The US launched a coup d'etat in Ukraine for $ 5 billion, said the General Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev.
According to the assistant Secretary of state Victoria Nuland, the U.S. spent this money to support democratic institutions and civil society in Ukraine. Patrushev said, because it is - the cost of organizing a coup, writes " Kommersant ".
"It is clear that for a project of destabilization of that state's lurking trying to make a tool for radical weakening of Russia, - he said. With this purpose in Ukraine created the preconditions for maintaining a constant tension, the further development of extreme forms of nationalism, sabotage Minsk agreements ".