The USA will support the Ukrainian people in its intention to express a protest peacefully, President Barack Obama said in his annual address to the Congress.

Obama supports the right of Ukrainians for protest / Reuters

According to RIA Novosti, he said: “"In Ukraine, we stand for the principle that all people have the right to express themselves freely and peacefully, and to have a say in their country's future."

Till now there were no statements of Obama concerning Ukraine.