Russia Accused of Stealing Crimea, As Referendum Holds

Crimea referendum SevastopolRussia has been accused by international community of stealing Crimea as referendum shows that majority of the people in Crimea.

Ukraine says the referendum contradicts Ukrainian Constitution and international Law.

Russia had in late February seized key buildings in the Crimea capital and by early March, Russia made an official call for Crimea to hold a referendum. 

This edition of Channels Television’s programme, Diplomatic Channels, looks at the activities that led to the referendum and the reactions of the international community, which are threatening sanctions.