The Slovak intelligence service said that Russian agents has greatly increased its activity in Slovakia and other countries of NATO and the EU in connection with the crisis in Ukraine, informs.
according to the Agency, the Slovak information service (SIS) made this verdict in its own annual report, without providing any details.
SIS said that the Russian Federation is actively supporting militias in Ukraine to keep the country within its sphere of influence, reports the Agency. It is noted that the conflict in Ukraine strengthened the position of conservatives that are close to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated, when the Crimea and Sevastopol became the Russian regions after the 16 March 2014 referendum in which the overwhelming majority of voters voted for reunification with Russia. In the capital of Russia notice that the referendum in Crimea complies with international law and the UN Charter. Anyway, Ukraine still considers Crimea its territory, And the EU and NATO have imposed because of this, a number of sanctions against Russia.
The Russian defense Ministry reported many times that does not supply the militia military equipment, ammunition and other assistance. Statements of Kiev on the issue in the Ministry of war called "absolute nonsense" that " defies criticism." And the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said that the Statements about the presence of Russian troops in the Donbass unproven - no one until now could not present concrete evidence, despite repeated accusations.