1. Human rights abuses against Crimean Tatars under Russian annexation. 2. Actual situation in the eastern part of Ukraine. 12 Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 44 wounded only in November 2017.
1. Human rights abuses against Crimean Tatars under Russian annexation.
Within a period of occupation of Crimea, almost daily searches and detentions of Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian activists, intimidation and persecution of the opponents of the occupation as well as of the representatives of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, are proof of the Kremlin's systemic criminal policy in the occupied Ukrainian territories.
The occupational authorities of the aggressor state insidiously and systematically violate their obligations as the occupying power, as a party to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, as well as ignores the Order of the International Court of Justice of 19.04.2017, which obliged Russia to refrain from maintaining or imposing limitations on the ability of the Crimean Tatar community to conserve its representative institutions, including the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People.
2. Actual situation in the eastern part of Ukraine.
The situation in the Eastern part of Ukraine has remained restless.
Russian proxies increase the number of attacks by 25 percent, use mortars and tanks.
In mentioned period militants were shelling Ukrainian troops’ positions in Maryinka, Shyrokyne, Avdiivka, Zaitseve, Zaitseve Svitlodarsk, Zolote, Novoluhanske, Krymske, Malynove, Lozove and Troitske, Taramchuk, Maryinka, Novotroitske and Starohnativka of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
As a result, 2 Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 12 wounded.
For all shelling Ukrainian troops responded with fire from weapons allowed under Minsk agreements.
12 Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 44 wounded only in November 2017.