MOSCOW, February 20 – RIA Novosti. The Kremlin is concerned about sanctions against the head of the political council of the Opposition Platform – For Life, Viktor Medvedchuk, and says that Ukraine is gaining strength, a reactionary trend, repressive actions against the media and leading politicians, said the press secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov. It is alarming because we already see a growing reactionary trend in Ukraine. The reaction is manifested in the political and social spheres. We see repressive actions against the media, against the citizens of Ukraine, against the leading politicians of Ukraine, “said Peskov.
According to him, as this trend grows, it becomes less and less calm on the line of contact.
“Of course, this cannot but cause concern, cannot but stir up the question, in fact, who has chosen such a reactionary line and whether this line will lead to the fact that the Ukrainian leadership will again consider it possible, for example, to solve the problem of the south-east by force. we see that as this reactionary tendency strengthens and begins to dominate the Ukrainian political arena, it becomes more restless on the line of contact, “the Kremlin spokesman said.
On the eve of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, it decided to impose restrictions on 19 legal entities and eight individuals, including the owners of aircraft on which flights to Russia were carried out, the press service of the head of state said following the meeting. Among others, Viktor Medvedchuk and his wife Oksana Marchenko were included in the sanctions list.