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Desperation gesture: European integration expert Rybachuk on unilateral change of Russia's borders in Baltic Sea

22 May, 2024 Wednesday
17:10

Oleh Rybachuk, head of the Center for Joint Action, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European Integration (2005), said that Russia does not decide anything in the Baltic Sea

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He said this on the Espreso TV channel.

"The situation is interesting because the Baltic Sea has become NATO's inland sea. The victorious strategy of the so-called best strategist Putin has yielded results. Russia's borders with NATO have increased by thousands of kilometers. We need to wait for the reaction of Lithuania and Finland. Because Russia made this gesture unilaterally, and it looks like a gesture of desperation. At the moment, Russia is not deciding anything in the Baltic Sea. This is a 'good' step on the part of Russia to make Europeans realize once again who they are dealing with," Rybachuk emphasized.

  • On May 21, the Russian authorities decided to unilaterally change the borders with Lithuania and Finland in the Baltic Sea.
  • On May 21, in the southern military district of the Russian Federation, the aggressor began the first stage of exercises with practical training and use of tactical nuclear weapons.
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