The French Senate adopted a decision on the lifting of sanctions against Russia.
Citizens of Dniepropetrovsk, Odessa, Nikolaev and other southern and eastern Ukrainian towns are waiting for an “external power” to protect them from the Ukrainian government. They want to join Russia. // In the 17th century, Ukrainian hetmen realized that they could not govern even their small area and decided to join Russia of their own will.
According to a poll, conducted by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology and Russia's Levada Center, only 2% of Ukrainians want to join Russia on the whole (bit.ly/1PmGB3G), . // Historical revisionism.