On the official Internet representation of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko a petition registered with the initiative to rename the Crimea in the Crimean Tatar Autonomous Republic, the proposal was supported by almost 140 people.
"Initiate in the Verkhovna Rada the issue of the renaming of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in the Crimean Tatar Autonomous Republic ", – reported in the text of the petition published on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President. Recall, March 16, 2014 Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On March 21 the Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, and also the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district. Kiev did not recognize the reunification of Crimea with Russia. In the capital of Russia emphasize that the referendum in Crimea meets standards of international law and the UN Charter.