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Ukrainian-based Freedom of Russia Legion is ready to exchange Tetkino for Melitopol

14 March, 2024 Thursday
20:50

Commenting on Vladimir Putin's statement, the Ukraine-based paramilitary unit Freedom of Russia Legion said they were ready to start negotiations with the presidential administration to exchange Tetkino for Melitopol

Alexei Baranovsky, a volunteer of the Ukraine-based Russian armed group Freedom of Russia Legion, said this on Espreso TV.

"In fact, Putin's idea is not so bad. We may even accept his offer and exchange Tetkino for Melitopol. I think it will be a good deal. We are ready to start negotiations with the presidential administration to make this exchange, it is a fairly workable option," he said.

Baranovsky wondered whether representatives of the FSB or the Russian GUR would dare to get in touch to discuss such issues.

"So far, they have not contacted us. I think they are waiting for a signal from Moscow. After all, they only do what they are ordered to do from above. In general, border guards are also part of the FSB. So far, FSB representatives and border guards have been performing only those functions that are dictated by their instinct for self-preservation. But when they receive commands from Moscow, maybe then they will start some negotiations," he said.

  • On March 13, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin reacted to Ukraine's alleged attacks on the territory of the Russian Federation. According to the dictator, the goals are allegedly "if not to disrupt, then to interfere" with the elections in Russia. "Another goal is to get a trump card in a possible negotiation process: "well, we will return this to you, and you will return this to us," Putin said.
  • On the morning of March 14, the Russian Defense Ministry accused Ukraine of allegedly attacking two regions with 14 drones. Later, Belgorod reported a second attack.
  • On March 14, a volunteer of the Freedom of Russia Legion, Aleksey Baranovsky, said that the Russian army had moved reserves to the Belgorod and Kursk regions and was actively trying to displace Russian volunteer units. The Freedom of Russia Legion warned the locals about the beginning of active attacks.
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