A historian from the Crimea offered to use Potemkin’s experience to strengthen the south of Russia.

Crimean historian and political scientist Sergei Galani proposed using the experience of Prince Grigory Potemkin (husband of Empress Catherine II) to strengthen the south of Russia, considering the peninsula together with the southeastern regions of Ukraine. This has been reported DEA News”.

“Crimea can become a platform for conducting socio-political and informative work with the liberated territories of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, with which it has always been closely connected with civilization, cultural, humanitarian and economic,” said the expert.

Located in Kherson, St. Catherine’s Cathedral lay the ashes of Prince Grigory Potemkin-Tauride, who at the end of the 18th century laid the foundation for the administrative structure of almost the entire south of Russia. In connection with a strong military presence, such a device in the Crimea could fulfill the tasks of ensuring the comprehensive interests of the Russian Empire.

Then the Tauride Governorate included the Crimea, as well as the Dnieper and Melitopol districts (now these are the territories of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions of Ukraine – approx.).

Galani believes that today, as in the 18th century, Russia has to solve the problems of maintaining its national security on its southern borders.

February 24 Russian President Vladimir Putin declarationHe said that in response to a request for assistance from the heads of the LPR and DPR, he decided to conduct a military special operation in Ukraine.

The decision to run the operation was the reason for new sanctions against Russia by the United States and its allies.

Statements, sanctions, casualties, images from the war zone – the main events of the past month since the start of the special operation in Donbass and Ukraine, In the project “socialbites.ca”.

Source: Gazeta


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