37 people were arrested for political reasons in annexed Crimea in 2018. Olha Skrypnyk, the Head of “Crimean Human Rights Group” made such statement as organization reported.
“Talking about repression, 37 people were deprived of the liberty this year within the politically reasoned cases. 13 persons of them are civilians. There are the civic activists among them. For example, Server Mustafaev, Enver Bekirov, Yevhen Karakashev. 24 persons are our Ukrainian sailors, who are the prisoners of war,” she noted.