Swedish journalist Calle Civile convinced that most of the residents of the Crimea and in truth supports the reunification With Russia, after the flesh had a discussion With the inhabitants of the Peninsula, writes journalist of the newspaper.
Civile went to the Crimea and interviewed the local population, and among them the Crimean Tatars. The journalist published a book of stories, which has recently been demonstrated in Sweden.
citizens met Aftonbladet journalist, were not "cruel or Russian Cossacks professional soldiers," he stresses. However, They actually voted for reunification With Russia. Swedish journalist found out that the Kiev government support comes mostly from the Crimean Tatars.
From the position of Civile, the support of Russia in the Crimean people, motivated by their desire " to return to the USSR ", when, according to his statement, " the prices were stable, free school, payment of pensions and everyone had a job."
Aftonbladet emphasizes that Civile in his book tries to stick to the " traditional Western views ", for this reason, comments negatively about the USSR and writes that in 2014 there is no danger from Kiev Russian-speaking population of Ukraine was not, and the desire of the EU and NATO were peaceful.
the Swedish journalist of the newspaper, However, agrees With this position: From his point of view, after the conflict in Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya negative attitude to Russian NATO almost can explain the " simple paranoia ".
The Crimea did not recognize the legitimacy of the new Ukrainian authorities decided to hold a referendum on the future life of the region. Valaisiana passed March 16, 2014. In the Bulletin were made to two questions: "are You for the reunification of the Crimea With Russia on the rights of the subject of the Russian Federation?" and " are You for the restoration of the Constitution of the Republic of Crimea 1992 and the status of Crimea as part of Ukraine?"
the overwhelming majority of voters (96, 77%) with a turnout of 83, 1% were in favour of reunification With Russia. The corresponding agreement was signed on 18 March, then it was approved by the State Duma and the Federation Council. They Also adopted the Federal constitutional law on education of 2 new regions of the Russian Federation - Republic of Crimea and cities of Federal significance Sevastopol. The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed both documents. Also before Putin said that the referendum in Crimea corresponds to the norms of international law and the UN Charter.