Surnames of Ukrainian politicians, arrived in the Crimea with a visit to part of an international delegation, will not divulge for their own safety, said Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on nationalities Ruslan Balbec. His words leads RIA Novosti.
"Today visit of the Ukrainian policy in Crimea can become suicidal in the truest sense of the word. Today in Ukraine the state policy of repression erected for freedom of speech, objective thinking, blue flame burns with a hatred of the Kiev government to the people of the Crimea", — said the Deputy.
In this regard, he continued, would be right to hide the names of Ukrainians, "to prevent the violence from fascist thugs of the national battalions." Balbec said that the European values and democracy in recent years has acquired a completely different meaning.
"Under the beautiful words about freedom is covered by the repressive policies and the physical elimination of all dissatisfied with the government," says the legislator.
The delegation besides representatives of Ukraine included deputies of the European Parliament, parliamentarians of Germany, UK, Baltic countries, Serbia and the Czech Republic, as well as policy makers from Brazil and Kyrgyzstan — a total of about 20 people. They arrived on the Peninsula on March 19 with a three-day visit. On Sunday, when Balbec announced on their arrival, he said among the guests were sensible Ukrainians who "are not under the influence of nationalist fervor". The purpose of the visit, according to the MP, to see what life is like Crimea.
In turn, in Kiev said, what about those who came to the Peninsula, can be sanctioned or prosecuted (in the UK there is an article about the violation of "the order of entry in the temporarily occupied territory").
The Ukrainian authorities believe that the Crimea was annexed by Russia, but Moscow insists that the accession of the region to the Russian Federation in accordance with international law.
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