The Name of Ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder has appeared on a list of “enemies of the state” of Ukraine. The Pro-government website Mirotworez (“peacemaker”) with Links to the interior Ministry in Kiev, one of the SPD politician of the “anti-Ukrainians”. The editors ‘ network, Germany has first reported about the Foreign office condemned the list “in all clarity”.
“We have made the Ukrainian side, our Position in the past, and we insist that the Ukrainian government is working on the deletion of this website. We are going to do now,” said a spokeswoman for the foreign office. From the Ministry it was said that the Ukraine-references to the fact that the side of the course on a foreign Server.
The former Chancellor came on the list after he was shown in an Interview with the Aachener Nachrichten understanding for Russian annexation of the Ukrainian black sea Peninsula of Crimea in 2014. “You seriously believe that any Russian President will make this again in the future to undo it? This reality will have to one day acknowledge,” he said. He also pointed out that the Peninsula in 1954, was donated by the then Soviet head of government Nikita Khrushchev of the Ukraine. Russia and Ukraine were then part of the USSR.
Schroeder is friends with the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin. Since the annexation of the Crimea, the ratio of Russia is torn to Ukraine. In March Minister Pavlo Klimkin, the EU sanctions had the outside against Schröder brought into the conversation.
The list of “enemies of the state” has thousands of entries, including Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. Behind the website is a well-Known stands of interior Minister Arsen Avakov. Two members of the opposition who were on the list, were killed in 2015 in Kiev.
Schroeder’s wife showed according to the report, concerned about the entry. “In my country and in my culture we don’t understand these attacks against democratic politicians, especially the former Chancellor,” said the native of South Korea, Soyeon Schroeder, Kim, the editorial network.