In the Federation Council responded to «the Crimean Declaration,» the US state Department

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotoreceptori. Crimea. Archival photoIn the Federation Council responded to «the Crimean Declaration,» the US state Department© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Senator Alexei Pushkov commented on the law on the establishment of 19 April, the Day of the adoption of the Crimea, Taman and Kuban in the Russian Empire in 1783, previously approved by the Federation Council.

According to the Senator, a response to the actions of American officials was the law on the establishment of 19 April, the Day of the adoption of the Crimea, Taman and Kuban in the Russian Empire in 1783, who on Saturday approved the Federation Council.

«It’s time uspokoitsja Department of state: Crimea is part of Russia about as many years as there are the United States itself,» the Senator wrote in his Twitter account.

This week the US State Department published a «Crimean Declaration». The Document States that Washington does not recognize Crimea as part of Russia and will not cancel the sanctions imposed against Moscow.

Crimea became Russian after held there in March 2014 referendum in which more than 95 percent of the Republic’s residents voted for joining Russia.

Moscow has repeatedly stated that the Crimean people in a democratic way, in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to Putin, the Crimea issue «is closed permanently.»

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