I don't agree with the method which Russia used to get it back, but it should probably be a part of Russia, yes.
Ukraine is in no state to take it back, so yes. It is Russia's.
Well, they successfully annexed it, and Ukraine never took it back so...
Look on a map please. If Crimea didn't become part of Russia then why were there sanctions?
It is, legally
The vote was iverwhelmingly russian, so yes.
I don't agree with how Putin took Crimea, but Crimea was traditionally Russian... even before the U.S.S.R. It was Russia's only fertile farming lands, and their best trade ports. It was given to the Ukraine when the Soviet Union fell. The majority of the populace of the Crimea region speak Russia, were still Russian citizens, and wanted Crimea to be part of Russia again. Putin took the Crimea region by force instead of procuring through negotiations.
Plexon_Warrior Said it.
It was unlawfully seized in violation of numerous international laws against the will of at least half the citizens, if the people had voted to give it to russia, then it should be considered part of russia, but since it wasn't no
Crimea is ethnically largely Russian with many considering themselves as Russians. The Peninsula used to be part of Russia before it was given to Ukraine and I see no problem with them going back. What I do have a problem with is them doing it illegally. Russia broke quite a few international agreements to seize Crimea, including one that if Ukraine dismantled its nuclear arsenal, Russia would respect Ukraine's boarders. By law, Ukraine is completely right to start building warheads again among other things. Its too late to undo it however, so officially transferring Crimea over to Russia will probably be part of any future negotiations. Until then, it is still illegal.
It is apart of Ukraine.