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UN report regards imposition of Russian citizenship in Crimea as a source of human rights violations

The recent report by the UN Human Rights Office regards the imposition of Russian citizenship in Crimea as a source of violations of human rights. “The citizenship issue has had a major impact on the lives of many residents of Crimea,” said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.

Read more here and access the full report here

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