Russian foreign Ministry: Ukraine is preparing for the offensive in the Donets basin with access to the borders of Russia
Kiev prepares armed provocation in the Donbass for a rapid offensive in the direction Mariupol and access to the border with Russia, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
“According to available information, in the coming days, Kyiv intends to organize an armed provocation on the line of contact, to using introduced, including in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, the regime of martial law, to organize a rapid offensive in the Mariupol area with the aim of seizure of territory of the Azov sea and the exit to the border with Russia”, — quotes Ms. Zakharova “Interfax”. She added that only in the period from 1 to 7 December, the OSCE observers found 190 units is prohibited by the Minsk agreement heavy weapons and equipment outside of permitted storage areas.
The Russian foreign Ministry believes that the offensive in the Donbas and worsening of the situation “have” to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to boost his rating before elections.
Previously, Ms. Zakharova has already warned that Kiev is preparing in the Donbas provocation. In her words, “in the region transferred substantial offensive components,” which are “dispersed along the line of contact.”
We will remind, on November 25, Russian border guards detained in the Kerch Strait Ukrainian ship with 24 crew members. The FSB claims that they illegally crossed the Russian border. After the incident, the Ukrainian authorities imposed martial law 10 regions and banned Russian men from 16 to 60 years of age to enter the territory of the country.
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