Moscow has not acquired the Crimea and Kiev did not swear, Putin said

Russia “has not acquired the Crimea”: the decision on reunification with Russia was made by the inhabitants of the Peninsula. The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Paul Zarubino the TV channel “Russia 1”.

According to him, Crimea has always been Russian, even from a legal point of view. In this case with the Ukrainian people, Russia has no disagreement — separated only by the views of those people in Ukraine who are today in power there.

In the end, the President of Ukraine, whoever held this position at that time, will come to Moscow, said Putin. This, he said, inevitably.

“the Question is when, but we’ll wait,” said the Russian President.

however, he noted that the statements of the current Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky of the great Patriotic war can have a negative impact on relations between Russia and Ukraine. According to him, and for the Ukrainian President “no good in this”, given as “the Ukraine suffered greatly during the Second world war”.

the Premiere of the documentary Paul Zarubin “Russia. The Kremlin. Putin” will be held on Sunday, 21 June at 22:00 on TV channel “Russia 1”.