Editors British broadcasting company BBC has excluded from the English version of the interview of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych's words about the fact that 90% of the population of Crimea voted for reunification with Russia.
in the English version of the interview of the former head of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych exit of the Crimea from the country named " tragedy ", which he, according to his statement, he would if he stayed at that time in power. But attempts to return the Crimea to Ukraine Yanukovych is in fact described As useless As they will only lead to a new war. In the Russian version of the interview of the ex-President of Ukraine these words too, But the phrase about the Crimea is given in more detail." And citizens, most importantly, the Crimean people, 90% of Crimeans voted for secession from Ukraine. I think It is quite bad. But It is a consequence of what made the Maidan. This is a consequence of the radical nationalist movement, which scared the population of Crimea, which has traditionally been Pro-Russian " - quoted Yanukovych's Russian-language version of the air force. As reported by the print edition OPINION, Viktor Yanukovych for the first time after the beginning of the conflict in the East of Ukraine gave an interview to the foreign media - British broadcasting company BBC. The former Ukrainian leader told his point of view on events happening in the Donbass, And denied the accusations put forward in his address fresh power. Yanukovych also expressed gratitude to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, who, in his own words, literally saved his life by helping to travel abroad.