26 countries voted against the resolution, including Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Bolivia, India, Kazakhstan, China, the DPRK, Cuba, Serbia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and South Africa.
In the resolution, the General Assembly condemned "violations, infringements of human rights, discriminatory measures and practices against residents of the temporarily occupied Crimea, including Crimean Tatars, as well as Ukrainians and persons belonging to other ethnic and religious groups, from the Russian occupation authorities."
The resolution condemns "the illegal establishment by the Russian Federation of laws, jurisdiction and administration in the occupied Crimea". Its co-authors called on Russia to comply with "obligations under international law with respect to the laws that operated in the Crimea prior to the occupation."
The resolution says that Moscow must "comply fully and immediately with the decision of the International Court of Justice of April 19, 2017 on provisional measures on the suit of Ukraine against the Russian Federation. This case concerns the application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. "
The preamble of the document condemns the "temporary occupation" of "the Russian Federation part of the territory of Ukraine - the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol." It affirms "the non-recognition of its annexation."