How refugees from Crimea started life from scratch in America

We decided to recall this story today, since June 26 is the Day of the Crimean Tatar Flag. After the illegal annexation of Crimea, many Crimean Tatars were forced to leave their homes and seek refuge in Ukraine or abroad. Voice of America journalists visited a young Crimean Tatar family who settled in ...

'Cinema that hurts': how the first Ukrainian film about the annexation of Crimea achieved world recognition

The film "Dodomu" ("Home" - grew up) became a huge event in the Ukrainian cinema. The tape of the Crimean Tatar director Nariman Aliyev has been collecting awards at film festivals, nominations for prestigious film awards and attention of the international press for six months. The film will be released in Ukraine on November 7, writes the BBC. "To home" -…

Simferopol court found Crimean guilty of misconduct

The Kremlin-controlled Simferopol court found the Crimean Tatar guilty (the convict asks not to publicly disclose his name for security reasons) of non-reporting and fined him 10 thousand rubles (more than $ 150). According to the investigation of the FSB of Russia, the accused did not inform the law enforcement agencies ...

Exhibition about Crimean Tatars and Fleet Week: how to spend a weekend in New York (May 24-26)

What: T. Rex Exhibition When: Friday-Sunday, May 24-26 Where: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024 More: This exhibition introduces you to the development of the tyrannosaurus species and tells an amazing story the most iconic dinosaur ...

'Carried in cattle cars, dying families': how in May 1944 deported Crimean Tatars

May 18 marks exactly 75 years since the beginning of the deportation of the Crimean Tatars. The operation to evict the indigenous people of Crimea began at 4 am and took two days. The deportees were given from a few minutes to half an hour to get ready, after which they were taken by trucks ...

Poroshenko met with the Ukrainian diaspora and the Crimean Tatars in the United States

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with leaders of the Ukrainian community and representatives of Crimean Tatar organizations in the United States, and also visited the Ukrainian Museum in New York. During the trip, the politician was accompanied by his wife Marina, according to a statement on the official website of the President of Ukraine. Poroshenko thanked the Ukrainians in ...

How the power outage in Crimea affected Internet users

After unknown persons blew up the pylons of power lines in the Kherson region of Ukraine on November 22, Crimea, annexed by Russia, was left without electricity. According to the Meduza portal, after the power outage, the number of views of Russian sites by Crimean Internet users plummeted. As the "Forum" reported, activists in the Kherson region, among whom Crimean Tatars predominate, blocked repair ...

Crimea without light: activists blocked repair work

1,6 million people were left without electricity after the collapse of two power lines in Crimea on Sunday. The damage caused a total of four lines to shut down, carrying electricity from mainland Ukraine to Crimea, annexed by Russia in March 2014. According to Ukrenergo, the nature of the damage indicates that ...

Poroshenko wants to give the Crimea a new status

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that he is ready to grant Crimea a new status. The authorities want to make Crimea a national-territorial autonomy within Ukraine. Such a statement appeared on the official website of the President of Ukraine in a greeting for the participants of the II World Congress of Crimean Tatars, which takes place in ...

The head of the Majlis of the Crimea was suspected of separatism

The investigating authorities opened a criminal case on separatism against the head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars Refat Chubarov, who is currently living in Ukraine. As the prosecutor of Crimea Natalya Poklonskaya clarified, the case was initiated under the article “Calls to violate the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation”. Chubarov faces up to ...

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