Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy has rejected Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offer to give passports to Ukrainians, instead saying Russians could gain Ukrainian passports.
“We know perfectly well what a Russian passport provides,” Zelenskiy wrote in a Facebook post late Saturday, “the right to be arrested for a peaceful protest” and “the right not to have free and competitive elections.”
Zelenskiy, a former actor who won this month’s presidential election in a landslide, said one of the differences between Ukraine and Russia was that “we Ukrainians have freedom of speech, freedom of the media and the internet in our country.”
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Source: European Voice