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"The Russian side does not abandon the idea of Ukraine's federalization and tries to use ethnic factors in the west and southwest of Ukraine to disseminate sentiments regarding autonomies," Hrytsak said.

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At the same time, Hrytsak assured that the SBU is making efforts to confront such type of aggression.