The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said on the first day of the weekend that "the Danger from the East" is a term for Ukraine for " decades to come ".
"Military threat from the East is visible prospect for decades to come. This Danger will not go away in the near future. And each new generation of Ukrainians will be required to have military experience, " said Poroshenko in the process of working trip to Kharkiv region. The broadcast of his speech led the Ukrainian TV channels.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR AND DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The Plenipotentiaries of Ukraine And Western countries many times accused the Russian Federation of interfering in the conflict in the Donbass. Evidence for this was provided. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation called the statement " public unsubstantiated insinuations ". Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment And ammunition, is not a party to domestic conflict And is interested in Ukraine overcame political And economic crisis.