukraine within our lifetime
Refat Chubarov, Member of Parliament and the Speaker of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, believes that the Crimea will return to Ukraine during the lifetime of the present generation.
"I always say very confidently here: it will happen much sooner than the Kremlin would like. It will be within our lifetime. We will return to the Crimea; it cannot be otherwise," he said in an interview with Apostrophe news website.However, he believes that it will happen as a result of diplomatic, rather …
Chubarov: The Crimea represents a direct threat to NATO member countries
The Crimea has become a foothold from which Russia could directly threaten NATO member countries, as was stated on April 7th by the chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, People's Deputy of Ukraine, Refat Chubarov, in an interview with Krym.Realii.
"Today, the annexed Crimea has become a direct threat to the NATO member states on the southern flank. This concerns Bulgaria, Romania, and Turkey," Chubarov said.
On April 7th, Refat Chubarov, Mustafa Dzhemilev, Emine Dzhaparova, and …
Chubarov: The liberation of the Donbas and the Crimea are not separate issues
The matter of the liberation of the Crimea and the libaration of the Donbas must not be separated from each other; a single formula for recovering the territorial integrity of Ukraine is needed, as stated by MP Refat Chubarov, Leader of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, while speaking at the international forum “Crimea under occupation: consequences for Ukraine and the world”.
“Unfortunately, another direction has been imposed on us, and we – I mean Ukraine – have gone in this direction: …