Russia tries to ‘give itself’ more Ukrainian territory

The Russian-controlled ‘government’ in occupied Crimea has decided to ‘hand over’ Ukraine’s Tuzla Island to Russia. The move is linked with Russia’s construction of a bridge between Russia and Crimea, and is legally meaningless.  The territory remains Ukrainian according to international law, and, in accordance with Ukraine’s Constitution would require a national referendum to alter its geopolitical status.
Interfax reported on 17 April that the Russian occupation ‘cabinet of ministers’ had issued a decision to hand the 6.5 m[/img]

In addition to the potential for disaster, if the bridge collapses, there has been zero concern about major damage to the environment and the disruption of the water flow between the Black and Azov seas.
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