Crimea

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Work realised by the students Iñigo Perez, Iñigo Suarez, Josu Zabala and Eneko Altzelai about the Crimean crisis of 2014

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Crimea

  1. 1. By: Iñigo Suarez Eneko Altzelai Josu Zabala Iñigo Perez http://www.powtoon.com/p/ezsOqhbU5LS/
  2. 2. INDEX • Introduction • Revolution in Kiev • Timeline • Reactions • Non-Russian involments • Legal aspects • International recognition • Aftermath (Sanctions) • Contradictions
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION • It is a international crisis. • Autonomous republic of Crimea (Ukr) Crimean federal district (Rus) VS
  4. 4. Crimean peninsula Russia Ukraine
  5. 5. REVOLUTION IN KIEV•February •Violent demonstrations in Kiev •Against some laws imposed by the govenment. •More radical groups neo-nazis Results: •Ousting of then-President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych. •Beginning of Crimean crisis and Russian military intervention in Ukraine
  6. 6. TIMELINE 2014 February 23 April 17March 2 March 16
  7. 7. February 23: Crimean parliament building (Simferopol) •Sevastopol: against the new authorities of Kiev •Parallel administration and civil defense squads created •Support of Russian Night Wolves bikers. •Protesters waved Russian flags and chanted "Putin is our president". •Russian military convoys alleged to be seen in the area
  8. 8. March 2: The government of Crimea announced the formation of its own Defence Ministry. The ukrainian blagship was captured A Crimean self-defense militia Unmarked Rusian soldiers
  9. 9. March 16: •Crimeans vote in a referendum •to rejoin Russia •return to its status under the 1992 constitution. •95.5% of voters supported joining Russia.
  10. 10. April 17: Russian army with Crimean self-defence troops Fomenting the separation of east Ukrania.
  11. 11. REACTIONS Ukraine: Accused Russia of interfering in Crimean affairs. The acting President of Ukraine purportedly ordered the Armed Forces of Ukraine to full combat readiness but ukrainians want to solve the crisis diplomatically.
  12. 12. Republic of Crimea: The habitants of the peninsula explained that Crimea does not want to became independent, but only to expand its rights. REACTIONS
  13. 13. Russia: The government sent unmarked soldiers to the Crimean territory and took the control of it. When the results of the referendum appeared, Russia allow the republic of Crimea annex with the Russian territory. REACTIONS
  14. 14. International: The majority of the international countries declared invalid Crimea´s Moscow-backed referendum. REACTIONS
  15. 15. Non Russian involments • US – Ukraine: estrategic position e.g: gas and oil – Crimea: estrategic position in black sea – If Ukranine enter in NATO and EU Russia desestabiliced • They could have misils really near from Moskow – Against Pro-Russians and referemdum of Crimea
  16. 16. Non Russian involments • EU (EUROPEAN UNION) – Ukraine was to enter in EU – It’s a potencial and strategically important country
  17. 17. LEGAL ASPECTS • The referendum is illegal – Ukraine doesn’t accept • Russia modify its constitution – To led Crimea join to it • Crimea is now a federal state
  18. 18. Aftermath (Sanctions) • Because Russia entered in army forces – USA inpossed: – 61 people: Russian administrative and army bigfishsand and eastern Ukranian leaders: – They can not travel to europe and move their actives.
  19. 19. International recognition • Crimea’s referendum validity – Against – Pro – Abstention – Not in the votation – Not member
  20. 20. Contradictions • All the countries that voted had admited in UN: – Economic and social international cooperation council. • 55th paragraph – Economic, social and cultural rights international pact. • 1st paragraph • The right of countries to decide their future • The referendum wasn’t allowed by UN

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