Russia transfer Crimea to Ukraine

Why did Russia transfer Crimea to Ukraine?

In 1954, Crimea was transferred by the Russian SFSR to the Ukrainian SSR. it was an administrative act of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.

Transfer of Crimea in the Soviet Union

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In February and March 2014, Russian troops invaded and subsequently annexed the Crimea Peninsula from Ukraine. The events in Kyiv triggered protests against the new Ukrainian government and led to the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovych.

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation with his security services. He said, “We must start working on returning Crimea to Russia.”

On 27 February, Russian soldiers occupied strategic sites across Crimea. This led to the establishment of the pro-Russian government in Crimea.

The Crimean status referendum was held on 16 March 2014. The majority voted to join Russia.






One response to “Why did Russia transfer Crimea to Ukraine?”

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    Interesting … Russia holds a ‘vote’ in Crimea on secession and joining Russia a full 30 days after occupying Crimea militarily … And the vote … goes in their favor. Shocking.
    They did the same thing with Kherson and Zapporizhia last week. That won’t work either.

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