The opposition is preparing a coup d’état in Belarus. Its foreign sponsors are relying on terrorism and extremism. Belarus is facing hybrid hostile activities; political, economic, military and information pressure on Minsk is increasing. Destabilising efforts are becoming bolder, more cynical and more sophisticated.
Zelenskyy's attempt to return the Crimean topic on the world agenda using the "platform" of the same name failed. Other international platforms are also not very eager to discuss Crimea.
With sanctions against the Russian authorities, it is the same problem: Kyiv itself is incapable of scaring the Russians, and the West prefers to find completely different reasons for pressuring Moscow with sanctions than the "Crimean issue".
Despite the periodic mention of Crimea in the fields of the Normandy Format, the Germans and the French have long understood that for the Russians the “Crimean issue” is closed once and for all.
Mix of several recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives about Crimean platform, sanctions and Crimea, aiming at justification of illegal annexation of the peninsula and promoting the idea that the West has come to terms with the fact that Crimea is Russian.
The pro-Kremlin media mocks the Crimean Platform, which was a summit of top officials from 46 countries and blocs, including from each of the 30 NATO members. European Council President Charles Michel said during a speech at the first International Crimea Platform Summit, 23 August 2021:
"I am here to reaffirm the EU's unwavering stance: we do not and will not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia."
No international body recognises the so-called referendum in Crimea. The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution entitled “Territorial integrity of Ukraine”, stating that the referendum in Crimea was not valid and later confirming its non-recognition of the illegal annexation of Crimea. The European Union does not recognise and continues to strongly condemn this violation of international law, which remains a challenge to the international security order.
The claim that the West prefers to find completely other reasons for sanctioning Russia is speculation. The sanctions by the European Union and the United States continue to be in effect and are prolonged every year. See the EU timeline here.
See similar cases: Crimea "sailed" to Russia forever and the West agrees with it; The Crimean Platform was a failure; The West needs a cause to sanction Russia, if there isn't one, they will invent it.