Disinfo: Crimea is part of Russia, the process is irreversible

Summary

In the West, acknowledging Crimea as part of Russia is gaining a momentum. — Crimea is part of Russia, over time it will be marked as such in all the maps of the world. The process is irreversible, says a German politician.

Disproof

Crimea is part of Ukraine and illegally annexed by Russia in 2014. The European Union does not recognise the illegal annexation of Crimea and continues to condemn this violation of international law, and states that Russia’s illegal actions remain a direct challenge to international security, with grave implications for the international legal order that protects the unity and sovereignty of all States. EU's sanctions remain in place because of the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2018/06/18/illegal-annexation-of-crimea-and-sevastopol-eu-extends-sanctions-by-one-year/, The German politician referred to in the disinformation article is Andreas Maurer, head of the Die Linke party's faction in the town of Quakenbrück. He advocates the annexation of Crimea by Moscow and calls for the abolition of sanctions imposed by the EU. Further debunking by the Insider theins.ru/antifake/113784,

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  • Reported in: Issue 116
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/08/2018
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: Germany
  • Keywords: West
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Disproof

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Disproof

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Disproof

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