SIMFEROPOL, March 10. The candidacy of Sergei Aksenov as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea was adopted on 27 February 2014 with the agreement of Viktor Yanukovych, who at that time had already left the Ukraine, but legally remained President. About it in interview to news agencies said on Thursday Aksenov.
Aksyonov: Crimea for two years was held as a subject of the Russian Federation
“With the leadership of Russia’s agreement existed at that time, we haven’t stayed in touch. And Yanukovych that the agreement was signed. It was February 27 evening,” said he, answering the question.
According to Aksenova, the coordination needed for “pure process”. “In fact, his approval was not necessary. We knew that not going to back down, you still would have acted according to a premeditated plan. De jure he was at that time President, he just legalized the decision from the point of view, for example, a judicial perspective”, – said Aksenov.
Were there any other candidates for the position of Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Aksyonov does not know. “Invited me to this position Vladimir Andreevich Konstantinov (speaker of the Parliament of Crimea – ed.). We have long been familiar with and had a relationship. I can not have the moral right,” said the head of the Crimea, admitting he never planned a career politician.
Aksenov was born on 26 November 1972 in the city of Balti Moldavian SSR. Graduated from Simferopol higher military-political construction College and the University of Economics and management. Until 2009 was engaged in business, then was elected co-chair of the coordinating Council For “Russian unity in Crimea”, the year he led the party “Russian Unity”. February 27, 2014 the decision of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea is appointed as the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic. April 14, 2014 by the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin became the acting head of the Republic of Crimea, in the autumn of the same year following the results of voting of the deputies got rid of the prefix “acting”.