'..an immediate end to the Russian occupation of Crimea.'

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'The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has expressed "strong condemnation of Russia's actions" in eastern Ukraine and warned that Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia will not be lifted until Crimea is returned to Kyiv.

"Crimea is a part of Ukraine. Our Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns control of the peninsula to Ukraine," she said on February 2 in her first public remarks before the Security Council since being sworn into office.

"Eastern Ukraine, of course, is not the only part of the country suffering because of Russia's aggressive actions. The United States continues to condemn and call for an immediate end to the Russian occupation of Crimea," Haley said'

- U.S. Ambassador To UN Says No Lifting Of Russia Sanctions Until Crimea Returned, February 03, 2017


'Crimea cannot be resolved under Putin; debating it only plays into Putin's hands.'

'..Russia .. is a typical petrostate with a short-term horizon..' - Maria Snegovaya

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