MOSCOW, March 24. /ITAR-TASS/. The Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol can submit their draft laws to the State Duma, lower house of Russia’s parliament, chief of the house’s department for public relations and interaction with mass media Yuri Shuvalov told Itar-Tass on Monday.
Crimea and Sevastopol have become entities empowered to initiate legal acts after President Vladimir Putin signed a federal law on Crimea’s accession to Russia and a law on the ratification of the treaty between Russia and Crimea, Shuvalov said.
Putin signed both documents on March 21.