September 5. An active phase of the strategic command-staff exercises of the armed forces of the Russian Federation "Caucasus-2016" started in Crimea. According to the Main Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry intelligence, governing bodies, formations and units deployed on the polygons of the Southern Military District of Russia and in occupied Crimea, are in full combat readiness.
Search in mosque of Simferopol
September 6. A search was conducted in Simferopol mosque. Russian security forces planted banned literature in the mosque, and will open a criminal case on the basis of this fact.
September 7. Military district court in Rostov-on-Don has sentenced the Crimean Muslims accused of creating and participating in the activities of the Islamic organization "Hizb ut-Tahrir". The accused came to sentencing hearing in T-shirts with the words "Crimean Tatars" and "The performance is over", and their mouths were put on band-aid.
September 7. Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis was in a psychiatric hospital since August 18. Also the Medical Board recognized Ilmi Umerov mentally healthy by results of the examination, but did not give an excerpt from the conclusion, because the examination was carried out on the request of the investigation. Dates of further court proceedings have not yet assigned.
Ilmi Umerov is charged under "extremism" article for the statement of non-recognition of Russian occupation of Crimea. He considers psychiatric examination a form of pressure and an attempt to discredit his position. The actions in his support were held in Ukraine and a number of European countries. International human rights organizations have also repeatedly urged to stop pressure on Ilmi Umerov.
September 7. Full list of ships, calling at the ports of occupied Crimea in violation of Ukrainian legislation and international sanctions, published. Monitoring was carried out only in respect of ships engaged in passenger and cargo transportation to / from the ports of Crimea, as well as special vessels participating in the implementation of infrastructure projects occupation "authorities" (dredgers, cable layers, vessels, pipe-layers).
September 8. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a decree №5075, which appealed to foreign parliaments and international organizations to refrain from participating in observation of elections for the State Duma of Russia on the territory of annexed Crimea and not to recognize its results.
September 8. Ships and aircraft of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation carried out dangerous maneuvers near the ship “Podillia” of Ukrainian State Border Guard Service. Border guards collected an evidence base on the facts of aggression, seizure of property of Ukraine and illegal industrial activities of the Russian Federation.