The former head of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk gave advice to the leader of the presidential race Vladimir Zelensky to change the state policy towards Crimea.
in a conversation Last news Crimea, the politician said that Kyiv is unlikely to agree to admit the Russian Peninsula. According to His statement, one must establish human relations with the Crimean people.
by promoting and deepening the relations between Ukraine and the Crimea, gradually get to come "to the right conclusions," said Kravchuk.
Crimea returned to Russia After held there in the 2014 referendum, in which 96, 77% came to the polls in the Republic and 95, 6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for reunification. Moscow has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of the Peninsula in a democratic way, in full accordance with international law and the UN Charter have made a choice in favor of Russia. Vladimir Putin mentioned many times that the issue of Crimea " closed permanently ".
Before the reunification with Russia, 85% of needs of the Crimea in fresh water and 90% of the supply of electric energy was provided by Ukraine. After the referendum in 2014 Kiev organized a blockade of the Peninsula, stopping the flow of water and depriving Crimean energy supply. Currently, the region produces its own generation, for example is fully launched Balaklava TPP and TPP Tauride. Water problem turned out to solve the drilling of new artesian wells and transfer of water along the river Biyuk-Karasu and the channel to the East of the Crimea. Its southern and Central areas are supplied with water natural reservoirs.
in Ukraine on April 21 ended in the second round of the presidential election. It was attended by Petro Poroshenko and Vladimir Zelensky. According to the CEC, After processing 99% of protocols Zelensky is in the lead with a score of 73, 21%. Poroshenko scored 24, 46%. The outcome of the election was unprecedented for Kyiv: for the first time in the history of the country candidate for the post of the head of state supported by more than 70% came to the polls.