Over 50,000 people move from Ukraine to Crimea

Over 50,000 people move from Ukraine to Crimea

Crimea has received about 170,000 people, including 50,000 from Ukraine, after the peninsula’s reunification with Russia, Crimean Parliament Speaker Vladimir Konstantinov said.

"About 170,000 people have come to Crimea for permanent residence over the past five years. Of these, more than 50,000 came from Ukraine," he said at a meeting with a delegation of foreign journalists.

As many as 7,000 left Crimea for Ukraine, while 80,000 moved to Russia’s regions," TASS cited Konstantinov as saying.

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