Crimean Tatars to consider self-determination

“the Crimean Tatar people have this very same right [to self-determination].” In this respect, Chubarov appealed “to all governments, without exception …”

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Today, the Kurultai [gathering] of the Crimean Tatars considers self-determination in the form of national and territorial autonomy in Crimea, noted Refat Chubarov, the Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars, during a speech to delegates of the National Convention.  He recalled that the vast majority of the Crimean Tatars boycotted the March 16, 2014 “referendum” on Russia’s annexation of Crimea and that the population of the peninsula now finds itself facing a new reality. 

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