Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to Crimea on Monday to mark the fifth anniversary of Moscow’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, condemned by the West but celebrated by most Russians.
A Kremlin statement on Sunday said Putin would visit the peninsula and its largest city Sevastopol to attend celebrations marking five years since Crimea “rejoined” Russia.
The Russian leader will take part in a ceremony opening a new power station and meet representatives of civil society during the visit, it said.
On March 18, 2014, Putin signed a treaty with representatives from Crimea to make it part of Russia, …read more
Source: Voice of America