Russian parliament has said they can take over Crimea territory and they’re going to take a referendum on 16th of March by the region’s people. Legal issues have been an issue with the takeover of Crimea as it was part of the Soviet Ukraine and remained until the Soviet collapse in 1991. Russia has understood that they can’t take over Ukraine and its present borders, as of yet, by many reasons, such as; The Budapest memorandum in 1994 and the 1997 agreement on the stationing of the Black sea. Russia are playing it safe and not using force, unless shots are fired. We only have to wait what the next move is by Russia. This was Umar at Kiev, Ukraine. Back to the studio.