Yanukovych complained to Merkel: «I have been alone with Russia for 3.5 years» (Video)
Yanukovych complains about Russia to the Chancellor of Germany. An informal meeting of Angela Merkel, Dalia Grybauskaite and Viktor Yanukovych before the business lunch in Vilnius.
The video of the informal meeting of the Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite and Viktor Yanukovych was placed to an open channel on the Internet this night. The Heads of States communicate with the help of interpreter. The conversation is translated into Russian for Yanukovych, he also replies in Russian.
It can be clearly heard that the President of Lithuania persuades the President of Ukraine to sign the Agreement in Vilnius: «However, if you would sign…» But the arguments of Grybauskaite cannot be heard so clearly.
The Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel with a glass in her hands joins the conversation. She nods sympathetically. Addressing her, the President of Ukraine complains: «I would like you to hear me. I have been alone for 3.5 years. I was face-to-face with very strong Russia under very unequal conditions.»