Es wird jetzt überall behauptet, dass Chruschtschow die Krim der Ukraine geschenkt habe. Tatsächlich hatte er damit nichts zu tun. Die Übergabe der Krim an die Ukraine fand am 19. Februar 1954 statt. Zu diesem Zeitpunkt war Chruschtschow noch nicht entscheidungsbefugt, obwohl er bereits Erster Sekretär der KPdSU war.
Die Krim übergab G. Malenkow, und K. Worochylow hat die Verordnung des Präsidiums des Obersten Rats der UdSSR unterschrieben.
Noch ein sehr wichtiges Detail, das oft verschwiegen wird: Im Gegenzug zur Krim hat Russland Taganrog und alle anliegenden Gebiete, die dem Territorium der Halbinsel Krim entsprechen, erhalten. Erwähnenswert ist, dass Kyiw im Gegenzug für die reichen schwarzen Böden von Taganrog die ariden Böden, Salzsteppe, Gebiete ohne Wasser und Bewässerungssysteme, ohne Strom und Energieressourcen bekommen hat. Aber kaum jemand berücksichtigt dies heute.
Übersetzung: Olha Poberezhna
March 30, 2014. Based on preliminary data, only 23 documents packages out of those submitted by the presidential candidates meet requirements
38 documents packages have been submitted to the Central Electoral Commission (the CEC) for registering presidential candidates in the early elections. However, only 23 of these meet all requirements, the CEC Press Service reports [update: as of March 31, 24 of the packages meet requirements – ed]. Continue reading →
The Ministry of the Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) offered Russian Federation a plan to make a confederation out of Russia, which involves having several official state languages to ensure equal representation of ethnic minorities in the matters of state and politics.
Yevheniy Perebiynis, the head of the MFA’s Department of Information Policy, commented on Russia’s proposal of Ukrainian federalization and upholding the rights of Ukrainian citizens, at a briefing on Monday, March 31. Mr. Perebiynis pointed out that the Russians’ forceful suggestions on Ukraine’s federal organization, political, economic and sociocultural life were grossly inappropriate.
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Ukrainian political strategist Taras Berezovets published the following action plan reportedly proposed by Russia for Ukraine.
“There are reports that Russia has prepared for Ukraine the following plan, which, according to the Kremlin’s conception, should be supported by the US and the European Union:
1) Adoption of the new Constitution of Ukraine, which would affirm Ukraine’s neutral status. Ukraine officially rejects prospects of membership in EU and NATO. Continue reading →
Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has formally requested that the Netherlands guarantee the return to Ukraine of exhibits from the exhibition “Crimea: Gold and Secrets from the Black Sea ” from Amsterdam, announced foreign ministry spokesman Yevhen Perebyynis.
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Czechs have lived in Ukraine for more than 150 years and have not encountered problems because of their nationality, said the head of the Czech National Council, Professor Lyudmyla Mukhina, in response to the statement by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs claiming that rights of ethnic minorities, including the Czechs, are being violated in Ukraine.
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As reported by Vladislav Abdullah, Head of the Press Center of the State Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in the Kharkiv region, the SBU, with the Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Kharkiv region, has exposed and stopped the illegal activities of directors of one of the border control agencies, which regularly demanded and received illegal benefits from businesses engaged in international trade.
The SSB found, in particular, that the agency’s director, in collusion with his employees, are demanding 4,500 UAH from private companies to expedite laboratory research and the relevant ruling required for exporting wood. Continue reading →