Zhirinovsky has suggested to rename the Crimea in the Taurida

LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky at the meeting-concert “We together” devoted to the anniversary of the accession of Crimea to Russia

LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky proposed to return the Crimea to its historical name — Taurida. With this statement he made from the stage at a rally-concert on Vasilevsky descent in Moscow to mark the anniversary of the reunification of Crimea with Russia.

“Crimea is native Russian land. It is necessary to return the historical name — Taurida. It was in tsarist Russia Tauride province, and there were always Russian Governor – General. From there, from the Crimea, from Sebastopol out our heroic black sea fleet and smashed the fleet of the Ottoman Empire”, — said Zhirinovsky (quoted by TASS).

LDPR leader and had previously called for the return to Crimea, the name Tauris. The last time he spoke about it in interview to LifeNews in early January.

“Tavrida — Greek name. And Sevastopol, Feodossiia, Kerch, Evpatoria — it’s all Greek. The Crimea is purely Crimean Tatar name. Pristine all should be! Not Volgograd, and Tsaritsyn, not Kirov, and Vyatka, not Ulyanovsk, and Simbirsk, not Noginsk, and Bogorodsk,” said Zhirinovsky.

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Russia marks the second anniversary of the annexation of Crimea

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On Friday in Central Moscow held a rally-concert in honor of the second anniversary of the reunification of the Crimea with Russia.

According to estimates of the Ministry of internal Affairs, the event gathered 100 thousand people. In the beginning of the action, estimated RBC, on Vasilevsky descent gathered 15 thousand