At least 200,000 Russians resettled to occupied Crimea since annexation

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Canan Kevser
06 January 2021, 15:39
Canan Kevser
06 January 2021, 15:39

At least 200,000 Russians have been resettled to Crimea since the beginning of the illegal occupation of the peninsula, according to the report of Crimean Human Rights Group (CHRG).

CHRG reportedthis referencing the website of the “Office of the Federal State Statistics Service for the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol.” 

The group recorded that, at the end of 2020, the “interregional migration movement” of those arrived in Crimea amounted to 33,137 people including;

  • 20,763 in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in January-November 2020 and 
  • 12,374 in the city of Sevastopol in January-October 2020.

During the occupation period, the number of those who arrived in Crimea within the framework of the “interregional movement of the population” amounted to 205,559 people in total including;

  • 117,114 in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and 
  • 88,445 in Sevastopol, the report reads.