Poroshenko on compulsory content of Ilmi Umerov: the Stalin era 30 years back

Порошенко о принудительном содержании Ильми Умерова: Сталинские времена 30-х годов вернулись

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called detention in a psychiatric hospital, one of the leaders of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov return to Stalinist times. The head of Ukrainian state said in an interview with U.S. television channel CNN, the press service of the presidential Administration.

“One of the leaders of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov was sent to a psychiatric hospital. We see that the Stalin era of 30-ies of XX century fully returned,” he said.

The head of state stressed that this is a further argument why there should be good coordination to ensure global security.

“This is not a problem only of Ukraine, but a problem all over the world. And the United States as a world leader together with us are and should be on guard global security”, – said Poroshenko.

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The head of state noted that today, hundreds of Ukrainians are being held hostage, kept in Russian prisons and in prisons in the occupied territories. The President also cited a horrible example of keeping the terrorists in prison blind Wladimir Zhemchugova, who amputated both hands, stressing that the Russians have no explanation for them to keep our hostages.

The President called on all democratic world to be in solidarity with Ukraine and to increase pressure on Russia as the aggressor country in connection with a gross violation of international law and the rights and freedoms of Ukrainians in the occupied territories of our country.

Recall yesterday in Kiev on the Maidan of Independence held a rally in support of Deputy Chairman of the Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov.

As you know, Umarov was charged under article 280.1 of the criminal code – public appeals to implementation of actions aimed at violating the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation. In the text of the charges stated that umer March 19, 2016 at the air of ATR TV channel talked about the need for the return of Crimea and Donbass under the jurisdiction of Ukraine. Therefore, the investigator of the FSB recognized that the actions aimed at violating the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation. 12 may Umarov handed recognizance not to leave.

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