The Russian Federation has turned the Autonomous Republic of Crimea into a very powerful military base. Since 2014 they have increased the operational inventory of surface ships and submarines of the Black Sea Fleet by 45%
Ukraine’s Autonomous Republic of Crimea is illegally occupied by Russia. That’s an area the size of several European countries
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As of 2014 along with the buildup of ground and aerospace elements, Russia poses a threat by deploying nuclear delivery vehicles, including Iskander missile systems and Kalibr-type sea-based cruise missiles with a range that may exceed the limits defined by the treaty to eliminate intermediate-range and shorter-range missiles.
Since 2014 many families left their homes. Crimean Tatars moved to neigbour Kherson region to avoid serving in the Russian Federation army. Pastors, imams, priests and representative of Ukrainian national-cultural associations left the peninsula after reportedly being told by FSB officers that they could "disappear"
One of the main sources for Crimean economy – tourism dropped 5 times
The Platform aims to increase the effectiveness of international response to the ongoing occupation of Crimea and mounting security threats, respond to growing security threats, increase international pressure on the Kremlin, prevent further human rights violations and protect victims of the occupation regime, and achieve the main goal – de-occupation of Crimea and its peaceful return to Ukraine
Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine. The report is submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 75/192, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to report to it at its seventysixth session on the progress made in the implementation of that resolution, including options and recommendations to improve its implementation.
The Crimean Human Rights Group (CHRG) is a public non-profit organization of the Crimean human rights defenders and journalists, aimed at promoting the observance and protection of human rights in Crimea by attracting wide attention to problems of human rights and international humanitarian law in the territory of the Crimean peninsula