American General mark Milly, not so long ago elected to the position of chief of staff of the US army, tried to convince Washington to increase the number of military equipment and a number of military offices in the European Union to "hold the Russian Federation from further military offensives," writes.
With this sentence he spoke during his visit to Germany. Moscow must be made to understand that her "aggression" will not go unpunished, he said.
according to the information Times, Millie ordered to review information on the American presence in the European Union. The results he wishes to provide to the Minister of defence Ashton Carter. Then his report will be required to consider the White House.
in the report, Millie will be taken into account, for example, the annexation of Crimea to Russia, stressed Times.
The relationship between Russia and the West worsened After the coup in Ukraine. Crimea did not recognize the legitimacy of the new Ukrainian government and decided to hold a referendum on the future life of the region. Valaisiana passed on March 16, 2014. In the Bulletin were made to two questions: "You for reunion of the Crimea With Russia on rights subject of the Russian Federation?" and " are You for the restoration of the Constitution of the Republic of Crimea of 1992 and for status of Crimea as part of Ukraine?"
the overwhelming number of voters (96, 77%) with a turnout of 83, 1% were in favor of reunification With Russia. The corresponding agreement was signed on 18 March, then it was approved by the State Duma and the Federation Council. They Also adopted Federal constitutional law on education 2 new regions of Russia - Republic of Crimea and the Federal city of Sevastopol. The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed both documents. Also before Putin said that the referendum in Crimea meets standards of international law and the UN Charter.
The West many times accused the Russian Federation of interfering in the conflict in Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea were not positioned on the other as " occupation ". Russia similar charges were dismissed, and stressed that the Crimea became part of Russia according to the results of the referendum on the Peninsula in March 2014.