Member of the European Parliament Rebecca Harms states that the western media organizations did not properly cover the start to the events of occupying the Autonomous Republic of Crimea by the Russian Federation in 2014. She said this at the 4th International Forum entitled The Occupied Peninsula: Four Years of Resistance, Ukrainian News Agency reports. She added that most of the European Parliament members consider inadmissible the statements about withdrawal of sanctions from Russia. She said the sanctions must remain in force unless Russian President Vladimir Putin withdraws his troops from Ukraine. As Ukrainian News earlier reported, Ukraine calls for imposition of sanctions against organizers of Russian presidential election in the Russia-annexed Crimea. First Deputy Chair of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine \/ Representative of Ukraine in the Humanitarian Subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group for the Settlement of the Situation in Donbas (Ukraine-OSCE-Russia), Iryna Heraschenko, advocates ensuring of immediate access for international missions to the territory of the Russia-annexed Crimea.