Armed occupiers in Crimea blocked access to a wild beach near Nikolaevka

This is reported by Center for Investigative Journalism.

The Russian military does not allow civilians to access the wild beach located south of the village. Nikolaevka in occupied Crimea, behind the Gornyak boarding house.

“Today we went to the sea, to our wild beach in Nikolaevka. And they are no longer allowed there. There is a green man standing,” local residents told the editors.

A Russian military man at the entrance to a wild beach near Nikolaevka Photo:

The wild beach is equipped with a dirt slope, along which vehicles can drive from the road directly onto the beach. As the Center for Investigative Journalism previously reported, Russian occupiers equip with defensive positions areas of the Crimean coast suitable for landings.

Russian military post and wild beach near Nikolaevka Photo: Google Earth

In addition, messages appeared in Crimean chats that the occupiers were mining sections of the Crimean coast. Thus, in the chat of the village of Mirny near Lake Donuzlav there are messages about the mining of the entire coast of the village, with a ban on visiting the shore.

Screenshot: Crimean wind


On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” in the occupied Donbass. Russia launched missile attacks on Ukrainian territory and launched a direct, full-scale invasion on four fronts. The armed forces of Ukraine are repelling the enemy: the blitzkrieg plan to capture Kiev in two or three days failed, the Russian army retreated from the capital, suffered a crushing defeat in the Kharkov direction, and in November 2022, the Ukrainian Armed Forces liberated Kherson and the right bank of the region. The Russian military is committing thousands of war crimes and crimes against humanity throughout Ukraine.

Center for Investigative Journalism keeps a daily chronicle Russia’s war against Ukraine on all sites: YouTube, Facebook, Telegram, Twitter

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