Russia illegally imprisons at least 191 people in Crimea, including 123 Crimean Tatars
As of December 11, Russian forces illegally imprisoned 191 people, including 123 Crimean Tatars, in the temporarily occupied Crimea
This is reported by the representative office of the Ukrainian President in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
According to the agency, out of the total number, 28 were arrested (including 21 Crimean Tatars), 146 were imprisoned (including 102 Crimean Tatars), and 17 were without status.
The mission also reported that as of December 11, 2023, 593 cases of materials drawn up under Article 20.3.3 (public actions aimed at discrediting the use of the armed forces of the Russian Federation) of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation were submitted to the occupation courts in Crimea in the proceedings of the so-called courts in the territory of the temporarily occupied Crimea.
In 517 of these cases, a decision was made to impose an administrative penalty in the form of a fine or to join the case to another case under a different article and issue a general decision. The aggregate amount of fines imposed is already at least RUB 16.3 million (UAH 6.7 million).
In total, administrative penalties were imposed on 501 individuals.
The agency also said that at least 20 Crimean Tatars were tried to be brought to administrative responsibility for supporting their persecuted relatives and for alleged violations in the courthouse and on the territory of the courts.
- The FSB said it had detained 18 people in Crimea over the past year for allegedly working for Ukrainian special services.