Statement by the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica on the situation in Ukraine

The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica is deeply disturbed by and condemns the military attack by the Russian Federation against the people of Ukraine.

The Commonwealth of Dominica calls for an immediate end to the aggression.

These actions are contrary to the maintenance of international peace and security, as enshrined in the United Nations Charter.

The Commonwealth of Dominica calls for a return to diplomatic dialogue, in an effort to stop the ongoing crisis.

The Commonwealth of Dominica reaffirms its commitment to the principles of respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states.

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20 Comments

  1. dissident
    February 28, 2022

    Now Putin is preparing nuclear weapons against a brother nation….former belonging to USSR.
    De weapons are not aimed at USA or France or Germany not UK…….but a next door neighbor……. putting his own Russian citizens in de fire for nuclear fallout……de mentality of might is right will weaken de Russian federation!!!!!!
    Now Putin had successfully created enemies at home……de people protesting against him and his insane war.
    Putin and his superpower status cause him to attack neighbors not outside foreign nations….. imagine dat mentality……..sick head!!!!!!

  2. Original
    February 27, 2022

    Action speaks louder than words. It’s not what you say which counts but what you are doing to address this issue!

  3. The old prophet
    February 27, 2022

    Well based on how one of his Ministers Hon. Ian Douglas, described Skerrit to us as a person that will say one thing in your face and another thing behind your back, I really don’t believe anything he says here. I wouldn’t even be surprised that he maybe called Putin to criticize Ukraine and the US. In fact I wouldn’t even be surprised to hear he is arming all the Russian government ministers with our diplomatic passport so they could move around freely.

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  4. Pipo
    February 27, 2022

    Seeing that our close friends Cuba and Venezuela are both supporting Russia in this venture I wonder where Roosevelt Skerrit’s head is really at.

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  5. Alibaba and the forth thieves
    February 26, 2022

    I just wish the US or even Russia would invade Dominica and pickup Alibaba and those forty thieves of his.

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  6. Wild fire
    February 26, 2022

    I would only believe Domimica’s condemnation if Roosevelt Skerrit would revoke all cbi passports of Russians. Since he won’t do it then he needs to shut up

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  7. Observer
    February 26, 2022

    There are always two sides to every story. If you get your news via western mainstream media, everything Russia is bad. In reality, Russia has been betrayed by NATO, which undertook not to expand militarily eastwards into the former Soviet states, but has done exactly that. Russia has also been betrayed by the Ukrainian government, which undertook to respect and protect the Russian speaking population of the Donbas region in the east. It has failed to control a private army of extremists within Ukraine that has been attacking and shelling this region for the past 8 years. The 2014 coup was engineered by the CIA. The USA has not only interfered in their political process but George Soros, Joe Biden and his son Hunter have also been laundering dirty money there. We need to understand the situation from both perspectives before jumping to conclusions.

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    • Original
      February 27, 2022

      How does this justify invading and killing the same citizens that Putin is claiming that he wants to protect? Does this make any sense?

  8. Francisco Etienne-Dods Telemaque
    February 25, 2022

    “The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica is deeply disturbed by and condemns the military attack by the Russian Federation against the people of Ukraine.

    The Commonwealth of Dominica calls for an immediate end to the aggression.”

    Roosevelt Skerrit, why don’t you mind your damn business and shut up! Who hear you?

    Who inviteyour opinion?

    Roosevelt you are just a little weasel in a million tons of rice or white flour, sifting to find you or hear your voice is impossible; you are a nobody; NATO and the allies are dealing with Russia; what you should be doing is tell Dominicans what happen to the billions of dollars out of the treasury that is unaccounted for!

    Dominicans should take a page out of the saga of what Vladimir has done; he is a dictator so are you Roosevelt, you are dangerous, but your day is fast approaching, Dominicans should be read to fight a guerilla war against you as the citizens of Ukraine are doing.
    I read news from all the islands; you are…

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  9. Vyay neg
    February 25, 2022

    Stay out of the people business. Whats going now has nothing to do with dominica, so stay in your lane.

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  10. dissident
    February 25, 2022

    What did Ukraine do to threaten Russia????
    Some people think might is right.

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    • After All
      February 25, 2022

      Dominica should withdraw all citizenship purchased by Russians under the CBI program and should ban any future participation by Russians. But it won’t, because money counts more than principles to the Skerrit regime.

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  11. Kurtis
    February 25, 2022

    Its best that Dominica just shuts up and stay away from this conflict. We have no horse in this race and it is best that we stay so moving forward.

    Let them figure this out on their own

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  12. Ibo France
    February 25, 2022

    Russia should certainly be roundly condemned for igniting an unnecessary war against its neighbour, Ukraine. War causes a lot of destruction, displacement of many people, economic upheaval but sometimes war is a necessary evil. But, in this instance, this was surely not the case.

    Having said all these things, Mr. Skerrit has no moral authority to condemned Vladimir Putin. Putin targeted and attacked an entire nation, Mr. Skerrit uses his position to target and attack people he perceives to be his eternal enemies. Look what he and his rogue malitia have done to Brian Linton. Most despicable!

    You know, I strongly believe in Karma. And, as sure as the sun will rise, payday will come for this most abominable moron, his enablers, and it’s not going to be pretty. God doesn’t approve of injustices and ugly deeds.

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    • February 25, 2022

      Why don’t you also condemn Brian Linton for wanting to commit treason on the Commonwealth of Dominica just as the late Patrick John did? As long as we all work our payday as you said is inevitable. Do you think that God approves of Brian’s egregious and nefarious deeds?

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      • Lawyer
        February 28, 2022

        Treason? You do not even know the meaning of the word. If you did, you wouldn’t support Skerrit and his cabal any longer. False accounting for state assets, is that treason? YOU BET IT IS!

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      • dissident
        February 28, 2022

        Treason?
        Treason?
        Tell me about de danger Brian poses to de state.
        Tell me about who takes up arms against de state.
        De attorney general should be on radio telling us of de comments made by Brian…. Single out de inflammatory words and show us de injury to de state!!!!!
        You yourself cannot identify de injury to de state from Brian statements!!!
        I don’t have a begging bowl!!!!!

  13. Luca Spark
    February 25, 2022

    Not an ‘invasion’ then ? Dominica government demonstrating that it is falling into line with its Chinese masters rather than having the courage to call it as it is.

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    • Bwa-Banday
      February 25, 2022

      Bwa-vo-coco :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

      Papa Putin and Grand Papa Xi Jin Ping have a big Kallot-en-tete coming for somebody :mrgreen: :mrgreen: .

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  14. foreign observer
    February 25, 2022

    Best thing you can do to help Ukraine is to suspend CBI passport sales to all Russians. For those who buy into CBI are the ones with the money, more often than not ill-gotten, and who will fall into the broad category of western economic sanctions. Dominica does not need any more notoriety than it already has with this program, especially when it comes to Russians.

    And while CBI sales (“investments”) are suspended, make sure the ones who already hold Dominican passports are not rushing to change their names by Deed Poll, as some tried to do in the early 2000s, using weird and wonderful transliterations of their Russian names in the hope of remaining undetected to those most concerned with their activities (it didn’t work).

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