MOSCOW, 7 Feb — RIA Novosti. The plans of the Ukrainian deputies to organize a disruption of the elections in the Crimea at the expense of the world community – an exotic idea. This opinion was expressed by Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov.
“In Parliament want to encourage the “international community” to disrupt the elections of the President of Russia in the Crimea (?!). Exotic idea: in the Crimea did not vote the international community, he in the Crimea do not depend. Yes, and its Affairs from the community above the roof. You will not hear it Ukrainian deputies,” wrote the MP on his Twitter page.
Earlier in the Verkhovna Rada has registered a draft resolution urging to stop the elections of the President of Russia in the Crimea. This was announced by the leader of the faction “people’s front” Maxim Bourbaki.
Vice-Premier of the Crimean government Dmitry Polonsky, commenting on the initiative of the Ukrainian refugees, said RIA Novosti that the attempts of the Kiev authorities to question the legitimacy of the elections of the President of Russia in Crimea is a farce. He noted that Crimea is an integral part of the Russian Federation, where Russian laws.
Crimea became a Russian region on the basis of a referendum held on the Peninsula in 2014, after the state coup in Ukraine. More than 95 percent of the Republic’s residents voted for such a decision.