Life’s No Beach: Meet Crimeans Who Struggle Under Occupation
12 March, 2018

Fewer and fewer journalists are working in Russian-occupied Crimea at time when Moscow is growing its presence on the Ukrainian peninsula. With Kremlin-controlled authorities imposing Russian citizenship on Crimean residents and silencing pro-Ukrainian activists, russification of the peninsula is evident.

Earlier this month, Russia held its presidential election in Crimea, scheduled on March 18, the anniversary of its annexation. Hromadske’s Nataliya Gumenyuk travelled to Crimea in the lead up to the election to see how Ukrainians are preserving their language and culture on the occupied peninsula.