The Director of the communications Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Artem Shevchenko told about his impressions of the protests in New Sanzhary, Poltava region, where evacuated people from the Chinese city of Wuhan. The official wrote on his page in Facebook.
“Soon a full day on the road and at work. At 05:00 on 20 February began, nearly 05:00 on 21 February finished. Because he returned to Kiev by road – the inability to fly due to fog from Poltava. Some personal impressions from working inside the theme, what will be, without a doubt, table for study komunikatsiyami and especially ipasniekam. Impressions are purely subjective,” – wrote Shevchenko.
He noticed that the inside of the protests stood steadfast fume from local residents, despite the fact that it was a decree to close all establishments that had alcohol.
“The day was an order to close all Nalivaiko, but the green snakes, like a virus, find, infection, where to get and how to blend in with the slightest crack in the souls, hearts and gourds. And this degree in the ppm without a doubt added a degree of emotional courage some offenders,” added the official.
He also spoke about the “overwhelming, illogical fear”, which was typical mainly for women. This led to a panic. People were convinced that “once it is with China – it means death, we just came.” Shevchenko said that he had not thought that the potential threat that no one has felt, it may scare you.
Also, the Director of the Department of communication of the Ministry of interior said that one of the reasons for the panic – a lack of awareness among local residents. In addition, according to Shevchenko, “the people just haibowal from the very fact that suddenly appeared in the center of such attention” because nothing interesting about the New Sanzhary in the media was not heard for a long time.
Artem Shevchenko said that among the protesters was a total distrust of anything that says anyone in power. Their counter-arguments based on rumors, speculation and distorted information. In addition dominated the view “Everywhere, not allowed, what we should start?” or ” what do you have them in their homes not carried on your estates?”.
The representative of the Ministry of interior said that people have no minimal medical literacy and a culture of prevention. For example, the question of how many are vaccinated from flu and SARS, people said nothing. These diseases annually suffers 5 million citizens and some of them die.
“Inductive psychosis. People in this state take all the deterrent: the moral, ethical, social, intellectual. Top picks of pathological fear that is induced automatically from person to person. And the psychosis it happens that covers the whole city”, – said Anton Shevchenko at the end.