Contents tagged with Crima

  • Lawyer: Russia illegally detains 4 Ukrainian sailors in the Crimea

    Russian security officials have not brought any charges against sailors from the Ukrainian vessel YMK-0041, which was detained near the annexed Crimea. The Ukrainians are thus being held illegally, stated the lawyer Edem Semedlyaev, Radio Liberty reports.

    "Four sailors, with the exception of the captain, are at the border agency in the city of Balaklava. They have not been charged with anything; their status as of today is unknown. They are not permitted to see lawyers. They are being held …

  • Criminal proceedings have been initiated in Ukraine over Russian elections

    The Ukrainian chief prosecutor's office for the Crimea has initiated criminal proceedings against the elections to the Russian State Duma, the statement on the prosecutor’s office website reads.

    The prosecutor’s office has initiated criminal proceedings under Article 110 p.2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, regarding infringement of the territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine.

    The sanction of the specified article provides punishment in the form of imprisonment from five to ten …