Researches about Ukraine

Moscow Offering Crimean Tatars Ersatz Autonomy

The Jamestown Foundation

Having illegally occupied Crimea and worked to destroy the Milli Mejlis (the de facto quasi-governing assembly of the Crimean Tatars) and all other independent Crimean Tatar organizations, Moscow is now offering that nation an ersatz form of autonomy. Russian propagandists will undoubtedly use this alternative to undermine the will of the Crimean Tatars, the most consistent opponents of the Crimean Anschluss. Moreover, this substitute form of “autonomy” will be used to confuse people in the West about what Russia is doing in Ukraine by implying that it is supportive of the Crimean Tatars when, in fact, it is just the …read more

Source: The Jamestown Foundation

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