Crimea’s Reunification With Russia: People ‘Really Wanted to Return Home’

Crimea’s Reunification With Russia: People ‘Really Wanted to Return Home’

The Crimeans “really wanted to return to Russia,” head of the Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov told Sputnik, reflecting on events which led the Black Sea peninsula to hold a referendum on its status within Ukraine.

Crimea’s parliament and the local government of Sevastopol held the plebiscite following the foreign-sponsored coup which ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich in February 2014.

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