The authority of Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia should not be recognized as the citizens of other countries were involved in the participation in the election against their will. Refat Chubarov, the Head of Crimean Tatar Mejlis claimed this as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.
'It would be absolutely fair and corresponded to the whole legal logic to recognize the elected president as illegitimate as the citizens of other countries were involved in the participation in the election against their will, in our case, the citizens of Ukraine who live in temporarily occupied Crimea who were forced to participate in the Russia election that are illegal in our territory', he claimed.
The election of the president of Russia took place on March 18, 2018, in the fourth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea. Eight candidates, including the current president, took place in it. Russia also held the election at the peninsula.
The current President Putin beat a record of the support, receiving 56.2 million of votes or 76.65 percent of votes, with 99% ballots processed.
President Poroshenko claimed that the holding of the election in annexed Crimea is another rude violation of international law by Russia. He also urged the world community to extend the sanctions against Russia.