MOSCOW, may 27. /TASS/. The words of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko about the “tentacles of the Kremlin” in Russian social networks are a manifestation of paranoia. This opinion was expressed to journalists the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Franz Klintsevich, commenting on Poroshenko’s statement to the American edition, in which the Ukrainian President explained the ban on Russian Internet resources.
“Typical paranoid. As if Ukraine was not left without a President,” – said Klintsevich.
He compared the statements Poroshenko with the words of the first Minister of defense and Minister of the Navy James Forrestal, who, while in hospital, shouting “Russian go!”. “This phrase is imprinted in the memory of mankind as the symbol of the first anti-Soviet and then anti-Russian hysteria. “The tentacles of the Kremlin” Petro Poroshenko from the same series” – quoted Klintsevich his press service.
According to the Senator, there is a Russian world “as a geopolitical and socio-cultural phenomenon whose influence on humanity is really immense”. “And these “tentacles” cut is basically impossible,” – said Klintsevich.
The publication Politico Poroshenko said that the ban on Russian networks, he cut “the tentacles of the Kremlin”, which, as expressed by the Ukrainian President, “reach for the throats of the key capitals of Europe and its transatlantic allies.”
May 16, Poroshenko enacted the decision of the Council of national security and defense of sanctions against social networks “Vkontakte” and “Classmates”, as well as companies Mail.ru “Yandex” and their services. Providers may not provide access services to these resources.