A senior Kremlin official on Thursday said Russia could face a necessary situation. Protect their citizens in Eastern Ukraine and military action may follow. Reuters reported..
Russia’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer Dmitry Kosak said:I support the assessment that … the beginning of military operations – this will be the beginning of the end of Ukraine.
The speech took place on the same day as the President of Russia. Vladimir PutinVladimir Vladimirovich Putin Energy Overnight: Progressive Group Fears Infrastructure Climate Plan Won’t Survive Senate | EPA Proposes Vehicle Emission Standards by End of July | Showcasing growing partisan divisions on climate change, Putin plans to go to the Biden Climate Summit: CNN’s Opportunity Report among journalists in detention while covering additional Navalny incarceration. Ukraine accused Ukraine of inciting the eastern region during a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Putin accused Kiev of “making the situation worse there.”
Ukraine announced on Saturday that it would hold a joint military exercise with NATO forces, with more than 1,000 military personnel from five NATO nations.
The Ukrainian parliament released a statement last week declaring it had been “escalating” up front, citing “A significant increase in the fire of ammunition and provocation by the armed forces of the Russian Federation”