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Thursday, October 19, 2017

“Medvedev proposed to move the capital of Russia in Sevastopol”

The head of the Institute for the analysis of political infrastructure Evgeny Tunik sent Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev a proposal to move the capital from Moscow to Sevastopol. This, in his opinion, will promote the international recognition of the Peninsula a part of Russia.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

“I ask You to consider the issue of moving the Russian capital from Moscow to the city of Federal significance Sevastopol. It will emphasize its status as an integral part of Russia and will help to accelerate international recognition of the Crimea is our territory”, — the statement says.

Tunik believes that the transfer of the capital in Sevastopol will help to develop the territory of Crimea, the growth of population, the construction of infrastructure.

The expert also notes the foreign policy gains from the transfer of the capital. “Western leaders in this situation are forced to visit Crimea as Russian territory, which would mean international recognition,” he said.

Moscow historically as the capital of Russia and will her to appear, speaking about moving to another city can not go, speaks, in his turn, Vice-speaker of the state Duma Andrey Isaev.

“I believe that Moscow, historically as the capital of our country. She won this right in wars and battles, it is and will be.”, — said Isayev.

As for Sebastopol, and so he has a fairly high status, is a Federal city, the MP said.

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