The Russian president on Monday signed an order recognizing the independence of two self-proclaimed separatist republics owned by Ukraine. Vladimir Putin ordered the sending of “peace guards” to Donetsk and Luhansk. An extraordinary meeting of the UN Security Council was held on Monday night due to rising tensions in Ukraine. The Ukrainian military says two soldiers were killed and 12 wounded in a separatist shelling. At tvn24.pl, we report on current events related to the situation around Ukraine.
President Russia Vladimir Putin Russia’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday morning ordered the deployment of Russian “peacekeepers” to the separatist Donetsk and Lukansk republics in the east. Ukraine. Earlier on Monday, the Russian president signed a decree recognizing the independence of two Ukrainian-owned separatist regions.
“This move by President Putin is the basis for an attempt to create a pretext for further aggression against Ukraine,” US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield told a Security Council night meeting at the request of Ukraine. He said it was nonsense to call the Russian troops assigned to capture Donbass “peacekeepers.”
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