RonPaul: Crimea Has Right to Join Russia, Obama's Sanctions 'Criminal'
By Steven Nelson March 6, 2014
Former Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, believes Crimeans have a right totransfer sovereignty over their peninsula to Russia and says sanctions imposedThursday by President Barack Obama against Ukrainian and Russian officials are“criminal.”
Crimea’s regional parliament voted Thursday to secede from Ukraineand join the Russian Federation. Residents of the Black Sea region, whereethnic Russians form a majority of the population, will either ratify or rejectthe proposal March 16.