Today, March 31, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Crimea to discuss issues of development of the Crimean Republic and the city of Sevastopol.

Visit of the head of the Russian government is taking place ten days after accession of Crimea and Sevastopol to the Russian Federation. 

In the framework of his visit Medvedev will hold a meeting on socio-economic development of Crimea and Sevastopol with relevant ministers and heads of departments. 

To note, last week members of the Russian government – Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, Emergency Situations Minister Vladimir Puchkov, Labor Minister Maksim Topilin visited the Crimean peninsula. 

Press secretary of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov said that Russian head of state has no plans to visit Crimea in the nearest future.

QHA