Ukrainian Politics

 Responsibility for Aircraft Destruction Lies on Putin Only – Sobolev

Russian president Vladimir Putin is the only responsible person for the crash of the passenger plane of Malaysia Airlines downed by the Russian militants in Donbas.

Head of Ukrainian parliament faction Batkivshchyna Serhii Sobolev said this at the press conference in Ivano-Frankivsk, Censor.NET reports citing the press-service of Batkivshchyna.

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"Putin is personally responsible for the incident over Torez," claimed Sobolev. "This tragedy should show to the world that Russia is waging a real war against Ukraine. And not just against Ukraine. The death of Boing-777 passengers shows that Putin has actually started the Third World War because there were citizens of other states among the victims".

He stated, that Ukrainian and world political elite should take an urgent actions to overcome the crisis in Eastern Ukraine. "First of all we need the introduction of the martial law in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The further steps should be made by international community," said Serhii Sobolev. "They should impose not some intermediate sanctions on Russia, but some real reprisals".

The leader of Batkivshchina faction also red a statement of Yulia Tymoshenko about the tragedy. Besides, Sobolev has urged Ukrainian politicians to stop delaying the ratification of the European Union Association Agreement, because it should help also to withstand the Russian aggression.

It is known that the tragedy resulted in death of 298 persons, including 80 children.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n294393