Poltorak: Russia has not abandoned the desire to take over Ukraine

Полторак: Россия не отказалась от желания захватить Украину

Russia has not abandoned plans to seize the territory of Ukraine. This was stated by the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak after the presentation of the head of the National University of defense of Ukraine, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”.

Poltorak noted that Russia strengthens its forces on the border with Ukraine.

“Russia is reinforcing its forces on the border with Ukraine. Additionally they plan to deploy some connections and military units on the border with Ukraine. This suggests that Russia does not refuse from aggressive policy against Ukraine. This suggests that Russia has not abandoned its desire to take over Ukraine and we should not forget that, about the threat that will not go away,” said the defense Minister.

As reported, Poltorak presented the new acting rector of National University of defense named. Chernyakhovsky.

Earlier, the national security and defense Council of Ukraine approved the Strategic defense Bulletin.

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