- Russia today warned of a full-scale war in eastern Ukraine.
- They claim that Ukraine is now so unstable that Russian security is threatened.
- Russia has gathered unusually much military at the Ukrainian border, which worries Kiev.
Ukraine’s growing instability poses a threat to Russia, says Russian state television channel Vesti, which interviews President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
Peskov talks about civil war in Ukraine and compare with the tragedy in Srebrenica, which Russia does not want to see repeated, implying that Russian-speakers in the so-called breakaway areas of Donetsk and Luhansk are now threatened by a war-torn Kiev.
The possibility exists of a new human tragedy such as Srebrenica and it will Russia do everything to stop, Peskov explained, similar has previously been heard from others in the Kremlin.
A kind of answer on the criticism that Germany’s Angela Merkel made directly to President Putin that Russia must withdraw its troops from the Ukrainian border in order to reduce the risk of escalating hostilities.
Ukraine has mobilized, as a result of several ceasefire violations and a record number of soldiers killed.
On the Russian-backed The breakaway side in Ukraine reported no military casualties, but instead a five-year-old boy, who is said to have been killed by a grenade dropped from a Ukrainian drone. Something that gets a lot of attention in the Russian media.
But reporters in Ukraine have revealed that it was more of an accident with unexploded ordnance.
Source: ICELAND NEWS