Ukraine-conflict to the tapers. Lauter news agency in the line of creamy boss Putin western Russia on alert staggered troop, to be tested the combat ability. Rev. reacts Moscow’s anti Russian sentiment in the neighboring country.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to agency reports, displaced parts of the armed forces on alert. This concerns troops in western Russia, it said in the reports on Wednesday. The readiness of the armed forces should be tested, Putin ordered. A muscle-flexing in the middle of tensions between the West and the East of Ukraine.
“At the direction of the President of the Russian Federation, the troops were placed in western Russia today by 14 clock on alert,” the Interfax news agency quoted the Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. This is equivalent to 10 clock CET.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had spoken of an increasingly “neo-fascist” mood in western Ukraine. The background: There are claims in the room that the language of the Russian minority in Ukraine should be banned. An advance, which was driven by the revolution in the country and the impeachment of former President Viktor Yanukovych. In the eastern part of the Ukraine many ethnic Russians live. Likewise, on the Crimean peninsula, where the Russian Black Sea Fleet is stationed.
Russia had previously demanded in plain words a restoration of stability and order. In addition, Moscow called on the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), to investigate the situation in Ukraine. The remains after the coup on Saturday unclear for the time being: yet the ex-Soviet republic is waiting for a new government. Candidates for the new cabinet should be presented on Wednesday night in Kiev on the central Independence square, the Maidan. This was announced by the politicians Valeri Pazkan of the party Udar (impact) of the ex-Boxprofis with Vitali Klitschko.
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According to the party of the former Parliament chief Arseniy Yatsenyuk as well as the rich businessman and former Foreign Minister Pyotr Poroshenko eligible for the post of prime minister in question. The election of the new government is scheduled for this Thursday in Parliament.
Thus, while the Ukrainian relations with Russia remains extremely tense after the events of last week, the country continued support can at least be assured by NATO. “Ukraine is a close and stable partner of NATO,” said the secretary general of the military alliance, Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Brussels. One wants to partner with the former Soviet republic to continue.