Ukrainian parliament denounces the existing agreement of 1995 that allowed the transit of Russian military troops to Transninstria through Ukraine’s territory. By ending it, Poroshenko may have blocked around 1,500 Russian soldiers currently stationed in Transnistria, putting pressure on the Kremlin. In response, Moscow said it was ready to provide supplies to Russian peacekeepers in Transnistria by planes, the KyivPost writes.
“It is quite costly for Russia,” says Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk. “The unrecognized republic does not have a common border with Russia so Moscow will need to ask Ukraine for …read more
Source: Razumkov Centre