Dmitry Pescitarian: the Author of the idea about renting Crimea was suspected of mental retardation
The Kremlin is unaware of which appeared in the media plan for the Crimea, Donbass and removal entered against Moscow sanctions. About it RIA Novosti said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
On 19 February, the newspaper the New York Times reported that in February, shortly before the resignation of Michael Flynn from the post of assistant to the President on national security, his office was handed a document with suggestions on how the American leader Donald trump could remove imposed on Russia restrictions.
The plan was developed by the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrey Artemenko member of the Radical party of Oleh Lyashko and the enemy of the current President of Petro Poroshenko. According to the publication, the legislator proposes to “withdraw all Russian troops from Eastern Ukraine” (Moscow denies allegations that the Donbas are Russian military units — approx. “Of the tape.ru”). In addition, the document contains the idea to organize a referendum in which residents of Ukraine decided whether to give the Crimea to Russia in rent for 50 or 100 years (later Artemenko said that we are talking about 30-50 years; after this period, on the Peninsula held a plebiscite, which finally resolved the issue of ownership of the Crimea).
Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly, quoted by the newspaper, noted that the Deputy “has no authority to provide any alternative peace plan on behalf of Ukraine any foreign government, including the US administration”.
In an interview with “Country”, published February 20, Artemenko said that gave your plan the personal lawyer of the President of the United States Michael Cohen and longtime business partner trump Felix Satero. “They passed it to the relevant us services, and from them it went to Moscow. Where, as I said in Washington, it is already considered at a very high level,” added the legislator.