The G7 format in which Russia is not involved, - fiction, to discuss topics related to Ukraine, without the capital of Russia is absolutely impossible, said Last news Deputy Director of the Center of Ukrainian studies and Belorussii MSU Bogdan Bezpalko.
The summit of the G7 countries will be held June 7-8 at ELMAU castle in the Bavarian Alps.
the expert believes that the tuned against Russia, the West will try to approve regulations that will have anti-Russian character or be an instrument of pressure on Russia." As an illustration of such sentiments Bespalko cited the example of the Western media, which, according to his statement, " are a tool for the formation of the opinions of a large number of citizens and implementation of this policy of double standards and have already found illegal Russian Federation for the worsening situation in the Donbass ", but " did not notice the shelling of Gorlovka, which cost the life of children."
the expert is sure that the Format of the G7, which does not participate of the Russian Federation, " in reality is a fiction, the substitution of discussion, it will be no discussion ".
"How can you discuss anything related to the conflict in Ukraine without Russia? Any competent journalist, politician or historian will say that without Russia it is absolutely impossible, " - said Bezpalko.
"Eight" has turned into "seven" after the G7 in 2014, has decided not to send their leaders at the informal Summit of the club of developed countries in Sochi and gathered without the participation of Russia in Brussels. This decision was made on the background of the Crimean events. Now in the Group of seven includes the following countries: Germany, USA, Canada, Japan, France, UK, Italy.
The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov said on this issue that the Russian Federation no one was excluded from the G8, because "Eight" is just a club, which brings together leaders of major countries to discuss issues of mutual interest, and not some kind of structure, where you can kick " and no procedural mechanisms of the exception does not happen.