On Saturday, September 24, the action devoted to the anniversary of the start of the Civil blockade of Crimea took place on the administrative border with Crimea, according to Krym.Realii. Several hundred participants marched in the buffer zone, where they held an action. In particular, the head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov addressed the action.
"Crimea should keep its autonomous status within the Ukrainian independent state. The autonomous status based on the rights of the Crimean Tatar people to self-determination. Crimea should be the territory of Ukraine, where the rights of indigenous Crimean Tatar people and the rights of the Ukrainian titular nation, who is living on their territory in the Crimea and the Russian ethnic will be guaranteed and practically implemented. But the occupants do not want and afraid of it. That is why they do everything possible to distort our idea", — Chubarov said.
In connection with the march the State Border Service has decided to suspend the pass on check point "Chongar" on the administrative border with Crimea on September 24.
Let us remind, a year ago, the action of commodity blockade of Crimea started. Activists blocked the trucks and commercial vehicles, carrying goods to occupied Crimea. Later format of the action was expanded and included an energy blockade of the peninsula.