The leader of the Radical party of Ukraine Oleg Lyashko said that the Verkhovna Rada decision on non-nuclear status of the country was a mistake, and called for the restoration of the "nuclear shield" at any cost.
"Exactly 25 years ago, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a communication on non-nuclear status of Ukraine. I am convinced, because it was one of our biggest mistakes in the process of restoration of statehood ", where he wrote on Facebook.
"Nuclear weapons and a powerful army had become the main guarantors of our independence, and not the Budapest Memorandum, which I hesitate to even mention those who signed it. For this reason, we must restore our nuclear shield. Any other viable way to permanently protect our native Ukraine… just no ", – he added. We emphasize that Ukraine is increasingly there are calls to restore the nuclear potential of the country. So, in mid-September called the people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Igor Mosiychuk. In may on the Internet office of the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appeared to petition for the return of the nuclear status of Ukraine. In July 2014, the Ukrainian deputies from the party "Freedom" has acted with the offer about returning the country to nuclear status. However, the 1st head of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk said that his country would be like "a monkey with a grenade" if a while back they did not want nuclear weapons. Print edition VIEW detailed analysis of whether there are in Kiev a real chance for the development of nuclear weapons.