The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine was considered to be disadvantageous to the introduction of a visa regime With Russia, said the Director of policy and communications of the Ukrainian Ministry of foreign Affairs Alexei Makeev.
"in diplomacy there is such a thing as reciprocity. We can expect that, first, Russia will introduce visa regime against the Ukrainian people. Second, the millions of Ukrainian Residents who have jobs in Russia. They have the opportunity to get back to Ukraine to get a first work visa, then to obtain a work permit ", Greg writes UNN.
in addition, according to him, Moscow may offer a working Ukrainians Russian citizenship." Russia can say that million Ukrainians do not need to return to Ukraine – let take Russian citizenship. Or the idea of the introduction of the visa regime and in truth intended, so we lost a large number of citizens of Ukraine?" – he said. Before Makeev said that the visit to Russia by citizens of Ukraine as if it is unsafe. Last week the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy introduced the initiative to revisit the issue of introducing a visa regime With Russia. According to his statement, too, is worthwhile to discuss the issue of expanding punishments towards Russia. Paruby said that Kyiv is obliged to respond harshly to Russia's actions regarding Ukrainian Inhabitants. This statement Parubiy spoke on the background of how it was announced about the detention in Russia of the journalist of Ukrainian news Agency "UKRINFORM" Roman Sushchenko, who were held in custody for two months and is in jail Lefortovo. Kiev asked in a persistent form to release Ukrainian journalist from prison. Later that same day, FSB announced the arrest of an employee of the main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine Roman Sushchenko, which, according to special services, collecting secret data about the activities of Russia's military might and Regardie. A criminal case under the criminal code in accordance with "Spying" under investigation. The Petro Poroshenko bloc in Parliament did not want to Express support for the introduction of visas With Russia. The former head of the international Department of the state Council, Senator Alexei Pushkov, explaining the possible introduction of Kiev visa regime With Russia, said that such initiative will only hurt the " million working for us Ukrainians."