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Ukrainian books have been torn apart at a Crimean school in full view of pupils
Teachers collected schoolbooks and other books written in Ukrainian and destroyed them in full view of pupils at one of the Crimean schools in Simferopol, Eskender Bariyev, a member of the Tatar Mejlis, wrote in his Facebook.
Bariyev stressed that this all had been done by teachers.
"This is not the first case, when books in Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar languages (official languages in the Crimea) have been destroyed. Books written in Crimean Tatar language were destroyed exactly the same way after the annexation of the Crimea in 1783" he added.
Moskal: 2 soldiers killed, and 6 others wounded on October 13 in Lugansk region
Several mortar strikes were carried out on positions of our service members on October 14 at 6.00 o’clock from Perevalsk district.
The gunmen of the gang leader Kozicyn are suspected. There is no information on possible casualties at the moment, Chairman of the Luhansk Regional State Administration Gennady Moskal wrote on his website.
2 Ukrainian service members were killed and six others wounded as a result of hostilities on 13 October in Lugansk region. Apart from that, our troopers lost two armoured personnel carriers, he adds.
Moskal said that the rebels had mortared the TEC in the town of Schastya from 9:00 to 9:30 from their positions in the settlement of Vesela Gora, but "neither destruction nor casualties were registered". An intelligence group of the 86th airborne division clashed with rebels' gunmen of the battalion "Don", who were trying to sneak into Ukraine near the village of Bile, Slovyanoserbskiy district.
There are no casualties on our part and we still have no information about losses among the militants, as they fled straight after the fight", Moskal reports.
The 32nd action station of the National Guard near Bahmutka was mortared from 11:50 to 12:20, after which the rebels carried out an attack on a roadblock trying to seize it.
"The 80th airborne brigade came to reinforce National Guard soldiers. Fighting broke out, and the assault was repelled; however, our troops lost two armoured personnel carriers. In addition, one officer and three soldiers were wounded", the chairman of the Lugansk Regional State Administration reported. A roadblock of the 128th brigade was fired at near the village of Stanytsa Luganska at 15:10. One fighter got wounded. "Unfortunately, two other soldiers of the 24th brigade were killed, and 1 wounded on Monday near Tryokhizbenka, Slovyanoserbskiy district", Moskal reports.
Russian military and rebels have been looking for their intelligence agents under the guise of "OSCE"
Russian military and militants are seeking for their lost sabotage and reconnaissance group in the area between Telmanovo and Novoazovsk using cars with the "OSCE" sign, Dmytro Tymchuk reported in his Facebook. .
"According to our sources, citizens of the Russian Federation are also involved in the "rescuing operation" moving around in cars with the "OSCE" sign, Tymchuk reports.
National Security Council: 7 service members were killed in the ATO area in the past 24 hours
7 Ukrainian soldiers were killed in the past 24 hours in the ATO area, a spokesman for the National Security and Defence Council Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing on Tuesday.
“We have to mention here that 6 service men died in the course of counter-terrorist activities being exploded on mines, which were put by the rebels", he said.
Russia landed a reconnaissance subdivision near Novoazovsk
Russia and the rebels continue to reinforce personnel and equipment in the Southern Direction, National Security and Defence Council reports.
In particular, Russia landed a reconnaissance subdivision near Novoazovsk on Tuesday.
"The soldiers of the subdivision do not hide their belonging to the Russian Armed Forces", the National Security Council informs.
The body of a missing Crimean Tatar has been found in the Crimea; the second one has been injured
The body of the missing Crimean Tatar Belyal Belyalov was found near Simferopol; another Tatar, Artem Dayrabekov, is currently treated in the intensive care, for his condition is critical, Risa Asanov, the Chairman of the Foundation "Crimea" based in Poland, said as reported by Ukrinform.
According to him, both young Tatars were tortured severely.
Crimean Tatars have no doubt that kidnapping, beating and murdering of Crimean Tatar representatives is a Russian policy intended to intimidate the Crimean Tatar people, who spoke against the Russian occupation of the Crimea.
The international human rights organization Human Rights Watch has recently spoken about the increasing pressure on the Crimean Tatars and pro-Ukrainian citizens in the Crimea and called for a proper investigation of these cases.