President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the inhabitants of Crimea can not elect any other president, except the president of Ukraine.
“The only president to be elected by the Crimea is the president of Ukraine,” the Ukrainian leader wrote.
Earlier, the Crimea voted for the first time in the history of the presidential elections of modern Russia, the turnout was 71.47 percent. Incumbent President Vladimir Putin received 92.2% of the votes of Crimean votes.
Ukraine refuses to recognize the presidential elections in the Crimea, which Kiev considers its “temporarily occupied territory”.