The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia expressed the hope that Kiev “have been ill “orange virus”” and will return to constructive dialogue with Moscow. The corresponding statement was made Deputy Minister Grigory Karasin on the eve of the 25th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries, according to the foreign Ministry’s website on Monday, February 13.
Speaking about the events of recent years that took place in Ukraine, the diplomat stressed that the Kiev authorities are “just cut “on live”, chopping off all the threads, tightly binding our countries and peoples.”
“”Under the knife” is everything that somehow reminds of Russia: language, education, culture, the joint history, trade, industry. Denounced a bilateral agreement, eager sister-city relationships between cities and regions, bans the use of the Russian language, on the distribution of Russian films, books, media, fold any joint projects to the detriment of their own interests,” he said.
The diplomat stressed that in such circumstances, the hope for fruitful cooperation no. Karasin noted that Moscow is ready to “to dialogue and cooperation with the appropriate Ukrainian politicians” and “to restore the close and mutually beneficial relations with the brotherly people”.
The violent change of power in Ukraine took place in February 2014 as a result of Euromayday — scale protests, held both in Kiev and in other cities. The meetings, which began in the fall of 2013, gradually from the peaceful protests escalated into clashes with the police. The victims of the riots a total of 106 people. Viktor Yanukovych, who was then President, fled the country.