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THIS IS ACT OF WAR President of Ukraine No117/2021

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On the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of March 11, 2021 "On the Strategy of De-occupation and Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol"


In accordance with Article 107 of the Constitution of Ukraine, I: 1. To put into effect the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine of March 11, 2021 "On the Strategy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol" (attached). 2. To approve the Strategy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (attached). 3. Control over the implementation of the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, put into effect by this Decree, put on the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. 4. This Decree enters into force from the date of its publication.

President of Ukraine V.Zelensky

24 March 2021

Put in place Decree of the President of Ukraine of March 24, 2021 No. 117/2021 DECISION National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine from March 11, 2021 On the Strategy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol In accordance with the provisions of Article 4 of the Law of Ukraine "On the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine", the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, having considered the draft Strategy for de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, decided to: 1. Approve the draft Strategy for de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. 2. To propose to the President of Ukraine to approve the Strategy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. 3. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine within three months to develop and approve a plan of measures for the implementation of the Strategy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine O.DANILOV APPROVED Decree of the President of Ukraine of March 24, 2021 No. 117/2021 STRATEGY de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol Preamble The armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, launched in 2014, led to the temporary occupation by the Russian Federation of integral parts of the territory of Ukraine - the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, certain areas in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, creating the first precedent in Europe after the Second World War of attempting to annex part of the territory of one state by another. The Russian Federation, as one of the parties to the Memorandum on Security Guarantees in connection with Ukraine's accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons of 1994, grossly disregarded its international obligations under this international treaty, violated one of the basic principles of international law on border inviolability, and revised the architecture of the European security system. Implementing aggressive foreign policy strategies, the Russian Federation is actively militarizing the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, creating a military-strategic springboard for the spread of the zone of armed conflict from the Crimean peninsula to the Mediterranean region, the Middle East and Africa. The Crimean peninsula is gradually becoming a military base by the Russian Federation, becoming a source of danger and threat to the stability of Europe and the whole world. And in the case of placing tactical nuclear weapons and their means of delivery on the territory of the Crimean peninsula, the Russian Federation destroys the international regime of non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, turns the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol into a potential military target, jeopardizes the safety and lives of Ukrainian citizens. In the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, the Russian Federation and its occupation administration systematically violate human rights and fundamental freedoms, in particular the right to freedom of speech, peaceful assembly, freedom of outlook and religion, crimes against humanity, war crimes and other violations of international humanitarian norms are committed.politically motivated criminal prosecutions, systematic persecution of persons who condemn the occupation of the territory of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, conscription of the local population for military service of the occupying power is carried out, mass coercion of the local population to acquire citizenship of the Russian Federation is applied, illegal imprisonment, searches are carried out, torture is applied, the right to a fair trial is violated. Since the beginning of the temporary occupation by the Russian Federation on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, there has been a systematic and mass blocking of access to Ukrainian information resources, in particular the media, official websites of state authorities of Ukraine and local self-government bodies, other subjects of power, websites of individual public associations on the Internet, which makes Russian propaganda information resources sometimes the only ones. available sources of information obtained by citizens of Ukraine in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine. The Russian Federation and its occupation administration in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol violate the rights of indigenous peoples and national minorities of Ukraine, in particular the right to ethnic identity, cultural and linguistic identity, freedom of outlook and religion, freedom of association, the right to education, harassment and systemic manifestations of discrimination on ethnic and religious grounds are observed, a targeted policy on change is introduced. demographic composition of the population. From the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukrainians, representatives of indigenous peoples are squeezed out, signs of their national identity are destroyed. The Russian Federation, the occupation administration of the Russian Federation are taking actions regarding the illegal seizure, use and disposal of property, including land plots located in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and owned by the state of Ukraine, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, territorial communities, including the territorial community of the city of Sevastopol, as well as citizens and legal entities of Ukraine. In order to create conditions for de-occupation and safe reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, neutralize threats to national and international security, guarantee human rights and fundamental freedoms on the basis of the Declaration on State Sovereignty of Ukraine and the Constitution of Ukraine, guided by the Charter of the United Nations andDeclaration on the Principles of International Law relating to Friendly Relations and Cooperation between States in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations of 24 October 1970, final act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe of 1 August 1975, United Nations General Assembly Resolution on the Territorial Integrity of Ukraine of 27 March 1975 No. 68/262 of 2014, provisions of acts of other international organizations, of which Ukraine is a member, taking into account the Law of Ukraine "On ensuring the rights and freedoms of citizens and the legal regime in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine", the National Security Strategy of Ukraine, approved by the Decree of the President of Ukraine of September 14, 2020 No. 392, resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of September 22, 2016 No. 1602-VIII "On recommendations of parliamentary hearings on the topic: "Strategy of reintegration into Ukraine of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol: problematic issues, ways, methods and methods" Ukraine defines the Strategy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. General provisions 1. The end-to-end element of the policy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (hereinafter referred to as the temporarily occupied territory) is the implementation of a set of measures of a diplomatic, military, economic, informational, humanitarian and other nature. 2. One of the most important elements of the policy of reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory is the application of an inclusive social dialogue with the participation of civil society institutions, their involvement in the process of preparing and implementing policies and mechanisms for establishing and maintaining peace. 3. The formation of a policy of de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory in Ukraine is combined with measures to build peace, strengthen the defense capability of the state, ensure further socio-political and socio-economic development of Ukraine on the basis of European and Euro-Atlantic integration. 4. The objectives of the state policy to ensure the de-occupation of the temporarily occupied territory and its safe reintegration are: restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized state border, ensuring the state sovereignty of Ukraine; ensuring national unity, resilience and cohesion of Ukrainian society and the state of Ukraine; termination of the use of the temporarily occupied territory for activities that threaten the national security of Ukraine and / or aimed at undermining international security and peace; determination of the legal principles of transitional justice; formation and implementation of policies in the legal, social, educational, informational, humanitarian and other spheres to increase and strengthen the level of trust, guarantee the rights and legitimate interests of Ukrainian citizens who suffered as a result of temporary occupation; ensuring sustainable socio-political, humanitarian and economic development of Ukraine in accordance with certain principles of domestic and foreign policy, the strategic course of the state to acquire full membership of Ukraine in the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Guidelines 5. The territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol is an integral part of the territory of Ukraine. 6. Ukraine consistently by all means counteracts the legitimization by the Russian Federation of attempts to annex the temporarily occupied territory and integrate this territory into the legal, political, socio-economic, humanitarian, information space of the Russian Federation. 7. Ukraine does not and will not recognize the results of the so-called "referendums and elections" held in the temporarily occupied territory in violation of Ukrainian legislation and international law. 8. Ukraine emphasizes the priority of political and diplomatic means to resolve the armed conflict unleashed by the Russian Federation, restoration and peacebuilding. 9. Ukraine reserves the right to apply all means provided for by international law and national legislation to protect human rights and freedoms, national interests, restore the territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized state border and ensure state sovereignty. 10. Ukraine invalidates any transactions committed by individuals and legal entities in the temporarily occupied territory in violation of the requirements of the legislation of Ukraine. 11. Ukraine does not recognize the forced or automatic acquisition by citizens of Ukraine residing in the temporarily occupied territory of the citizenship of the Russian Federation, regarding this as an act of coercion against citizens of Ukraine and a violation of international humanitarian law. 12. Ukraine introduces measures in the field of transitional justice, in particular, to compensate for damage caused in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine, protection and restoration of violated rights, bringing to justice the guilty persons, ensuring the right to the truth about the armed conflict, preventing the occurrence of armed conflict in the future. 13. Ukraine defends the principle of denuclearization and demilitarization of the Crimean peninsula, the transformation of the Black Sea region into a territory of peace and security. 14. Ukraine forms an evidence base on international crimes committed by the Russian Federation and its occupation administration in the temporarily occupied territory, in particular human rights violations, war crimes and crimes against humanity, norms of international humanitarian law and international criminal law, as well as ensures the collection of information on moral and material damage and losses caused to the state of Ukraine, its citizens and legal entities in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine. 15. Ukraine forms legal principles and takes measures to assist citizens of Ukraine who suffered as a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine, compensation for the damage caused to them, establishes, taking into account the norms of international law, the legal grounds for bringing to justice those involved in the implementation of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, the establishment of regimes of temporary occupation and control over part of the territory of Ukraine by the Russian Federation, in particular, determines the grounds for the application of amnesty, lustration. 16. Ukraine defends its position on preventing the weakening (reduction of the number, scope and forms of control over the actual state) of personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions) imposed by Ukraine, foreign states, international (interstate) organizations (associations) to the Russian Federation, its individuals and legal entities, until the goal of their introduction is achieved, as well as the need to increase sanctions pressure on the Russian Federation, including introduction of new sanctions in order to ensure the de-occupation of the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. 17. Ukraine applies a special regime of entry into and exit from the temporarily occupied territory in order to ensure the safety of citizens, protect critical infrastructure, prevent the spread of terrorist and other threats from the temporarily occupied territory. 18. Ukraine constantly monitors the crossing of its state border and crossing the administrative border with the temporarily occupied territory, takes measures in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine to bring to justice individuals who illegally arrive in the temporarily occupied territory. 19. Ukraine takes all necessary social, humanitarian, educational, communication, legal, medical and other measures to ensure the possibility of implementation by Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory of their rights and legitimate interests in the territory controlled by Ukraine. 20. Ukraine creates conditions for the growth and strengthening of the level of trust of Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory to the state authorities of Ukraine and other subjects of power. 21. Ukraine is developing measures to support in the social, humanitarian, economic, educational, medical spheres aimed at restoring the rights and legitimate interests of Ukrainian citizens who suffered as a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine, including those living in the temporarily occupied territory. 22. Ukraine recognizes as illegal any import/export of military and dual-use goods to/from the temporarily occupied territory, which is carried out in violation of Ukrainian legislation in the field of export control. Priority areas 23. The prerequisites for the reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory are: development of democratic institutions, mechanisms for ensuring the protection of human and civil rights, freedoms; development of the Ukrainian economy, which should ensure a gradual approximation of the quality of life in Ukraine to European standards; improving the efficiency of public administration, strengthening the defense capability of the state, improving the capabilities and development of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, other military formations formed in accordance with the laws of Ukraine, law enforcement agencies, development of the military-industrial complex; increasing the level of national resilience, preventing potential conflicts; solving the problems of internally displaced persons who suffered as a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine; constant support and development of contacts of a socio-humanitarian, cultural, informational nature with citizens of Ukraine living in the temporarily occupied territory; promoting the consolidation of Ukrainian society, the formation of a patriotic, state worldview, the preservation and development of the spiritual and moral values of the Ukrainian people; consolidation of international efforts to facilitate the process of de-occupation of the temporarily occupied territory, solving problematic issues related to the temporary occupation by the Russian Federation of part of the territory of Ukraine, in particular, mediation during negotiations in various international formats, monitoring, assistance to Ukraine in military-technical, economic, humanitarian and other spheres; ensuring the realization by citizens of Ukraine living in the temporarily occupied territory guaranteed by the Constitution of Ukraine the right to education. Protection of human rights and freedoms 24. The state policy regarding the temporarily occupied territory proceeds from the priority of guarantees of human security, taking all necessary measures to ensure his rights and fundamental freedoms, access to education and medical care, the realization of the right to freedom of outlook and religion, as well as rights in socio-economic, cultural, informational and other spheres. 25. Ukraine records all the facts of violations by the Russian Federation, the occupation administration of the Russian Federation of the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of Ukrainian citizens in the temporarily occupied territory, takes measures to provide them with appropriate legal assessment, protection and restoration of rights, freedoms and legitimate interests. 26. Ukraine defines as one of the priority tasks of its policy on the temporarily occupied territory to take all necessary measures to protect the rights and legitimate interests of Ukrainian citizens, as well as foreigners and stateless persons who are legally staying in this territory. 27. Ukraine insists on the need to release all hostages and illegally detained persons who are in the temporarily occupied territory or territory of the Russian Federation, all citizens of Ukraine illegally persecuted by the authorities of the Russian Federation, the occupation administration of the Russian Federation for political reasons, as well as an objective investigation with the involvement of experts of international organizations of all cases of disappearance of Ukrainian citizens in the temporarily occupied territory. 28. Ukraine constantly monitors the decisions and actions of the Russian Federation, the occupation administration of the Russian Federation regarding the temporarily occupied territory, which violate the rights and legitimate interests of legal entities and citizens of Ukraine, as well as foreigners, stateless persons who are legally in the temporarily occupied territory, and provides a legal assessment of such decisions and actions. 29. Ukraine supports initiatives aimed at protecting human rights and freedoms in the temporarily occupied territory, monitoring the observance by the Russian Federation, the occupation administration of the Russian Federation of the norms of international law, primarily in the field of human rights and freedoms and international humanitarian law. 30. Ukraine proceeds from the need for widespread involvement and comprehensive assistance in the activities on a permanent basis of international organizations and public human rights organizations to protect human rights and freedoms in the temporarily occupied territory. 31. Ukraine continues cooperation within international organizations in order to prepare and make decisions on the international condemnation of violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the temporarily occupied territory, and the application of appropriate measures of influence to the Russian Federation, its occupation administration, will seek the implementation of such decisions. Legal protection of citizens of Ukraine and legal entities of Ukraine, whose rights and legitimate interests are violated as a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation and the temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine 32. Ukraine assists in the implementation of legal protection and representation of the rights and legitimate interests of citizens and legal entities of Ukraine violated as a result of armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine, courts of Ukraine and international judicial institutions. 33. Ukraine provides a legal assessment of the actions or inaction of officials and officials of state bodies, local self-government bodies, military formations and law enforcement agencies of Ukraine that violated the oath and committed treason during the implementation by the Russian Federation of armed aggression against Ukraine and the temporary occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. 34. Ukraine shall take the measures provided for by the Law of Ukraine "On Sanctions" and other legal measures against the so-called "officials and officials" of the occupation administration of the Russian Federation and the armed formations of the Russian Federation, officials and officials of the Russian Federation directly involved in the temporary occupation of the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, legal entities of the Russian Federation and other states engaged in illegal activities temporarily occupied territory. 35. Ukraine uses all available international legal mechanisms to protect the property rights and interests of the state of Ukraine, its citizens and legal entities, raises in due course in the courts of Ukraine and international judicial institutions the issue of compensation for damage caused as a result of restrictions in the exercise of ownership of property located in the temporarily occupied territory, destruction or damage of such property in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine. 36. Ukraine shall take all legal measures to return the property of the state of Ukraine, its citizens and legal entities, which is illegally seized in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine, or compensation for the value of such property and lost benefits as a result of its illegal alienation. 37. Ukraine provides the population of the temporarily occupied territory with administrative services by creating appropriate centers near the administrative border with the temporarily occupied territory, access to which will be carried out according to identity documents in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine, develops priority online services to provide relevant services. 38. Ukraine is taking measures to determine the principles of transitional justice, in particular, the introduction of mechanisms for compensation for damages in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine, protection and restoration of violated rights, bringing those guilty of criminal offenses for crimes against peace, security of mankind and international law and order to justice. 39. Ukraine introduces a training program to ensure the process of de-occupation and reintegration, management of the de-occupied territory. Economic policy 40. Ukraine applies personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions) against citizens and legal entities of the Russian Federation, other foreign entities that illegally carry out activities in the temporarily occupied territory. 41. Ukraine will insist on the extension of existing and application of new international sanctions against the Russian Federation, its individuals and legal entities for the period until the complete de-occupation of the temporarily occupied territory and ensuring the state sovereignty of Ukraine, as well as compensation for damage caused to the state of Ukraine, its citizens and legal entities in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine. 42. Ukraine, with the participation of international audit companies, experts, determines and confirms the losses caused to the state of Ukraine, its citizens and legal entities in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation and illegal activities of the Russian Federation in the temporarily occupied territory and in the Azov-Black Sea waters. 43. Ukraine is taking measures to counteract the Russian Federation in conducting geological exploration of subsoil in the temporarily occupied territory, including on the adjacent section of the continental shelf of Ukraine. 44. Ukraine actively conducts claims against the aggressor state of the Russian Federation, its representatives in international judicial institutions, assists citizens and legal entities of Ukraine in filing claims for the protection of violated, unrecognized or disputed rights, freedoms or legitimate interests in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation and support of such claims. 45. Ukraine is implementing an advanced development strategy focused on strengthening the capacity of hromadas, creating jobs, overcoming negative demographic trends. 46. Ukraine constantly monitors the facts of illegal seizure, use and disposal by the Russian Federation, its occupation administration of property, including land plots, various forms of ownership in the temporarily occupied territory and forms an evidence base in order to protect violated rights and legitimate interests in court, to strengthen sanctions. 47. Ukraine ensures the socio-economic development of the territories adjacent to the temporarily occupied territory, in which state authorities and local self-government bodies of Ukraine exercise their powers. 48. Ukraine provides measures to overcome the consequences of the temporary occupation, forms a promising policy and models of economic development of the regions, taking into account the need to support social innovations, attracting the resources of partner countries to restore the temporarily occupied territory. 49. Ukraine is forming promising measures to restore and establish economic ties that will be implemented after the restoration of Ukraine's territorial integrity within its internationally recognized state border and ensuring Ukraine's state sovereignty in the temporarily occupied territory. 50. Ukraine creates a register of damage caused to the state of Ukraine, its citizens and legal entities in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine. Social and humanitarian policy 51. Ukraine guarantees ensuring the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of internally displaced persons in accordance with the Constitution of Ukraine, the Law of Ukraine "On Ensuring the Rights and Freedoms of Internally Displaced Persons" and other laws of Ukraine. 52. Ukraine promotes access to educational institutions for Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory to ensure the realization of their right to education, in particular, it introduces a mechanism for simplified education for persons living in the temporarily occupied territory, as well as encouraging persons who received education in the temporarily occupied territory to continue obtaining an educational level in the territory controlled by Ukraine. 53. Ukraine promotes the involvement of athletes from the temporarily occupied territory to participate in physical culture, recreational and sports events included in the Unified Calendar Plan of Physical Culture, Health and Sports Events of Ukraine. 54. Ukraine monitors compliance with international law and Ukrainian legislation on the preservation of cultural heritage in the temporarily occupied territory, including the heritage of the Crimean Tatar people, and in case of their violation, takes the necessary response measures, primarily by filing lawsuits with international judicial institutions. 55. Ukraine promotes and provides the necessary support for the implementation of humanitarian initiatives and programs for citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory, attracts civil society institutions to implement such initiatives. 56. Ukraine contributes to the preservation of ethnic and religious identity of Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory, creates conditions, in particular institutional, for the development of the culture of the Crimean Tatar and other indigenous peoples, national minorities. 57. Ukraine takes additional measures in the field of social security of Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory to satisfy their legitimate interests. 58. Ukraine creates the necessary conditions for the population to receive humanitarian aid, including international assistance, by the population of the temporarily occupied territory. 59. Ukraine implements medical and educational reforms taking into account the needs of Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory. 60. Ukraine is taking measures to preserve cultural heritage in the temporarily occupied territory, in particular, it forms a register of cultural property and museum collections of Ukraine in the temporarily occupied territory and a register of lost cultural property. 61. Ukraine creates modern service zones at the entry-exit checkpoints to the temporarily occupied territory to provide administrative and other services to Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory, in particular, to obtain a qualified electronic signature, the possibility of concluding contracts with family doctors and the use of state programs for access to medicines. Environmental policy 62. Ukraine is taking measures to continue monitoring the environment in the temporarily occupied territory, in particular land, subsoil, surface and groundwater, atmospheric air, forests and other vegetation, wildlife, marine environment and natural resources of territorial waters, the continental shelf and the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine, natural areas and objects subject to special protection, the state of the natural environment environment, and recording the facts of environmental offenses and crimes. 63. Ukraine applies all possible mechanisms of international cooperation in the field of environmental protection, in particular within the framework of un environmental activities and organizations belonging to its system, other governmental and non-governmental international organizations, to protect, analyze and control the state of the environment in the temporarily occupied territory. 64. Ukraine creates a register of damage caused to the state of Ukraine, its citizens and legal entities as a result of the actions of the Russian Federation, its occupation administration, which led to pollution and other negative impact on the environment in the temporarily occupied territory, organizes and carries out relevant claim activities in international judicial institutions and arbitrations on compensation for such losses and losses. 65. Ukraine, in compliance with its international obligations, takes measures to ensure the implementation of international treaties in the field of environmental protection in the temporarily occupied territory, in particular by participating in the development and implementation of relevant interstate projects (programs), conducting inspection activities, including on issues related to the preservation of the environment of the Black and Azov Seas, destruction of the remnants of chemical and other weapons in the Black Sea. 66. Ukraine ensures the creation of conditions for the organization of water supply to the Crimean peninsula after the liberation of the temporarily occupied territory and the restoration of the constitutional order of Ukraine in this territory. Information policy 67. Ukraine is taking all possible measures to ensure the right of Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory to access full, objective, impartial and operational information about the events taking place in Ukraine and the world. 68. Ukraine implements an information policy aimed at objective and reliable coverage of the situation in the temporarily occupied territory in the media, in particular foreign ones. 69. Ukraine is implementing a set of actions aimed at creating permanent channels for informing Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory about current socio-political events in Ukraine and the world, organizing for this purpose the production and distribution of adaptive content to the temporarily occupied territory, in particular through the development of the latest digital means of communication, television and radio broadcasting. 70. Ukraine establishes and maintains feedback with Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territory, in particular using modern information technologies. 71. Ukraine counteracts the spread of disinformation about the temporarily occupied territory on the world stage on the basis of active cooperation between the state authorities of Ukraine and local self-government bodies, other subjects of power with civil society within the national, regional or international formats, in particular through the dissemination of Ukrainian media content outside Ukraine. 72. Ukraine ensures the resumption of radio broadcasting on medium waves, including to ensure the distribution of Ukrainian radio programs in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. 73. Ukraine provides systematic support to the media that were forced to move to the territory controlled by Ukraine in connection with the temporary occupation and continue their activities, as well as the media, organizations, other subjects of information activities, including social media, which on a permanent basis objectively and reliably cover the Crimean topic. 74. Ukraine contributes to the formation of national mechanisms for stating the truth about the facts regarding the armed aggression of the Russian Federation and the temporary occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, takes measures to ensure an objective and reliable documentary reconstruction of the relevant events, the publication of established cases of the most resonant facts or gross violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms, the norms of international humanitarian and criminal law for the sake of prevention of manipulation of history in political, educational and other interests. Strengthening national resilience 75. Ukraine implements reforms in the field of decentralization, development and capacity of territorial communities, strengthening national resilience, develops measures to restore the work of the authorities of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, local self-government bodies on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol after the liberation of the temporarily occupied territory and the restoration of the constitutional order of Ukraine in this territory. 76. Ukraine implements humanitarian, social projects aimed at increasing the level of social interaction and partnership, strengthening national resilience, public security and civil protection. 77. Ukraine supports projects and programs of interregional interaction of territorial communities on the basis of inclusive social dialogue, development of civil society institutions, social initiatives aimed at growing and strengthening the level of social trust, social capital. 78. Ukraine opposes attempts to use ethnic and religious factors to legitimize the occupation activities of the Russian Federation, its occupation administration in the temporarily occupied territory or the artificial creation of schisms in Ukrainian society. 79. Ukraine provides special training of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military formations provided by the Law of Ukraine, law enforcement agencies to perform their tasks, taking into account the peculiarities of the processes of de-occupation and reintegration, as well as using the experience of Ukrainian citizens who participated in international peacekeeping and security operations. 80. Ukraine contributes to the scientific process on the study of post-conflict settlement, reintegration, domestic and foreign policy of the Russian Federation. International cooperation 81. Ukraine establishes and develops the Crimean platform as a key foreign policy tool for consolidating international efforts aimed at de-occupation and restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, overcoming the consequences caused by the temporary occupation by the Russian Federation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, as well as protecting the rights and interests of Ukrainian citizens. 82. Ukraine is taking measures to maintain the relevance of the issue of temporary occupation and attempted annexation by the Russian Federation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol in European and world politics, violation by the Russian Federation of one of the basic principles of international law regarding the inviolability of the borders of states. 83. Ukraine actively uses international security mechanisms to increase pressure on the Russian Federation to ensure the de-occupation of the temporarily occupied territory, in particular, the mechanism of the Memorandum on Security Guarantees in connection with Ukraine's accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. 84. Ukraine takes all possible foreign policy measures to prevent and counteract cases of violation of the international policy of non-recognition of the attempted annexation by the Russian Federation of the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, recorded in the relevant acts of the United Nations, the European Union, NATO, the Council of Europe, UNESCO, other international organizations, decisions of ukraine-friendly states. Together with international partners, Ukraine is developing and implementing measures to neutralize the activities of the Russian Federation aimed at international legitimization of the attempted annexation by the Russian Federation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. 85. Ukraine applies personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions) against the Russian Federation, its citizens and legal entities, other foreign entities involved in the implementation of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and the temporary occupation of the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, cooperates with international partners to strengthen international sanctions pressure on the Russian Federation to restore the territorial integrity of Ukraine. 86. Ukraine, within the framework of international regimes of export control, non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and means of its delivery, is taking measures to counter the illegal movement of military and dual-use goods from/to the temporarily occupied territory. 87. Ukraine uses the possibilities of international cooperation and international judicial instruments in order to minimize the negative impact of the temporary occupation by the Russian Federation of the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol and its militarization on regional and international security and freedom of navigation in the waters of the Black and Azov Seas. 88. Ukraine takes an active part in international cooperation to prevent violations and protection of human rights and freedoms, the rights of indigenous peoples and national minorities in the temporarily occupied territory, in particular through cooperation within the framework of international monitoring mechanisms, providing assistance to the relevant activities of international human rights and humanitarian organizations, humanitarian missions of foreign states. 89. Ukraine, in cooperation with international partners, is taking measures to ensure effective monitoring and documentation of violations by the Russian Federation of international law and bring it to international legal responsibility for the implementation of armed aggression against Ukraine, temporary occupation of the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. Defence and security policy 90. Ukraine ensures the reform and development of the security and defense sector in accordance with the Law of Ukraine "On National Security of Ukraine", the National Security Strategy of Ukraine, and other legislative acts of Ukraine. 91. Ukraine, in accordance with Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, reserves the right to apply all means provided for by international law and the legislation of Ukraine to protect the rights and freedoms of man and citizen, independence, state sovereignty, territorial integrity. Features of the state policy on ensuring the de-occupation of the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol 92. Ukraine initiates an international negotiation process to determine the modalities of the liberation of the temporarily occupied territory and the restoration of the constitutional order of Ukraine in this territory, based, in particular, on the provisions of the Memorandum on Security Guarantees in connection with Ukraine's accession to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, as well as on the results of the Crimean Platform. 93. Ukraine guarantees and ensures the protection of the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of Ukrainian citizens, foreigners and stateless persons who will legally stay on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol after de-occupation. 94. Ukraine will ensure the holding of elections on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol in accordance with the standards of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the legislation of Ukraine after the liberation and full restoration of the constitutional order of Ukraine in the temporarily occupied territory, the full and final reintegration of the Crimean peninsula into the political, legal, cultural and information field of Ukraine. 95. The procedure for returning the temporarily occupied territory under the general jurisdiction of Ukraine will take place in accordance with the Constitution and laws of Ukraine. Mechanism implementation 96. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine develops and approves a plan of measures for the implementation of the Strategy for de-occupation and reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, on the basis of which the relevant state bodies develop and implement action plans to ensure the de-occupation of the temporarily occupied territory. Expected results 97. The expected results of the Strategy implementation are: restoration of ukraine's territorial integrity within its internationally recognized state border, ensuring Ukraine's state sovereignty and building peace and security; full security, legal, political, economic, environmental, informational, humanitarian and social reintegration of the temporarily occupied territory; reconstruction and development of the economy, social and humanitarian spheres of the de-occupied territory; increasing the level of social stability and cohesion of Ukrainian society; formation of the legal principles of transitional justice, in particular, the introduction of mechanisms for compensation for damage in connection with the armed aggression of the Russian Federation, armed conflict, temporary occupation of the territory of Ukraine, protection and restoration of violated rights, bringing those responsible for criminal offenses for crimes against peace, security of humanity and international law and order to justice, ensuring the right to the truth about the armed conflict, preventing the occurrence of armed conflict in Ukraine. in the future; restoration and ensuring the rights of representatives of the Crimean Tatar people and other indigenous peoples, national minorities; strengthening the national resilience of Ukraine; strengthening the capacity of the security and defense sector of Ukraine; introduction of a model of socio-economic development of the de-occupied territory; sustainable development of territories that have become the object of armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine A.YERMAK


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