In the Crimea arrived the self-proclaimed leaders of the Donetsk and Luhansk republics Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Carpentry. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to Deputy Chairman of the Russian community of Crimea Andrey Kozenko.
“It is very important that during the events of Pereyaslav brotherly Republic are here and we want to show our inseparable spiritual connection that Crimeans empathize for everything that happens in the Donbass,” said Kozenko.
Visit of delegation of the breakaway republics will last until January 20. In the course of the events scheduled to hold a joint conference with the visiting delegations and the Russian community of Crimea.
Chapter LNR and DND arrived in the Crimea at the solemn meeting in Simferopol the monument to Bogdan Khmelnitsky on the anniversary of the Pereyaslav Council also planned to hold the forum of Slavic unity “With Russia forever”.
Pereyaslav Rada was held on 18 January 1654 in Pereyaslav. It Zaporizhia Cossacks led by Bohdan Khmelnytsky signed an agreement on the transition of Ukraine under the patronage of the Moscow Tsar Alexei Romanov.
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