WA, 26 Jul â€“ RIA Novosti. Russian Andrey Eremin, claimed that he dropped out of a plane in the US for the “occupation” of the Crimea, told RIA Novosti about the threats began to come at him after publishing the post about my flight with Delta AirLines.
The citizen of the Russian Federation Andrey Eremin wrote earlier to media that Tuesday he was going to fly from Seattle to Atlanta flight Delta airline 1588. However, according to him, a nearby passenger refused to sit next to him, explaining that he is uncomfortable to be around a citizen of Russia and the “occupants of the Crimea.” Then, according to Eremin, he was removed from the flight and had to fly another plane. He stated that he intends to defend their rights in court. While in Delta AirLines said that the Russian was removed from the flight because he violated safety rules.
In conversation with RIA Novosti Eremin said that soon after the publication of the social network, caused a great resonance, he began to receive threats. For this reason he decided to remove the post.
“I began to call and to write some strange people, to say different bad things. So I decided to remove the post. Not that I’m afraid of something, but I have two kids, I’m sorry,” said Eremin.
Eremin resides in the United States, but has Russian citizenship.
RIA Novosti has received screenshots Eremin threats.
Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russia. Crimean authorities held a referendum after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory.
The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue “is closed permanently.”