The possibility of a peninsula: EU countries have conflicting attitudes towards Russia, Crimea

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A Protester wearing a Putin mask holds an apple during a rally in protest against the Russian military actions in Crimea, in St. Petersburg, Russia, 08 March 2014.

The possibility of a peninsula: EU countries have conflicting attitudes towards Russia, Crimea


Lithuania is one of the EU countries that regularly and firmly remind the word that Russia’s annexation of Crimea was illegal and that sanctions against Russia should continue until it leaves the illegally occupied peninsula.

On the occasion of the second anniversary of Crimean occupation, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry posted on its website a statement saying:

"We will never recognize the illegal occupation and annexation of Crimea started two years ago. We will seek the EU and the inter...


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