The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova made fun of in Facebook the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavel Klimkin, who attributed the popular expression “the dead or good or anything” (De mortuis aut bene, aut nihil in Latin) of Ukrainian origin.
“Latin, they apparently also lyustrirovali”, — she wrote.
21 Feb Klimkin, explaining the position of Kiev, which has opposed the adoption of the presidential statement of the UN Security Council in connection with the death of the permanent representative of Russia Vitaly Churkin, referred to the “Ukrainian proverb”, according to which about the dead speak either good or nothing. This is an excerpt from the speech of the Minister quoted by the Agency TASS.
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The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine is not the first time becomes an object of ridicule on the Internet. So, after the February meeting of foreign Ministers of the countries-participants of the “Normandy Quartet” in Munich Klimkin ridiculed for his lumpy and not quite the right size suit.
At the end of 2014, Ukraine began to operate the law “About the cleansing power” (on lustration). The document applies to officials who held senior positions during the presidency of Viktor Yanukovych. He reglamentary check civil servants with the aim of restoring trust and “create the conditions for building a new system of authorities in accordance with European standards”. The cleansing power was one of the requirements of Maidan activists during protests in Kiev in winter 2013-2014.