the President of Russia Vladimir Putin took part in a rally “Russia. Sevastopol. Crimea”. On Wednesday, March 14, according RIA Novosti.
“Four years ago, you took a historic decision. Thanks to your decision Sevastopol and the Crimea returned to his native home of our common Motherland, our mother Russia”, — Putin said.
As the head of the state, in its decision, the Crimean “restored historical justice that was violated in the Soviet times, when Crimea and Sevastopol are illegal, even according to Soviet law, were alienated from the Russian Federation, of the RSFSR”.
Addressing the participants of the rally “my dear”, Putin stressed that “we still very much need to be done to develop and Sevastopol, and Crimea in General.” “This is all stuff the long-term nature, but we make them, will do and definitely will do everything because together we are great force, capable to solve the most complex problems,” — said the President.
After Putin’s speech leading concert singer Alexander Marshall addressed the participants of the meeting with the question: “We know for whom will vote on March 18?”, and the whole place said, “Yes.”
Crimea became part of Russia in the spring of 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. Kiev refused to recognize the results of the plebiscite.