Ukraine: Vladimir Putin appeal to the Federation Counci
Vladimir Putin submitted appeal to the Federation Council
March 1, 2014, 17:50
Vladimir Putin submitted an appeal to the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
The document reads:
“In connection with the extraordinary situation that has developed in Ukraine and the threat to citizens of the Russian Federation, our compatriots, the personnel of the military contingent of the Russian Federation Armed Forces deployed on the territory of Ukraine (Autonomous Republic of Crimea) in accordance with international agreement; pursuant to Article 102.1 (d) of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, I hereby appeal to the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation to use the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on the territory of Ukraine until the social and political situation in that country is normalised.”
Grigory Karasin appointed official Presidential representative during the consideration of the President’s appeal to the Federation Council
March 1, 2014, 17:55
Vladimir Putin signed an instruction appointing State Secretary – Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin official representative of the President of the Russian Federation during the consideration by the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Federal Assembly of the President’s appeal to use Russia’s Armed Forces on the territory of Ukraine until the social and political situation in that country is normalised.