Yatseniuk right about Soviet occupation — Ukraine’s MFA



The spokesman for Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yevhen Perebyinis, commented on Moscow’s request for Berlin’s official position regarding the statement made by Arseniy Yatseniuk on “the Soviet invasion of Germany and Ukraine,” reports Interfax-Ukraine, January 10.

“We were surprised to learn of the intent by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia to obtain a clarification from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany to the interview of the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk,” Perebyinis wrote on his Facebook, January 9.

According to Perebyinis, “Russia should then ask the opinion of many other European countries where, after World War II, the USSR exported totalitarian regimes and suppressed all attempts at democratic change.”

Perebyinis also noted that Russia’s interpretation of Yatseniuk’s comments only confirms “the fact that the physical and ideological occupation by the USSR of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, especially of East Germany, is considered a normal event in modern Russia, as is the present occupation of Crimea and the Donbas.”

“Arseniy Yatseniuk meant this and nothing else when he spoke with German journalists. And no one except for Russian journalists and diplomats looked for any other hidden meanings in his words, which simply were not there,” he said.

Perebyinis emphasized that it is Russian aggression in Ukraine that represents the main threat to fundamental European values and called on the entire civilized world to respond appropriately.

“The main task of the entire civilized world is to stop Russia’s attempts to once again reshape Europe according to its aggressive interests and to force it to respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of other states and to return to the civilized sphere of accepted international relations, ” he concluded.

As previously reported, on January 9, Moscow asked Berlin to clarify its official position on the statements made by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk on the “Soviet invasion of Germany and Ukraine.”

Translated by: Anna Mostovych

Source: Interfax -Ukraine

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  1. Avatar Mykola Banderachuk says:

    hello to cccp version 2.0

  2. Avatar Michel Cloarec says:

    Forgive 142 millions russians, it is not their fault , there has not been history lessons in russian school or urss the last 76 years !

  3. Avatar Brent says:

    Hey Katsaps, want my official position? He’s right. Get over it, and get out of Ukraine.

    1. Avatar Scradje says:

      Of course he’s right. You know what Brent, sometimes I despair. I posted a comment on disqus in the London Daily Telegraph which provided factual, primary source information on the horrors being inflicted on innocent people in Donbas by the occupiers. Some troll flagged it and it was deleted. What the hell is going on?

      1. Avatar disqus_aJpixObjG7 says:

        What is going on Scardie is that the Western press HAS NO INTEREST WHATSOEVER in FACTUAL INFORMATION.

        Why not?

        Because they are PUSHING AN AGENDA…and what has been going on for over 300 years is… that the TRUTH about UKRAINE must be FOUGHT FOR and INSISTED UPON … TIME AND TIME AGAIN… and TIME AND TIME AGAIN …AND AGAIN…and the position MUST BE HELD in the face of RUSSIAN LIES about UKRAINE that have been held as DEFAULT TRUTH in the West by those who OWN and occupy the western media. These are the “putinversteher” in Germany, EU and the USA. They are ALLERGIC to the truth. They pursue above all the agenda of the FRANKFURT SCHOOL (pls look it up)

        The Telegraph believes the following: there are TWO LEGITIMATE SIDES to the russian invasion of UKRAINE.

        I.e. if the Telegraph was reporting on Germany/Poland September 1939, the Telegraph would b e reporting on TWO LEGITIMATE INTERESTS… DOES THIS MEAN IMPARTIALITY? … as they pretend? OF COURSE NOT. The Western media report what their owners tell them,…

    2. Avatar Guest says:

      “Hey Katsaps, want my official position?”

      -Keep that racism up nazi boy, see where it gets you. You will one day face justice just like the nazi regiment killing civilians in Donbas and their USA installed oligarch masters.

      “Ukraine crisis: the neo-Nazi brigade fighting pro-Russian separatists”

      1. Avatar Dirk Smith says:

        LOL. Another drunk katsap……………google “Russian national unity” party for current-day fascism.

  4. Avatar Dirk Smith says:

    More muscovite BS and propaganda speak. Their ongoing lies and irresponsibility warrant the KGB dwarf’s immediate removal from power.

  5. Avatar disqus_aJpixObjG7 says:

    How wonderful and refreshing to finally hear the TRUTH about 300 years of ongoing russian genocidal oppression of Ukraine

  6. Avatar Slitzh says:

    Dumbass pro-USA nazists, the leaders of EU are trying their hardest to accept USA latest client state, but the nazism is getting a bit hard to cover up..

    It is no suprise that the dumbas PM installed by USA does not understand that the German people does not want to be compared to nazi Germany.

    1. Avatar disqus_aJpixObjG7 says:

      From this shameless russian troll, “guest” we can again read the ongoing russian genocidal HATE /smear campaign against Ukraine, repeated by this typical leninist-.polpotist russian robot parrot.

      He is quoting word for word from the Kremlin- the home of many genocidal demons,, recently such as lenin, stalin putin et al.

      Like a broken record playing over and over, these toxic lies (and countless others) against Ukraine, all its people and its heroes were revealed as LIES, fabricated accusations, when russian archives were briefly opened after 1991. (putin sealed them again.)

      It was clearly revealed that the russian leninist/PolPotist genocidal maniacs (people just like this troll) carried out massacres dressed as Ukrainians to smear and discredit any idea of Ukrainian statehood. They did this in the 1920’s 30’s 40’s 50’s… and continue today in Crimea and Donbas.

      In the 40’s these russians, like this troll, raped, slit throats, slit pregnant bellies,burned families alive and carried out pogroms against Jews, dressed as Ukrainians and members of Bandera’s freedom fighters. They blamed all these atrocities on the the Ukrainian people and on the very idea of Ukraine as an independent state….just as today.

      These libels continue to be repeated by this and countless other russian trolls and other sworn enemies of Ukraine today but their croaking voices are fading and becoming self- mocking.

      This typical russian parrot troll, like a Pavlov’s dog, was trained to repeat murderous lies. Whenever he hears the word “UKRAINE”, he screams, “traitors! murderers! nazis…! ” I.e. russia’s message since 300 years.

      HOWEVER THE TRUTH OVERCOMES LIES and TRUTH is on the side of Ukraine.
      Ukraine will prevail and russia will continue to shrivel into its real status as a failed mafia state on the level of a Nigeria.

    2. Avatar Dirk Smith says:

      Another muscovite coward.