Contents tagged with elections in Crimea
At a meeting in Brussels on March 19, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin presented other EU foreign ministers with a list of 140 names of people who were involved in organizing and holding the elections in Crimea, LB.ua reports, citing Oleksiy Makeyev, political director of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry.
“We gave the Europeans a list of more than 140 people who were involved in holding the illegal elections in Crimea,” Makeyev said.
According to him, the European ministers’ interest in …
The European Union does not recognize the results of the vote in Crimea connected with the election of the president of Russia and called on Moscow to study reports of violations received from international observers, according to the statement from Maja Kocijancic, the press secretary of the European Union External Relations Service (EEAS) - the foreign policy department of the EU.
The statement from Brussels was based on the preliminary report of the mission of foreign observers, which was …
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 …
The foreign ministers of Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Sweden and Ukraine made a joint statement on the fourth anniversary of the annexation of the Crimea by Russia.
The statement published on the website of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry says that "the EU does not recognize the results of the elections held by Russia in the Crimea."
The Foreign Ministers of the eight countries assured that they will not allow the Crimea to disappear from the international agenda. " …
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 …
During an interview with Channel 112, Chariman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people Refat Chubarov said that Crimean Tatars will boycott the presidential elections in Russia which will be held in the Crimea next Sunday.
"The truth is that many people won’t come. The overwhelming majority of the Crimean Tatars will again boycott these elections," he said.
Therefore, Chubarov asserted, propagandistic resources in the Crimea are already preparing to show the opposite picture.
"From early …
On March 18, a documentary will be filmed about the events of February-March 2014 in annexed Sevastopol near the polling stations for the "election" of the Russian president.
Russia's Interfax news agency reports, referring to the press service of the government of Sevastopol, that the film "Chronicle of the Russian Spring" based on recollections by Sevastopol residents will be shot using 135 cameras by young volunteer camera operators."
"The filming will take place at special venues near the …