Ukraine’s Minister of Veterans Affairs Yuliia Laputina said her country is ready for a possible Russian attack. We take into account the beginning of the Third World War while making our preparations.”
Russia has deployed around 70,000 troops to its border with Ukraine, with some officials suggesting it is up to 100,000, while Moscow denies any plans to attack Ukraine.
Ukraine, another front in the possible war, continues to negotiate with Western countries and NATO. Despite a succession of strong statements from Russia, a surprising exit came today from Ukraine, which is following a more moderate path.
WE ARE READY TO DEFEND OURSELVES
Ukraine’s Minister of Veterans Affairs Yuliia Laputina said her country is ready to defend itself if Moscow launches another attack on Ukraine.
WE PREPARE TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE THIRD WORLD WAR
In his speech intimidating Russia, the Ukrainian Minister warned that Russia’s full invasion of Ukraine would spread the global conflict and could be the trigger for The Third World War, saying, ‘We also take into account the beginning of the Third World War when we are preparing‘.
WAR WILL BE MUCH WIDER THAN UKRAINE
Laputina noted that if Russia invaded Ukraine, the war would be much wider than Ukraine’s. World War II seems like a possible scenario. For the security of the continent, we must pay attention to the Ukraine issue.”,
400 THOUSAND VETERANS ARE READY FOR WAR
Laputina, who rose to the rank of major general in ukraine’s security service, said the country’s 400,000 veterans would be willing to fight if called.
Asked if he believed Ukraine could resist an invasion by Russia, Laputina said ‘We know that the next step will not succeed because we have a great experience of national resistance’.
EU AGREES ON STRUCTURES
Meanwhile, following the final meeting of the European Union (EU) Leaders’ Summit in Brussels, Belgium, a declaration was issued and Russia was clearly warned. EU leaders have agreed to impose more economic sanctions if Russia invades Ukraine.
RUSSIA: WE CAN SEND NEGOTIATORS AT ANY TIME
Russia said on Thursday it was ready to send a government negotiator “at any time” to begin negotiations with the United States on security guarantees it seeks to defuse the Ukraine crisis.