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Dzhemilev: Russia has caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage to Crimea’s ecology
Russia has caused significant damage to the ecology of annexed Crimea, as stated by the leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Mustafa Dzhemilev, at a briefing on the draft resolution of the UN Security Council on human rights in the Crimea. "Russia has violated all agreements by its actions. The ecology of the Crimea has been damaged. Groundwater dropped, the territory will require billions of dollars to rehabilitate," said Dzhemilev.
The leader of the Crimean Tatar people also noted that …
Dzhemilev: Crimean factory belonging to Ukrainian fugitive oligarch Firtash receives power and raw materials from mainland Ukraine
The Crimean plant Titan belonging to Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash receives a portion of the electricity it uses from the Kherson region, stated the representative of the President of Ukraine for Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev, Krym.Realii reports.
"Why is this happening? There are several explanations. Some say that if we do not supply a certain amount of electricity there, then a technogenic disaster could occur," said Dzhemilev.
He noted that a technogenic disaster is …
Crimean Tatar leader: Sanctions against Russia should remain in place until they completely withdraw from the Crimea
The leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Mustafa Dzhemilev expressed hope that the European Union would continue a consistent policy towards the Crimea and that the sanctions would remain in effect until it is completely de-occupied.
"Sanctions are the main thing for “de-occupation.” The European Union’s decision is very motivating because in the Crimea, repression has intensified against citizens who remain faithful to their state. I hope that these sanctions will continue until the complete …
Dzhemilev says that Russia has placed six nuclear warheads in Crimea
The Kremlin has turned the annexed Crimea into a military base. Therefore, retaking the peninsula by military force is now extremely dangerous. This was said in an interview with UA.TV by the national leader of the Crimean Tatar People, People's Deputy of Ukraine Mustafa Dzhemilev.
"The Crimea has now been turned into a kind of a military base. We even have information that six nuclear warheads are there now. Therefore, it is very dangerous to begin military operations there," Dzhemilev said. …
Crimean Tatar leader Dzhemilev claims that Crimea’s current 'semi-bandit totalitarian regime' is worse than the Soviet one
After the annexation of the Crimea, Russia established on the peninsula “a hard, semi-bandit, totalitarian regime, which, by some of its features, is even worse than the Soviet one," as stated by the leader of the Crimean people, Mustafa Dzhemilev, at a conference in Bratislava, Radio Liberty reports.
“The struggle of Crimean Tatars was long and persistent, but ultimately successful. Hundreds of people passed through prisons and camps. Some of them ended their lives in prison chambers and many …
Dzhemilev says that without repressions, Russia would not be able to hold out long in the Crimea
The repressions will continue in the annexed Crimea because that is the way the Kremlin maintains its hold on power in the peninsula. This was said by the People's Deputy of Ukraine, leader of the Crimean Tatar people, Mustafa Dzhemilev in an interview with Focus magazine, published on March 1.
"The basic strategy of Moscow is not just to punish those who have committed a “crime” but to intimidate the whole community; they quickly find grounds for oppression afterwards. Under the free …
Dzhemilev warns that Crimea may turn into a deserted peninsula
Mustafa Dzemilev, one of the leaders of the Crimean Tatars and an MP from the Petro Poroshenko faction said on 112 Ukraine TV that the retaking of the Crimea through military force would entail ethnic cleansing and make the peninsula uninhabitable.
"We very much hope that the sanctions imposed against the occupier will be strengthened and that it will force him to leave the occupied territories. We now see the other way, the military way, as hopeless. This would entail ethnic cleansing. And if …
Dzhemilev said he talked with Putin before the annexation of the Crimea
People's Deputy and Commissioner of the President of Ukraine on the Affairs of Crimean Tatars Mustafa Dzhemilev spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the eve of "referendum" and Putin was trying to persuade him to cooperate. He revealed this information in an interview with Apostrophe news portal.
Dzhemilev commented on media reports that Russian authorities made an offer to lead the "government of the Crimea" to many well-known Crimean politicians.
"No, there was bribery of a …
Dzhemilev: Sanctions for the annexation of the Crimea will lead to the collapse of Russia
Sanctions imposed against Russia due to the annexation of the Crimea, even if they are not strengthened, will lead to an unavoidable collapse of Russia, as was explained to the Ukrainian news agency, Apostrophe, by the former Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People, Mustafa Dzhemilev.
“Putin has created so much propaganda on the annexation of the Crimea, that he has built a tremendous pseudo-patriotism. Putin’s rejection of the Crimea would be political ‘hari-kari’ for him …
Dzhemilev: Crimean Tatars are waiting for the Crimea to become Ukrainian again
Crimean Tatars living in the Crimea are waiting for the peninsula to become Ukrainian again as was stated by the leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev on February 4, during a Crimean Tatar Evening in Ankara, according to a Crimean News Agency.
"We have been, and still are, counting every single day since the beginning of the occupation. The Crimean Tatars, who live in the Crimea, are waiting for this hell to be over, for the Crimea to be free from the occupier and become …