Russia Admits Crimea Consul’s Words Were ‘Incorrect’

Russian Naval Vessel in Ukrainian Port

(RIA Novosti – MOSCOW, May 24, 2013) The Russian Foreign Ministry has admitted that recent statements by Vladimir Andreyev, the Russian consul general in Simferopol, Ukraine’s Crimea, about Crimean Tatars were inappropriate. Moscow “understands [Ukraine’s] reaction to certain… incorrect wordings used by the Russian representative without proper account for the sensitive issue demanding… a weighted approach,” the Russian Foreign Ministry […]

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