World, March 21, Abhijit Saha: The president of Russian Vladimir Putin has today signed into law legislation on the accession of Crimea. This result came after both houses of parliament unanimously approved it.
Putin at the signing ceremony said that today he have signed several decrees including the decree on the formation of one more federal district, Crime.
He also said that a lot of works have to be done before the adoption of Crimea and on its joining the legal system of Russia and the Russian economy along with the social sphere.
Putin has appointed Oleg Vladimirovich Bulavintsev as the presidential envoy in Crimea. He also urged both houses of the parliament to facilitate the accession of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia reported by a news source.
The Russian President has requested deputies of both the houses to actively engage in this work and do everything that depends on them to make this process seamless and beneficial for all Russian and Crimean residents.
Crimea has been an autonomous region of Ukraine. On 16th March Crimea had held a referendum in which about 96.6 % voters opted to join Russia.