The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov said that the beginning of the deportation of Armenians, Bulgarians and Greeks is one of the most tragic dates in the history of the Crimean.

"June 24 – one of the most tragic dates in the history of the Crimea. 76 years ago today began the deportation of Armenians, Bulgarians, Greeks. This was a fateful day for tens of thousands of people who have lived for centuries on the Peninsula, their creative work contributed to its development. They were all in exile, have lost loved ones, lost their homes", – wrote Aksenov on his page "Vkontakte".

According to him, the tragedy of the deported peoples of the Crimea is the pain that unites all the Crimean people.

"In the Russian political-legal framework of deportation, given a clear moral and legal assessment is a crime", – said Aksenov.

According to him, one of the first legal acts adopted after the reunification of the Crimea with Russia was the decree of the President of the Russian Federation on rehabilitation of Armenian, Bulgarian, Greek, Italian, Crimean Tatar and German peoples.

"the Successful implementation of the decree, the Federal and state programs promotes ethnic harmony", – said the head of the Republic.

During the great Patriotic war forced deportation from Crimea on suspicions or accusations of treason were of 20 different nationalities. Most affected the Crimean Tatars from the Peninsula was evicted more than 183 thousand people. After the referendum of 2014, the Russian President issued a decree on rehabilitation of Crimean Tatar and other peoples of the Peninsula.