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today 27.09.2016 20:16
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Mr Putin: We ethnic Russians and Russian speakers dont need protection


A petition created on Friday has in less than 24 hours been endorsed by 36 thousand people  It reads:

Dear Mr President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin,

We ethnic Russians and Russian-speaking Ukrainian nationals do not need other countries to defend our interests. We are grateful to you for support however would like to inform you that nobody has ever infringed our rights on Ukrainian territory. We have always lived freely and happily, speaking in the language we are accustomed to. In school we have also learned Ukraine’s state language and know it well enough to feel comfortable in a Ukrainian-speaking milieu.

With all due respect for your concern, therefore, we would ask you to not raise an internal question for our country which is not a burning issue for us at Russian Federation state level.   Not to mention bringing troops in to regulate a conflict which you may see, but which is not visible to us. Thank you for your understanding.

Yours sincerely,

Ethnic Russians and Russian-speaking nationals of Ukraine

The petition can be viewed and endorsed here  (Please click on the hyperlink ) 



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