Annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation
|Akụkụ nke||Agha Russo-Ukrainian, 2014 Russian invasion of Ukraine|
|onye dị ịrịba ama||Sergey Aksyonov|
|mba/obodo||Yukrain, Mpaghara Russia|
|na-esochi||Revolution of Dignity, 2014 Russian invasion of Crimea, 1954 transfer of Crimea|
|oge obidoro||Febụwarị 2014|
|oge ngwụcha||26 Maachị 2014|
|time period||Russia under Vladimir Putin, history of Ukraine since 1991|
|has cause||impeachment of Viktor Yanukovych, Russian irredentism, Belavezha Accords, political status of Crimea|
|has immediate cause||Euromaidan|
|has effect||international reactions to the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation|
|Iwu isi Ederede||Treaty on the Adoption of the Republic of Crimea to Russia, Federal constitutional law of 2001-12-17 no. 6-FKZ|
|ihu nke||Russian irredentism, Agha Russo-Ukrainian, Russian imperialism, political status of Crimea|
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- 510th Naval Inf Bde (Feodosiia)
- 810th Naval Inf Bde (Simferopol)
Deployed to Crimea, elements of
- 18th Mot Rifle Bde (Grozny)
- 291st Artillery Bde (Troitskaya)
- 3rd Spetsnaz Bde (Tolyatti)
- 10th Spetsnaz Bde (Krasnodar)
- 16th Spetsnaz Bde (Tambov)
- 22nd Spetsnaz Bde (Stepnoy)
- 25th Spetsnaz Rgt (Stavropol)
- 45th Spetsnaz Rgt
- 7th Air Assault Div (Novorossiysk)
- 31st Indep Air Assault Bde
- 382nd Naval Inf Bn (Temryuk)
- 727th Naval Inf Bn (Astrakhan)
Special Operations Forces
- SOF Command (Prokhladny)|notes=|casualties_label=|fined=|charged=|detentions=|arrests=|injuries=|fatalities=|casualties3=2 civilian deaths during the protests, 1 civilian killed by "Crimean self-defense" under the leadership of a former serviceman of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation|casualties2=
- 2 soldiers killed
- 60–80 soldiers detained
- 9,268 military servicemen and 7,050 civilian employees defected
Ukrainian military forces
- 5,000–22,000 troops
- 40,000 reservists, partly mobilised (outside Crimea)|partof=the pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine and the Russo-Ukrainian War|strength1=Protesters
- 20,000 (Sevastopol)
- 10,000 (Simferopol)
- 5,000 (Sevastopol)
- 1,700 (Simferopol)
Russian military forces
- 20,000–30,000 troops|commander2= Oleksandr Turchynov
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Arseniy Yatsenyuk
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Ihor Tenyukh
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Mykhailo Kutsyn
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Serhiy Hayduk
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Arsen Avakov
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Valentyn Nalyvaichenko
Àtụ:Country data UkraineÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Andriy Parubiy
Àtụ:Country data Autonomous Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Anatolii Mohyliov
Àtụ:Country data Autonomous Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Serhiy Kunitsyn
Mustafa Dzhemilev|commander1= Vladimir Putin
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Dmitry Medvedev
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Sergey Shoygu
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Valery Gerasimov
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Aleksandr Vitko
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Oleg Belaventsev
Àtụ:Country data RussiaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Alexey Dyumin
Àtụ:Country data Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Sergey Aksyonov
Àtụ:Country data Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Vladimir Konstantinov
Àtụ:Country data Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Viktor Pshonka
Àtụ:Country data Republic of CrimeaÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Rustam Temirgaliev
Àtụ:Country data SevastopolÀtụ:Namespace detect showall Alexey Chaly|combatant2=Àtụ:Country data Ukraine|combatant1=Àtụ:Country data Russia|result=Russian strategic and territorial victory
- Russian masked troops invade and occupy key Crimean locations, including airports and military bases, following Putin's orders.
- The head of the Ukrainian Navy, Admiral Berezovsky, defects, followed later by half of the Ukrainian military stationed in the region.
- Russian forces seize the Supreme Council (Crimean parliament) on 27 February. The Council of Ministers of Crimea is dissolved and a new pro-Russian Prime Minister installed.
- The Supreme Council declares the Republic of Crimea to be an independent, self-governing entity, then holds a controversial referendum on the status of Crimea on 16 March, which results in a majority vote to join the Russian Federation.
- Treaty signed between the Republic of Crimea and the Russian Federation at the Kremlin on 18 March to formally initiate Crimea's accession to the Russian Federation.
- The Ukrainian Armed Forces are evicted from their bases on 19 March by Crimean protesters and Russian troops. Ukraine subsequently announces the withdrawal of its forces from Crimea.
- The Russian State Duma officially passed the Federal Law Admitting to the Russian Federation the Republic of Crimea on 21 March.
- Russia suspended from G8.
- International sanctions introduced on Russia.|status=|coordinates=|place=Crimean Peninsula|date=Àtụ:Bulletlist|caption=Russian President Vladimir Putin signs the treaty of accession with Crimean leaders in Moscow, 18 March 2014.|image=|units2=Armed forces
- 36th Indep Coastal Def Bde (at Perevalne)
- 1st Indep Naval Inf Bn (Feodosiia)
- 56th Indep Gds Bn (Sevastopol)
- 501st Indep Naval Inf Bn (Kerch)
- 406th Indep Artillery Bde (Simferopol)
- 37th Indep Comms and Control Rgt (Sevastopol)
- 9th Indep Bde (Simferopol)
- 15th Indep Bn (Yevpatoriia)
- 18th Indep Spec Mot Militia Bn (Haspra)
- 42nd Indep Operational Rgt (Sevastopol)
- 47th Bde (Feodosiia)
- Special-Purpose Border Guard Bn (Yalta)}}
Na February na March 2014, Russia wakporo ma mesịa wepụta Peninsula Crimea na Ukraine. Ihe omume a mere n'ihi mgbanwe mgbanwe nke nkwanye ùgwù ma bụrụ akụkụ nke esemokwu Russo-Ukrainian sara mbara.
Na 22–23 February 2014, Onye isi ala Russia Vladimir Putin kpọkọtara nzukọ abalị niile na ndị isi ọrụ nchekwa iji kparịta mwepu nke onye isi ala Ukraine a chụpụrụ, Viktor Yanukovych . Na njedebe nke nzukọ ahụ, Putin kwuru na "anyị ga-amalite ịrụ ọrụ na ịlaghachi Crimea na Russia".  Na 23 nke ọnwa Febụwarị, e mere ihe ngosi pro-Russian n'obodo Sevastopol nke Crimea. Na 27 February, ndị agha Russia kpuchie na-enweghị akara ngosi  weghaara Kansụl Kasị Elu (ụlọ omebe iwu) nke Crimea   wee weghara saịtị ndị dị mkpa n'ofe Crimea, nke butere nwụnye gọọmentị pro-Russian Sergey Aksyonov na Crimea., na-eduzi referendum ọnọdụ Crimea na nkwupụta nke nnwere onwe nke Crimea na 16 Maachị 2014.   Rọshịa webatara Crimea n'ụzọ iwu ka ọ bụrụ obodo gọọmentị etiti Russia abụọ — Republic of Crimea na obodo Sevastopol nke etiti Sevastopol na  2014  iji mee ka ọnọdụ ọhụrụ ahụ sie ike na ala. 
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Galeotti, Mark (2019). Armies of Russia's War in Ukraine, Elite 228. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 11–12. ISBN 9781472833440.
- ↑ ФСБ и крымские "потеряшки" - FSB and Crimean "losses" — RFEL, 13 June 2016
- ↑ Гюндуз Мамедов, прокурор АР Крим: "Під процесуальним керівництвом прокуратури АР Крим розкрито викрадення кримськотатарського активіста Решата Аметова" - Gunduz Mamedov, Prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea: "Under the procedural guidance of the Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the abduction of Crimean Tatar activist Reshat Ametov has been revealed" — Prosecutor's office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol city, 10 September 2019
- ↑ "Two die in rallies outside Crimean parliament, says ex-head of Mejlis", 26 February 2014.
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- ↑ "Russian marine kills Ukraine navy officer in Crimea, says ministry", Reuters.
- ↑ "Ukraine military to pull out from Crimea", 24 March 2014.
- ↑ Russia employs over 16,000 former servicemen and personnel of Ukrainian armed forces (15 April 2014).
- ↑ Бывшие украинские военнослужащие вливаются в Вооруженные Силы РФ (25 April 2014).
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- ↑ "Russia puts military on high alert as Crimea protests leave one man dead", The Guardian, 26 February 2014.
- ↑ Ewen MacAskill, defence correspondent (28 February 2014). Ukraine military still a formidable force despite being dwarfed by neighbour.
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- ↑ "Gunmen seize government buildings in Ukraine's Crimea, raise Russian flag", CNN, 27 February 2014.
- ↑ "Ukraine crisis: Crimea parliament asks to join Russia", BBC News, 6 March 2014.
- ↑ "Putin signs treaty to add Crimea to map of Russia", The Concord Monitor, 19 March 2014.
- ↑ "Ukraine 'preparing withdrawal of troops from Crimea'", BBC News, 19 March 2014.
- ↑ Putin signs laws on reunification of Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia. ITAR TASS (21 March 2014).
- ↑ Matthew Fisher. "Russia suspended from G8 over annexation of Crimea, Group of Seven nations says", 24 March 2014.
- ↑ "Putin describes secret operation to seize Crimea", Yahoo News, 8 March 2015. Retrieved on 24 March 2015.
- ↑ Weaver. "Putin was ready to put nuclear weapons on alert in Crimea crisis", Financial Times, 2015-03-15. Retrieved on 2022-01-23.
- ↑ Simon Shuster. "Putin's Man in Crimea Is Ukraine's Worst Nightmare", Time, 10 March 2014. Retrieved on 8 March 2015. “Before dawn on Feb. 27, at least two dozen heavily armed men stormed the Crimean parliament building and the nearby headquarters of the regional government, bringing with them a cache of assault rifles and rocket propelled grenades. A few hours later, Aksyonov walked into the parliament and, after a brief round of talks with the gunmen, began to gather a quorum of the chamber's lawmakers.”
- ↑ De Carbonnel. "RPT-INSIGHT-How the separatists delivered Crimea to Moscow", Reuters, 13 March 2014. Retrieved on 8 March 2015. “Only a week after gunmen planted the Russian flag on the local parliament, Aksyonov and his allies held another vote and declared parliament was appealing to Putin to annex Crimea”
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