lunes, 3 de marzo de 2014

Russia and its presence in the Crimea, the tension grows

During the last 24 hours, 10 combat helicopters and eight Russian transport planes landed on the peninsula, according to border guards; international pressure mounts

KIEV-Russia seems to not change his mind despite international pressure and sent more military to the autonomous peninsula of Crimea in Ukraine, as they reported from Kiev, in the midst of a growing tension between Moscow and the West.

During the last 24 hours, 10 combat helicopters and eight Russian transport aircraft landed in the Crimea, while Ukraine was advised, contrary to what they provide for agreements between the two countries, today indicated the Ukrainian border guards.

The agreement on the status of the fleet of the Russian Black Sea, based in Crimea, stipulates that the Government of Ukraine should be informed 72 hours in advance of any movement of Russian troops, they underlined in Kiev.

From 1 March, four Russian warships of the Baltic fleet also entered the port of Sevastopol, according to the same source.

Crimea was conquered by Russia at the end of the 18th century. In the heart of the Soviet Union belonged to Russia, before moving to Ukraine in 1954.


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