Medvedev made the severance of diplomatic relations with Kiev


Russia may break off diplomatic relations with Ukraine, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to journalists at a briefing after the meeting of heads of governments of the Eurasian economic Council. As the correspondent , the Prime Minister reminded the journalists in Sochi that “after the events” Moscow severed diplomatic relations with Georgia.

“I wouldn’t want it to end, but if the option impact on the situation will not remain the President of such decision, probably, can take. Finally this decision is made by the President, who conducts foreign policy of our state”, — said Medvedev.

A diversion in which the Russian authorities accused Kiev, Medvedev called a “crime against the Russian state and people of Russia, who resides in the territory of the Crimean Peninsula”. He recalled that the investigation is already underway, organizers and individuals involved in the alleged sabotage, should bear criminal responsibility, he said.

“I can only Express regret that this kind of activity sanctioned by the leadership of our country. It is very unfortunate for our country, and especially for the people of Ukraine, who are trying to distract from internal problems that such subversive things. The course is absolutely immoral, worthy of condemnation,” Medvedev said.

About the arrest in the Crimea and sabotage groups preparing attacks, the FSB said on August 10. In fighting with the saboteurs, the report said, 7 and 8 August killed the employee of intelligence service and the Russian military. Among the detainees, according to the FSB, was an employee of the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine Yevgeniy Panov. Later, the Russian foreign Ministry called the name of another detainee — Andrew Sahaja.

The Ukrainian side’s accusations in his address rejected. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the messages about the planned diversion are “fantasies” and “the reason for the next military threats”. In the Ukrainian intelligence statements about the attacks called a “provocation”.