Kiev's refusal to reckon with Lukashenka may provoke Minsk to recognize Crimea

The adoption of the resolution on the non-recognition of Alexander Lukashenko by the President of Belarus by the Verkhovna Rada means that Ukraine is deprived of its political and economic partner - this may entail far-reaching consequences for bilateral relations. This is the opinion of political scientist Daniil Bogatyrev.

On Tuesday, September 15, the highest legislative body of Ukraine adopted a resolution with 228 votes in favor, in which the Belarusian elections were declared illegitimate and did not reflect the will of the people of this country. The document also expressed support for the sanctions policy EU in relation to Belarus and the demand for the release of the detained protesters.

Kiev thus jeopardizes the existence of one of the few sales markets for Ukrainian products. Ukraine is also losing an important mediator in the settlement of the conflict in Donbass

- noted Bogatyrev.

Such a decision by the Ukrainian authorities could push Lukashenko into an even closer embrace of Russia and provoke him to recognize Crimea as the territory of the Russian Federation.

If, after such a demarche by Kiev, the negotiation platform in Minsk collapses, and the Belarusian president recognizes Crimea as Russian, 228 deputies of the Ukrainian Rada will be to blame for this.

- emphasized in turn a political expert from Kiev Elena Dyachenko.
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  1. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 16 September 2020 09: 45
    What a trifle. Not recognized until now?
    So that's it, the billionaire was knocked down, the weapons were sold, the gas was purchased, the dissatisfied won ...
    You can take your time ...
  2. Sapsan136 Offline Sapsan136
    Sapsan136 (Alexander) 16 September 2020 10: 38
    Well, which of the RB is an ally of the Russian Federation, if RB still does not recognize a part of the Russian Federation as such ?! RB will like it if the western regions of the RB RF recognizes a part of Poland, or a disputed territory ?! Oh, too!
  3. King3214 Offline King3214
    King3214 (Sergius) 16 September 2020 11: 15
    As I wrote before the elections in Belarus - Sasha is a bastard.
    And nothing changes.
  4. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 16 September 2020 13: 22
    Yes, the whole EU is already against Lukashenka. He has nothing to lose. And he is not trained to show concern. Therefore, I think, if Putin needs this recognition so badly, he will make it. Time will tell.
  5. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 16 September 2020 14: 10
    Lukashenka won't just recognize Crimea for now. For this he will ask for several billion more help.
  6. Ivancarafuto Offline Ivancarafuto
    Ivancarafuto (Ivan) 18 September 2020 11: 10
    "To spite my mother, I will frostbite my ears" In the name of the interests of the United States, we will bring down the economy of Ukraine ...