Skip to comments.Republic of Crimea considered accepted into Russian Federation (Crimea Part Of Russia Alert)
Posted on 03/18/2014 7:22:46 AM PDT by goldstategop
MOSCOW, March 18. /ITAR-TASS/. The Republic of Crimea is considered to be accepted into Russia from Tuesday, March 18 the date of signing the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Crimea on the Accession of the Republic of Crimea to the Russian Federation and Formation of New Subjects in the Russian Federation. It was signed on Tuesday by Russian President Vladimir Putin, head of the Republic of Crimeas State Council Vladimir Konstantinov, the Republics Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov and Sevastopols Mayor Aleksei Chalyi.
From the day of the Republic of Crimeas admission to the Russian Federation, new entities are formed the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol, a federal status city, the document says.
Russian, Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar are the state languages of the Republic of Crimea.
The limits of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol shall be determined by the boundaries of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol that existed on the day of the admission of the Republic of Crimea into the Russian Federation and the formation of new subjects in the Russian Federation.
The ground border of the Republic of Crimea, adjacent to the Ukrainian territory, is the State Border of the Russian Federation.
The delimitation of areas of the Black and Azov Seas is made based on international agreements of the Russian Federation, norms and principles of international law.
The Agreement sets the period of one month for those residents of Crimea who may want to preserve their Ukrainian or other citizenship. Otherwise they will automatically get Russian citizenship.
People react as they watch the speech of Russian President Vladimir Putin on a screen in central Sevastopol, Crimea Russia sets deadline for Crimea's integration at January 1, 2015 Under the Agreement, a transitional period is set until January 1, 2015, during which the issues of integration of the new sub-federal entities into the economic, financial, credit and legal systems of the Russian Federation, into the state authority bodies of the Russian Federation, as well as issues of the military duty and military service in the Republic of Crimea and in the federal city of Sevastopol shall be settled.
Russian citizens, called up for military service in the Republic of Crimea and in the federal city of Sevastopol, shall do their military service in the territory of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol until 2016 inclusive. Before the election of the state authority bodies of the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol their powers shall be exercised correspondingly by the State Council of the Republic of Crimea parliament of the Republic of Crimea and the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea, the Legislative Assembly of the city of Sevastopol.
This Agreement shall be temporarily applicable from the date of its signature and shall become effective on the date of its ratification.
Handshake following Treaty Signing Between Russian President Vladimir Putin, Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov and Sevastopol Mayor Alexsei Chalyi
How is this more aggregious than what the US and NATO did with Kosovo except not bombing a sovereign nation that had done nothing to us. Or Libya for that matter?
"Considered to be accepted" is eerily similar to "deemed to be passed", the sleazy way that ObamaCare was forced on unwilling Americans. I wish liberals had the honesty to just say what they are doing:
"Russia is seizing the Crimea because the West is led by a bunch of sissies."
"Obama, Pelosi, and Reid are forcing ObamaCare on Americans because so many were dumb enough to vote a controlling block of known socialists into power, and this massive law will give the ruling class literal power of life and death over any little people who might otherwise oppose FedGov.
"Hey Obama, how do you like that you c--- s----- mother f-----!"
Vladimir Putin will remain in history as "The man who won a war single-handed, without firing a shot"
The two guys, on Putin’s left and right, are on Obama jocker’s list.
If you look at Putin’s facial expression, this is the face of the alpha dog guy.
And that is exactly why Russians love him! He doesn’t back down and he doesn’t bring a knife to a gun fight.
There is no leader of his caliber anywhere in the West.
Give it to him, he’s a tough, damn smart cookie.
Maybe Netanyahu, that’s about it.
Very astute observation. I had already noticed it when I saw him in company of his dogs, who consider him to be the alpha male. Dogs know better than Obama, who isn't even able to control his dog Bo, lest the country or the world.
Hey, Hitler loved dogs, too....ergo, Putin is Hitler.
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!
Does it matter to you or me me that Russia has taken it over?
I detect no real change to my life.
I’m hitting the snooze button.
About as much as when Hitler marched into the Rhineland.
Of course, nobody can predict the future, and no one can say with certainty if Putin will follow the same path as Hitler.
Vladimir the Great.
One thing that should be happening that no one is talking about, is beginning to look at contingency plans for supplying Europe with energy, so as to not be so reliant on Russian sources.
But that makes too much sense.
The West tried to make Putin out as The Hobbit. Poor miscalculation.
Putin moved with decisive action and all due speed to protect Russian minority from being marginalized by Ukrainian thug coup leaders who could have set up a Kosovo type scenario where NATO comes in and bombs Russian minorities. Russia was weak when Serbians were being bombed by NATO and a basket case state was created. Putin learned by our own actions what to expect from the US and EU.
You sound like Chicken Little: "The sky is falling!!!"
Why is the West crying foul following the overwhelming majority of the Crimeans deciding to join their motherland Russia, when it was the USNATO that forced with bombs the cession of Kosovo from Yugoslavia.
They consider supporting Kosovo to break away from Yugoslavia, was not breaking international law, but when it comes to Crimea, then all of the sudden, international has been broken.
President Putin speaking:
“More than 82 percent of the Crimea electorate took part in the vote. Over 96 percent of them spoke out in favour of reuniting with Russia. These numbers speak for themselves.
To understand the reason behind such a choice it is enough to know the history of Crimea and what Russia and Crimea have always meant for each other.
Everything in Crimea speaks of our shared history and pride. This is the location of ancient Khersones, where Prince Vladimir was baptised. His spiritual feat of adopting Orthodoxy predetermined the overall basis of the culture, civilisation and human values that unite the peoples of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. The graves of Russian soldiers whose bravery brought Crimea into the Russian empire are also in Crimea. This is also Sevastopol a legendary city with an outstanding history, a fortress that serves as the birthplace of Russias Black Sea Fleet. Crimea is Balaklava and Kerch, Malakhov Kurgan and Sapun Ridge. Each one of these places is dear to our hearts, symbolising Russian military glory and outstanding valor.
In peoples hearts and minds, Crimea has always been an inseparable part of Russia. This firm conviction is based on truth and justice and was passed from generation to generation, over time, under any circumstances, despite all the dramatic changes our country went through during the entire 20th century.”
The Crimeans are returning to Russia. It’s none of US business.
It’s like Texas seceding from Mexico and joining the United States, back in the day. It was full of Americans, living in a failed state on the wrong side of an arbitrary border.
Do all these people need to get new ‘papers’ & new passports?
“We are entering a period where a lot is happening.”
Sorry, my bad.
I misunderstood your post.
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