The party "Rodina" will go on the upcoming elections in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation as expressing the interests of Russian regions, said at a report-election Congress in St. Petersburg, the Chairman of the party, state Duma Deputy Alexei Zhuravlev.
"Homeland" will go to the polls as the party of Russian regions as a political force, Express and protect the interests of the residents of each subject, as part of every yard and every entrance. And there is a clear historical logic. The Federal center it is time to stop treating the regions as a cash cow or the poor orphans," - said Zhuravlev.
The party "Motherland" has opened the sixth report-election Congress in St. Petersburg, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
It is planned that the Chairman of the party, state Duma Deputy Alexei Zhuravlev will give a presentation on the current political situation in the country and the world, as well as summarizing the activities of the party over the past year. In addition, economist, Chairman of the Board of the party on Economics and business Mikhail Khazin will present its analysis of the socio-economic situation and prospects of its development.
Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov called the agreement of 1939 nonaggression Pact between the USSR and Germany brilliant decision of his time, which allowed them to win time and prepare the best equipment and commanders.
He noted that the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin on the eve of the outbreak of hostilities turned to other European countries with a proposal to create the Union and to prevent bloodshed.
The press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that he was not aware of any position of President Vladimir Putin's initiative to abolish the condemnation of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact.
"I do not know about the existence of any position in overturning the condemnation of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. I do not have this information", - said Peskov told reporters, answering the question, does the President necessary and useful to cancel the documents, condemning the signing of the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact of 1939.
Cancellation of the resolution on the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact would be a demonstration of the political will of the Russian state to one of active resistance to the attempts of the West to present the Soviet Union as one of the culprits in the outbreak of the Second world war, said RIA Novosti member of the Zinoviev club MIA "Russia today", the doctor of historical Sciences Oleg Nazarov.
Open letter in support submitted to the state Duma a draft law repealing the decree of the Council of people's deputies of the USSR, condemned the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact (the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact), entered the address of the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin and the author of the bill Deputy Alexei Zhuravlev. The letter was signed by seven Heroes of Russia, Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of Socialist labor, more than 20 doctors and candidates of historical, legal and political Sciences, and other experts. Oleg Nazarov became one of the signatories.
The resolution of the Congress of people's deputies of the USSR on the Soviet-German Treaty of 1939 nonaggression should be canceled, putting the role of the "ideological catalyst," which the resolution has played in the collapse of the Soviet Union, says the head of the working group of the Institute of CIS countries on counteraction to distortion of history Igor Shishkin.
Open letter in support of the bill repealing the decree of the Council of people's deputies of the USSR, condemned the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact (the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact), entered the address of the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin and the author of the bill Deputy Alexei Zhuravlev. The letter was signed by seven Heroes of Russia, Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of Socialist labor, more than 20 doctors and candidates of historical, legal and political Sciences, and other experts.
The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact after the Munich agreement and a series of pacts between European countries was a necessary diplomatic step for the Soviet Union, told RIA Novosti on Monday a member of the international Committee of the Federation Council Alexei Kondratiev.
Earlier the Deputy of the state Duma Alexei Zhuravlev introduced in the lower house a bill which proposed to annul the decision of the Council of people's deputies of December 24, 1989, condemning the signing of the Soviet-German non-aggression Pact of 1939. According to the Deputy, the decision "inconsistent with the principles of historical justice and customary in the context of growing political instability of those years, coupled with pressure from external forces." The Duma initiative was supported by 38 scientists, public figures and officers, have sent an open letter Zhuravlev and house speaker Vyacheslav Volodin.