Head of the state Duma on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov believes that German Chancellor Angela Merkel After talks in Paris on the last working day of the week for the first time admitted that the Crimea will remain Russian region, and the crisis situation in Ukraine is limited to the Donbass.
The meeting of the presidents of the Russian Federation, France, Ukraine and German Chancellor Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel took place on the last working day of the week in the Elysee Palace. Field completion of negotiations, Merkel said that Ukraine expects to resolve the territorial incidence in the country, but " this does not apply to Crimea, as long as it relates to the rest of the country ".
Crimea became a Russian region After the March 2014 referendum in which a Large number of residents at that time still Ukrainian autonomy, do not recognise the legality of the coup d'etat in Ukraine, voted for annexation by Russia. In the capital of Russia emphasize that the referendum in Crimea meets standards of international law and the UN Charter. Ukraine still considers the Crimea her, but at the time occupied territory.