Crimean Tatar flag was raised on a spoil heap between Gorlovka and Toretskoye in the ATO zone. The Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov sent the flag to the front line, according to the Facebook page of an MP Natalia Velesova. 

Notably, the flag was raised in honor of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

“Festivals were celebrated in the Toretskoye as well. Not only the Muslims came to the feast. Such events break down stereotypes and let people to take a closer look at the representatives of ethnic and religious minorities, it is the way to establish trust relationships between the members of the community as well,” Velesova said.

The Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Ilmi Umerov with some other Mejlis members and activists of the National Movement visited the parents of the imprisoned Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis Ahtem Chiygoz to congratulate them on the holiday of Eid al-Adha.

PHOTO: Facebook Natalia Velesova