The Head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov will speak about strengthening of sanctions against Russia in Paris, according to Facebook page.

“Today, preparing to the last two meetings in Paris – in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France and in one of the National Assembly Committees - I again came across the information about the mass searches in the homes of the Crimean Tatars. Now, in Simferopol … "Putin's regime must be completely isolated, and all possible sanctions against Russia must be strengthened ...", that are words I will start my meetings with,” Chubarov wrote.

This morning, October 12, a new wave of raids began in Crimea. In particular, in the arrays of Stroganovka and Kamenka, Simferopol district. FSB officials are searching the houses of the Crimean Tatars Emil Dzhemadenov, Eider Saledinov, Uzeyir Abdullayev, Timur Abdullayev and Rustem Ismailov. Head of CEC Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar people Zaire Smedlyaev said that following the searches, Eider Saledinov was taken to the FSB department in Crimea.