The text proclaims the Republic of Crimea is a democratic, legal state within the Russian Federation and an equal subject of the Russian Federation. Russia has been the dominant power in Crimea for most of the past 200 years, since it annexed the region in 1783. The following non UN-member states have recognized the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol as federal subjects of Russia: The following member states have taken a pro-Ukrainian stance from sanctions against Russia to giving support to Ukraine to voting for Ukraine's claim on the territory: The following non UN-member states have also voiced support for Ukraine's claim on the territory: In addition to most states listed above, The following states voted for resolution A/73/L.47, the position of Ukraine and thirty-two other states on affirming the General Assembly's commitment to the territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders and condemning the Kerch Strait incident. Russia then annexed Crimea in 2014 following a referendum, and administers it as two federal subjects of Russia, and claimed it to be 'fully integrated' in July 2015. , The internet connection goes via Krasnodar Krai. Верховная Рада АРК; Закон от 25.09.1992 № 155-1, "Letter dated 25 May 1992 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, addressed to the Secretary-General", "Letter dated 13 July 1993 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, addressed to the President of the Security Council", "Letter dated 16 July 1993 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the Security Council", Общественные организации русского Крыма: политическая деятельность, стратегии взаимоотношений с властью, О восстановлении конституционных основ государственности Республики Крым. In 1920, immediately after the RSFSR recognized the independence of the Ukrainian SSR (The "Workers' and Peasants Union Treaty between the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) and the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic" signed 28 December 1920), the responsibility for all Crimean administration was reassigned directly to the Kremlin. Ukraine also received a discount of $100 on each 1,000 cubic meters of natural gas imported from Russia, which was provided for by cutting export duties on the gas, money that would have gone into the Russian state budget. The authority and operation of the State Council and the Council of Ministers of Crimea are determined by the Constitution of the Republic of Crimea and other Crimean laws, as well as by regular decisions carried out by the Council. The Duma, Russia…  In 2013 3.5 million Ukrainian and 1.5 million Russian tourists visited Crimea. Экономические районы», в ред. The Constitution consists of 10 chapters and 95 articles; its main regulations are analogous to the articles of the Constitution of the Russian Federation. On 5 March 2014, Government of Montenegro issued a statement condemning "blatant violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and the aggression of Russian armed forces". The de facto authorities in Crimea have announced that they consider the territory to be part of Russia after a swift vote in the local parliament.. As part of this campaign, Russia has arbitrarily detained and wrongfully convicted individuals for peaceful opposition to the occupation, and in some cases has forcibly transferred these individuals from occupied Crimea to Russia. Wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles, personal and household goods – 13%, Real estate, renting and business activities – 10%, Public administration, defense, compulsory social security – 8%, This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 15:20. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have been tense since Crimea became part of Ukraine after the dissolution of the Soviet Union and it's reported the region still has a large Russian population. , On 12 April 2014, the Constitution of the Republic of Crimea, adopted at the session of the State Council on 11 April, entered into legal force. Szef MON i ambasador USA: 12 myśliwców F-16 przyleci do Polski. Crimea remained part of Russia.  Another Constitution was passed by Crimean parliament in 1995, but many parts of it were rejected by the Ukrainian parliament; among them were Republic's name (which was to remain "Republic of Crimea") and citizenship. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, a referendum held in Crimea and Sevastopol, United Nations General Assembly vote about the territorial integrity of Ukraine, "Crimea becomes part of vast Southern federal district of Russia", "Putin reveals secrets of Russia's Crimea takeover plot", "Crimea Deputies Back Acting Leader Sergei Aksyonov to Head Republic - News", "Территория, число районов, населённых пунктов и сельских администраций по субъектам Российской Федерации (, "26. So although Crimea is no longer a part of Ukraine, it is unclear whether it has become part of Russia.  The constitution confirms the Republic of Crimea as a democratic state within the Russian Federation and declares both territories united and inseparable. The Government of Ukraine did not recognize the Republic of Crimea's claim to sovereignty, nor the unification of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea with Sevastopol, nor the referendum that paved the way for Crimean secession. Henry Kissinger has 'advised Donald Trump to accept' Crimea as part of Russia. Ukraine and the majority of international governments continue to regard Crimea as an integral part of Ukraine. On 15 March, North Korean ambassador to Russia. For users of Apple devices in Crimea, the territory is now shown as part of Russia when it is searched on the U.S. tech giant's Weather or Map apps. Верховна Рада України; Закон від 21.09.1994 № 171/94-ВР, Конституция Автономной Республики Крым.  Among the abstaining countries were China, India, and Brazil; Israel was among the countries listed as absent. Before the 1954 transfer of Crimea, Sevastopol was elevated into a "city of republican subordination" of the Russian SFSR (a predecessor of modern status of "city of federal importance"). , The Republic of Crimea came into existence as a republic within the Russian Federation following the events of 2014: in March 2014, after the takeover of Crimea by Russian armed forces without insignias, a referendum was held, in violation of the Ukrainian Constitution,  on the issue of joining Russia. In 1994 Russia signed the Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances, which states that it would "Respect Belarusian, Kazakh and Ukrainian independence, sovereignty, and the existing borders". These crossings have been under the control of Russian troops since at least mid-March 2014. Crimea, Ukrainian Krym, also spelled Krim, autonomous republic, southern Ukraine. Russia, which annexed Crimea, concerned over US Western Sahara stance jpost.com - By SETH J. FRANTZMAN. 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