The Alliance does not step back from the statements, according to which the square of Ukraine are Russian troops, said in the Belgian Mons Supreme commander of allied forces in the European Union General Philip Breedlove.
" We saw a pretty good withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine, but, make no mistake, on the area of Eastern Ukraine Russian troops remain, " said he, reports TASS. Remember, NATO, as well as Kiev and Western countries often accuse the Russian Federation in sending troops to Ukraine, not bringing these claims any evidence. So, on October 17, NATO told that at the Ukrainian border to the present moment there are a large number of military and heavy armament of the Russian army. However, the OSCE has repeatedly affirmed the lack of Russian troops in Ukraine. At the same time, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation spoke about the fear of NATO to undermine the myth as if the existing " Russian threat ". In addition, the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich explaining the first application of the new NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, according to which the Alliance can deploy troops anywhere, said that they do not inspire confidence.