July 22, 2016 –
Translated by J. Arnoldski
Comfortable conditions for the Russian opposition should be created in Ukraine so that they can feel at home. Such an opinion was expressed by the head of the Radical Party of Ukraine, Oleg Lyashko, while commenting on the publication of the “Friends of Ukraine 2016” list.
The head Ukrainian Radical expressed words of gratitude to all opposition figures in Russia who support the territorial integrity of Ukraine and are telling the “truth” about the situation in the country.
“Everyone who supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity, our independence, and our sovereignty are without a doubt our allies. We are sincerely grateful that they have the strength to tell the truth about the situation in Ukraine,” he stated.
Lyashko urged Ukraine to help these people in any way and, if necessary, offer them shelter.
“Everyone in Ukraine feels free. And Ukraine’s friends should also feel themselves at home in our country,” the radical asserted.
The list of “Friends of Ukraine” included: Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Vladimir Ryzhkov, Grigory Yavlinsky, Mikhail Kasyanov, Garry Kasparov, Andrey Makarevich, Ilya Ponomarev, Dmitry Gudkov, Ilya Yashin, Oleg Kashin, Alexei Navalny, Ksenia Sobchak, Liya Akhedzhakova, Viktor Shenderovich, Boris Akunin, Alexander Nevzorov, Evgeny Chirikov, Matvey Ganapolsky, Mikhail Kozyrev, Dmitry Oreshkin, Konstantin Borovoy, Gennady Gudkov, Artemy Troitsky and Yuri Shevchuk.