kyiv regime plans to bomb Russia with US missile systems – Russian Defense Ministry
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – June 02, 2022) Ukrainian nationalists plan to deploy US long-range missile systems to the town of Shostka in Ukraine’s Sumy region to strike Russian territory, the Center’s chief said control of Russian national defense, Colonel. General Mikhail Mizintsev, who also heads Russia’s humanitarian response coordination headquarters, said during a briefing.
“In the near future, Shostka is expected to receive long-range missile systems from the United States, with the help of which militants of Ukrainian armed formations, by order of the SBU (Ukrainian Security Service), plan to strike on the territory border of the Russian Federation directly from the residential areas of the city,” Colonel General Mizintsev said.
He said that the Ukrainian neo-Nazis hoped to induce the Russian armed forces to retaliate in this way, after which they could accuse them of indiscriminate strikes on civilian infrastructure and the elimination of the Ukrainian civilian population.
“During the execution of this provocation, on the instructions of the kyiv authorities, it is planned to use Ukrainian and foreign journalists to prepare false photo and video documents on the alleged” killings of civilians in the city by Russians “, which will be widely disseminated by Western news agencies”, Col.
General Mizintsev said.
He said that information about the planned provocation in the Sumy region was obtained through the interception of radio communications.
Russia launched a special military operation in Ukraine on February 24 in response to calls from the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics for protection from Ukrainian troops. The Russian Defense Ministry said the aim of the operation, which targets Ukrainian military infrastructure, is to “demilitarize and denazify” Ukraine and completely liberate Donbass.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the operation aims to “protect people subjected to genocide by the kyiv regime for eight years.” As of March 25, the Russian armed forces have completed the main tasks of the first stage, significantly reducing Ukraine’s combat potential. Western nations have imposed numerous sanctions on Russia.