The faction of the presidential party “Servant of the People” in the Verkhovna Rada demanded the termination of diplomatic relations with Russia, the statement of the faction was published on Facebook by the deputy of the faction Yelizaveta Bogutskaya.
The President of Ukraine is urged to terminate diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation and submit a draft law “On territorial defense” for consideration by the Rada, as well as call for reservists in the Armed Forces and begin mobilization in advance.
It is also proposed to appeal to the governments of the states that have signed the so-called Budapest Memorandum with a request to send military personnel to the territory of Ukraine. In addition, the deputies called on Ukrainian business to complete their business in Russia and return to Ukraine.
Earlier, the Russian embassy in Ukraine received a note on the expulsion of the Russian diplomat. Kiev made this decision after the detention of the Ukrainian consul Alexander Sosonyuk in St. Petersburg.