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  • It’s been a year since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine. Although there are still a lot

  • of questions about the Russian government’s actions, the big picture is much clearer,

  • now that the dust has settled. Let’s take a look at the timeline of events surrounding

  • Crimea’s annexation.

  • Feb. 2014 Violent anti-government protests spark the

  • Ukrainian revolution and the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych.

  • Feb. 23, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a secret

  • meeting about extracting the deposed Yanukovych and annexing Crimea from Ukraine.

  • Feb 27, 2014 Heavily armed pro-Russian gunmen occupy the

  • Crimean parliament and allegedly force the emergency instatement of a new pro-Russian

  • Prime Minister.

  • March 1, 2014 The new Crimean Prime Minister takes control

  • of Ukraine’s security forces, and officially asks Russia toprovide assistance in ensuring

  • peace”. Russia pledges the use of their armed forces in Ukraine.

  • March 4, 2014 President Putin tells reporters that the unidentified

  • soldiers occupying Crimean military bases are not Russian, and says that Russia will

  • not try to annex Crimea.

  • March 6, 2014 A planned referendum to accede Crimea to Russia

  • is condemned by the Ukrainian government, the US and the EU.

  • March 13, 2014 Russia announces massive military exercises

  • along the Ukrainian border. The US Department of State calls this an intimidation attempt

  • in the lead up to the referendum.

  • March 16, 2014 Officials report that 95.5% of Crimean voters

  • support joining Russia in the referendum, but many residents abstain. No international

  • observation of the vote is allowed.

  • March 17, 2014 The Crimean parliament officially joins the

  • Russian Federation. US President Barack Obama announces sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian

  • officials.

  • March 24-27, 2014 The G8 votes to oust Russia over theunconstitutional

  • referendum, they become the G7. Additionally, 100 countries support a UN resolution calling

  • the March 16th referendum illegal.

  • May 4, 2014 Russia accidentally releases documents suggesting

  • the referendum vote may have been falsified.

  • March 9, 2015 President Vladimir Putin admits that despite

  • originally denying any involvement, the invasion and annexation of Crimea was planned all along.

  • In the year since, a number of hard-hitting sanctions have been imposed on Russia by the

  • United States and their international allies; crippling the Russian economy. In spite of

  • widespread condemnation, Putin has made no concessions regarding Crimea, and may have

  • his eye on the rest of Ukraine.

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