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I logged this cache in Crimea: https://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC50FM6_sudak

According to the statistics in my Profile stats - Maps - World map, I have 1 find in Ukraine: https://yadi.sk/i/5Ht0gg0S5dNMtQ

But in the bottom of the page it shows me Ukraine with 0 regions and 0 counties logged. And according to that map Crimea is not included in Ukraine: https://yadi.sk/i/ye59fmGnKPRBNQ

Crimea exists as a county in Russia, but it also shows 0 finds there: https://yadi.sk/i/7ULbt-HMACVv3Q

Moreover, if you click on Crimea, you can see only 6 caches there, even though there are more in the region: https://yadi.sk/i/bXoJGqFBRPgtuw (and 0 caches in Sevastopol)

I don't want any political discussion here please :) I just want caches in Crimea to be shown in one country, region and county, so the statistics can be consistent.
in Bug reports by NnAstel (220 points)
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It's impossible for this to be consistent since Project-GC does not override the country selected by the user on Geocaching.com. This means the option is that you can either have Russia/South Federal District/Crimea and Russia/South Federal District/Sevastopol or you can have Ukraine/Kherson Oblast/Crimea and Ukraine/Kherson Oblast/Sevastopol. No matter which one you use you will "lose" the region and county for all the caches marked with the other country. 

Russia was selected as the country for Crimea and Sevastopol because the only local hider have selected Russia as the country for their caches. If possible I'd say the locals opinion should be given more consideration than the tourists opinions. If you want to have a county and a color on the map for this cache I would consider to politely ask the cache owner to change the country to match that chosen by the locals.

by Pleu (14.1k points)
selected by NnAstel
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