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Saturday, February 17, 2018

The media learned versions of the Russian response to the attempted terrorist attacks in Crimea

Powerful military strikes on Ukraine are not considered as a response to the attempt of Ukrainian saboteurs to arrange a series of terrorist attacks on the Crimean Peninsula, told “Vedomosti” a source close to the defense Ministry.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

At the meeting of the Russian Security Council dealing with the incident in the Crimea, the relevant departments were instructed to develop retaliatory steps against Ukraine.

The option of drawing on Ukraine, a powerful retaliatory military strikes in response to the commando operation in the Crimea is not considered. About it the newspaper “Vedomosti” said a source close to the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation.

According to the source close to the leadership of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND), Moscow may cease to restrain the response of the army DND “in response to the ongoing shelling by the Ukrainian security forces.

According to him, this spring, such deterrence already weakened after Ukrainian troops began to occupy the neutral zone established by the Minsk agreement.

Earlier Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that President Vladimir Putin can make the decision to break off diplomatic relations with Ukraine.

According to the FSB, in the Crimea was disclosed a network of agents of the Ukrainian military intelligence. On the night of August 7 near Armyansk was detained a group of saboteurs, which was intended to arrange terrorist attacks on the resorts of the Crimea.

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