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The UN General Assembly agreed to recognize Russia as threat to Ukraine

Генассамблея ООН согласилась признать Россию угрозой для Украины

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on Ukraine “the Russian militarization” of the Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as part of the Black and Azov seas, the press service of the organization.


The document was approved by 66 countries, 19 countries voted against and 72 abstained.


The adoption of the resolution the General Assembly “expressed serious concern about the gradual militarization of the Crimea by the Russian Federation as the occupying power.” The paper argues that Russia is pursuing in Crimea military exercises and puts the weapon, which in the region continues to destabilize. As the authors of the document, the Russian actions on the territory of the Black sea threaten the security of Ukraine.


In addition, the UN condemned Russia for the construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait, and also expressed dissatisfaction with restrictions on passage of foreign ships through the sea of Azov, reports TASS. The resolution calls for Moscow to stop such activities.

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