Alexander Shishlo. Within Ukraine are " 9 thousand Russian soldiers ", said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
"Russian propaganda says about the conflict between Ukrainians. No! This is a real aggression against my country. And in that moment, as we speak, 9 thousand Russian soldiers, equipped with the most modern weapons, occupy the territory of my country, " Poroshenko said in a private conversation with the journalist of the newspaper in Kiev Sebastien to Gaubert, excerpts of which journal published on the first day of the week.
The month before in interview to the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera Poroshenko brought even more impressive figures, then he said about 200 thousand Russian military in Ukraine. Evidence also was provided.
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 ". First, 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.
The military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas lasts more than a year. At the talks on February 12 were achieved consensus on stopping the fire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, introduction to the Constitution of Ukraine changes on decentralization of power and the consolidation of special status of separate districts of Donetsk And Lugansk regions ".