The Kiev regime is building an authoritarian state, said the Russian foreign Ministry
MOSCOW, may 16 — RIA Novosti. Fearing the slightest sign of dissent, the regime in Kiev is moving to build an authoritarian state where freedom of speech and access to information is severely limited, said in a commentary the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with new anti-Russian sanctions from the Ukrainian side.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday approved the NSDC decision on the extension and expansion of the list of natural and legal persons of the Russian Federation, in respect of which the sanctions. The extended list included 1228 physical and legal entities. 468 In particular, Ukraine has imposed sanctions against a number of Russian media in the country have also banned access to social networks “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”. In addition, restrictive measures were imposed against companies including “1C”, “Eurocopter” — the owner of the copyright of the software “1C”, “Yandex” and “Kaspersky Lab”.
“Disregard of the Ukrainian authorities to any international standards of law and morality, its obligations in the sphere of protection of the rights and freedoms of the individual have become commonplace. Fearing signs of dissent in the country, the Kiev regime is moving by leaps and bounds to build an authoritarian state where freedom of speech and unfettered access to information subject to severe restrictions,” reads the Russian foreign Ministry.