The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine sent a note of protest to Russia due to the illegal visit of Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia to the territory annexed Crimea as the press service of the Foreign Ministry reported.
‘The Ukrainian side finds the mentioned visit as the other trips of the Russian officials to the territory of temporary occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol as the major violation of the state sovereignty and the territorial integrity of Ukraine by Russia and demonstrative disregard of the recognized norms of the international law by the Russian side’, the message said.
The visit of Vladimir Putin took place on November 18. He opened the memorial dedicated to Alexander III of Russia in Yalta. Also, the protests in the support of the Crimean Tatars took place in Moscow and Saint Petersburg the same day.