The Kremlin has chosen a new chief manager for its projects in Ukraine. The only difference between Vadim Novinsky and the other Moscow “residents” is the lack of high-profile political scandals and involvement with separatism.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed outrage at recent proposals by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation for the “federalization” of Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed these proposals on Russia’s state television program “Sunday Times” (Vremya Voskresnoe) on March 30.
On March 22, at 12:00, some 300 supporters of the Communist Party of Ukraine held a demonstration on the Svoboda square in Kherson in support of a referendum for the “federalization” of Ukraine. The communists announced their action as a “national referendum.” However, they were greatly outnumbered by some 3000 members of the Kherson Euromaidan and ordinary townspeople who demonstrated for the integrity and indivisibility of Ukraine, reports Espreso.TV, citing the news source “Kherson online.” Continue reading →
“Ukrainian billionaire Renat Akhmetov is against federalization and separatism,” the Head of Donetsk State Administration Andrei Shyshatskyi said at his press conference.
“Akhmetov is at home, in the country. I met him and we talked that a peacefulsolution must be found. He was and is against the further use of force escalating as an answer. Ukraine must be one and undivided; there must be no talks about separatism and federalization – that was his position,” – said Shyshatskyi.