Sovereignty Issues Department
The last paragraph here represents a lie. Why, the hell? Kiev does not “selected vector”! To the deuce! What is essential – why Russia allowed to do that?
Nikolai Patrushev: Russia and Ukraine is home to one people
From: russian.rt.com, 01.02.2016, 12:07
– “Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev believes that in Russia and Ukraine lives one people, which is today artificially separated. He declared it in interview to Agency AP.
“Historically, in Russia and Ukraine is home to one nation that is now divided. Now Ukrainians are convinced that Russians are their greatest enemies. In Ukraine, as in Nazi Germany, is strengthening the far-right nationalist ideology. Young people are brought up on textbooks, which suggests that the whole history of Ukraine is the history of the struggle for independence from Russia”, — said Nikolai Patrushev.
He believes that the U.S. and the European Union “organized in the Ukraine coup, which came to power by force, conducting anti-people and anti-Russian policy”. Kiev continues to escalate the situation, disrupting bilateral trade and economic relations, stopping air traffic with the Russian Federation, disrupting the energy supply of the Crimea, weakening humanitarian ties between the two Nations, making a naked bet on a military solution of the existing intra-state contradictions.”
Speaking about the ruling regime in Ukraine, Patrushev said that in fact, the country is under external control and loses its sovereignty.
“Kiev selected vector of development actually put Ukraine under external control. The country loses its sovereignty, independence of decision-making in domestic and foreign policy. The state economy is already controlled by Western companies, and leading the Ministry lead who received Ukrainian citizenship to foreigners”, — said Patrushev. (…)“