It’s been one year since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine. Let’s take a look at the timeline of events surrounding Crimea’s annexation.
Crimea referendum: Voters ‘back Russia union’
“Some 95.5% of voters in Crimea have supported joining Russia, officials say, after half the votes have been counted in a disputed referendum.”
G8 suspends Russia for annexation of Crimea
“Russia was suspended from the G8 club of rich countries on Monday as President Barack Obama promised to “impose a greater cost” on the Kremlin if the confrontation over Ukraine escalates.”
Putin’s ‘Human Rights Council’ Accidentally Posts Real Crimean Election Results
“As you may recall, the official Crimean election results, as reported widely in the Western press, showed a 97 percent vote in favor of annexation with a turnout of 83 percent.”
Why are Russia and Ukraine Fighting?
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