Kiev is trying to support the «informational fire» around the theme of the Crimea, said Kosachev

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotoreceptor of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev. Archival photoKiev is trying to support the «informational fire» around the theme of the Crimea, said Kosachev© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The Ukrainian leadership is trying to support the «informational fire» around the theme of the Crimea, the statement of the foreign Ministry Pavel klimkina about the alleged deployment of nuclear weapons on the Peninsula refers to another fake news, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.

Previously Klimkin on air of ATR TV channel stated that Russia could deploy nuclear weapons or at least the infrastructure for it on the Crimean Peninsula.

«The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin last days stands on the principle of «nothing too much.» This time he decided to shake the world with information that Russia is known only to the Ukrainian Minister of information has placed or will place in Crimea nuclear weapons», — said the Senator.

According to Kosachev, it is clear why this is being done: «Kiev will certainly need to maintain «informational fire» around the Russian and especially the Crimean theme, and at the same time to distribute questionable invoices «» another anti-Russian draft resolution of the UN General Assembly on Crimea».

The politician lamented that despite the absurdity and unsubstantiated loud statements Klimkin, he has nothing to lose. «Any, even the most absurd news about our country in the world willing to pick up, and then her transformation from «highly likely» in «fact» — is only a matter of media technology… it is time to create the website «Mythmaker» with all kinds of «fakes» about Russia, which the Ukrainian Minister took pride of place among the leaders on this indicator», — concluded the head of the Federation Council Committee.

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 Russian Federation. Crimean authorities held a referendum after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014.

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 the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue «is closed permanently.»