Russia has offered to return half of Ukraine to Russia

В России предложили вернуть пол-Украины в Россию

Leonid Kalashnikov

So in the state Duma reacted to the words of Viatrovych on the recognition of the Soviet occupier.

The Chairman of the Duma Committee on CIS Affairs Leonid Kalashnikov said that Ukraine must be ready to abandon Kharkov, Dnepropetrovsk, Donbass and others referred to it in the Soviet era territories. He said this, commenting on Ukraine’s intention to recognize the Soviet occupier, RIA Novosti reported.

According to Russian Deputy, half of today’s Ukraine will have to return to Russia.

“If you take it seriously, it will be necessary to return half of today’s Ukraine to Russia, and not only the Crimea, as Kharkiv, Dnepropetrovsk, and the Donbass before the creation of the Soviet Union was not part of Ukraine,” said Leonid Kalashnikov.

Earlier, the Director of the Ukrainian Institute of national memory Vladimir vyatrovich said that Kiev is necessary to work for the recognition of being part of the Soviet Union a “Bolshevik and Communist occupation”. Vyatrovich said that today Ukraine needs to say that is the successor of the UNR, which existed in the 1917-1921 years.

“It is important to say that the Ukrainian government is not something random, which appeared in 1991. The Ukrainian state is a long – term result of the struggle of Ukrainians for their independence,” he said.

Earlier, Klimkin said that the legitimacy of the elections in Russia is questionable.

Earlier, the speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament, said that Russia should change its position on Ukraine.