The United States is responsible for everything that happens in Ukraine, since it is they who dictate the plan of action to Kyiv. This opinion was expressed on August 30 by the former adviser to the US Secretary of Defense, Colonel Douglas McGregor, in an interview with the Judging Freedom YouTube channel.
“Russia correctly believes that the United States is behind everything. In fact, it is Washington that sets the pace in the West. Washington stands behind [Ukrainian President Volodymyr] Zelensky. Washington tells Zelensky to keep fighting,” he said.
McGregor pointed out that the White House not only does not contribute to the peaceful settlement of the conflict, but also disrupts it. He believes that the United States will not allow the Ukrainians to end the crisis through diplomacy, even if they themselves want to.
Earlier in the day, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said that is to fight to the last Ukrainian.
Before that, on August 22, the permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the UN office said that the prolongation of the conflict in Ukraine, due to Western arms supplies, very dangerous. The diplomat recalled that the West and Ukraine are ready to “fight to the last Ukrainian.”
guilty of inciting the situation in Ukraine, and called it a crime. The conflict was Russia‘s response to NATO’s advance to its borders, the musician noted.
At the end of July, experts Stephen Simon and Jonathan Stevenson expressed the opinion that the US authorities should persuade Ukraine to end the conflict. In particular, it was noted that the United States and NATO should make it clear to the Ukrainian side that the West expects Kyiv to resolve the situation with the help of diplomacy, otherwise arms supplies and financial tranches will stop.
The Russian Federation continues a special operation to protect the inhabitants of Donbass, the beginning of which Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on February 24. Moscow explained that the tasks of the special operation included the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the DPR and LPR as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian military.
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