Zakharova accused Ukraine of preparing provocations in Donbas

Zakharova accused Ukraine of preparing provocations in Donbas

The military situation in Ukraine poses a threat to large-scale military operations on Donbass, the Russian foreign Ministry has information about preparing provocations of the Ukrainian security forces, said at a briefing on Wednesday the official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.


“Introduced at the initiative of [Ukrainian President Petro] Poroshenko from November 28, martial law in ten regions of Ukraine, including the Donbass, is not only contrary to the letter and spirit of the package of measures, but also poses a serious threat of a resumption of hostilities” — quoted Zakharov “Interfax”. In her estimation, “shock troops of the armed forces of Ukraine is able at any moment to unleash large-scale fighting along the line of contact.”

Foreign Ministry spokesman drew attention that the Ministry received information “about the possibility of Ukrainian security forces of provocations with use, including chemical agents”.Newsthe first time Putin has commented on the incident in the Kerch Strait

“Martial law is the camouflage behind which the regime Poroshenko seeks to disguise in the Donbass another provocation. And all this, we believe, will be some obvious evidence of the so-called “Russian aggression”,” — said Zakharov.

Today, the chief of the General staff of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko said that Russia from August, increasing its military presence on the Russian-Ukrainian border, and praised the “military threat” from Russia as the greatest since the annexation of Crimea in 2014, “it is Very difficult to predict when he [the aggressor] want to start active military actions against Ukraine,” — said Muzhenko.

Poroshenko after the approval by the Verkhovna Rada decree on martial law said that “the number of tanks on bases, which are located along our border has grown three times”.

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