Oleksandr Turchynov (left)Photo: Alexander Maksimenko / RIA Novosti
Adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine the law on the reintegration of Donbass allows for the possibility of armed “liberation” of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. This TV channel “Gromadske” said Secretary of national security Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov.
“We are not saying that today can liberate the occupied territory exclusively by force. But this law does not exclude such a path and creates the preconditions for this”, — he said.
According to him, the Armed forces of Ukraine (AFU) can establish control over the East of the country for some weeks under the condition of “Russian interference”.
13 Feb Turchynov announced the promotion of APU parts on some parts of the contact line in the Donbass. The DNR this information is not confirmed.
On 18 January, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law on the reintegration of Donbass. In the text of the territory of the breakaway Lugansk and Donetsk people’s republics are called occupied, and Russia officially recognized the “land-occupier”. The document allows you to send troops to use armed forces at any time and indefinitely, gives the President the authority to declare martial law.
The confrontation between Ukrainian security forces and militias self-proclaimed republics of Donbass lasts from spring 2014. Then the Kiev leadership that came to power in a coup, announced the beginning of anti-terrorist operation to suppress protests of the inhabitants of the East of the country. Western countries and Ukraine Russia are regularly referred to one of the parties to the conflict, Moscow has denied the allegations.
Video, photo All from Russia.