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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Media: American TV channel at the opening of the Olympic games “returned” Crimea to Ukraine


Social media users who watched the opening of the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro on the American channel NBC, drew attention to accompanying visuals infographics. So, during the procession of athletes at the stadium “Maracana” the television showed a map of Ukraine with its constituent Crimea.

In the screenshot visible logo of the American TV channel NBC. Photo: social networks

As noted by the Flash of Crimea, with the appearance on the stadium of the Russian delegation, NBC viewers saw a map of Russia without the Crimea.

That’s right, #Rio2016 – #CrimeaIsUkraine! #Crimea #Ukraine #RioOlympics2016 #RioOlympics pic.twitter.com/2JButbtW0s

— Julia Davis (@JuliaDavisNews) August 6, 2016

Note that the Crimea became part of Russia following a referendum held on 16 March 2014.

Previously to recognize Crimea as part of Russia called the head of the French delegation of parliamentarians, Thierry Mariani, who visited the Peninsula.

Not so long ago about the need to recognize the will of the Crimean people spoke and the candidate in US presidents from Republican party, Donald trump. He added that the attempt to deprive Russia of Crimea could lead to a Third world war.

The Return Of The Crimea. Chronicle of events

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