Today during communication with journalists in Sevastopol Victor Yanukovych told about the vision of the future of the Ukrainian Naval Forces and about opportunities them to modernization. Quite optimistically, but again vastly:
- I consider that the ships of the Ukrainian Naval Forces which are based near the Russian fleet, shouldn't be at least worse. We have no right to dishonor a flag of our state. And, in my opinion, we in this plan have to with Russians on - good as neighbors, to compete - at whom the fleet will be better.
Potential voyenno - an industrial complex of our state is really huge. The enterprises of domestic military industrial complex of 95% of the production export today. But opportunities have to be involved in process of modernization of the Ukrainian army, including our Voyenno - Naval Forces.
We have fine shipyards in Nikolaev. We, fortunately, yet didn't lose them today. It is necessary to give work to shipbuilders, and we will lift fleet. And, of course, thus we will lift plants, - reports a press - service of Party of Regions.
We will remind that earlier Victor Yanukovych declared that it is necessary to modernize the Ukrainian fleet at the expense of profit on stay in the territory of Ukraine of the Russian fleet. But the Ukrainian fleet in the majority on - former represents simply floating targets. Now, probably, for the party leader of regions the question isn't necessary, whether there will be the Russian fleet in the Ukrainian territory after 2017 when the agreement on its stay here will end, time is a question of the competition of the ships which stand to a board a board.
Today the main value in Sevastopol at all fleet, and land infrastructure. Both Ukrainian and the Russian fleet could become the largest customers for the Nikolaev industry.
But while both the Russian and Ukrainian money is more and more spent on political strategists for a raising of a rating of the "necessary" candidate. And after all on them it would be possible to order couple of "corvettes" at the Nikolaev shipbuilding plants, thousands so for 500 euros moreover and on debt on a salary to bankrupt plant of 61 Communards remained …