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With move to issue passports to Donbas residents, Russia creates grounds for military intervention in Ukraine – KlimkinThe Kremlin explained that Putin made such a decision "to protect human and civil rights and freedoms," on the basis of "generally accepted principles and norms of international law."
18:00, 26 April 2019
Tymchuk says a terrorist attack cannot be ruled out, which could become a pretext for a full-fledged Russian invasion of the Ukrainian territory.
18:00, 15 March 2019
Connection spotted between Russia's invasion plans and churches in Ukraine targeted for arson attacksActs of arson at churches, synagogues and Catholic temples does not mean Russia will attack automatically; however, the location of targets very accurately shows where exactly Russian special services seek to create zones of instability that could give grounds for military action.
09:00, 20 February 2019
Russia might use Nord Stream 2 pipeline protection as an argument to control vessels traffic in the Baltic Sea.
16:00, 29 November 2018
Russia may launch aggression during Zapad 2017 drills under pretext of protecting Russian speakers – Gen. Muzhenko<p>Russia may claim there is a threat to the security of the Russian-speaking population to justify armed aggression against Ukraine and NATO Allies during the upcoming Russian-Belarusian exercise Zapad 2017, according to Chief of the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces Gen. Viktor Muzhenko.</p>
16:40, 02 September 2017