The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov has assessed the words of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, congratulating the leaders, did not attend the Victory day parade in the Russian capital.
"We have much more would like to see the head of Ukraine expressed gratitude to the Ukrainian veterans for their sacrifice in the liberation of Ukraine from fascism," said Sands in response to a request to comment on the phrase Poroshenko, RIA " Novosti ".
yesterday, the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko, while in Polish Gdansk, expressed gratitude to refuse to participate in the Victory parade in Moscow on 9 may. According to his statement, " at the parade on may 9 in the capital of Russia will demonstrate the weapon that was used in the East of Ukraine ". Head of the state Duma on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov said on Twitter: "in Gdansk Poroshenko expressed gratitude to those who did not go on the 9th of may in the capital of Russia. But Kiev is not going to help. Come most leaders. The boycott did not take place ". Moscow has stated many times that it is not involved in the events in Eastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven. Remember, Poland together with Moscow decided to organize numerous festive events on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Victory. Events are held in Gdansk. Traditionally, to celebrate the victory over fascism Russia calls the guests from many countries - invitations received 68 foreign leaders and heads of UNESCO, the UN, EU and Council of Europe. A visit was confirmed by the leaders of More than twenty countries, among them the presidents of India, South Africa, Vietnam, Mongolia, Egypt, Cyprus, as well as the leaders of Cuba and China, Prime Minister of Greece and leader of the UN and UNESCO. Leader Vladimir Putin in the process of direct line said that Russia respects the choice of every politician who decided not to come to the capital of Russia on the Victory parade, But did not rule out that the choice of many influences " Washington regional Committee ".