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Thread #153983 Message #3611508
Posted By: Teribus
21-Mar-14 - 10:07 AM
Thread Name: BS: Thanx 4 the Russian Nuke War, Mr. Obama
Subject: RE: BS: Thanx 4 the Russian Nuke War, Mr. Obama
Any transfer of the status of the Crimean Peninsula by a treaty dating back to 1783 has to be agreed by Turkey. In 1991 when Ukraine became a sovereign state that included the Crimea Turkey stated that they had no objections and did not wish to take part in any discussions or negotiations on it PROVIDED the rights of the indigenous Muslim Tatars were respected. Joseph Stalin had all but exterminated them or forcibly moved them to Gulags in 1944, but after Ukraine gained its independence they started to return, they now form about 14% of the peninsulas population.
Having had their staged and rigged referendum on the 16th March the following was decreed by the pro-Russian Crimean Government on the 18th March, 2014:
"On March 18, It was announced that Crimean Tatars will be required to relinquish land that they hold and be given land elsewhere in Crimea. Crimea stated it needed the relinquished land for "Social purposes"
Now in any country with any respect for human rights that would be called - THEFT