Beauty pageant dreams in politically fraught Crimea | Unreported World
Miss Crimea: In 2015 Unreported World went to the disputed Russian region of Crimea for a beauty pageant just a year after Russian forces seized it from Ukraine. At the time, the move was condemned as an illegal annexation by the international community but was welcomed as a historic homecoming by Crimea's sizeable Russian majority. But before it was either Russian or Ukrainian, Crimea belonged to the Crimean Tatars, a Muslim minority, many of whom opposed the annexation.Marcel Theroux went to meet one young Crimean Tatar who was hoping to become Miss Crimea 2015. This episode first aired on 22/05/2015.Subscribe to our channel for more Unreported World episodes https://www.youtube.com/unreportedworld.