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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Poroshenko: Moscow tried to Annex Crimea and the Donbass in 1991

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Moscow has attempted to inclusion of the Crimea and Donbass in composition of Russia. Such a statement on Monday, said President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. According to him, representatives of the Kremlin were in these regions almost immediately after the announcement of Kiev independence.

photo: president.gov.ua

“After the proclamation of the act of independence in Kiev immediately rushed the Russian delegation over Crimea and the Donbass”, – said the Ukrainian President, stressing, this fact today is not known to all reports “112.ua”.

This Poroshenko said that the first government of independent Ukraine until recently did not want a complete break with the past, trying to sit on two chairs simultaneously.

“The management was always trying to sit on two chairs, floundered between russophilism, paternalism, socialism, which sat firmly in the conscious and the weights hung on the legs of the Ukrainian people”, – said Poroshenko.

Note that Monday also it became known that the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin has threatened to sue Russia over Maritime waters around the Crimea. In Kiev believe that Moscow had violated the UN Convention on the law of the sea.

Read, as Ukraine tries to deprive Russia surrounding Crimea water

In turn, the Russian foreign Ministry said that trying to negotiate with Ukraine on this issue, however, the representatives of Kiev used these talks for later statements about the completion of pre-trial consultations.

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