The Tatar ethnic minority in the Crimean region is calling for United Nations intervention on the peninsula. They are concerned about possible violence in the region.
The court found the Tatar leader guilty of "separatism" for calling on Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine. Ukraine has called the verdict "illegal and politically-motivated."
Judges in the Russian-controlled Crimea have sentenced Tatar representative Akhtem Chiygoz to eight years in a labor camp for "organizing a mass riot." Chiygoz had worked for a Tatar assembly which Moscow later outlawed.
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In a DW interview, Crimean Tatar council chair Refat Chubarov criticizes German FDP party head Christian Lindner, whose proposal for addressing the Crimea conflict, he says, could spell disaster for Chubarov's people.
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