Russian aggression is aimed at establishing full control over the Black Sea to influence the countries in the region, Vadym Skibitskyi

2018-11-26 17:57:00 | ID: 45354

Representative of the Defence Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine Vadym Skibitskyi has reported it during a briefing Military Strategic Evaluation of the threat of invasion into Ukraine by the Russian armed forces.

According to him, in addition to the domination in the waters of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, the aggressor is striving to prevent return of Crimea under the Ukrainian jurisdiction, create a counterbalance to the US and NATO activities in the eastern flank, and extend its military presence in the Mediterranean region.

PA Directorate of the Armed Forces of Ukraine