MOSCOW, February 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Chairman of the Russian Commission on human rights Andrei Yurov has arrived in Simferopol on Thursday afternoon, he told Itar-Tass by telephone upon arrival.
Yurov intends to hold a number of meetings for purposes of monitoring the human rights situation in Crimea. He did not specify the names of senior officials whom he was going to meet. Yurov did not rule out that he might try to go into the building of the Crimean parliament.
Earlier, the Russian Presidential Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights had established a working group for monitoring the human rights situation in Ukraine.