The head of the Duma Department for international Affairs Alexei Pushkov explained the actions of the editors of the British broadcasting company BBC, which was excluded from the English version of the interview of the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych's words about the referendum in Crimea.
BBC carved from Yanukovych's interview words that 90% of Crimeans voted for secession from Ukraine." Freedom of speech "without words," wrote Pushkov in your own Twitter. Before Tuesday, it was announced that the editors of the 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 Crimeans voted for reunification with Russia. 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.