The descendants of Emperor Nicholas II will pass through the Crimean bridge
SIMFEROPOL, may 26 — RIA Novosti. The head of the Russian Imperial house of Romanov Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna will visit Crimea in the framework of the visit includes travel to the Crimean bridge, told RIA Novosti adviser of the office of the head of the Romanov dynasty in the Crimean region Vladislav Pilkevich.
The visit will last from 28 may to 3 June. Accompanied by the Duchess of Tsesarevich Georgii Mikhailovich Romanov. The visit is dedicated to the 235th anniversary of the entry of the Crimean Peninsula into the Russian Empire, the signing of the decree of Empress Catherine II on the basis of the black sea fleet and the 235th anniversary of the laying of the Sevastopol.
“The visit of the Majesties is provided passage on the Crimean bridge, to remind the world community about the historical and legal ownership of the Crimea of Russia”, — told RIA Novosti, Pilkevich.
Pilkevich, recall that the bridge across the Kerch Strait was planned to be built by Emperor Nicholas II, but his plans come true only a century later.
“The visit to the Crimea is aimed at supporting a legitimate and legal choice of the Crimeans and Sevastopol in the referendum 2014 on reunification with their historical homeland Russia”, — said Pilkevich.