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Crimean chief prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya swears oath to Russia (VIDEO)

Published time: May 08, 2014 03:55
Edited time: May 10, 2014 08:27
Crimean prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya (RIA Novosti/Taras Litvinenko)

Crimean prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya (RIA Novosti/Taras Litvinenko)

The chief prosecutor of Crimea and Internet sensation, Natalia Poklonskaya, alongside her colleagues, has sworn oath to protect the Russian constitution and state laws.

The oath was taken in front of WWII veterans who are marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Crimean peninsula from Nazi Germany.

Following the ceremony Poklonskaya told journalists that her office will “cope and will not fail,” to abide by Russian legislation, that she and her colleagues are getting acquainted with.

“Ukraine, Russia, Belarus – all came from a big country – the USSR,” she said. “Therefore, the fundamental principle of law, the requirements that comply with all international regulations, they are the same.”

When Poklonskaya addressed the veterans she said her department will never allow anyone – referring to Ukrainian ultra-nationalists movements and parties – to touch the “blessed memory” of Soviet soldiers and their heroic deeds.

The 34 year-old Prosecutor General of the Republic of Crimea gained popularity in Japanese anime cartoons after footage of Poklonskaya's emotional speech about the coup d’état and chaos in Kiev appeared on the internet in March. Having gone viral with millions of views of numerous videos on YouTube, she is now widely being referred to as a “sex symbol of Russia.”

On 26 March, Poklonskaya was listed as a wanted criminal on the website of the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs and charged with violating the law based on a groundless claim that she was involved in a conspiracy to overthrow the constitutional order or seize state power.

Comments (106)


Alex G 12.05.2014 20:35

Myroslav Protsiv 12.05.2014 20:17

i never could understand, is making this bimbo chief prosecutor was a move out of desperation cause everyone else who would be a better fit, just refused to be part of it, or russia/crimea actually are trying to win some points by advertising her, because unless you're some weirdo whose into anime, i don't believe anyone would be happy that chief prosecutor is 30 year old bimbo, that only has few years experience working as prosecutor, but already became focus of number of funny videos and picture of mature nature


U just jealous


Joseph Swanson 12.05.2014 16:30

[quote name='Van Thieu' time='09.05.2014 13:32']

Nev er said I was for capitalism. Right? My view is not distorted, it is based on fact and family experience. What is your's based on? The communist manifesto where everything is alright? Such a great utopia? Stop getting your info about communism from their recruitment literature. Communist needs to stay in the history books where it belongs...that is the only place it actually works.


eslaporte 12.05.2014 15:56

kathryn tweedy 11.05.2014 01:34

Because UK and US and CANADA do not like dictators and people who commit war crimes people who do these sort of things shall be punished and thats what they are doing punishing RUSSIA


.. .and, of course, there'd be at least one idiotic, Western media-brainwashed toll here ,,!

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