Pro-Russian chauvinist prosecuted for inciting ethnic hatred

11 January 2013 16:34

AQMESCİT/SIMFEROPOL (QHA) - Court trial of the pro-Russian activist from
Aqyar/Sevastopol Volodymyr Tiunin who is accused of inciting ethnic hatred by article
161 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine continues at the Tsentralnyi district court
of Aqmescit.

It would be recalled that the Public Prosecutor of
Crimea commenced proceedings against V. Tiunin accusing his of inciting ethnic
hatred in 2010-2012. The prosecutor incriminates three episodes to Tiunin. In particular,
he arranged a picket on the future Central Mosque’s construction site where he
stated they would not allow to build a mosque on the Christian children’s blood
in 2010. Moreover, he tried to justify publicly the criminal Deportation of the
Crimean Tatar nation from Crimea in 1944 on
the air of one of the Crimean TV companies and during a meeting in the Aqmescit’s
downtown in 2012. He allowed also to express extremely the ethnic slurs against
the Crimean Tatars.

Picket consists of not numerous members of the
pro-Russian People’s Front “Sevastopol-Crimea-Russia” under their slogan “Shame
on Yanukovych’s regime!” took place in the front of the court. Participants hеld
banners “Yanukovych declares war on the Russians”, “No political repression
against Russian activists”, etc.