Kyiv Artist Creates Mural in Honor of Crimean Tatars

The street art can be found in Irpen

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09.11.2019

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Kyiv artist Vitaliy Gidevan, who goes by Vitality Gide1, created a mural dedicated to Crimean Tatars in Irpen.

The mural is one of two that Vitality Gide1’s will do in an industrial zone in Irpen. He calls it “Rebel Girl” and it features a young woman with Crimean Tatar roots.

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Since the Russian Federation illegally annexed the Crimea in 2014, its systematically repressed the Crimean Tatar people, including banning the Meijlis, a representative body of the Crimean Tatar people.

“Within the first six months of 2019, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) documented 67 searches and raids carried out by Russian Federation law enforcement officers in Crimea. At least 53 (nearly 79 percent) impacted Crimean Tatars. OHCHR notes that the number of raids against Crimean Tatars almost doubled compared to the same period last year,” a report by the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine reads.

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Among other works, Vitality Gide1 is the creator of another mural in Kyiv featuring a deer wading through the Dniepr River, signifying that nature is at the roots of humanity and another featuring an owl and a book, which concerns the topics of wisdom and knowledge.

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date 09.11.2019
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