The British government wishes to recognize the Russian Federation as a threat of the highest level during the new strategy of national security, which Prime Minister Cameron D. will present on 23 November, writes the Times, citing a source in the Cabinet.
according to the publication, this decision of the authorities as if to come because of Russia's actions over the past 5 years. For example, the story is about the events in Ukraine and in the Syrian Arab Republic. In 2010, Russia in the list of major threats to Britain did not fall, reports RIA " Novosti ".
Other major threats to the state are "the instability associated with influx of migrants in the European Union, as well As terrorism, extremist groups like "Muslim countries" and the spread of Ebola ". According to the publication, the risk analysis of this kind conducted by the British authorities every 5 years. In the beginning, the head of the Ministry of defence of Britain Michael Fallon said that the Russian Federation is a danger to the Baltic States and NATO is preparing to repel any possible aggression. In his own review, published in the Times and Daily Telegraph, Fallon suggested that the Russian President Vladimir Putin can start a secret campaign to destabilize the situation in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. In response to this official authorized Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich said that the words of the Minister of defence of the United Kingdom are " beyond diplomatic ethics ". And the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov expressed doubt that Fallon Also compare the Russian Federation and the terrorist cluster Islamic state, is aware of what he's talking about. Also, similar thoughts were expressed before leader Barack Obama. In September 2014 the White house has named the top global threats of Ebola virus, the activation of terrorists in the Syrian Arab Republic and Iraq, as well As the actions of Russia in the EU. Such a message he did in November. Then the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov gave a comparison of the speech of the President of the United States reports "Ministry of truth" novels of Orwell. And the head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia D. A. Medvedev called Obama's words an " aberration in the brain ".