In 2014, Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, and has since been held as an occupied territory of the Russian Federation. Join Gyunduz Mamedov, Ukraine’s Prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, for a discussion about the ongoing occupation of Crimea, the work of his office in documenting human rights rights violations in the region, and how Ukraine engages in law enforcement activities over an occupied territory. What role can the United States play in this conflict?
Gyunduz Mamedov is the Prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine, a position he has held since August 2016.
Mamedov began his career in 1996 in the Prosecutor’s Office of the Primorskii District of Odessa. He has served as a prosecutor in the Kyiv Region, as the Chief Scientific Officer of the Crime Investigation Research Department at the Research Institute of the National Academy of Public Prosecutor of Ukraine, and the Head of the Investigation Department of the Dnipro Environmental Prosecutor’s Office. In July 2014, he was appointed Prosecutor of the Odessa city, then from December 2015 Deputy Prosecutor of the Odessa region.
Mamedov is a graduate of Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University and the Odessa National University of Economics. He holds a PhD in Law.