Russian army poses a treat to Crimea Tatars: activists

20 January 2015 09:24
(QHA) -

Drafting of young Crimean Tatars, Karaites and Krymchaks into the Russian Armed Forces poses a threat to their existence.

This was announced during the second all-Crimean conference on the protection of Crimean Tatar rights, held in Simferopol.

As a result, a committee of mothers for the protection of the youth of the peninsula's indigenous peoples was set up.

The resolution adopted in the end of the conference reads that a petition should be sent to the UN, the Council of Europe and other international organizations to halt the drafting of Crimea's indigenous people into the Russian army.