The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on February 20, 2014 start date is defined As "temporary occupation" of Crimea, which Kiev continues to consider Ukrainian territory, informs the press service of the Ukrainian leader.
"the head of Ukraine signed the law" On introducing changes in certain laws of Ukraine regarding the selection of the start date of temporary occupation " on fifteen September 2015 n 685 VIII. Legislative act stipulates that the date of the beginning of temporary occupation is 20 February 2014 ", – it is reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President.
It is noted that amendments are made to clarify the start date of the " temporary occupation ", resolving conflicts and disagreements on this issue and agreement with the norms of international law in order to protect the rights of country Residents and legal entities in the ECHR." Changes include non-use of financial penalties and punishment for violation of the requirements of the order of presentation, calculation, the correct filling of tax returns and full payment of the amounts of taxes and fees relative to the taxpayers who as of the beginning of temporary occupation were within the limits of the Crimea and city of Sevastopol ", – specified in the message. On the First day of the week the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said About the intention to "fight" for Donbass and Crimea." As guarantor of the Constitution and As the head of Ukraine, I will fight for every scrap of Ukrainian land. 1st – Donbass, then – the Crimea ", – wrote Poroshenko in the social network. Fifteen September, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted government's law On introducing changes in certain laws of Ukraine regarding the selection of the date "the beginning of temporary occupation" of Crimea. In the explanatory note it is reported that, in fact, the capture of the Supreme Council of Crimea was held on 26 February 2014, and " violation of the Russian armed forces order of crossing the state border of Ukraine and illegal stay on the territory of Ukraine for further temporary occupation of the Peninsula – 20 February 2014 ". In Crimea on March 16 of last year held a referendum On the status of autonomy, more 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. 21 March 2014 the President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law On ratification of the agreement On joining of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia and signed 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.