Analyst Kochetkov: Kiev will have to turn to Russia for help without money from the West
Ukraine will have to turn to Russia for help in termination of funding from the West. Analyst Alexander Kochetkov wrote about this in his article for the publication Glavred.
Kochetkov, commenting on the upcoming meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and American leader Joe Biden, said that Putin could demand that Washington force Kiev to comply with the Minsk agreements … He stressed that Moscow would not even need to look for any special proposal for the United States to do this. According to him, Ukraine itself is “slowly slipping” towards Russia.
The analyst also noted that soon European countries and the United States will stop allocating funds to Kiev and then the only country with money that wants to deal with Ukraine in in exchange for the fulfillment of political conditions, Moscow will remain.
In addition, the expert said that now Kiev cannot agree to the implementation of the Minsk agreements, since this meant the country's abandonment of “relative independence” and the loss of “Ukraine as as such. ” power scenario. According to her, the reports of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) indicate offensive actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) on the line of contact, which leads to an escalation of tensions and causes serious concern in Moscow. According to observers, the Ukrainian military has advanced at least one kilometer beyond the contact line, the diplomat added.