May 10. More than fifty armed law enforcers conducted mass inspection of documents at points of sale.
May 11. Deputies called on the world to recognize deportation of Crimean Tatars as genocide and drew attention to the oppressions in occupied Crimea.
On Wednesday the Verkhovna Rada appealed to the international community to pay attention to the oppression of Crimean Tatars on the peninsula occupied by Russia and to recognize the deportation of 1944 as genocide. 240 deputies voted for the relevant draft resolution №4476.
May 12. Russian security forces conducted a series of searches and arrests in Bakhchisarai. After a series of searches in Bakhchisaray four Crimean Tatars were detained — Zevri Abseitov, Remzi Memetov, Rustem Abiltarov and Enver Mamutov. Three of them are accused of involvement in a terrorist organization, another is in the organization of terrorist activities.
May 12. Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis Ilmi Umerov is accused of extremism.
May 13. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko told about persecutions of Crimean Tatars in occupied Crimea during a meeting with EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos. The Head of State described the human rights situation in Crimea as catastrophic.
May 13. The delegation of Italian politicians came for three days visit to occupied Crimea, reports TSN. The delegation includes member of the Chamber of Deputies Nikola Ciracci, senators Paola de Pin and Bartolomeo Pepe, the Regional Council of Tuscany memebr Gabriele Sani. All the politicians are eurosceptics and adherents of populism.
May 13. According to military expert Dmytro Tymchuk, Russian army will not deploy intercontinental missiles, but transfer of tactical nuclear weapons is possible. Also, according to him, infrastructure of conventional weapons is actively developing too on the peninsula.