Contents tagged with Russian presidential elections

  • Ukraine urges NATO not to recognize elections in the Crimea

    At the meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Council, Ukraine called on the representatives of the parliaments of NATO’s member countries not to recognize the results of elections of Russia’s President in annexed Crimea, Iryna Friz, People's Deputy of Ukraine said.

    "We called on the parliaments of the country-members of the Alliance not to recognize the results of the ‘elections’ of Vladimir Putin as the President of Russia in annexed Crimea because it is a violation of international law. When …

  • US Ambassador to Ukraine: Washington will not recognize Russian presidential elections in Crimea

    US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch has said that Washington will not recognize the Russian Presidential elections planned in the annexed Crimea. She said this on air during a broadcast of Ukrainian television channel Pryamoi.

    "I think [it will be the same] as with all the elections in the Crimea…the way we treated these elections in the past is that we did not recognize them," Yovanovitch said.

    The Russian presidential elections are scheduled for March 18, 2018 - the anniversary of …