There was no annexation of Crimea, it was a voluntary joining of Russia based on free will of the citizens as expressed in the referendum.
The EU spreads fake news about Russia among its own population and intends to spread it also among Russian speakers. One example of that is “Russian annexation” of Crimea, or unproven “Russian invasion of Ukraine”.
Crimean budget revenue has doubled since Russia annexed it.
USA provided Islamic state with weapons. // Claims that Flynn secretly negotiated with the Russians are fabricated. // There was nothing like annexation of Crimea, but peaceful referendum.
The annexation of Crimea was necessary because the new Ukrainian authorities had planned to attack the base of the Russian fleet in Sevastopol and start a war against Russia.
Ukrainian army has destroyed a battalion base of Crimean Tatars.
A delegation from the University of Bristol will start excavations of historical sites in Crimea.
Crimean Tatars asked the UN and the European Parliament to recognize the independence of Crimean republic and its decision to join Russia.
The Ukrainian authorities are looking for partners among radical islamists to commit terror acts in Crimea.
The people of Crimea made their choice [in the referendum].
There was a coup d’etat in Ukraine. Russia did not invade Crimea. [In the referendum] people decided they want to be part of Russia. The sanctions have created a major economic problem for the EU.
Russia provides the residents of Crimea with a significantly higher standard of living and income than they had before the Russian annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula.
The reason for the annexation of Crimea and the war in Donbass is the desire of the inhabitants of these two Ukrainian regions to speak Russian.
The Minister of Interior of Ukraine calls to resume the war in Donbas and transfer the war to Crimea.
There were numerous violations of human rights committed on the peninsula by the Kiev regime before Crimea seceded from Ukraine and voted to join the Russian Federation.
NATO is running a complex propaganda campaign against Russia. It includes several elements, like accusations that Russia interfered in the US elections; intervened in Ukraine and Crimea; threatens German elections and European democracy. An important component of the campaign is the statement about Russian involvement in the MH17 tragedy.
The annexation of Crimea was necessary in order to prevent Ukraine´s junta from expulsion or genocide of civilian Russianspeaking population. In addition, the government in Ukraine is connected to the neo-Nazis who commit crimes against humanity.
US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson has named the conditions under which America would be prepared to recognize Crimea as Russian territory during his congressional confirmation hearing.
Russia annexed Crimea in order to save the population of this Ukrainian peninsula from the threat of a civil war and massive destruction, as happened later in Donbass, the East of Ukraine.
Crimea has always been a part of Russia, no Russian military was ever on Crimea and Russia has not occupied any foreign territory ever.