Crimea – A Forgotten Peninsula?
Sergii Kostynskyi, adviser to the Minister of information policy (Ukraine)
Fedor Kravchenko, independent lawyer, Media Lawyers Collegium (Russia)
Emir Asan, journalist (Crimea)
Moderated by Věra Řiháčková, Europeum
Languages: English and Russian
Date: 15 September, 2015, 14:00 -15:30 (Tuesday)
Venue: European House, Jungmannova 24, Prague 1
One and half year ago Crimea was in the center of the Ukrainian crisis that have developed into conflict between Russia and the West. Among other crises, Europe, and also Ukraine are forgetting about Crimea, at least in the eyes of the shrinking number of journalists and civil rights activists who are striving to remain active in the public space in the peninsula. This panel will address the current political and social developments in Crimea, especially how implementation of Russian legal environment is reflected in the life of journalists, civil rights activists and ordinary people.