A group of provocateurs on the desecration of mosques are operating in Crimea, their goal is to foment discontent and distrust among local Muslims to power, said Last news Vice-Premier of the regional government Ruslan Balbec.
According to Balbec, In the current year in the Crimea are documented eight cases of intrusion into Muslim Holy sites in order to gain. Five of these occurred in February, one in September and two in November. The mosque in Dzhankoy district was pelted with stones and bricks.
"With the help of the group of provocateurs trying to undermine the peace in the Russian Crimea, because the goal is to foment discontent and distrust among the Crimean Muslims to power, thereby pushing them to protest actions ", - said the Balbec.
He believes that the instigators will be caught and held accountable according to the current legislation of the Russian Federation.
The Deputy Prime Minister said that such provocations are a continuation of the planned action on the arson of Crimean mosques, organized in the early years of Ukrainian nationalists.
The Balbec considers it possible that this time the desecration of mosques is in the hands of Ukrainian nationalists and mogiliansky radicals, whose leaders fled the Crimea after its reunification With Russia.
As stated before, in may in the Crimea was captured fighter of the battalion "Azov" participating in armed conflict in the South-East of Ukraine, who is suspected of belonging to the arson of the mosque "Chokurcha" in Simferopol and the preparation of a terrorist act near the building of Prosecutor's office of the Republic in the past year. Suspected admitted his guilt and gave the supporters.
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