“An existential threat to Moscow.” Poroshenko told about the success of Ukrainian reforms
President Petro Poroshenko believes that Ukraine, which demonstrates the progress towards reforms and democracy, is an existential threat to Moscow.
About this Poroshenko said during a speech at the 10th forum bezopasnosti Kiev, UNIAN reports.
“Modern Ukraine relies on civil society, Russia resisted her. Ukraine, which demonstrates the progress towards reforms and democracy, is an existential threat to Moscow”, – said Poroshenko.
He stressed that Ukrainians, unlike Russians, “always looked at the world through the prism of universal ideas of liberation, freedom, respect for human dignity and the rule of law”.
“We do today. That’s how we see our future – European. And that’s the difference between Ukraine and Russia. Russia is looking for its future in the imperialist past. In the past, where there is no freedom, no respect for human dignity, there is no rule of law in the past oppression and imperialist expansion. That’s what they practiced earlier. This is what they practice now,” added the head of state.
The President noted that the occupation of the Crimea and the Donbass is a Prime example of Russian provincialism.
Poroshenko announced two anti informania of the Russian Federation
Recall that Russia wants to throw the EU into the abyss and to build an alternative Europe. Russia will do all it can to prevent the development of the European Union and destroy it. This was announced at the first plenary session of the Congress of the European people’s party in Malta Poroshenko.
According to Poroshenko, Russia there are known methods. “In order for that to happen, they will sow in our societies distrust. “Divide and conquer” is the basic principle, which uses the Kremlin to divide Europe and to neutralize European values”, – said the Ukrainian leader.