Most of the democratic world has condemned the illegal occupation of Crimea and still continues the non-recognition policies, which the recent summit of the Crimea Platform only reaffirmed.Russia, however, persists in its attempts to legitimize the annexation of Crimea by involving various tactics and policies, among which:
- assimilation policy;
- colonization strategy;
- attempts to attract Western businesses;
- inviting marginal politicians;
- militarization of the peninsula.
We explore the Kremlin’s playbook when it comes to legitimizing its aggression in our new video, watch and share: