Events in Ukraine seriously affected the situation of national minorities, especially in Crimea. Crimean Tatars are in dangerous situation. The position of Ukrainians also became a source of concern.
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) mission on human rights in Ukraine announced this in ф statement, Radio Svoboda reports.
According to OSCE, there was a great amount of violations, such as murder, physical attacks, as well as intimidation and kidnapping in Ukraine. Victims were mostly activists of EuroMaidan and journalists, along with Ukrainian militaries in Crimea and Crimean Tatars.
The Mission worked in Ukraine at the request of the country's government in March and April. It is composed of experts from the two institutions of the OSCE - Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the Office of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities.