The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, who is on a state visit to Georgia, promised to restore sovereignty over the entire territory of Donbas, despite the announced today the announcement of the establishment beyond the control of Kiev authorities, the DPR of the new state called Ruthenia.
According to Poroshenko, reported on his page on Twitter press Secretary of the President Svyatoslav Tsegolko, little Russia will suffer the same fate as the forgotten project of the new Russia.
Visit of Poroshenko on Twitter later appeared the video with the speech of the President of Ukraine, in which he expressed the desire of Russia to split Ukraine in half through the project “new Russia”.
“This project is completely closed. New army of Ukraine to stop Russian aggression. When I was elected President, the entire Ukraine was occupied by Russia. We liberated two thirds of the territory of Donbass, including Severodonetsk, Lisichansk, Kramatorsk, Slavyansk, Mariupol and many other cities. We destroyed the dream of Russia to new Russia”, — said Poroshenko.
Earlier Tuesday, the self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko announced the establishment of a new Federal state called Ruthenia, which, according to him, will include all region of present-day Ukraine.
“The new state will be called Ruthenia, as the very name Ukraine discredited itself,” — said Zakharchenko.
The capital of the Ukraine, according to the head of the DNI, the selected Donetsk, while Kiev will become the historical and cultural center.
On the basis of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics “new Russia state” was announced in may 2014. According to the original plan, the new Russia was to be a Confederation — a Union of independent States with the right to secede and join it. In the future, it was supposed to attach the territory of several regions of today’s Ukraine.
However, in may 2015, it became known about the freezing of the project due to the fact that the creation of the new Russia is not envisaged by the Minsk agreements signed by the leadership of the DNI and LC.