The Associated Press reports: Ukraine’s foreign minister has blasted the Russian decision to start military maneuvers along their border and said Thursday his country will fight any invading troops.
Andriy Deshchytisa told The Associated Press in Prague that Russia’s decision to launch the military exercises “very much escalates the situation in the region.”
Deshchytisa said his country had been taught a lesson by Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula.
“We will now fight with Russian troops if … they invade Ukraine,” he said. “The Ukrainian people and Ukrainian army are ready to do this. Ukraine will confront Russia. We will defend our land. We will defend our territory.” [Continue reading…]