Balbec called "nonsense" statement on the seizure of Russian South of Ukraine
The Deputy of the state Duma of the Russian Federation of the Crimean region Ruslan Balbec described as "nonsense" the statement of the leader of the banned in Russia as extremist organization "the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people"* Refat Chubarov about the alleged willingness of Russia to seize part of the South of Ukraine for the supply of the Crimea.
Earlier Chubarov said the Ukrainian media that Russia is ready to use military force to invade the South of Ukraine and to take control of the kakhovske reservoir in the Kherson region, where the water previously received in the North-Crimean canal to Crimea. According to him, to attack Russia is likely to involve mostly aircraft and the black sea fleet.
"All this is nothing more than nonsense. The leader of the "Majlis"* went on the "hyponomy" way and in the best traditions gives its desire for Russian foreign policy. Chubarov need conflict - it's his business, and no threat of war between Russia and Ukraine today is not. And the main "Magliana", and particularly its pocket, it is very much disturbing. That tipped the scales "pedometer" the scandalous corrupt politics," - said RIA Novosti Balbec.
Ukraine provided to 85% of needs of the Crimea in fresh water coming from the Dnieper through North Crimean canal. However, after the reunification of the Crimea with Russia water flow through the channel in the Republic was completely stopped unilaterally.
Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russia. Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory. The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue "is closed permanently."*Banned in Russia as extremist organization