President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin said that he supports the idea of sending peacekeepers to Donbass.
The head of the Kremlin voiced his position during a press conference after the ninth summit of the leaders of the BRICS countries, IA "Vchasno" reports.
According to the President of the Russian Federation, the deployment of UN forces ensuring the security of the OSCE mission in the occupied Donbass and will benefit the "solution of the problem in the southeast of Ukraine."
"Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is here, we will consider that this is the instruction to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring the relevant resolution to the Security Council," Putin added.
At the same time, the Russian president stressed that the deployment of UN forces is possible only after the withdrawal of weapons and in coordination of this issue with representatives of the proclaimed republics of Donbass.
Representatives of Poroshenko said that the Russian president is counting on the implementation of the Transdniester scenario in Donbass with the involvement of Russian troops.
Russian President Vladimir Putin "in the best traditions of the hybrid war" is trying to distort the idea of the Ukrainian leadership regarding peacekeepers in the Donbass, and "turn everything upside down".
This statement was made on Facebook by the authorized of Ukrainian President for Peace in the Donbass, Irina Gerashchenko, commenting on Putin's statement on the need to introduce peacekeepers to the east of Ukraine.
Gerashchenko reminded that the Russian president instructed Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to submit a resolution to the UN Security Council on peacekeepers on the contact line in the ATO zone in Donbass.
Putin's statement on the introduction of peacekeepers has already caused a stir in the network.
Users were suspicious of the sudden change in mood of the head of the Russian Federation, suspecting a dirty trick.
"Bald man spoke for sending peacekeepers to Donbass, but probably he will demand to send Russian peacekeepers," volunteer Miroslav Gai said.
Russian politician Dmitry Gudkov saw several reasons for such a statement at once.
"Or is it still a departure from there, an attempt to win back (I do not believe in it.) Or the desire to pull the time, earn points before the elections: I agree to everything, and they only on sanctions," Gudkov wrote.
The Vice Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada also named the goal of Putin's statement.
"Russian President Vladimir Putin in the best traditions of the hybrid war is trying to distort the idea of the Ukrainian leadership regarding peacekeepers in the Donbass, and turn everything upside down", she stressed.