Timoshenko’s Election as President Promises Catastrophe for Ukraine: Russian Expert
Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend A Gasimova / If Yulia Timoshenko become the President of Ukraine, it will be catastrophe for the country, said Maxim Shevchenko, a popular television presenter, head of the Center for Strategic Researches of Religion and Policy of contemporary world.
"Timoshenko has big chances to become not only the Prime Minister, but also the President of Ukraine, and in this case Ukraine will face catastrophe," he said in telephone interview with Trend.
Timoshenko is a candidate to the post of Premier from the coalition of her faction and faction of the pro-Presidential bloc Our Ukraine - Popular Self-Defense". The candidature of the premier should be submitted to the President's consideration, who can either sent to the Rada for adoption in 15 days, or reject. If the candidature is rejected the Coalition has right to nominate another candidacy to the post of Premier.
According to Shevchenko, Timoshenko takes the populist берет за основу своего политического движения популистическое политико-технологическое давление на общество. "She uses the thesis of Ukrainazation of the country, where Ukrainians are not the dominating population and comprises only 50%," Shevchenko said.
The expert named it as classic fascism. "This is the introduction of ethnic component to the policy, but not the values line democracy - it is called fascism and is backed by the European organizations and the Unite States," he said.
Timoshenko will become as worse as the current President of Ukraine, Victor Yuchshenko, in case she is elected.
At the same time the Russian culture is actively suppressed in Ukraine, which alarming for Russia.
"Timoshenko relies on its terrible populism, supported by the Ukrainian media, and has chances to become President, in his case the relations between Ukraine and Russia will deteriorate strongly," the expert said.