Republic of Crimea
|Republic of Crimea
|-||Prime Minister of Crimea||Sergey Aksyonov|
|Independence from Ukraine|
|-||Proclaimed||March 11, 2014|
|-||Established||Depends on the outcome of the referendum|
10,424 sq mi
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|-||Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
The Republic of Crimea (Crimean Tatar: Къырым Джумхуриети, Qırım Cumhuriyeti) is a Russian federal subject. It is the Crimean peninsula in the Black Sea. It is located southeast of Ukraine and west of southern Russia. Its capital is Simferopol. The parliament of Crimea declared independence in 2014 after the victory of Euromaidan and joined Russia.
References[change | change source]
- "Crimea parliament declares independence from Ukraine ahead of referendum". Russia Today. March 11, 2014. http://rt.com/news/crimea-parliament-independence-ukraine-086/. Retrieved March 12, 2014.