The U.S. Ambassador in Kiev believes that the Danger of the "Right sector" exaggerated
The American Ambassador in Kiev Jeffrey Payette believes exaggerated the danger is prohibited in the Russian Federation Ukrainian radical movement " Right sector ".
The radicals of the movement July eleven came into confrontation with the police and local businesses in Mukachevo, Zakarpattya oblast: shooting occurred from a grenade launcher and machine guns. According to the interior Ministry of Ukraine lost his life four people and 13 received damage to health. Several suspects caught, the rest managed to escape. Later, the heads of law enforcement agencies of the region were dismissed. Experts have suggested that the Radicals have the ability to build in Ukraine a " third Maidan ".
review Payette, separatist sentiment in the West of Ukraine is greatly exaggerated by the Russian media. He does not share the opinion about the fact that in Transcarpathia due to the actions of the "Right sector" and its allies could be a "second front" against the Kiev authorities.
"I think the phenomenon of the" Right sector "in General very exaggerated Russian propaganda media," said Pyatt. According to his statement on Ukraine of the action " the Right sector and similar groups do not receive such resonance.
"Right sector" Ukrainian Association of radical nationalist organizations. In January and February 2014 the Taliban participated in battles with the police and the seizure of administrative buildings, and with April - in the suppression of protests in the East of Ukraine.
in November 2014, the Supreme court has recognized the Union of right-wing extremist organization and banned its activities on the territory of the Russian Federation. In January, the "Right sector" made in the register is prohibited in the Russian Federation organizations. First in Russia against the leader of the movement Dmitry Yarosh has been prosecuted under the criminal code for incitement of terrorist activity. Full list of banned extremist organizations