The return of annexed Crimea to the Ukraine in the next 3-5 years is not possible, the Deputy Minister of the occupied territories Georgy Tuka. He said this broadcast “112 Ukraine”.
“I consider it impossible to return the Crimea in the next 3-5 years. Let me explain why. Personally, my view is that Crimea will return to Ukraine when in Russia from economic crisis will begin again the centrifugal force. Now this may seem nonsense and fiction, but you can see the news feed the mid 90-ies of how the events developed in Kaliningrad, Tatarstan… then exploded Chechnya. We have all seen it with my own eyes”, – he explained.
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Tuck added that similar events in Russia may repeat. “If the international community does not reduce the pressure on Russia, we all will see in the next 5-10 years,” he said.
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Crimea was illegally annexed by Russia in March 2014 after the “referendum” is not recognized neither Ukraine nor the world community. Including the “Crimean referendum” does not recognize and the United Nations. After establishing control over Crimea by the Russian occupation authorities on the Peninsula has worsened the situation with human rights, have concluded that not only the Ukrainian ombudsmen, but also international organizations, including PACE. One of the Russian terrorists Igor Girkin, who participated in the armed seizure of the Peninsula and a number of cities of Donbass, later admitted that deputies of the militants by force were driven to vote for secession from Ukraine.