Zakharov commented on the clashes in Poltava region

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Official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the situation in the Ukrainian village of New Sanzhary, where the day before were clashes of protesters with the police. She wrote about this in his official account on Facebook.

In particular, Zakharov described the situation there “a monstrous dehumanization of civil society.”

“As aptly noted 20 years ago Kuchma, Ukraine – not Russia. But today the whole world has seen that Ukraine is Europe. Think Medieval. Europe is,” wrote Zakharov.

Official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry also stressed the symbolism of the fact that the current protests are in the days of the 6-year anniversary of the coup on the Maidan.

“Then Maidan applauded the civilized world, and today, the world shuddered at the sight of his own tribe fed,” – said Zakharov.

the Clashes of protesters with police were held on the eve of Poltava region, due to the fact that the local sanatorium brought evacuated from China to the outbreak of coronavirus.

it was Reported that local residents blocked roads in the village of New Sanzhary. Police had to clear the passage for columns of buses to put out and dismantle a barricade erected by the protesters.

According to unconfirmed reports, the clashes injured protester and one police officer.

the First reports of an outbreak of a new type of pneumonia began to come from the Chinese Wuhan at the end of last year. The who declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance.

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