The intelligence chief considers that the Russian plan consists of a dividing line between the occupied and unoccupied regions
Russia look for the division of Ukraineaccording to the Korean model, according to the head of the Ukrainian military intelligence, Kyrylo Budanovwho claims that this is the purpose of Moscowhaving failed in his plan to take over the entire country.
The Russians have failed to bring down the ukrainian governmentas the president wanted Vladimir Putinand have suffered heavy defeats in kyiv, says Budanov, in a message posted on his Twitter account. Facebook.
“There are reasons to think that Putin contemplates a korean style stageconsisting of a dividing line between the occupied and unoccupied regions of our country”, continues the head of the Intelligence Department of the Ministry of Defence -GURMO-.
The efforts of the Russian troops are now concentrated on creating a land corridor with Crimeaannexed by Russia in 2014, in what they have run into, according to Budanov, with the “indomitable and brave” defense of the besieged Mariupol city.
End of the first phase
The Russian high command concluded on Friday the so-called first phase of its intervention in Ukraine and assured that it would now concentrate on what it described as “liberation” of Donbasthe self-proclaimed breakaway republics in the east of the country.
the ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskyhas repeatedly made it clear that any negotiation with Russia must lead to “significant results”, under the premise of respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of his country.
In a recent message, the Ukrainian leader insisted that the territorial integrity must be “guaranteed” and warned that its population “will not accept any condition” that does not respect that sovereignty.
Your foreign minister, Dmytro Kulebaalso denied a few days ago that kyiv and Moscow were close to reaching agreements on four of the six points discussed as part of the peace talks.
Kuleba pointed out that “there is no consensus” with Russia, in response to statements by the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had spoken of some agreements, such as Ukraine’s refusal to join NATO.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.