Resolution A/RES/71/205 «Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine)»
For the first time, the UN directly recognizes the occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol by the Russian Federation and does not recognize their annexation.
The resolution affirms commitment to sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine;
condemns human rights violations by the occupying power, the Russian Federation;
emphasizes the ban on conscription into the armed forces of the occupying power in the occupied territories;
calls on Russia to uphold the obligations of the occupying power under applicable international law, as well as to guarantee unhindered access to the occupied Crimea of international human rights mechanisms;
appeals to the UNHCR office to prepare a report on the rights situation in the occupied ARC and Sevastopol, in accordance with the mandate of the UN monitoring mission in Ukraine;
enshrines the issues of the occupied territory of the ARC and Sevastopol on the agenda of the UN General Assembly.