The Minister of culture accused the Soviet Union of “no genetics” the residents of Donbass.
The Minister of culture of Ukraine Yevgeny nishchuk stated that the population of the South-East of Ukraine due to “lack of genetic purity” can not perceive Ukrainian culture. He said this on air of ICTV TV channel.
“The situation in the East and South – abyss of consciousness. Moreover, when we talked about genetics in Zaporozhye, in the Donbas, this city brought. There are no genetics, it is deliberately introduced (regions – ed.). Cherkassy, the glorious Hetman and Shevchenko’s land. The city of Cherkasy half imported. Why? Because he was afraid of the Shevchenko of the spirit. It was the technology of the Soviet Union”, – said the Minister, answering the question about the reasons for the slow spread of Ukrainian culture.
According to Nyshchuk, to eliminate this “gap of consciousness” by using the development of culture and cultural figures.
“This is a book, children’s education, many artistic events, film and so forth,” – said the Minister.
We will remind, earlier the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) Filaret has said that the population of the Eastern regions of Ukraine are suffering because there are far more atheists than in the Western region.