The pro-Kremlin power in day of mourning actions by anniversary of deportation крымско - the Tatar people drove in the center of Simferopol to Lenin Square both adjoining to streets paddywagons and OMON, the traffic is blocked, pass is forbidden.
Eyewitnesses report about it from a place of events.
14:18The photoreport from the center of Simferopol.
13:37 According to operational data of group «Information Resistance» , the Russian invaders in the Crimea carry out powerful counteraction to memorial services of the Crimean Tatars devoted by 70-oh to anniversary of deportation.
The head of the Center reported about it in the Facebook voyenno - political researches, the representative of group «Information resistance» (IS) Dmitry Tymchuk.
So, all in the similar peace actions which are taking place in various cities of the Crimea, according to IS, about 60 thousand Crimean Tatars take part.
«The most large-scale meeting took place in Simferopol–about 20 thousand people took part in it. Including, arrived from Kerch, Jankoi, Bakhchisarai, Alushta» , - Tymchuk writes.
He also noted that the Crimean militia, and also the OMON which has arrived from Krasnodar, in every possible way counteracted arrival of participants of the peace actions devoted 70 - the anniversary of deportation, to Simferopol.
«On highways on an entrance to the city the strengthened posts were exposed. On various pretexts on drivers of the vehicles transporting the Crimean Tatars, protocols were formed, attempts of detention of citizens under cover-ups were noted. According to our information, posts on highways received in advance information on motor transport transporting the Crimean Tatars, through FSB of the Russian Federation» , - the military analyst added.
12:22 Russian OMON I detained the operator Reality media project in Simferopol on memorial service of the Crimean Tatars.
The Russian journalist Ilya Azar reports about it in the Twitter from a place of events.He writes that the reasons for detention of the person weren't. Name of the journalist according to not confirmed data - Vyacheslav Nikitenko, he is an inhabitant of the Crimea.
11:52 People went from Salgirk's park to the area of Joint stock company - the Mosque. At the intersection of streets Thieves' and Proletarian their way was blocked by two buses with OMON fighters. After negotiations, security officers passed people, but went together with them towards memorial service. Behind a column militia buses, goпередае t "15 minutes".
11:20Over the center of Simferopol helicopters periodically fly by. Representatives of security officers on a question, till what time the central square of the city will be surrounded, couldn't answer and advised «to address to the administration».
Locals on a question of journalists, they approve such measures «safety» in the center of Simferopol from the power, answer positively, noting that «the Crimean Tatars - the peaceful people, but we expect provocations».
As reported during a live broadcast from Simferopol journalists, now in Joint stock company - Mosques in Simferopol where memorial service is planned at 13:00, people gather.
At the same time, according to unconfirmed information, a column of the Crimean Tatars with flags which go for meeting, don't start up on Vorovskogo Street.
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It is known that on May 18 since the 8th morning over Bakhchisarai, Simferopol and adjacent settlements where the Crimean Tatars, livemilitary helicopters ply.
On May 16 the self-proclaimed prime minister of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov I forbade carried out in the Crimea any mass actions till June 6. The Crimean Tatars in response to it declared that on May 17 and 18 mass actions in Simferopol to 70-й anniversaries of deportation крымско - the Tatar people will be cancelled, however they will pass in places of compact accommodation of the Crimean Tatars - the cities and settlements, in coordination with local authorities.
We will note that the center of Simferopol it is blocked since May 15 Russian OMON and by paddywagons.
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