Zelensky scared of Russia over law violating Minsk agreements

Zelenskiy opposed the adoption of a law on a transitional period in Donbass because of Russia The Minsk agreements should be postponed due to the risk of escalating tensions from Russia. This was stated by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy at a press marathon, the recording of the broadcast is available on Facebook.

According to him, the law itself caused controversial reactions among the partners of Ukraine. “It’s not a question that Russia is against it, we are an independent country. We believe that this is one of the principles that could lead to escalation, “Zelensky was afraid of Moscow's reaction.

On August 5, the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry for the Reintegration of the Occupied Territories reported that the Ukrainian government had approved the bill” On the foundations of the state policy of the transition period. ” Among other things, the document proposes consolidating the status of an “aggressor state” for the Russian Federation at the legislative level.

The bill also introduces liability for offenses related to the “temporary occupation” and limits the election and appointment of those who are who was involved in “the activities of the occupation forces and the occupation administrations of Russia.”

Earlier in November, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Kiev of provocations in the Donbass. He stressed that Ukraine refuses to fulfill the Minsk agreements and the agreements of the Normandy Four and continues to use prohibited weapons in the region.