(Moscow) Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Sunday ruled out the possibility of a war with Ukraine, raising concerns for several days about strengthening Russian forces along its borders.
“Of course, no one is going on the battlefield, and no one will accept such a war,” Peskov said in an interview with public broadcaster Rosya 1, which was broadcast in Moscow in the evening, but the essence of which was revealed.
“No one accepts the possibility of a civil war in Ukraine,” he assured Ukraine, “Russia will not be indifferent to the fate of Russian speakers living in the southeast.” Between Kiev forces and pro-Russian separatists 2014.
According to Moscow, the war, which has claimed more than 13,000 lives since its outbreak, is the Ukrainian civil war because Kiev and the West are clearly seeing Russia’s extensively registered military, political and economic aid to separatists.
In recent days, Kiev and many Western capitals have criticized Moscow for mass forces on the Ukrainian border and the occupied Crimean peninsula, while deadly incidents with separatists are taking place almost every day.
According to Ukraine, the Kremlin is looking for an excuse to launch a major military operation.
The Kremlin did not condemn the actions of these forces, but assured that it would not threaten anyone, accusing Kiev of “provoking” with the aim of “worsening the situation before”.
Russia is making every effort to resolve this conflict. And we will continue to do so desperately.
In an interview with the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov
If the fighting has almost stopped since the end of the treaty in the summer of 2020, they have resumed with intensity in recent weeks. Since the beginning of this year, 26 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in this way, and by 2020 the country will have lost only 50 soldiers.
Kiev reaffirmed his support for Ukraine, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Putin to “reduce” the Russian presence on Ukraine. Border.