Russia does not seek to dissociate itself from Ukraine, but will react accordingly in the case of the introduction of Kiev visas, said state Secretary, Deputy foreign Minister Grigory Karasin.
"As for the possible visa regime with Ukraine. Even when in the beginning of 2015 Kiev at the time stopped action of certain provisions of bilateral intergovernmental agreements regulating crossing by residents of two countries Russian-Ukrainian state border (from the list of documents for entrance/departure to Ukraine was selected by an internal passport, closed the place of crossing the border), we went on the second "mirrored" measures ", – quotes his words RIA " Novosti "." by itself, We carefully monitor the situation and, if necessary, will respond accordingly. Anyway we don't want to isolate themselves from close to us in spirit, faith and Outlook of the Ukrainian people", Greg noticed Karasin. In early October, the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy introduced the initiative to revisit the issue of introducing a visa regime with Russia. Ogromnaya faction of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine * Petro Poroshenko Bloc – did not want to vote for the resolution on the advice of the Cabinet of the country to cancel the visa-free regime with Russia.