The inauguration of the trump was timed to the Day of the Republic of Crimea, Konstantinov believes

Photo: Kommersant The speaker of the Crimean Parliament Vladimir Konstantinov made a joke at the ceremonial meeting of the state Council of Crimea on Friday that the inauguration of the new President of the USA was timed to celebrate 20 Jan Day of the Republic of Crimea and the Crimean anniversary of the first referendum. Crimea on 20 January, marks the Day of Republic. On this day in 1991, Crimea held the first in the former Soviet Union a referendum on the reinstatement of status of autonomy. Vladimir Konstantinov expressed the view that the referendum in 1991 was the starting point for the fateful referendum in 2014, which returned to Crimea in structure of Russia. “Crimea was for many political forces iconic. Come down to the fact that the inauguration of the new President of the USA was timed to our Republic Day,” — said Konstantinov. Konstantinov said that his

Lavrov: Russia is concerned about unscrupulous war with the Soviet monuments in the EU

Photo: Kommersant Russia is concerned about the attempts of rehabilitation of Nazism and unscrupulous war monuments to Soviet soldiers in several countries of the European Union. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, speaking at the opening of the exhibition “Holocaust: the destruction, liberation, salvation” in the Cultural center of GlavUpDK of the Russian Federation. “The second world war was the biggest event in the history of civilization, brought endless suffering and pain, – he stressed. The Holocaust is one of the most tragic pages will forever remain in the memory of the Jewish people and all mankind.” “I regret to have to state that in many States, including those who call themselves developed democracies, is the rehabilitation of Nazism, glorification of Hitler’s activities”, – said the Minister. Of particular concern, according to Lavrov, is “a dishonest war monuments, which in some EU countries destroyed