The mass media continue to discuss the pressure put on Head of Political Council of Party “Opposition platform – For life” Viktor Medvedchuk due to his plan on the settlement of Donbas Conflict. The number of the publication on this issue appeared in the world news agencies.
French online media Varavux called the criminal proceeding opened against Medvedchuk for his urge to fulfill the political element of the Minsk Agreements “repressions”. The editor’s office of the Warsaw Institute possesses a similar opinion.
Particularly, the article “Medvedchuk under the gun” says:
“The opposition politician is still the only communication channel with Kremlin, particularly, concerning the issue of the prisoners’ exchange. But now he became the threat for the candidates, who use the anti-Russian rhetoric at the elections”.
The Swiss newspaper Neue Zürich Zeitung emphasizes “The accusations of Medvedchuk of the state treason will only increase the polarization of the Ukrainian society”.
In his turn, Viktor Medvedchuk stated that despite the pressure, he is not going to change his opinion and plans to defend the ways of the peaceful settlement of Donbas Conflict.
According to the Plan-conception, which provides the creation of the Autonomous Donbas region as the part of Ukraine in Donbas, which provides the device through the bodies of the state government such as the parliament, government and other bodies, which will carry out the vital functions of Donbas.
“We offer to amend the Constitution, which will define the status of the Autonomous Donbas region. I can say it right now to the nationally concerned and weak-minded people as in the current government and those, who are heading for it: our plan is a reality, which is based on the Main Law of Ukraine,” Medvedchuk said.
As we reported earlier, Viktor Medvedchuk, the politician and the head of 'Ukrainsky Vybir' (Ukrainian Choice) political party faces prosecution in Ukraine. Prosecutor General's Office has opened the case against him under two charges.
Members of the European Parliament condemned the criminal proceeding against Viktor Medvedchuk, the representative of the "Opposition Platform - For Life" political party.