Russian Foreign Ministry responds to Donald Tusk's take on Soviet collapse

Donald Tusk addressed the participants of the international conference, dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the EU’s Eastern Partnership initiative on July 11. Photo: European Union, 12 Jul 2019 - 00:53, Tbilisi,Georgia

Russian Foreign Ministry responded to the President of European Council Donald Tusk who said the collapse of the Soviet Union was “a blessing" to Georgians, Poles, Ukrainians and the whole of Central and Eastern Europe, and also to Russians.

Maria Zakharova, head of the press office of the Russian Foreign Ministry wrote on the official Twitter page that the dissolution of the Soviet Union "provoked human tragedy".