The Foreign Office after the statements of the Foreign Office was asked to “stop spreading nonsense” about Ukraine The British Foreign Office previously reported that Moscow plans to seek the coming to power in Ukraine of a leader loyal to her. The Foreign Office named ex-deputy Yevgeny Muraev as a candidate. The Russian Foreign Ministry called the statement disinformation do not “spread nonsense” about Russia and Ukraine” />
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The Russian Foreign Ministry called on British colleagues to “stop spreading nonsense” about the situation around Ukraine. Earlier, the Foreign Office said that the Russian authorities are seeking to imprison a “pro-Russian leader” in Kiev.
The Russian Foreign Ministry stressed that “disinformation spread by the British Foreign Office” another evidence that it is the NATO countries, led by the Anglo-Saxons, who are escalating tensions around Ukraine.
According to the UK authorities, they “have information that indicates that the Russian government is seeking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kiev.” Such a leader, according to the British Foreign Office, could be a former deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine from the Nashi party. Evgeny Muraev.
The Foreign Office also indicated that the Russian special services “keep in touch” and with other former Ukrainian politicians— for example, former Deputy Prime Ministers Sergei Arbuzov and Andriy Klyuev, former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and former Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Volodymyr Sivkovich.
Kingdom Foreign Minister Liz Truss urged Moscow to de-escalate and warned of “tough consequences” possible Russian military aggression against Ukraine,” which, she said, would be “a huge strategic mistake.”
The Russian Foreign Ministry called on the British department to “stop provocative activities and concentrate on studying the history of the Tatar-Mongol yoke.” We are talking about the words of Truss, who in one of her recent statements said that Ukraine has experienced many invasions: “from the Mongols to the Tatars.” After that, the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maria Zakharova, in her Telegram channel asked her colleagues from London how many years, in their opinion, had passed between “two invasions: the Mongols and the Tatars”, and in which educational institution Truss received her diploma.
The British Foreign Office said that the situation around Ukraine has become key for the state's policy. “As you might expect, we have reliable contingency plans to respond to any events,” — emphasized in the department.
Information about the upcoming Russian invasion of the neighboring country began to appear in foreign media at the end of last year: publications wrote about the pulling of Russian troops to the Ukrainian border. After that, Western politicians began to talk about a possible attack, warning Moscow of tough sanctions if this plan was carried out. The Russian side has repeatedly denied such accusations and stated that it is not going to attack anyone.
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