Marchuk: In 2014, after annexation of the Crimea, I said that in two or three days is the invasion of Donbass. But officials said: «we Have everything under control»

The former Prime Minister, former head of the SBU and Ministry of defense, former NSDC Secretary Yevhen Marchuk in the broadcast program author editor-in-chief of the edition «GORDON» Alesya Batsman «Batman LIVE» on the channel NewsOne said that in 2014, warned about the imminent invasion of Russian troops in the Donbass after the annexation of Crimea.

«When the war started (I think it is not from the Donbas, and Crimea, because I saw that this is a real, actual war), I then went back into the media sphere… And officials have said: «What you sow panic?!». Not because I looked at the sky and I of the Lord it came to me. No, I just had a lot of contacts and acquaintances from the region… I am not going to tell you why I said that in two or three days is the invasion of Donbass. But officials said, «we Have everything under control,» – said Marchuk.

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Russia annexed Crimea after the illegal referendum on 16 March 2014. The annexation of Crimea by Russia is not recognised by Ukraine and most countries of the world. In the moment between mainland Ukraine and the Crimea there is an access control regime, and Kiev de facto controls the Peninsula.

Immediately after the annexation of Crimea, armed conflict began in Eastern Ukraine, it is still ongoing. Fighting underway between the Armed forces of Ukraine and Russian-backed militants, who control part of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.




Marchuk: In 2014, after annexation of the Crimea, I said that in two or three days is the invasion of Donbass. But officials said: «we Have everything under control» 31.08.2017

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