Chief Editor of Crimean Tatar newspaper Avdet, Shevket Kaybullayev, was invited to Office of Public Prosecutor for questioning, over possible “extremist activity”.

“The prosecutor is investigating the fact of violation of Russian law on “counteraction to extremist activity”- reads the notice, that Avdet edition has received.

According to Kaybullayev, there were no other explanations on the situation.

“I was invited for questioning to Simferopol Prosecutor office. It is hard to assume the subject of the conversation. To judge by the article, mentioned in received notice, we will be accused of extremism”- he said.

Avdet newspaper is a press organ of Mejlis of Crimean Tatar people, being published from June 15, 1990.