The state Department urged Ukraine to protect its interests without undermining constitutional principles
The US state Department after blocking Russian sites Ukraine urged Kiev to protect national interests without undermining constitutional principles. President of Ukraine Poroshenko previously insistedthat the removal of locks from a Russian company and services will be only after we stop the aggression by Russia, which Kiev regularly accuses Moscow.
The U.S. state Department about the lock said: “Freedom of expression is a key element of any healthy democracy and are enshrined in the Constitution of Ukraine. We urge the Ukrainian government to find a way to protect their national interests without undermining constitutional principles.” (Quoted by RIA “Novosti”.
However, as pointed out by the Agency, the state Department accused the Russian media to use fake news to “destabilize” the situation.
The Ukrainian leader, commenting on the decision before the decision to block, explained that it is a measure to counter the propaganda. At a press conference in Strasbourg, Poroshenko said that Ukraine three years of living in military terms, an important part of which is a hybrid war with Russia, during which involved “a huge propaganda budget.”
Under the sanctions for a period of three years were projects Mail.ru social networks “Schoolmates” and “Vkontakte”, as well as a number of Russian media, including MIA “Russia today” TV channel “REN-TV”, “Star”, TVC.