Russia Warns of Full-Scale War in Eastern Ukraine, Blames Kyiv

Elvera Bartels

MOSCOW—The latest deployment of Russian troops along Ukraine’s border and Moscow’s indication that it could intervene in the occasion of a comprehensive-scale war in jap Ukraine are dimming hopes for a tranquil resolution of the conflict that has festered for seven yrs and expense 1000’s of life.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov instructed reporters on Friday that Russia experienced the correct to move its forces throughout its territory at its discretion and was only getting safety measures given the “dangerous, explosive area at its borders” with jap Ukraine.

Mr. Peskov warned that the problem on the contact line was incredibly unstable and reported “the dynamics…create the danger of a resumption of comprehensive-scale hostilities.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine of resuming “dangerous provocative actions” in its jap Donbas area, in a phone Friday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in accordance to a readout from the Kremlin.

Tensions have ongoing to

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