Russian leadership does not abandon its aggressive plans regarding Ukraine

October 28, 2016
The Russian Federation proceeds with its preparation for full-scale armed aggression

This was stated by a representative of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine during the briefing at the press-center of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.

Vadym Skibitskyi released information regarding the exercises on concentrated air strikes targeted at Ukrainian strategic facilities by Russian combat aircrafts in the air space of the Republic of Belarus. Strategic bomber aircraft Tu-160 and two long-range bomber aircrafts Tu-22M3 of the Aerospace Forces of the RF Armed Forces performed flights along the state border of Ukraine and executed simulated missile launches.

According to Vadym Skibitskyi, the Russian Federation is still considering the possibility of armed confrontation with NATO. For that purpose, in the North-Western strategic direction Russia has augmented its strike potential in the Baltic region.