The Ukrainian army is conducting an operation in the Donbass, thirty percent consists of "mercenaries of the oligarchs," said a member of the division for international relations of the house authorized the U.S. Given Rorabacher.
"I was in the European Union and talked with some people associated with exploration in different countries. They told me that in fact the military establishment thirty percent consists of people who are not military and are paid by certain oligarchs. They (security forces) were subjected to indiscriminate shelling of the village of separatists, " said Rohrabacher at the hearings in the Committee.
the Senator tried to learn from attending the meeting of the division of the US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, what she thinks about this. The envoy replied that only has data on the total number of victims of conflict 6,300 people, including, in her vision, there are both military and civilian. Then Power again reiterated that the conflict began " Because the Russian Federation sent troops and weapons to Eastern Ukraine ".
Rohrabacher said that Russia has other personal position is that the conflict began because of " violent revolution ". The envoy replied that he did not want to take into account, " Putin's statements ".
"But if You - Commissioner (U.), You should pay attention to the statements of all parties, to evaluate them, and not reject them. Because in person I believe unless it happened the violent overthrow of the elected government (in Ukraine), we not only ended up in this situation ", - said the Senator.
Rohrabacher is one of the few members of Congress that allow non official interpretation of the events in Ukraine and agitate to an objective consideration of the conflict.