Putin decided to annex Crimea before vote
Russian president Vladimir Putin admits he decided to annex Crimea even before a Ukranian referendum on unification. |||
Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin said in comments released Monday that he took the decision to annex Crimea at a nightlong Kremlin meeting after former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February 2014.
“When we parted, I told everybody: We have to start working on bringing Crimea back into Russia,” Putin said in the trailer to a documentary film about the subject, produced by Russian state television.
It was the first time that Putin had revealed details about …read more
Source: Independent Online