Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskyi recognizes Russia as aggressor while proposing to hold local elections in the occupied Donbass under the Ukrainian law. He told this in an interview with RBC-Ukraine.
"We understand the fact that Russia is aggressor 100%. The Crimea is chopped off, the Donbass is occupied. That is, this is a constant. As mathematicians, we already have a constant that does not change – that Russia is aggressor country. Now we decide on the Donbass, this is a variable. Will we turn it in our direction?", - the businessman argues.
I.Kolomoyskyi admits that it is Russia that does not fulfill the main condition of the Minsk agreements, "because it does not stop firing".
At the same time, he is confident that Ukraine should hold local elections in the occupied Donbass. "We need to hold the elections. Why are we so afraid of these elections? We need to set conditions. Once again, it was possible through Medvedchuk, that Zakharchenko, Givi, Motorola and others who have tainted themselves, please take to yourself, they have no right to hold the elections. So who does not fulfill, at what point are they stuck? Elections. Hold the elections", - he accuses the Ukrainian authorities of not complying with this paragraph of the Minsk agreements.