Before the presidential and parliamentarian elections in 2019 in Ukraine, Russia will use all possible range of the leverage to destabilize the country. Pavlo Klimkin, the Foreign Minister of Ukraine claimed this during the joint press conference with Polish college as Interfax-Ukraine reported.
“Before the elections, both presidential and parliamentarian next year, Russia will do everything to destabilize Ukraine,” he said.
Also, the Ukrainian Foreign Minister added that at the moment, Russia deliberately tries to destabilize the situation in the Sea of Azov.
As we reported Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree on imposing sanctions against Ukraine in response to Ukraine’s restrictive measures against the Russian citizens and legal entities.
Having signed the document, Putin commissioned the Russian Federation to define those Ukrainian individuals against who the sanctions would be introduced. In addition, he ordered, “to take other measures necessary for the realization of the real order.” Also, Russia has to determine the measures that will be taken against the citizens and legal entities.
The order enters into force as it is signed. The sanctions can be lifted if Ukraine adopts a similar decisionю
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev claimed that the sanctions against Ukraine would concern hundreds of people.