6. Groups protested in front of the Crimean parliament building in Simferopol, while others guarded sites like this Tatar-linked TV station.
A couple hundred #Crimea Tatars guard their TV station @ATRtv from seizure by armed men in #Simferopol. #Ukraine
— Lucian Kim (@Lucian_Kim)
7. Crimean Tatars are known for pursuing nonviolent resistance in the past. But over the past week, arrests and multiple injuries were reported when Tatar demonstrators clashed with pro-Russian demonstrators and local police.
#Ukraine #ukraineprotests Crimean Tatars clash with police in front of a local government building in Simferopol
Sheera Frenkel is a cybersecurity correspondent for BuzzFeed News based in San Francisco. She has reported from Israel, Egypt, Jordan and across the Middle East. Her secure PGP fingerprint is 4A53 A35C 06BE 5339 E9B6 D54E 73A6 0F6A E252 A50F