"Russia clearly benefits from Brussels attacks": expert

20:40, 23 March 2016
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Ukraine Today is joined by Oleh Belokolos, Maidan for Foreign Affairs NGO Department of Bilateral Relations Director, to discuss the situation in Europe after Brussels attacks.

“It is very clear that [the recent terror attacks in Europe] are beneficial to Russia. And probably many Europeans are shocked by yesterday's comment of [Russian MP] Zhyrynovskiy, who said that this is clearly beneficial to Russia,” the expert said, according to Ukraine Today.

“Another prominent Russian politician […] said that these acts happened because there is no close cooperation between the intelligence service of the Russian federation and some of the European countries,” said Belokolos.

He goes on to suggest that “the support of the far-right parties will increase and as we see the right wing parties are sympathizers of the Russian federation or personally Mr. Putin.”

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