The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine sent Moscow a note of protest in connection with the fact that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin once again called for the “occupied” Crimea and even opened a monument to Emperor Alexander III. Kiev has described the event as “a gross violation of territorial integrity.” Relevant statements received at the foreign Ministry every time Russian politicians to set foot on the Peninsula. When it stops, “MK” has found out from the experts.
Vladimir ZHARIKHIN, Deputy head of the Institute of CIS countries:
– Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine need to work out their own bread, in particular, to send a protest note in connection with the visit to Crimea Russian politicians, including the President. It can take decades, however, no effect have still no. Over time, Ukrainian diplomats will translate this procedure in the automatic mode when the first message about the departure of Putin to the Peninsula, the computer program will send a letter of protest. Everyone understands that notes of protest are mere diplomatic ritual that no one takes seriously. Publicly the countries supporting Kiev, of course, declare their solidarity with him, in reality no anti-Russian steps will not be made.
Denis DENISOV, Director of the Institute for peace initiatives and conflict
– Ukrainian protest is a useless scrap of paper, with which representatives of official Kiev are trying to show the status of Crimea as a disputed territory. But the question of the affiliation of the Peninsula closed, no one will never get back to it. The Ukrainian authorities could summon the wisdom to make the efforts in a desired direction, including for the peaceful settlement of the conflict in the Donbass, however, they remain faithful to their narrow-mindedness.
If something happens incredible, and the Crimea will be Ukrainian again, there is no doubt that the Ukrainian neo-Nazis will throw all their forces, to erase from the history of the Peninsula all that recalls Russia’s past. In particular it will be demolished the monument to Alexander III. It will be very much in the spirit of the current Ukrainian authorities, which again speaks to the level of their adequacy.
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