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Putin abolished the Crimean Federal District as an independent unit
Russia, Crimea, Vladimir Putin, abolished, Crimean Federal District, included, Southern Federal District, independent unit, President of Russia, law

The Crimean Federal District is now administratively included into Southern Federal District

According to the decree of the President of Russia, published by the official web-site of Kremlin, Putin abolished the Crimean Federal District.

The text of the degree says: 'To transform and the Crimean Federal District and Southern Federal District into a single Southern Federal District.'

According to the decree, Vladimir Ustinov is appointed the Head of the Southern Federal District.

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