Russian President Admits Invasion of Crimea and Blocking Ukrainian Military by Russian Armed Forces

Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted that Russia was blocking the Ukrainian military installations in Crimea in order to “ensure the safety of the referendum”.

It is reported by Censor.NET citing Gazeta.ru.

"I will not hide the fact that we used our armed forces to block the Ukrainian military installations stationed in Crimea," Putin said.

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Putin stressed that it was done "not to get someone to go to the polls, since it is impossible."

"We are all adults and we understand: you can't make someone go to the polls by pointing a gun at him/her. People were going to the polls as if it was a holiday, and everyone knows it," the president of the Russian Federation said.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n308749