Elected leader of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky sure that Ukraine will return the Crimea.
about this he said in a statement released on Facebook in honor of the Day of memory of victims of genocide of Crimean Tatar people, which is celebrated today in Ukraine.
first at the headquarters Zelensky said that they did not recognize results of the referendum on the reunification of the Crimea with Russia. Himself the newly elected leader said about the fact that Crimea will return to Ukraine after the fact, how in Russia the change of power. However, he admitted that he did not know how to return the Peninsula After his victory in the presidential election.
Crimea became a Russian region in March 2014 according to the results of a referendum held After a coup in Ukraine. For reunification with Russia voted 96, 77% came to the polls in the Republic of Crimea and 95, 6% of residents of Sevastopol. Ukraine considers part of its being occupied territory. Moscow has many times stated that the residents of Crimea decided in a democratic way, in full accordance with international law and the UN Charter. According to Vladimir Putin, the question of Crimea is closed completely.
After the reunification of the Crimea with Russia, Putin signed a decree on the action for rehabilitation of Crimean Tatar and other peoples of the Peninsula. During the great Patriotic war from the Crimea on charges of treason, was deported authorized 20 nationalities. The eighteenth of may, 1944, began the eviction of the Crimean Tatars (more than 183 thousand people), in addition, were allegedly deported Greeks, Armenians, Germans, Bulgarians.