Poroshenko urges EU not to recognize elections in annexed Crimea 03/05/2018 18:09:52. Total views 1229. Views today — 0.

President Petro Poroshenko urges the EU countries not to recognize the results of voting in the Russian presidential election in the territory of Ukrainian Crimea. He stated this at a meeting with Minister of Defence of the Kingdom of Sweden Peter Hultqvist, - press service of the head of state reports.

"The holding of elections in the Crimea contradicts Ukrainian legislation, is illegal and crudely violates international law", - Poroshenko stressed.

The presidential election in Russia is scheduled for March 18.