annexed Crimea

OSCE: Free expression, freedom of media remain under threat in Crimea

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today expressed concern about the intimidation of journalist Nikolay Semena in Crimea, Ukraine, Joinfo.ua reports. According to reports, in the early hours of 19 April Semena’s apartment in Simferopol was searched and his

Russian police raided homes of Crimean journalists

On Tuesday April 19 the Russian police conducted searches in the homes of three journalists in the occupied Crimea, according to the lawyer Emil Kurbedinov, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Crimea. Reality. According to him, after searches, journalists were taken to the

Former Head of Crimean Tatar Mejlis: 22 people missing, 4 dead in Crimea under Russian occupation

"22 of our people are missing ... Most of them are Crimean Tatars, but there are three Ukrainians among them," Dzhemilev said at a press conference on Wednesday in Kyiv, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Interfax-Ukraine. Four of those missing were found

Kerch sea port to dismiss 710 employees because of anti-Russia sanctions

Deputy head of the Kerch city administration Roman Kirichenko says that the Kerch sea port plans to dismiss 710 employees on April 20, 2015, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to 15minut.org. The dismissal is caused by the slump of cargo turnover due to