The Prosecutor General's office ruled unconstitutional the transfer of Crimea to Ukraine in 1954
Decisions of Presidiums of the Supreme Soviets of the RSFSR and the USSR On the transfer of the Crimean oblast from the RSFSR to the Ukrainian SSR were inconsistent with the Constitution of the RSFSR and the USSR Constitution, reported in the answer of the Prosecutor General of Russia to the corresponding request of the head of the party "Fair Russia" Sergey Mironov.
The text of the document signed by the Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia Sabir Keglerova posted on the Internet office of Mironov." Neither the Constitution of the RSFSR Or the USSR Constitution did not provide for powers of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the RSFSR and the USSR on questions about changing the constitutional legal status of Autonomous Soviet socialist republics and the constituent Union republics, " concluded the Prosecutor General's office.
"The Constitution of the USSR (paragraph" d "of article 14) issues statement of changes in the boundaries between Union republics attributed to the conduct of the USSR, represented by its highest bodies of state power and bodies of state administration and did not provide the range of capabilities of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR on the problem about changing the territories of the Union republics (art. 49)," - said in the text of the document." Given the above, taken in 1954 Decision of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the RSFSR and the USSR On the transfer of the Crimean oblast from the RSFSR to the Ukrainian SSR, were inconsistent with the Constitution (fundamental law) of the RSFSR and the Constitution (Basic law) of the USSR, is contained in the text of the document." As for Sevastopol, because of its special administrative status of the city remained under the jurisdiction of the RSFSR, despite the transfer in 1954. The Crimean oblast to the Ukrainian SSR. This was confirmed by its decision "On the status of Sevastopol" of 9 July 1993 the Supreme Council of the Russian Federation ", - explained Mironov himself on his page in Facebook. On 25 March, the leader "Fair Russia" Sergey Mironov has told About the intention to ask the Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika to investigate the legality of the transfer in 1954 by Nikita Khrushchev of the Ukraine. Remember, 300 anniversary of the reunification of Ukraine With Russia in 1954 Nikita Khrushchev "as a sign of eternal friendship" gave the Crimea to the administrative subordination of Kiev. March 16, 2014 Crimea held a referendum On the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. March 21, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law On ratification of the agreement On joining of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia and signed the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.