Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine.
"'The Stalin's totalitarian regime launched a massive operation of the Crimean Tatars deportation from their homeland 72 years ago. It took only two days to transport about 200,000 residents of Crimea to the destination of their exile under fake charges of providing support to Nazis. History repeats itself today after 72 years on. Putin does not even try to come up with a new scenario. The far-fetched allegations, searches, intimidation campaigns, bans are underway again...
"Guided by its imperial ambitions, the Kremlin has annexed the peninsula and makes every effort to destroy Crimean Tatars' national consciousness, historical memory, cultural traditions, and dignity," Turchynov said.
"The entire civilized world has condemned the actions of the Putin's regime while Jamala's voice conveyed this truth to millions of people around the world from the stage of Eurovision.
"The brutal force will never defeat the truth and justice! The aggressor will never break the spirit of the Crimean Tatar people! Crimea is Ukraine!" he summed up.
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