The fourth year of the annexation of Crimea: only pragmatism
It is the 26th anniversary of Ukraine's independence soon, as we already could see the practice run of the parade on Khreshchatyk street.
Thus, on August 24 we will celebrate country's main national holiday for the twenty-fifth time.
The patriots of Ukraine in the Crimea will do it unofficially for the fourth time.
All social and economic costs of annexation are outlined in the analytical study of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future "Crimea: 3 years of occupation."
You can find the complete text here.
QHA discussed the research with Taras Berezovets – one of the co-founders of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future and the Director of the National Security Program.