Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko criticised Russia’s actions in Crimea, for the sentence of the Deputy of Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people Akhtem Chigos. This is stated in a message on his Facebook.
“The case of Akhtem chigusa, the next sentence of Russia, which at the highest international level – the UN – recognized occupant”, – said Poroshenko.
- Foreign Ministry demanded from Russia to immediately release Chiygoza
The President stressed that despite the verdict Chigogo, the truth is on the side of the Ukrainians.
“It is possible to illegally restrict freedom, but freedom and truth will never break! You can occupy foreign land, but it will burn under the feet and the furnace prior to its release,” – said the head of state.
As it became known today, the so-called “Supreme court” of the occupied Crimea has sentenced a Akhtem Chilgoza in the form of eight years of a colony of strictly mode.
We will remind, Chiygoz is accused of organizing mass riots at a rally on 26 February 2014 in Simferopol ahead of the so-called “referendum on joining the Crimea to Russia”. As a result of fighting and the crush then two people were killed and 79 were injured. On the one hand on meeting under walls of the Crimean Parliament came to the activists of the party “Russian unity” and Cossacks from the other supporters of the Majlis.