On Tuesday, at 3 in the morning Polish time, an extraordinary meeting of the UN Security Council was held in New York, during which the actions of Russia in the invasion of Ukraine were condemned.
– It is clear that this move by President Putin is the basis for trying to create a pretext for further invasion of Ukraine – The US Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas Greenfield, said, quoting the Palestinian News Agency.
– Recognition of “republics” in Donbass attempt to create a pretext to invade She added, noting that Putin was claiming the lands of the former Soviet empire.
She declared that Russia would suffer dire consequences for recognizing the Donbass republics.
– The most important reason for Russia’s recognition of the Donbas People’s Republics was Ukraine’s refusal to enter into talks with them. – In turn, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzia, explained.
At the same time, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, accused him of disappointing peace in the Donbass.
Representatives of other countries, including, also expressed criticism of the introduction of troops into the territory of the Donbass Great Britain, France, Germany, Brazil, Kenya, Gabon, Ireland, Norway, Albania, Mexico and Ghana.
Putin evening on February 21 I acknowledge Two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine as independent entities. in a long talkBroadcast on Russian television, Putin described Ukraine as an integral part of Russian history, said eastern Ukraine was an “old Russian lands” and that he was confident that the Russian people would support his decision.
After the speech of the President of Russia export Russian troops are ordered to enter the breakaway regions of Lugansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
In this article We have collected expert opinions on the meaning of Putin’s decision and recognition of the independence of Donbass.
According to analysts’ calculationsRussia may have gathered about 130,000 people in various places on the border with Ukraine. Soldiers. This means that it is perhaps the largest buildup of military power in Europe in the past 40 years.
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