Ukraine's sovereignty over the three years since the advent of the new government definitively lost, said the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev. His words leads RIA Novosti with reference to the channel "Russia 24" Wednesday, may 17.
"In Ukraine, unfortunately, nothing remained independent. (...) Ukraine is absolutely, 100 percent dependent on foreign aid — economic, political, military, social, whatever else," said the Senator, answering the question whether the decision on new anti-Russian sanctions independent of the strategy of the Ukrainian authorities or someone else's order.
In his opinion, the existing regime in Kiev, without support from the other States wouldn't have lasted a day. "Certainly there would be a new Maidan," — he stressed.
16 may, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has approved a new package of anti-Russian sanctions. Restrictions assumes to apply, in particular, Mail.Ru Group, social networks "Vkontakte" and "Classmates". In addition, will be blocked by the service "Yandex" and restricted the broadcasting of several television stations.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the restrictions reminded on the principle of reciprocity. In turn, the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky expressed confidence that the new sanctions will not be able to "separate the peoples" of Russia and Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin commented on the words of the acting head of Udmurtia Alexander Brechalov on protest moods in the region. "Everyone has the right to take the initiative," the Russian leader reacted to the words Brechalov that opposition activities do not generate interest among the local population.
The party "Rodina" intends to create a Patriotic coalition, said the Chairman of the political movement Alexey Zhuravlev. "We create a broad Patriotic coalition of non — parliamentary parties," he said. So, the party plans to cooperate with "Civil platform", the Labour party of Russia, the "Great Fatherland".
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the problem of corruption in Ukraine "comes from the Soviet system of corruption so deeply rooted in society and in the minds of everyone." However, he noted that even in such circumstances, the Ukrainian government managed to achieve "brilliant results" in the fight against corruption.
People's artist of the USSR Vladimir Etush was transferred from intensive care to a regular room, but as long as he remains in the hospital. "Vladimir Abramovich today was transferred from intensive care to a regular ward. But, as the doctors said, a few days it needs to ponablyudat", — said the representative of the press service of the Vakhtangov theatre.
The Merlin was first used built for them on the Yamal artificial nests for breeding, told in the regional Department for science and innovation. A special wooden platform for these predatory Arctic set for population growth, as the Gyrfalcons themselves don't build nests, preferring strangers.