State Duma comments Ukrainian official’s promise to “split Russia apart”


December 10, 2017 – FRN – 

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RIA News –  by Inessa Sinchougova 

State Duma deputy Ruslan Balbek, lower house of parliament from the Crimea, called the words of a Ukrainian official “hopeless dreams”, that the goal of Ukraine is the desire to “split Russia apart.”

Earlier it was reported that the deputy head of the Ministry of Ukraine for the occupied territories, George Tuka, said that relations between Kiev and Moscow should be pragmatic, and the goal of Ukraine should be the desire to “split Russian territory apart.”

“Everything that Poroshenko’s regime promised the Ukrainian people with respect to Russia did not come true, but, but they have to keep saying something, anything-” believes the deputy.

Balbek noted that Tuka was fed this phrase to voice from those above him. 

Inessa Sinchougova is an Editor and Journalist at Fort Russ News, as well as a research fellow and translator of the Belgrade based think-tank, the Center for Syncretic Studies. She was educated at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), in the field of Political Science and was previously employed in Marketing and Communications Strategy for a Multi-National Corporation. She runs a popular YouTube channel for translations of key Russian Foreign Policy figures and appears regularly on other alternative media channels.

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