The reason of accumulation of Russian troops to the Ukrainian border was announced in the Armed Forces
Russia has withdrawn its troops to the Ukrainian border for the same purpose as in 2014 – to demonstrate its strength and readiness to invade Ukraine. This was stated by the commander of the Joint Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant General Serhiy Nayev, UATV informs.
According to him, in 2014, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation were accumulated along the state border of Ukraine to demonstrate military influence.
“The same situation occurred this time, when there was an accumulation of 28 battalion tactical groups to more than 50 (up to 105 000 personnel). The purpose of such actions is to demonstrate the military presence around the border of Ukraine in those areas that may pose a threat Ukraine”, Nayev added.