Ilya Kyva: the government continues to plunder the army, despite the loss of the Crimea and the Donbass

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The current government in the face of members of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine continues to plunder the army and economy, despite the fact, that such actions predecessors led to the loss of the Crimea and the Donbass. The leader of the Socialist Party of Ukraine, Ilya Kyva.

“We lost the Donbass, because for the time being, for 25 years, both the government, the presidents, and the Verkhovna Rada were engaged in the destruction of the economy and the defense industry of Ukraine. And this allowed the enemy to understand, that during an attack their losses would be minimal. They attacked and occupied our territory ... As long as the authorities plunders and steals, nothing will change in the country”, the politician said. 

At the same time I.Kyva stressed: “We were attacked, because we became so weak. Because we, in the person of power, have destroyed ourselves”.

 At the same time, he noted, that with the change of power as a result of the Revolution of dignity and the beginning of the war, the theft of defense assets did not stop.

“And after Yanukovych, the army is plundered with such zeal and such nationalism and patriotism, in pure Ukrainian. It is not language determines patriotism and love for the country, but your actions. Look at these people from the NSDC, who are involved in the looting of “Ukroboronprom”. We lost the Crimea, because the government manipulates us, throws up the themes of language, religion, all in order to divert attention from theft”, I.Kyva summed up.