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Mosque Vandalized In Annexed Crimea

Unknown attackers have broken the windows of a mosque in Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia last year.

The Spiritual Directorate of Crimea's Muslims said on November 16 that the attackers threw dozens of bricks at the mosque's windows in the village of Zavet-Leninsky.

The incident took place over the weekend.

Local Imam Rustem Akhmetshayev filed an official complaint with the local law enforcement authorities.

In September, unknown individuals vandalized posters depicting the Grand Mosque being constructed in Crimea's capital, Simferopol.

The majority of Crimea's Muslims are Crimean Tatars. Many of them have openly protested Crimea's annexation by Russia in March 2014.