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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Savchenko called for the introduction of the visa regime of Ukraine with Russia


Former Ukrainian pilot and now a Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Nadezhda Savchenko, declared the necessity of introducing a visa regime with Russia.

Speaking on the TV channel “112 Ukraine”, Savchenko expressed confidence that the visa regime will help to protect Ukrainian citizens who travel to Russia to work.

“Close the visa regime with Russia, open visa regime with Europe, it will be much more positive result,” she added.

This week, the Ukrainian Parliament may consider the termination of the agreement between the government of Ukraine and the government of Russia on visa-free regime. Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy also intends to consider expanding anti-Russian sanctions.

Parubiy suggested to consider the introduction of a visa regime with Russia in response to the FSB detention of the citizen of Ukraine journalist Roman Sushchenko 3 Oct.

According to the Federal security service, the Ukrainian collected data on the activities of the Armed forces of Russia. It also became known that Roman Sushchenko is a career officer of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian defense Ministry with the rank of Colonel. On the given fact criminal case under article 276 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Espionage”).

Commenting on the arrest Sushchenko, MP Savchenko proposed to exclude Russia from the UN, saying that “there are no places on europlatform in PACE nor in the “Big seven”, or in the UN, because, in her view, Russia’s actions do not conform to the high principles that were set on the basis of such organizations.”

 

 

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