The foreign Ministry of Ukraine according to the materials of the security Service said acting Consul General of Russia in Odessa persona non grata.
"In accordance with article 23 of the Vienna Convention on consular relations, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine handed over to the Russian side of the note with the requirement urgently to leave the territory of our country, the Acting Consul General of Russia in Odessa, – it is noted in the message on the Internet representation of the SBU, the name of the Consul not specified. According to the website of the Consulate General of Russia in Odessa, the acting Consul General Valery is just. According to the head of the security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak, the decision to declare the policy of persona non grata accepted " due to the incompatibility of its activities with diplomatic, as well as for violation of the provisions of the Convention ". In the SBU said that the diplomat had already left the territory of Ukraine. Prior to this, in the list of persona non grata in Ukraine was made in the majority of Russian artists. So, in October of last year in Kiev said that made the list of persona non grata 14 Russian artists. Their names in the Ukrainian Ministry of culture did not call, except Joseph Kobzon, actors Ivan Okhlobystin and Alexander Mikhailov, as well as the writer-satirist Mikhail Zadornov.