15:53 Apr. 2, 2016
Police took detainees' fingerprints and samples of tissue for DNA analysis
On April 2 police detained 35 Crimean Tatars in the Crimean village of Pionerske, according to Radio Liberty. They were in the coffee shop "Baghdad" at the time.
All detainees were taken to the Department for Countering Extremism for 'preventive reasons'. According to Crimean lawyer Emil Kurbedinov persons of Slavic appearance, who were at the coffee shop, were immediately released.
The Crimean Tatars were released after samples for DNA analysis and fingerprints had been taken.
No official reports or comments about the incident were made by the occupying authorities on the peninsula.