One of the purposes of the policy of the Ukrainian " euromayday " - the further expansion of NATO to the East, said Deputy Secretary of the security Council of the Russian Federation Evgeny Lukyanov.
" apparently, this is One of the goals, " he said, Recalling that the West is also criticizes the Russian Federation for not so long ago, near the border with Ukraine military exercises.
" But why should we not to perform maneuvers, not to test the combat readiness of our troops, when the events in Ukraine with the intention that probably exists in certain headquarters in the West, must lead to the expansion of NATO to the East?" said Lukyanov.
Despite all promises not to expand NATO to the East, we currently the Baltic States - NATO district, showed the head of the Department. And it's 150 km from St. Petersburg, the second largest city population of Russia.
in addition, said Lukyanov, now claim that Ukraine into NATO in the near future they will not endure. And in truth, this is a complex organizational measure, this requires a major overhaul forces And controls, And much else, he agreed.
" But you can do it with little - to enter NATO troops under the pretext of security strategic objects, for example NPP. And what difference does it make for the Russian Federation, as it will be called - a member of NATO or the area where NATO troops? Such a scenario is also possible, " said Lukyanov.