Peter, Porosencova: Mikhail palinchak / RIA Novosti
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the country is ready to resist, if Moscow decides to intervene. On Friday, March 16, reports “Interfax”.
“We have tens of years put to sleep a lullaby of peace-loving Russia and do it with one purpose — that we were not prepared for the Russian attack. But I declare that such an error will never happen again — let Russia know that we are ready to resist and nine grams of lead would pripsen for everyone who comes to us with a sword,” said the Ukrainian leader in Kramatorsk.
According to him, in 2014, Moscow has placed its forces along the Ukrainian border so that you have the opportunity to attack. Poroshenko added that he had known for more than 35 thousands of Russian troops and Eastern Ukraine, 700 tanks, armored vehicles, artillery systems and reactive systems of volley fire, supplied from Russia.
He also noted that fighting against the Kiev mercenaries are preparing in Crimea, Rostov and Belgorod regions.
Armed clashes in southeastern Ukraine began after a violent change of power in the country and mass demonstrations of the inhabitants of Donetsk, Lugansk and other regions against these events. Was samoprovzglashenny Donetsk and Lugansk people’s Republic, against which Kiev began a military operation involving the army, called anti-terrorism. Ukrainian authorities have repeatedly stated that in the region there are Russian military. Moscow has stressed that its military presence in the Donbass no.
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