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Ukraine protests Russian speaker's Crimea visit

The visit runs contrary to Ukrainian and international legislation.

Ukraine protests Russian speaker's Crimea visit
Ukrainian Foreign Ministry

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has protested to Russia over the unauthorised visit by a Russian delegation headed by Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko to annexed Crimea.

The Foreign Ministry said this visit runs contrary to Ukrainian and international legislation and is a "flagrant disrespect for the state sovereignty of Ukraine".