"Case of 26th February: the technology of fabrication and political persecution"

24 February, a press-conference “Case of 26th February: the technology of fabrication and political persecution. Reconstruction of the events and the opinion of international experts” will be held at 12:00 a.m. at the news agency “Ukrinform”.

Organizer: Ministry of information policy of Ukraine, Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union.

During the event, the results of a study of the events of 26 February 2014, which took place in front of the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, will be presented. It was held with the support of the UHHRU by Ukrainian human rights defenders with the participation of international experts.

Participants: Yulia Kazdobina – the Advisor to the Minister of information policy of Ukraine on Crimean issues; Oleh Korsunenko – the Deputy Prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea; Olha Salomatova – expert of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (Poland); Serhiy Ostaf – the OSCE expert, Director of the Resource Center for Human rights CReDO (Moldova); Refat Chubarov – MP of Ukraine, the Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people; Heorhiy Lohvinskiy – MP of Ukraine.

“Ukrinform” address: 8/16 B. Khmelnytskyi Street, (subway station “Teatralna”)

Telephone: (044) 279-20-60, 279-00-05

Entrance is available only by official ID and NUJU cards.