MOSCOW, March 17. /ITAR-TASS/. State Duma lower house of Russian parliament will debate a statement on the situation in Crimea on March 18. The decision was taken at a meeting of the State Duma Council on Monday, State Duma Vice-Speaker Igor Lebedev told reporters.
A referendum over fate of Crimea was held on the peninsula on March 16 with 96.7% of voters supporting reunification with Russia.