Kiev expressed protest in connection with Putin's visit to Crimea
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine sent a note to Russia in connection with "inconsistent with Ukraine," the visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to Crimea, said the press service of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry. The Ukrainian foreign Ministry demanded " to stop the practice of such visits."
"once again we draw the attention of the Russian side the necessity of maintaining the order of entry on occupied territory of Ukraine and departure from, the approved resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 367 dated 4 June 2015. Remember that violation of this order provides for the prosecution in Accordance with applicable law ", – reported in circulation on the Internet office of the Ukrainian Ministry. On the first day of the week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has criticized the visit of the Russian leader Vladimir Putin's " Ukrainian Crimea." On March 16 of last year in the Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. March 21, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district. Ukraine does not recognize the reunification of the Crimea with Russia. In the capital of Russia notice that the referendum in Crimea complies with international law and the UN Charter.