The newspaper apologized for the crossword puzzle with a question about Crimea



“Krymskaya Gazeta” has apologized for publishing a crossword puzzle, one of the issues with which the phrase “Ukrainian-Tatar Peninsula” the word of four letters. About it reports “Interfax”.

Many readers felt that the correct answer was the word “Crimea”. However, the Newspapers denied this information: “As you know, the answer is “Crimea” to this question can not be, because the reference to our Peninsula of the phrase “Ukrainian-Tatar Peninsula” does not exist and there is no such definition in any dictionary”.

Representatives of the “Crimean newspaper” contacted the author of the crossword puzzle, a resident of Omsk, who explained that in the preparation of the puzzle was referring to the Crimean-Tatar word “ardent”, which is translated to Russian or Ukrainian as “half” or “semi-“. “However, when selecting suitable combinations of the program generated incorrect wording of the question. A better question would be: “the Peninsula” in translation from Ukrainian into Tatar”, — said in the publication.

Earlier in January, a British women’s magazine Good Housekeeping has named the Russian Crimea. In the section on travel publishing recommended to travel through Russia by train, the endpoint of which is the Crimea.

Crimea became a Russian region in March 2014 following a referendum. Its results have refused to recognize a number of countries, including Ukraine, USA, EU members and others. Moscow insists on compliance with previous procedure of international law.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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