The Russian Federation donates 50,000 US dollars to the CMP
Release Date: Jan 27, 2020
(Nicosia, 27 January 2020) – The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Government of the Russian Federation for its generous donation of USD 50,000 made today on the occasion of the visit to its anthropological Laboratory of H.E. Mr. Stanislav Viliorovich Osadchiy, Ambassador to Cyprus. This is the first donation of the Russian Federation to the Committee.
This contribution to the CMP Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in Cyprus will support the Committee’s goal of identifying and returning as many remains of missing individuals as possible to bring an end to the uncertainty which has affected so many families for so many years.
So far, 969 missing persons from both communities have been identified and returned to their families for dignified burials.
The CMP relies on donor support to alleviate the suffering of the concerned families.