Human rights activist has been kidnapped by the FSB on the border of Crimea

the border of Crimea and Ukraine

Today, the 13th of March, Coordinator of the Crimean Human Rights Group Olga Skrypnyk has been detained by the Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia in the buffer zone on the border with the annexed Crimea.

This was reported by human rights activist Irina Sedova.

“Olya went into the buffer zone to monitor the Kalanchak check point. The FSB kidnapped her from the buffer zone and is interrogating her at its place,” told Sedova.

Olga Skrypnyk is human rights activist and Coordinator of the Crimean Human Rights Group. She was born in Yalta, Crimea. Prior to the annexation of Crimea she worked in the Crimean Humanitarian University and concurrently in the Almenda Center for Civic Education, specializing in free legal aid. She left the peninsula on March 16, 2014 — the day of the pseudo referendum in Crimea.

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