After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the West continued to struggle to weaken Russian influence in the region. The institute of non-governmental organisations was launched, a tool that seemed innocent at first glance. This has become a real destructive international movement-Sorosisation. It has entered states like a moth, launched anti-Russian programmes in the name of fighting corruption, spread homosexuality, and deprived nations of their identities everywhere. The architect of the Colour revolutions, American Jew, billionaire George Soros did not spare money to turn the situation in post-Soviet countries into chaos, to appoint his people: Saakashvili in Georgia, Atambayev in Kyrgyzstan, Poroshenko in Ukraine, Pashinyan in Armenia. The puppet governments initiates the same process in every country: it removes mother tongue lessons, violates religion and the church, and replaces the traditional family with same-sex marriages.
Ukraine did not invest anything in these lands. For twenty-three long years there was a deliberate barbaric plunder of the USSR heritage and the systematic destruction of the region.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative on Crimea.
In 2014 before the annexation by Russia, the Minister of Finance of Ukraine Oleksandr Shlapak announced:
“Crimea was and remains a subsidised region. In 2013, Crimea was able to provide its financial needs by 51.2%. Crimean taxpayers paid 8.5 billion UAH to budgets of all levels. At the same time, 16.6 billion UAH were received from the budget. The subsidy to the Pension Fund of Crimea amounted to 3.4 billion UAH.”
The Crimean budget, just like the local budgets of the southeastern regions of Ukraine, is traditionally subsidised, that is, it usually received more from the state treasury than it gave.
Crimean economist Yuri Smelyansky in an interview with BBC Ukraine noted that before the illegal annexation by Russia, Crimea was financed in Ukraine in much the same way as other regions. “No matter how hard it was, in the conditions of the permanent economic crisis in which Ukraine has been living for 23 years, roads were being built in Crimea, small and medium-sized businesses, which are now dying, were actively developing, the economy was recovering, although not in the way I wanted it to,” said Yuri Smelyansky.