Contents tagged with Russian presidential elections
According to the Russian news agency RIA Krym, a group of "observers" arrived in Sevastopol to monitor the the Russian presidential elections in the annexed Crimea. The elections are being held on the day of the annexation of the Crimea by Russia.
"The representatives of Spain, Italy, Denmark, Ukraine, Israel, Sweden and Great Britain met with the head of the Sevastopol election committee Alexey Petukhov, the senator from Sevastopol, Olga Timofeyeva, and the deputy speaker of the local …
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on G7 countries to condemn and not recognize the Russian presidential elections in the annexed Crimea, which will take place on March 18, as reported on the president’s website.
“I would like to discuss the Russian elections of March 18. It would be critically important for us to have your firm statement that you will condemn and not recognize the Russian elections in Crimea,” Poroshenko said during a meeting with ambassadors from the G7 countries. …
The European Union will not recognize results of the Russian presidential election in the territory of Crimea, as stated by the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, at a joint press conference with President Petro Poroshenko, broadcast by 112 Ukraine.
Mogherini said that the annexation of the Crimea violated international law and noted that the EU would not recognize the elections being held in the Crimea.
The EU High Representative also noted …
Ukraine called on the European Union to impose sanctions against the organizers of the "fake elections" in the territory of annexed Crimea, as stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on March 12 following the meeting with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini.
"Regarding the Russian Presidential elections next Sunday, I made it clear that Ukraine does not recognize fake presidential elections on the temporarily …
At a joint briefing with the Vice President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, President Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine does not recognize the election for the President of Russia in the territory of the annexed Crimea and will impose sanctions against the organizers.
The President called on the EU to do likewise and impose restrictions on the organizers of the election.
“In the context of the Russian presidential elections next Sunday, I made it clear that Ukraine does not …
The Russian Federation has involved its secret services in ensuring the participation of Crimean Tatars in voting during the Russian presidential election scheduled for March 18, 2018, as indicated by the Chairperson of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, Refat Chubarov, during an interview with the Russian service of the Voice of America.
According to Chubarov, the pro-Russian authorities in the Crimea are trying by all means to raise the turnout at the presidential election, including …
Representatives of the All-Ukrainian Union ‘Svoboda’, the Right Sector, and the National Corps have promised to blockade Russian diplomatic institutions located on the territory of Ukraine on March 18, the day of the Russian presidential election.
This was noted in a message published on March 8 and distributed by Svoboda’s press service, reports 112.Ukraine.
The blockade is planned to begin at all diplomatic establishments of the Russian Federation in Ukraine starting at 8 am, which is the …
Sanctions will be imposed against individuals who take part in organizing and conducting "voting" processes during the so-called elections of the President of the Russian Federation in the annexed Crimea, as stated by the Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine for European Integration, Olena Zerkal. According to her, Ukraine has already begun preparations for imposing these sanctions.
"We are now working on the list of people who are collaborators, who take part in electoral commissions, and …
At the meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Council, Ukraine called on the representatives of the parliaments of NATO’s member countries not to recognize the results of elections of Russia’s President in annexed Crimea, Iryna Friz, People's Deputy of Ukraine said.
"We called on the parliaments of the country-members of the Alliance not to recognize the results of the ‘elections’ of Vladimir Putin as the President of Russia in annexed Crimea because it is a violation of international law. When …
US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch has said that Washington will not recognize the Russian Presidential elections planned in the annexed Crimea. She said this on air during a broadcast of Ukrainian television channel Pryamoi.
"I think [it will be the same] as with all the elections in the Crimea…the way we treated these elections in the past is that we did not recognize them," Yovanovitch said.
The Russian presidential elections are scheduled for March 18, 2018 - the anniversary of …