Posts Tagged ‘separatism’

Crimea had a chance to break with Ukraine – Chairman of the Supreme Council of Crimea Konstantinov

Chairman of the Supreme Council of Crimea Vladimir KONSTANTINOV admitted that Crimea had a chance to break with Ukraine in the 20th century.

“Autonomy in 90-s went through “the war of sovereignties”. Extremism of certain political forces in Ukraine and Crimea endangered territorial integrity and political unity of the state’, explained Konstantinov during his speech in Brussels on March, 23rd 2011.

Mr. Konstantinov represented Ukrainian officials in The Congress of local and regional authorities held by the Council of Europe.

In 2010 Ukrainian president Viktor YANUKOVICH admitted that central authorities of Ukraine are responsible for constant slowdown of Crimean development which lasts more than 2 years.


(photo+video) Ukrainian separatism

Separatism flourishes in the western regions of Ukraine. Some people who live there wish their cities to belong to Poland or Romania. You can even see such labels in Kiev on the independence day of Ukraine.

photo by Andrei Yanitskiy (

This label imitates a sign “UA” that Ukrainian drivers often stick on their cars. Letters “HAL” mean Halichina or Galichina, western separatist regions of Ukraine.

More on that topic:

Lvov city council deputy Yuri Mikhalchishin delivering a nationalistic speech

(in Ukrainian)


Crimea should secede Ukraine – pro-Western Ukrainian writer Andruhovich

Sevastopol is not Ukraine – popular Ukrainian TV journalist Mustafa Naiem

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