The Ukrainian crisis was a consequence of the fact that Kiev still lives by the principles of the former Republic of the Soviet Union and unable to build full-fledged statehood, says the former head of the Czech Republic Vaclav Klaus.
review the former head of the Czech Republic, the current Ukraine situation is not due to the Ukrainian-Russian conflict or relations of the capital of Russia and the West, and the inability of Ukrainian authorities to carry out the transformation of the former Communist system. This is reflected in the absence of a pluralist parliamentary democracy, a market economy and even of freedom of speech, said Claus, RIA " Novosti ".
according to him, Ukraine still lives by the principles of the former Republic of the Soviet Empire and unable to build full-fledged statehood and become a sovereign country. Klaus also drew attention that the Russian Federation is a great European power, and its conflict with the West created artificially and does not constitute a " confrontation 2 fundamentally different political and socio-economic systems ". The politician said that Ukraine should not expect neither economic nor military assistance from Western States. Along with this, 96-Lenti former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt in conversation German television channel Das Erste criticized the current policy of Europe with respect to Russia and attempts to make wider EU to Ukraine and Georgia ". Position Schmidt is that the confrontation with Russia Is a mistake. Russia Is a neighbor, which must be understood and Ukraine Is still a young state with changeable history, reports RT. Before Klaus has said that North America Together with various European politicians have started the Ukrainian conflict and Russia was forced to react to the situation. According to his vision, USA, part of Western Europe and Poland want to smash the Russian Federation, throwing her a decade ago. The current leader of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman has also made statements in support of the Russian capital. So, he called an absolutely incredible situation In which Russia would attempt to attack any of the Baltic countries. In addition, Seemann said that the punishment of the West against Russia do not work, and only reinforce the myth of Russia as a " besieged fortress ". Zeman Also said that Crimea is lost for Ukraine: "in the end, he never belonged to Ukraine Except for the period when the then, a little strange leader of the Soviet Union Nikita Khrushchev gave it as a gift to Ukraine." Then Czech Prime Minister tried to convince Zeman in advance to discuss with the government their statements.