Russia can increase its accumulation of operational-tactical missiles with wings, and review a number of international agreements in the case of placing of elements of the European missile defense system in Ukraine, predicts the Head of the Center for geopolitical analysis (Moscow), Leonid Ivashov.
Secretary of Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said on Wednesday that Kiev may consider holding consultations on the ABM system deployment on its territory. The reason for such action he called " protection against nuclear dangers from Russia.
"Speaking about the deployment of missile defense elements in Ukraine, Turchynov merely reproduces the thoughts of third forces, because Kiev threatens anything, but not the danger of a nuclear strike ", - Ivanov said Fins news .
according to his vision of Russia, no doubt, will in this case " certain countermeasures ".
"It has the ability to be and respect the Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics, and the strengthening of our groups operational-tactical missiles with wings. Also the RF becomes tougher to treat the Montreux Convention on the regime of the Turkish Straits", he said.
According to the Montreux Convention on the status of the Straits, warships of countries that do not have access to the Black sea, have the opportunity to be in his area is not more than 21 days, and imposed significant limits on the class and tonnage of the vessel. The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov had previously stated that the stay of the U.S. ships in the Black sea has often exceeded by the Convention terms.
According to Ivashov, from the beginning of the current fall in Ukraine, the U.S. had expressed interest in placing their missile systems in the East.
"When the Americans started this operation, one of the main goals they put in place their missiles in the Eastern regions of Ukraine - with the same attitude they besprepjatstvenno reach the TRANS-Ural Russian missile forces ", - noted Ivashov.