Russia, using national and cultural societies of occupied Crimea, takes measures aimed at propaganda of “the legitimacy of attaching the peninsula to Russia” in the EU countries.
Russian occupants actively play the card of Greek society as “the indigenous population” of occupied Crimea as a counter to Crimean Tatars.
“The visit was agreed as the fulfillment of instructions from the Russian presidential administration between Chairman of the Regional National and Cultural Autonomy of the Greeks of Crimea Ivan Shonus and head of the municipality Phyllis (Greece) Christos Pappas,» head of Information Resistance Group, military analyst and Member of Parliament Dmytro Tymchuk wrote on Facebook. The aim of the visit, that will be held from 20 to 30 of September this year, is “the development of bilateral relationships, realization of co-operative humanitarian projects”.
According to the information, the visit will be financed from the city budget of Yevpatoria (Crimea), the project is supervised by the Russian FSB security service’s units in occupied Crimea.