[WSMDiscuss] Invasion of Ukraine: Russia now aims to take full control of southern Ukraine as well as the eastern Donbas region
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Sun Apr 24 16:33:30 CET 2022
ONLY USA HAS THE COURAGE TO CALL PUTIN A WAR CRIMINAL AND A PERPETRATOR OF
GENOCIDE. OZA CHENNAI
On Sat, 23 Apr 2022, 15:35 Sukla Sen via WSM-Discuss, <
wsm-discuss at lists.openspaceforum.net> wrote:
> So, just about two months after the launch of the brutal and massive
> invasion, the original aim of "de-militarisation" and "de-Nazification" of
> (all of) Ukraine now undergoes its first formal revision?
> <<*Russia is aiming to take full control of southern Ukraine as well as
> the eastern Donbas region, a senior Russian commander says. *[Emphasis in
> Maj Gen Rustam Minnekayev was quoted in state media as saying that goal
> would allow Moscow to form a land bridge to Crimea, which it annexed in
> He also said it would give Moscow access to the Russian-backed separatist
> region of Transnistria in Moldova.
> Transnistria is a small region that borders Ukraine's west.
> It is unclear if Gen Minnekayev's comments were officially sanctioned by
> the Kremlin, but they were widely cited in Russian state media including
> the Interfax and Tass news agencies.
> Russian defence officials told the BBC's Steve Rosenberg that they were
> "looking into" the general's comments, which - if confirmed - offer the
> first insight into Russia's potential plans in the coming weeks.>>
> (Excerpted from: <https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-61188943.amp>.)
> <<This [control over Donbass] will enable us to establish a ground
> corridor to Crimea and to gain influence over the vitally-important
> Ukrainian [military] facilities, the Black Sea ports, which service
> deliveries of the agricultural and metallurgical products to other
> countries," the general said at an annual meeting of the Union of Defense
> Industry Enterprises of the Sverdlovsk Region.
> Minnekayev added that the special military operation "must be successfully
> accomplished," adding that all set tasks would be achieved.
> "We did not start this war, but we will put an end to it," he added.>>
> (Excerpted from: <https://tass.com/world/1441591>.)
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