The chair called the Crimea "Ukrainian"

Actor and showman Nikita Dzhigurda in the air YouTube channel "vs Vласть Vлащенко" called Crimea "legally Ukrainian."

"Legally, the Ukrainian Crimea is actually Russian, that's my position," said Dzhigurda.

Showman, also made a statement that he allegedly repeatedly offered in exchange for the recognition by the Russian to give the "green light" in show business and invite political programs.

The chair also stressed that he was proud of the citizenship of Ukraine. In addition, he said that he was allegedly offered Russian citizenship for refusal from the Ukrainian. On the eve of the mayoral election in 2018, in which the army had planned to participate, showman told RIA Novosti that he has a Russian passport.

In March 2017, the entertainer received a passport of a citizen of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic. The chair then stated that he was proud of the citizenship of the DNI, his decision, he explained the disagreement with the official policy of Kiev and the actions of the Ukrainian nationalists. A week later the Chair was deprived of citizenship, who headed the then self-proclaimed Republic Alexander Zakharchenko explained to the receipt of a showman passport "mistake."

Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russia. Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory.

The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue "is closed permanently."