“In line with varied estimates, greater than 500 thousand citizens of the Russian Federation illegally moved to the territory of Crimea throughout the interval of short-term occupation,” the report says.
In line with Tasheva, this has grow to be an actual demographic disaster. In any case, the colonization of the Ukrainian peninsula by Russians came about in parallel with the pressured resettlement, persecution and imprisonment of Ukrainians and representatives of the Crimean Tatar and different indigenous peoples who have been disloyal to Russia and its occupation administrations.
In line with normal information, about 100 thousand citizens of Ukraine have been pressured to go away the peninsula.
In line with the presidential spokeswoman, the settlement of Crimea by Russians is a component of the hybrid conflict of the Russian Federation, which Moscow can use for future aggression. She famous that in keeping with the laws of Ukraine, all foreigners who got here to the peninsula not as a result of of Ukrainian checkpoints reside in Crimea illegally – due to this fact, such representatives of international states should depart Crimea voluntarily or forcibly.
Tasheva mentioned that Ukraine is contemplating the choice of expelling all Russian citizens after the de-occupation of Crimea, and after leaving, their additional alternative to return can be determined in accordance with the regulation – the consideration of every case can be particular person, since many components should be taken into consideration.
There are a variety of instances when citizens of the Russian Federation residing within the occupied territories revealed a pro-Ukrainian place – we’re speaking about family members of political prisoners, their attorneys.
The consultant of the President burdened that the citizens of Ukraine, who have been imposed a Russian passport, will not be in peril, and the state ensures the safety of the rights, freedoms and legit pursuits of citizens.
“Crimea is Ukraine, so if a resident of the peninsula got here there from the Russian Federation or one other nation – he’s a foreigner, then he should undergo all the mandatory Ukrainian authorities procedures as a way to legally reside within the territory of a international state,” she added.