The foreign Ministry of Ukraine intends to ask the newspaper The New York Times with the requirement to correct the “mistake” on the map published edition, where the Ukrainian Crimea is designated as “disputed territory”. About this Twitter wrote foreign Ministry spokesman Marian Betz.

“Crimea is not “disputed” territory. A temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine. The occupier is known, the Russian Federation. Refer to the @nytimes. Errors need to be fixed,” she wrote.

We will remind, the American edition of the New York Times published a map on which the temporarily occupied Crimea is shown as “disputed territory”.


Russia has occupied the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in 2014 year. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. Key international organizations, including the UN General Assembly has condemned Russia’s actions and called the annexation and occupation of Crimea illegal. Against Russia were imposed economic sanctions. For the implementation by Moscow of the so-called elections with the participation of the Crimea in 2016-m to year the Parliament of Ukraine recognized the Russian state Duma is illegitimate.




The foreign Ministry will demand from The New York Times to correct a mistake with Crimea 13.11.2017

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