The President of Russia Vladimir Putin, explaining the words of the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko about the visit of the Russian leader in Crimea, said that Crimeans set point in the future of the Peninsula voted for reunification with Russia.
"No, I didn't comment in that regard, because the future of Crimea has determined citizens who live on current site. They voted for reunification with Russia. All. Point ", – quoted Putin RIA " Novosti ".
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." Later that same day, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine sent a note to Russia in connection with "inconsistent with Ukraine," the visit of Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to 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.