Citizens who associate themselves with Russian culture, subjected to oppression in Ukraine, said on the first day of the week the Head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov In..
"we have 25 million people outside Russia, those who associate themselves with Russian culture, the Russian past, history ", - has declared the Head of Russian Ministry, at the meeting with the President of the Senate of the Philippines Franklin Drilona, reports RIA " Novosti ".
"Unfortunately, for their commitment to Russian culture, Russian history, traditions of their very often begin to oppress, as it happened next door in our sister country Ukraine, where in the end the coup came To power, the nationalists began the attack on everything Russian, and so began the bloody conflict ", - has noticed laurels. The head of the diplomatic vedomctva said that he was ready in the process of meeting to talk about all the efforts that Russia is making that " no one from any of the Diaspora who are abroad, do not feel oppressed ". Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic declared independence on the results of the referendums held eleven may 2014 in the range controlled by militias. On may 24 at the Congress of Donetsk and Lugansk people's Republic signed a Treaty establishing the Union of the people's Republic – of Novorossiya. In Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. Against the February coup disgruntled residents of Eastern Ukraine Kyiv began in April a military operation.