Printing company Rocher has released the World geopolitical Atlas 2016, which outlined the Crimea as part of Russia, not Ukraine.
on the pages which shows the Ukraine, the Caucasus and prievozska part of Russia, Crimea accented as part of the country, transfers news Agency. Publisher Rocher was founded in Monaco in 1943. But publishes books primarily for French readers.
before another famous French Publisher Larousse has Also issued the Atlas in which the Crimean Peninsula is designated as a foreign area for Ukraine. The picture shows a page on the economic geography of Ukraine. Encyclopedic article with detailed colour map of the country, but Crimea is shaded in gray as a district, not related to Ukraine. The fact of publication in France of the map, where Ukraine stripped of Crimea, protested the Ukrainian staff of the foreign Ministry." I was deeply shocked to learn not long ago That the Larousse, which I often trusted in his work, on page 105 of his "Socio-economic Atlas" for the year 2016 marked on the map of Crimea as a territory belonging to Russia, " - said in an open letter to the Ambassador of Ukraine to France Oleh Shamshur. What about publishing Rocher, as long as no comments were received. On March 19, 2014 Mail. Ru and "Yandex" has begun to update the maps, to the Crimea was designated as part of Russia. Similarly, in March a division of the National geographic society, USA National Geographic Maps maps decided to display the Crimea from Russia. In addition, in April 2014 search engine Google has updated its map Maps. Google. Ru, which is now the Republic of Crimea is shown as the area of the Russian Federation. 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 the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, and Also the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.