Medvedchuk: the Criminal case against me is a political order of power

Медведчук: Уголовное дело против меня - политический заказ власти

Viktor Medvedchuk

The authorities are dissatisfied with his position and his peace plan for Donbass, said Medvedchuk Russian journalists.

Allegations of violation of the Constitution and of the security forces attempted to bring him to justice – political order of the authorities, said in an interview with Russian newspaper Look the head of the political Council of the “Opposition platform For life” Viktor Medvedchuk.

“The criminal case is politically motivated order of the authorities. The government is unhappy with my position, the power is dissatisfied with my peace plan, because if Donbass will return to Ukraine, people living there will never vote for them. I dare today to say this: the government sees them only as a hostile electorate,” he said.

In an interview with Medvedchuk also said that is a doctor of law and expert on constitutional law.

“When I suggest any changes to the Constitution, or offered to provide the Donetsk and Lugansk autonomy, I believe that is spelled out in our legislation. Of course, I am far away in their thoughts from breaking the law, especially in such serious,” he said.

Medvedchuk also told the Russian newspaper that “today there is unprecedented pressure” on him not only from power but also from the national-radicals.

“Some disagree with my position, and excite against me a criminal case. Others disagree with my position and trying to physically eliminate or at least to intimidate. They shared the ecstasy of the struggle against me. All this is the answer to my consistent and principled political position. The position I is not going to change. Because you know that you need my country and what needs to be done to ensure that people lived better than they live past five years when these “Eurobarometer”, which dropped to the floor and in the economy, and in medicine and in other fields,” he said.