In the state Duma commented on the attack of the APU on the Crimean Tatar battalion

Ruslan Balbec

The attack of Ukrainian troops on the base battalion behalf of Noman Çelebicihan suggests that Kiev no longer supports the coordinator of the Crimean siege of Lenur Islyamov. This opinion was expressed in an interview with “” the Deputy of state Duma Ruslan Balbec Monday, February 13.

“The defeat of the camp of the militants Lenura Islyamova in the Kherson region — is proof that Kiev is betting on Mustafa Dzhemilev (one of the leaders of the banned in Russia as extremist organization “the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people” — approx. “Of the”). Of the two prisoners, the Kiev authorities have preferred the thief extremists,” — said the Deputy.

In his opinion, the Ukrainian government considers Cemil safer figure. “From weapons and turns away to cheat with a $ knows better than any of the tricksters. For this ability to bring everything and not to forget itself, and he remains the legitimate Crimean Tatar in Ukraine”, — said Balbec.

The MP also believes that “devoid of political future” Islyamova, there are only two options: to join Islamic terrorists or to Nigerian pirates.

On 13 February it became known that the Crimean Tatar battalion behalf of Noman Çelebicihan in the Kherson region was attacked by the fighters of the formation and units of the Armed forces of Ukraine (AFU). A day earlier it was reported that the base was seized by armed men in military uniform.

The so-called battalion name of Noman Çelebicihan created in 2016 with the support of “Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people”. In its ranks were joined by the participants of the blockade of the Crimea, arranged by the activists of the organization in 2015.