Russian embassy tweets map that programs Crimea as part of Ukraine

A Twitter account run by the Russian Embassy in Sweden on Wednesday published a picture of Europe which recognizes Crimea—revealed at the lower right—as part of Ukraine.

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A Twitter account run by the Russian Embassy in Sweden posted a map identifying Crimea as part of Ukraine.

Officially, Moscow claims Crimea, a Ukrainian peninsula that extends into the Black Sea, as part of Russia. Crimea was taken from Ukraine when Russia got into the area in March 2014.

The map likewise appears to reveal the Donbas, an area in eastern Ukraine that Russia claims, as part of Ukraine.

The map had actually been seen 7.3 million times since the morning hours Ukrainian regional time. It professes to reveal the per-liter expense of fuel in European nations.

The Russian embassy in Stockholm, Sweden, did not instantly react to a CNBC ask for remark.


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