Ban for Russian citizens to create in Ukraine broadcaster is a continuation of the " battle paper tigers ", which currently only diverts power from the main implementation of the Minsk agreements and the termination of the war in the Donbass, said the head of the presidential Council on human rights (HRC) Mikhail Fedotov.
on Thursday the Verkhovna Rada at the second attempt passed a law prohibiting Russian companies and individuals to establish television in Ukraine and participate in their management. The decision on the meeting of Parliament on Thursday supported 237 parliamentarians with the necessary minimum in 226.
"Naturally, such a decision can only cause confusion. However, in our media law a decade and a half ago, too, made a similar rule, But, in any case, She was not anti-Ukrainian, and pertained to investments in the media from any foreign countries. By the way, I've always been a principled critic of this rule. But the Main thing today is not in it, " Fedotov said Fins news .
The main thing is the implementation of the Minsk agreements, said the head of the HRC. In the Donbas, where he currently dying citizens, it is necessary to restore peace, to heal the sick and wounded, feed the hungry, he added.
"instead of having to deal with the real problem and the real problem, in my opinion, now is the fulfillment of the Minsk agreements, instead of paper continues to battle the tigers. It seems to me, has no practical meaning, but only diverts power from the main problem - the implementation of the Minsk agreements, the cessation of the war in Donbass ", - said Fedotov.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The first of September began in Donbass is not only the school year, But another ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed in the last meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine, which took place on August 26 in Minsk.