Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Ukraine Rejects Russia's Treaty with Crimea
19.03.2014 00:12
Ukraine Rejects Russia's Treaty with Crimea
Photo Credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org

Ukraine will not recognize the treaty that Russia signed with the representatives of Crimea on Tuesday after the Russian president’s address to the Federal Assembly.

      According to the Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Russia poses a threat to the civilized world and international security.

      The move to make Crimea a part of Russia which the West has branded an annexation has been widely expected following the Sunday referendum on the peninsula populated by an ethnic Russian majority.

      Earlier on Tuesday, the Kremlin signed an order to recognize the independence of Crimea after its people overwhelmingly voted to join Russia.

      The move has been condemned by the West, with the EU and the US imposing a raft of sanctions on individuals and freezing military cooperation.

      US sanctions target seven Russian government officials — presidential aide Vladislav Surkov, presidential advisor Sergey Glazyev, head of State Duma’s CIS committee Leonid Slutsky, head of the Federation Council’s Constitutional Legislation committee Andrey Klishas, speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, vice-premier Dmitry Rogozin and head of State Duma’s committee for the affairs of family, women and children Yelena Mizulina.

      The list also includes four Ukrainians, including the country’s former president Viktor Yanukovich, former chief of staff Viktor Medvedchuk, and Crimea’s newly-elected leader Sergey Aksyonov and head of the republic’s legislature Vladimir Konstantinov.

      The US is expected to freeze their assets and impose a visa ban.

       




Author: Mikhail Vesely

Tags: Ukraine crisis Crimea EU sanctions   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

A Special Group in the UK will Monitor Financial Flows from Russia
27.01.2019







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Belokurikha  Spacecrafts  Yaroslavl   New Year  Manezh Square  St. Petersburg  Prince Yuri Dolgoruky  Finance  Festivals in Moscow  Ministry of Education   Russian army  Exhibitions in Moscow  rare coins  Russian business  Russian tourism  North Caucasus  Sergey Ivanov  Bioreactor  Tragedy  fan zone Mexico  Strategy-31  Internet of Things  Russian Cinema  Russian media  Russian legislation  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Arkhangelsk  Norilsk Nickel  Moscow  Russian journalists  Puppet Theatres  Andrey Zvyagintsev  Russian ballet dancers  Russian Literature  WTO accession  Leviathan  travel to Russia  Alexei Popogrebsky  Russian patriarchy museum  Eurovision  Promsvyazbank   Iron Sculpture  Sukhoi Superjet 100  Astrakhan Region  Pussy Riot  Russian regions  Arctic  Alexander Lebedev  Russian industry  Liberal Democrats 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites