Crimeans complained of pressure from the outside

Foreign forces are trying to provoke a civil conflict in Crimea. This is stated in the statement of the Crimean Tatar organizations, according to RIA Novosti.

the Statement was supported by 20 community organizations. The text says that, despite attempts to exert external pressure Crimeans condemn destabilizing the world and are ready to take responsibility in socio-economic development of the Republic, the preservation and strengthening of interethnic relations, building trust and partnerships with authorities and civil society institutions.

social Activists also expressed readiness to resist sanctions pressure and information attacks.

the Crimea joined Russia in March 2014. March 16 in the region held a referendum in which, according to official data, the overwhelming majority voted for joining Russia. On 18 March, the decision on acceptance of the Peninsula into the Russian Federation, announced in an extraordinary message to the Federal Assembly, Russian President Vladimir Putin.