Ten things about the Crimean Tatar deportation you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask

Today, on 18 May, Ukraine commemorates the anniversary of the deportation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula indigenous people — Crimean Tatars. On 18 May 1944, the interior ministry of the Soviet Union (NKVD) on orders from Moscow started mass deportation of Crimean Tatars from the Peninsula. The operation lasted three days and is deemed the speediest … Continue reading Ten things about the Crimean Tatar deportation you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask