Controlled by the Russian occupiers of Crimea declare their intention to isolate the Peninsula from mainland Ukraine 50-kilometer fence until mid-2018. This was reported on Friday in the so-called press service of the border Department of the FSB of Russia in the region, reports the advocacy resource TASS.
“According to the project documentation, completion (boom – ed.) scheduled for the first half of 2018″, – stated in the message.
The report also says that the occupants are engaged in the equipment “engineering and technology” area of the administrative border “dynamic region” with the mainland of Ukraine.
According to TASS, on the fence occupiers allocate 200 million roubles.
10 November it was reported that the number of people crossing admingranitsu with the occupied Crimea declined. In October it was crossed by 9.5% less than in September.
November 18, activists of St. Petersburg convene “citizens of the city” on a picket in support of the Crimean Tatars which takes place monthly in the framework of a series of protests against the genocide of the Crimean Tatar people.
Russia has occupied the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in 2014 year. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. Key international organizations, including the UN General Assembly has condemned Russia’s actions and called the annexation and occupation of Crimea illegal. Against Russia were imposed economic sanctions. For the implementation by Moscow of the so-called elections with the participation of the Crimea in 2016-m to year the Parliament of Ukraine recognized the Russian state Duma is illegitimate.
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