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The Ukrainian authorities at the moment do not plan to use force to regain control of Crimea. With such statement on Monday, August 20, was made by first Deputy permanent representative of the President of Ukraine in Crimea (reception is located in Kiev) Nigeria Gdanov, reports UNN.
“We must work together with all government agencies to study the issue of implementation of the [Ukrainian sanctions against Russia] and expanding this list in order to make the Crimea for the occupier more expensive. We have today, there is no decision about military of the liberation of the Crimea. But there is a decision of the President of Ukraine [Petro Poroshenko] relatively increasing pressure on the aggressor,” he said.
In addition, according to him, in the Crimea from other parts of Russia were “imported” from 500 thousand to a million people. “With this question it is necessary to understand,” said Gdanov.
In late may, one of the leaders of the banned in Russia as extremist organization “the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people” Mustafa Dzhemilev made a statement that Russia secretly moved to Crimea to a million people from the Russian territory. In his opinion, such action seeks to “displace the local population”.
Crimea became part of Russia after the March 2014 referendum in which the majority of voters the people of the region supported this decision. Ukraine continues to consider the Peninsula as its territory, which Russia temporarily occupied.
Video, photo All from Russia.