Turchynov: Russia pulling in troops to Ukraine border to "repaint" them for peacekeepers

16:03, 11 November 2017
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Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov has said Russia began to pull in troops to the borders of Ukraine, which it plans to "repaint" for the UN peacekeepers, according to the Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda.

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According to him, negotiations on the introduction of peacekeeping forces in Donbas are very serious, Ukrayinska Pravda reports.

Read alsoVolker names two options for Russia’s moves on Donbas"But all of Russia's attempts to "repaint" its forces for peacekeepers, which it has already started pulling to the borders of Ukraine, will be in vain," Turchynov said.

He explains such confidence by the probable adoption of the law on Donbas reintegration. "This law will not allow Russia to realize its intentions," the NSDC secretary said.

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