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Defiant Putin adds Crimea to Russia’s map

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MOSCOW — With a sweep of his pen, President Vladimir Putin added Crimea to the map of Russia today, describing the move as correcting past injustice and responding to what he called Western encroachment upon Russia’s vital interests.

In an emotional 40-minute speech televised live from the Kremlin, Putin said “in people’s hearts and minds, Crimea has always been an integral part of Russia.”

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