The Crimean referendum of March 2014 was legitimate.
There was a coup in Ukraine, which eventually resulted in a civil war.
Repeating already debunked disinformation. The demonstrations which began in Kiev in November 2013 were born out of Ukrainians' own desire for a closer relationship with the European Union, and their frustration when former President Yanukovych halted progress toward that goal as a result of Russian pressure (bit.ly/1Ri9ldy), . // The war in Ukraine is a result of Russian aggression, also condemned by the UN GA Resolution 68/262 (bit.ly/1RZGnjo), .