Russian Duma says West interfering in Ukraine
MOSCOW Dec 10 (Reuters) - The Russian parliament on Tuesday accused Western nations of interfering in Ukraine and said protesters demonstrating against Kiev's policy U-turn away from the European Union and towards Moscow were destabilising the country.
In a non-binding statement, the lower house of parliament, or State Duma, called on Ukrainian opposition forces to "stop illegal actions" and urged the West to "stop mounting external pressure on the politics of a country that is brotherly to us."
(Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska, Writing by Steve Gutterman, Editing by Thomas Grove)
- Ten countries scour sea for Malaysia jet lost in 'unprecedented mystery' |
- Shots fired in air during raid at Crimea naval base
- Missing Malaysian jet may have disintegrated in mid-air: source |
- Mexico kills drug kingpin reported dead years ago: official
- Pistorius vomits in court at Steenkamp autopsy details