Русский: Знамя Вооружённых Сил Российской Феде...
Русский: Знамя Вооружённых Сил Российской Федерации. Основная часть (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“In connection with the extraordinary situation that has arisen in the Ukraine, the threat to the lives of citizens of the Russian Federation, our fellow countrymen and the personnel of the military contingent of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation deployed on the territory of the Ukraine (the Autonomous Republic of the Crimea) in accordance with an international agreement, on the basis of Point G Part 1 of Article 101 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation , I am submitting to the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation a request to use the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on the territory of the Ukraine until the normalisation of the socio-political situation in that country.”

via BBC News – Ukraine crisis: Text of Putin’s request to use troops.

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