When her father warned the West years ago that Vladimir Putin should be stopped, the leaders of the free world did not attach much importance to this. “Many people today are really impressed with the accuracy with which their father was able to predict Russia’s future and his ability to predict what Putin will do,” ŽANNA NEMCOV, the daughter of assassinated Russian politician Boris Nemcov, told SME. A new street named after Nemcov was added to Bratislava, who seven years ago was the strongest critic of the Putin regime and an opponent of the Russian aggression in Donbas. Today, the street near the building of the Russian embassy bears his name. Žanna Nemcovová, who has been living in exile for seven years, also came to see the place. “The Russians do not want to take any responsibility for the actions of the Kremlin, they want to separate their lives from the state. It is more convenient for them to believe in propaganda. They do not want to feel guilty.” We can’t stop the war at the moment, but I think that as Russians we should help the Ukrainians. For example, in cooperation with Czech universities we have several scholarship programs for Ukrainians who want to get a university degree in the Czech Republic.We have several Ukrainian scholarship holders, mostly young journalists who participated in our We are working with some experienced journalists from Ukraine and I think everyone should consider a similar form of assistance. taking into account that different people have different financial options. This is what our collective responsibility should look like. Based on my personal feelings, my father had a warm relationship with Ukraine, in 2004 he was an adviser to President Viktor Yushchenko, working pro bono, without claim to retribution. He unequivocally condemned the annexation of Ukrainian Crimea and the conflict in eastern Ukraine. He organized one of the largest anti-war protests in our country, which was attended by 50,000 demonstrators. Another anti-war protest was planned in Moscow, but they had managed to assassinate it before. Putin decided to invade Ukraine, he did not ask the Russians what they thought. We have to realize that we don’t know much about real public opinion in Russia: “At that time, my father was working on his project, which he named Putin – dot – War. He obtained information from relatives of Russian soldiers who perished in eastern Ukraine. He wanted to prove that the Russian armed forces were fighting in eastern Ukraine, in Donbas, which Putin initially denied and rejected for a long time. [email protected] so we can help you. “data-msg-btn-logout =” Log in as another user “data-msg-btn-close =” Stay logged in “>
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