Deputies Vasyukevich and Shulgan were not allowed to speak at the session
A group from the Communist Party in Russia’s Primorsky Krai in the Far East deputy President Vladimir PutinHe called for an end to hostilities in Ukraine and the withdrawal of all troops from the country.
Member of the regional legislature Leonid Vasyukechiv at a meeting on May 27 deputiesmade a statement.
“Young people die or become disabled”
“We understand that if our country does not stop the military operation, more children will be left without parents in the country. In a military operation, young people die or become disabled, although they could be very useful to the country. ” – the statement emphasizes.
Vasyukevich’s statement himself and colleagues Gennady Shulga, Natalya Kochugova and Alexander Sustovsaid he signed the flour.
The governor of the province present at the meeting Oleq Kojemyako Vasyukevich and Shulga, who defended the statement, ordered to be removed from the building.
“Very serious consequences”
Deputies Vasyukevich and Shulgan were not allowed to speak at the session. Anatoly Dolgachyov, the leader of the Communist Party, said the move would have “very serious consequences.”
RFE / RL could not be reached for comment.
However, Sustov told the radio that he had a personal opinion on the “special military operation in Ukraine”, but did not sign the statement. This contradicts Vasyukevich’s statement.
Interfax news According to the agency, Kochugova also said that she did not sign the statement at the meeting.
Russia began invading Ukraine on February 24, but faced tougher opposition from Ukrainians than expected.
Ukraine and Western officials say thousands of Russian soldiers have died in the war. Moscow said 1,351 soldiers had been killed by March 25.