The head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said That he considers the collapse of the Soviet Union as a catastrophe.
"I definitely consider the collapse of the Soviet Union as a catastrophe, which had and has negative consequences in the world. Nothing good comes from destruction, we have not received, " - said Lukashenko, responding to questions from Peking University students, BelTA has learned.
He concluded That the Soviet Union with China were not always bright and good days in the relationship: "it Came to military clashes on the border, but if you look at history, the us, Soviet and Chinese people, was always more good." One of the clearest examples of Lukashenko led the victory over fascism and Japanese militarism. As for the Soviet Union, then, according to the Belarusian leader, This powerful state was the deterrent and stability in the world. Alexander Lukashenko is confident That in Soviet times would have been impossible most of the conflicts, such as those that take place in the middle East or Africa." It teetered on the planet. Missing the Soviet Union, and, you see, the world is ranged on the same support. I'm not judging here American citizens, but the fact remains. Reliance one - and the world is reeling, " said head. He added That he sees China and, maybe, in the unity of the post-Soviet space and the European Union, forming a more independent policy, real support, which need to be strengthened, that the world was multipolar. Before Russian President Vladimir Putin called the collapse of the Soviet Union the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the twentieth century. Simultaneously, the Ukrainian head Petro Poroshenko, for his part, said the collapse of the Soviet Union an undoubted good and even informs about the fact That Ukraine as if it were the originator of destruction of the Soviet Union.