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Peskov denied reports of an impending Russian invasion of Ukraine
22 November 2021, 16:41
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Peskov denied reports of an impending Russian invasion of Ukraine
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The press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov called the publications with forecasts about the impending military invasion of Ukraine into the territory of "stuffing".

According to the Kremlin spokesman, the statements about the planned war between Russia and Ukraine are a planned information campaign.

“We see that a targeted information campaign is underway. For stuffing, let's say, the pipe is used and (American news agency) Bloomberg, we record this, some American newspapers are involved in this, "- said Peskov.

He stated that the purpose of whipping up tensions is "an attempt to present the Russian Federation as a party that threatens the settlement process".

“And, of course, it cannot be ruled out that this is a camouflage to cover up aggressive intentions that may take place in Kiev, meaning those who are aggressive in terms of their desire to solve the problem of southeastern Ukraine by force”, - Kommersant quotes Peskov as saying.

A Kremlin spokesman suggested that Western media reports on the pulling together of Russian troops in the direction of Donbass are in fact intended to create information noise that distracts public attention from Ukraine's possible plans to launch a military operation in Donbass.

According to Peskov, Kiev is now "and is building up its forces, Kiev is being helped to build up its forces, Kiev is being supplied with a significant amount of weapons, including modern and high-tech".

The facts of the redeployment of Russian troops in the direction of the Ukrainian border, according to Peskov, are an internal affair of the Russian Federation, since “any movement of Russian troops within our territory, and we are talking specifically about Russian territory, do not pose a threat to anyone and should not cause concern to anyone. ", - he said.

Peskov noted that "the number of provocations" is growing significantly at the border.

He stressed that weapons are used to carry out provocations, which are supplied to the territory of Ukraine from NATO countries. Peskov called what is happening "a violation of the current Minsk agreements".

The United States announced that in the coming winter - approximately at the end of January-beginning of February, Russia could begin a military invasion of the territory of Ukraine. To "prepare the ground" Russia allegedly destabilizes the internal political situation in the country, namely, organizes rallies in Ukraine.

At the same time, rallies on the territory of the Russian Federation were actually banned. Local authorities refuse applicants en masse under the pretext of a new coronavirus infection. In addition, recent legislative amendments have made it much more difficult to hold rallies on the territory of the Russian Federation in cases where they receive money from foreign sources.