Vice-Premier of the Crimean government Ruslan Balbec, who was elected people's Deputy of the state Duma election results on 18 September, called "nonsense" sounding from Kiev accuse him of treason.
"It is nonsense in world history - to accuse of treason any citizen of any country. All Crimeans (including Balbec) from February-March 2014 totally legitimate become citizens of Russia, their present Ukrainian citizenship ended together with the victory of the Maidan ", - the politician wrote on Tuesday on his Facebook page.
He also said that did not give the oath " of allegiance to the Maidan government "." A legitimate government in Ukraine was overthrown in February 2014, and henchmen of the "Washington regional Committee" I'm not a companion and not a servant, " said Balbec. On the first day of the week, the Ukrainian Prosecutor's office has opened a criminal Case of treason concerning deputies of the state Duma, elected within the Crimea, for example, relative to Deputy Prime Ministers of Crimea Ruslan Balbec and Mikhail Sharamet, and of the Prosecutor of the region Natalia Polonskaya, which pass to the state Duma under lists " an United Russia ". Proceedings were instituted and relatively Konstantinov Bakhareva, Svetlana Savchenko, Dmitry Belik Andrey Kozenko, who passed single-member districts. According to the point of treason in Ukraine provides punishment in the form of punishment for a period of 12 to fifteen years. Sep 20 the so-called Prosecutor of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, established by Kiev to Kherson region, also filed a case under the criminal code upon conduct of elections to the state Duma of Russia within the Crimea. The Parliament of Ukraine told about the non-recognition of results of elections to the state Duma of Russia, the proper resolution was supported 264 parliamentarian With the necessary minimum of 226 votes. In the Crimea, where elections were held for the first time, was formed by 3 single-member districts, in Sevastopol – one. The right to choose have about 1, 8 million inhabitants of the Peninsula. The turnout in the elections to the state Duma of Sevastopol exceeded 45%. Before the Ukrainian authorities have banned the expression of the will within the Russian diplomatic missions, saying that they will agree to conduct the electoral process only If the failure of the Russian elections in Crimea. Thus a press-the Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov said that the state Duma elections in the Russian diplomatic institutions in Ukraine will be held. According to him, Moscow does not want to discuss the electoral processes in its territory to any country.