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Ukraine asserts that Russia-controlled forces are preparing for combat
Ukraine-Crisis-Donbass: Ukraine affirms that Russia's controlled forces are preparing for combat © Reuters / Alexander Ermochenko Ukraine affirms That controlled forces by Russia are preparing for battle by Natalia Zinets Kiev (Reuters) - Russia-controlled forces in the Donbass region, in eastern Ukraine, are preparing for combat and have carried out Large-scale military exercises, said Tuesday the intelligence management of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.
The tensions between Ukraine and Russia are a challenge for the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers. A turn could bring a scheduled conversation between the US and Russia's resort chefs.
According to the US government, Foreign Minister Antony will blink with his Russian counterpart Sergej Lawrow together on Thursday in Stockholm. The encounter takes place on the edge of the meeting of the organization for safety and cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Previously, a conversation is planned with the Ukrainian foreign minister Dmytro Kulba planned.
Ukraine worries about "dangerous" signals from Moscow at the border
© Ukrainian Presidential Press-Service / AFP L e President Ukrainian Volodymyr Zelensky has worried Friday of "very dangerous" signals of the Russia , accused of deploying troops at the border, while saying "entirely prepared" to a possible military climbing with Moscow.
Flashing takes part for the US at the Meeting of thein Riga. In the run-up to this appointment, Ukraine had asked the Western Defense Alliance to strengthen joint cooperation and prepare economic sanctions against Russia. "We will call allies to join Ukraine and lace on a deterrent package," said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kreateba on his arrival in Riga in front of journalists. In the Latvian capital is currently also the OSCE Council of Ministers, where Ukraine participates.
the government in Kiev, which pursues accession to NATO and EU, fears an attack by Russia. Kulba said, part of the deterrent package would have to be economic sanctions against Russia in the event that President Vladimir Putin decided to "choose the worst-case scenario". NATO should also strengthen military and defense cooperation with Ukraine. "We are confident that we can hold President Putin to choose a military use when we bundle our efforts when we act coordinates."
NATO warns Russia against attack on Ukraine
Brussels. NATO is worried at the Ukrainian border in view of the persistent Russian troop march and urged the government in Moscow to deflect. © Olivier Matthys NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday evening in Brussels. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warns Russia: "Every use of violence against Ukraine will have consequences, will lead to costs for Russia," said the Norwegian in Brussels.
Ukraine makes Russia again Talk offer
The Ukrainian President Wolodymyr Selenskyj pleaded for direct negotiations with Russia to solve the continuous conflict in the Ostukraine. "We need to recognize the truth that we can not end the war without direct negotiations with Russia," said the 43-year-old in his response to the nation in Parliament in Kiev. All foreign partners would have already confessed. At the same time, only the army could really protect Ukraine. However, the Kremlin does not seem as a conflict party in the competitive region and has long pushed Ukraine to direct negotiations with the pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk and Luhansk. Kiev rejects this persistently.
For days there are reports of a Russian troop march on the border with Ukraine. The government in Kiev and NATO warns, the troop movements near the border could be harbinging an open military confrontation. Russia itself declares the troop movement as part of his regular winter maneuver, which started this Wednesday. It is partly at the border to Ukraine.Russia launches Winterman's
10,000 soldiers were sent to the extensive maneuver area, the Ministry of Defense in Moscow continued to say. The exercise will also be held in the Crimea and in a Russian region, which on the Donbass border. Russia has annexed the Ukrainian peninsula in the Black Sea in 2014; The Donbass is the area in the east of Ukraine, in which pro-Russian separatists have been fighting for Ukrainian soldiers since 2014.
The leadership in Moscow rejected inspections to hug attack plans and explained, Russia has the right to troop movements on his own territory. At the same time, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine had been awarded to have sent 125,000 soldiers to the conflict of Donbass. That's half the Ukrainian army, said a spokeswoman of the Ministry in Moscow.
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