The economic blockade of Donbass is criminal in nature, said Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich.
"in the 1st turn, ought to push for the lifting of the blockade of Donbass. Apart from the very beginning of his inhuman nature, she has also expressed the criminal dimension associated with extortion of money from suppliers items. This can easily be verified , for example, on the activities of the extremist groups to block supply of goods to the Crimea ", - said Lukashevich at special meeting of the permanent Council of the OSCE.
The text of his speech posted on the Internet office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"Amazing, seemingly tactic - cut off from food and water for people, which Kiev continues to call Ukrainian citizens and agitates to live in the" United country ". However, it seems that for empty political slogans are real economic benefits for the redistribution of the market of supply ", - noted he.