Newsfeed

Public Services Regulatory Commission decides to reduce tariffs of some services of ArmenTel CJSC

Poaching and illegal hunting tours endanger birds in Armenia

The NKR premier: The Madrid Principles are certainly unacceptable to us

Armenian Copper Programme cuts blister copper production by 13.5%

VTB Bank (Armenia) confirms its leadership in lending

EY takes employees of Armenian ancestry back to their roots

Levon Hayraptyan's health much worse

Vahagn Hovnanyan: Oligarchs have full control of Armenian economy

John Heffern believes that Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can be resolved only through peaceful talks

In Oct 2014 Armenia to join UN peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

ICRC car fired at on Armenian-Azeri border

Artashes Shaboyan: Reduction in consumer demand has a negative effect on supermarkets

Azerbaijan mounts another sabotage attack on Line of Contact, Armenian side has 1 victim and 2 wounded

Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor Office urges Armenian Defense Ministry to look into military conscription of a kyphotic young man

Armenia suffers no losses during crossfire initiated by Azerbaijan on Armenian-Azeri border

Tigran Davtyan: If you have a telephone with you, it means that you have a wallet with you too

Armenia's former prime minister: The indicator of the economic growth in Armenia is extremely low for the first half of 2014

RPA: OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs’ latest statement was addressed to Azerbaijan

French citizen lost in Gegarkunik region of Armenia

RPA does not hurry to assess 100 day activity of Hovik Abrahamyan's government

Serzh Sargsyan sees no need in arming of population of border villages

Seyran Ohanyan: Armenia has been putting in place ‘engineering facilities’ along with other measures to prevent attempts by Azerbaijani sabotage groups to infiltrate into its territory

Charges brought against Levon Hayrapetyan

Azeri State Committee for Refugees: Issues of the return of Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev and the transfer of Hasan Hasanov's dead body are under control of President Aliyev

Armenian Government tries to repay its debts by transferring state-owned enterprises' assets to a U.S. company

Armenian environmentalists comment on Red Book apes imported to Armenia

All U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Armenia are strongly encouraged to enroll in the Department of State's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program

The ICRC has already started talks to return Azeri saboteur's corpse, Azerbaijani State Committee says

Stepan Safaryan: OSCE Minsk Group prefers stroking naughty Azerbaijan

Ukrainian politician: It is the Kremlin and President Putin himself that are first of all to blame for the death of 5 people in Kyiv

  • Thursday, January 23, 18:04

 It is the Kremlin and Vladimir Putin, who has declared creation of the Eurasian Union as a priority of his presidency, that are first of all to blame for the death of 5 people killed in the clashes between the demonstrators and the riot police in Kyiv, Ukrainian politician and public figure Oleg Rybachuk said when replying to ArmInfo's question in his online interview.     

"The Ukraine-Europe rapprochement is a direct challenge against the given project of Putin, because other countries of the former USSR will follow the successful implementation of Ukraine's European integration", he said. "The civil war in Ukraine still meets the secret desires of the Kremlin and some of its vassals in Ukraine", he stressed. 

As regards Sergey Nikoyan's death, Rybachuk qualified him as a big patriot of Ukraine and one of the most active participants in Euromaidan. According to Rybachuk, Nikoyan's death shocked first of all the Ukrainian citizens and the World Economic Forum in Davos observed a minute of silence for those killed in Maidan. However, at the briefing held for the foreign ambassadors, the Government of Ukraine did not even mention the innocent victims and the experienced diplomats got indignant at that.   

"The European choice of Ukraine implies impossibility of the authorities' use of weapons against the peaceful demonstrators, as well as independence of the courts, freedom of expression, media freedom, etc.  Meanwhile, setting people by the ears and creating zones of onerous conflicts are the practices of the USSR special services", he said. Rybachuk thinks that there are still chances to improve the situation, the authorities fail to intimidate the demonstrators, the country calls to the colors, the authorities' attempts to send special forces and army forces to Kyiv are being blocked, dozens of thousands of Ukrainians are in the center of Kyiv round-the-clock and they are building additional barricades, and the developments are being broadcast live.

The joint online press conferences of experts for the Armenian and Azerbaijani mass media are organized under the project aimed at enlarging the knowledge of Armenians and Azeris about each other and establishing mutual confidence via first-hand information. The project of the Region Research Center (Armenia) and Institute of Peace and Democracy (Azerbaijan) is supported by the British Embassies in Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Send to a friend

To (e-mail)


Your name


Message


Comments

View comments (0)
  • READ ALL COMMENTS
  • POST A COMMENT

Be first to comment on this article

* Indicates required fields