Russia wants to make Ukraine, West play by Kremlinís rules - Ukraineís military official
According to Ukraineís army general Mykola Malomuzh, the current activity of pro-Kremlin militants points out to the fact that Russia is committed to keeping Ukraine under pressure and at the same time to making the West comply with the Minsk agreements under the Kremlinís conditions.
ĎRussiaís trying to push through local elections in Donbas, negotiations with militants and changes to Ukrainian constitution foreseeing the Ďspecial statusí for the occupied territories. Russia does not plan any large-scale offensives now, but there will be more provocations. They will be escalating the situation but then theyíll retreat againí, Mykola Malomuzh said in an interview with 112 Ukraine TV channel.