The following press statement was delivered on May 18 by Jeff Rathke, director of the Office of Press Relations at the U.S. Department of State. Today, Crimean Tatars mark the 71st anniversary of the Soviet government’s forcible deportation of more than 230,000 Tatars from their homeland. The event has been marked in Crimea every year…...
FOR THE RECORD: U.S. on anniversary of Crimean Tatars’ deportation
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