SEVASTOPOL, January 15. /Corr. Janina Vaskovsky/. The Governor of Sevastopol Sergey meniailo believes the senseless proposal of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the establishment of the international group for the start of negotiations on the return of Crimea to Ukraine in the format “Geneva plus”.
“The President of Ukraine decided to create a new mechanism in the format of “Geneva plus” for the return of the Crimea. These gentlemen can create any coalition agreement in the format of “Geneva plus, two plus Geneva”, “Geneva fifth generation”. All their Grand plans on the Russian border barrier on the Chongar not apply,” wrote Menyailo on his page in the network Facebook.
On Thursday at a press conference in Kiev, Poroshenko proposed to create an international group for negotiations on the return of Crimea to Ukraine in the format “Geneva plus” with the participation of the European Union, the United States of America and perhaps of the countries that signed the Budapest Memorandum. Poroshenko said that the Crimea remains among the top priorities of Russian foreign policy.
THE ACCESSION OF CRIMEA AND SEVASTOPOL INTO THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
March 11, 2014 Supreme Council of Crimea and Sevastopol city Council adopted the Declaration on independence of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol.
March 16, the Crimean referendum is 96,77% of citizens in Crimea and 95.6% of Sevastopol voted for reunification with Russia. The turnout in Crimea was USD 83.1%, in Sevastopol – 89.5% of voters.
On 17 March the Supreme Council of Crimea adopted a resolution in which the Crimea was declared an independent sovereign state. In the same document contained an appeal to Russia with the offer on acceptance of Crimea into the Russian Federation as a new entity with the status of the Republic. On the same day the President of Russia signed a decree recognising the Republic of Crimea as a sovereign and independent state.
March 21, Vladimir Putin signed Federal law on ratification of the Treaty and the Federal constitutional law on accepting the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia as subjects of the Federation and also the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district, which included the Republic of Crimea and the Federal city of Sevastopol.
On April 11 the Constitution was adopted Republic of Crimea, according to which the official languages are Russian, Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar.
The History Of Crimea. Dossier