Chubarov: Russian invasion of Crimea is threat to world peace, security
Refat Chubarov, chairman of the Mejlis, is a leader of the 250,000 member Crimean Tatar community on Ukraine's southern peninsula.
Russia's invason of Crimea poses a new challenge to Ukraine's Tatars, an indigenous ethnic minority on the peninsula that returned to the nation in the 1980s after their deportation in the early 1940s by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.
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