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MOSCOW, March 18. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia has set the deadline for a transitional period of Crimea's integration into Russia at January 1, 2015. During the transitional period, problems of Crimea's integration into the economic, financial, credit and legal systems of the Russian Federation and problems of the military service on territories of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol will be settled.
The legislation of the Russian Federation has been in force on territories of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol as of today.
The election to the state bodies of power of the Republic of Crimea and the bodies of state power in the city of Sevastopol of federal importance shall be held on a second Sunday in September 2015 as envisaged in the Treaty signed by the President of the Russian Federation and the leadership of the Republic of Crimea on Tuesday.
Until the bodies of state power are elected in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, their functions will be performed by the State Council of the Republic of Crimea (parliament of the Republic of Crimea), the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea and the Legislative Assembly of the city of Sevastopol, respectively, says the text of the document on Crimea’s accession to the Russian Federation.