Copyright © 2024

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Memorial to Turkish soldiers desecrated in Sevastopol

Memorial to Turkish soldiers desecrated in Sevastopol
Translated by: Christine Chraibi

Unknown persons desecrated the Memorial, erected in memory of fallen Turkish soldiers and officers during the Crimean War (1853-56).

Rahim Humbatov, head of the Crimean Azerbaijani Community reported that crescents and stars were torn or broken off on the gravestones of the memorial complex; debris was scattered across the whole territory.

He stated that these persons also destroyed road signs pointing to the Memorial site; the signs were posted along the road leading to Sevastopol through Sapun Mountain.

Humbatov pointed out that such acts of vandalism had never occurred before March, when Russia annexed Crimea.

The Crimean ‘government’ has not yet commented on this information.

Translated by: Christine Chraibi
You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here

    Euromaidan Press

    We are an independent media outlet that relies solely on advertising revenue to sustain itself. We do not endorse or promote any products or services for financial gain. Therefore, we kindly ask for your support by disabling your ad blocker. Your assistance helps us continue providing quality content. Thank you!

    Related Posts