Russia continues to plunder and destroy Crimea’s cultural heritage: 150 crimes documented by experts

Criminal construction work conducted by Russian authorities damaging a UNESCO historical heritage site, the ruins of the ancient city of Tauric Chersonesus (also known in history as Chersonese or Chersonesos) in occupied Crimea, Ukraine. Photo: RFE/RLUkrainian historical experts have documented 150 violations of cultural heritage sites in occupied Crimea performed by the Russian authorities. This has been reported to QIRIM.News by the coordinator of the Crimean Institute for Strategic Studies, Elmira Ablyalimova, who before the Russian occupation headed the Bakhchysarai Historical and Cultural Reserve in Crimea. She also noted that …

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