One of the leaders of the OPPOSITION BLOC Oleksandr Vilkul said about this in the program “Freedom of Speech” on “ICTV” TV channel.
According to him, the OPPOSITION BLOC is often confused with the “For Life” structure, which cannot be called independent in decision-making.
“They listen to the Kremlin, receive instructions there, nobody hides it. I have a great attitude to Russian culture. We speak Russian – half the country speaks Russian! But I do not want our country to be some South-Western district of the Russian Federation. We are for Ukraine! We are for non-aligned Ukraine, for an independent Ukraine, for Ukraine, where everyone can speak his native language, in which each region makes decisions what holidays to celebrate and how to name streets. We are for a strong Ukraine!” Oleksandr Vilkul emphasized.
He added that this ideology of the OPPOSITION BLOC is widely supported in the regions. More than 70 mayors of Ukrainian cities joined the party team.
“We have united more than 70 town governors in our party. They are closer to people, they have a rating of 70-80% and real support from people. We were joined by industrialists who create and will create jobs. And in parliament we will be the very serious stabilizing factor that will lead the country along the path of the peace, along the path of a strong economy, along the path of high wages, decent pensions, decent work here in the homeland!” Oleksandr Vilkul said.
He also stressed that politicians who had moved from the OPPOSITION BLOC to “For Life” party tried to split the opposition forces on the eve of the presidential elections and prevented the nomination of a single opposition candidate, acting in the interests of Petro Poroshenko.
“Today, looking at the “For Life” party list, it will be clear who played along with Poroshenko. Because 11 members of the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko party plus Ilia Kiva, a radical nationalist, are in the entrance section of the “For Life” party list. Everything is already clear, all the cards were revealed,” the MP concluded.