January 6, 2023, 16:52 – Public News Service – OSN

On the eve of the great holiday of Christmas, the hand of Christian mercy was extended to Ukraine. Russian experts told MK about the hidden meaning of this action.

Andrey Kortunov, director general of the Russian International Affairs Council, believes that this is how Russia wanted to show diplomatic flexibility.

Political scientist Sergei Markov drew attention to the fact that the Kyiv regime was afraid of a truce and gave the order to shell Donetsk at 12 o’clock after the announcement of the truce. He also claims that before that, false air raid alerts in Ukraine were turned on in order to deceive the country’s population about the strikes of the Russian Armed Forces. Markov also said that Zelensky and his people know that they are the enemies of Ukraine and are afraid of Orthodoxy.

Political consultant Dmitry Fetisov pointed out that a real emotional explosion arose in Russian public after the ceasefire was announced.

Fetisov claims that Vladimir Putin is changing the global geopolitical space, and the special operation in Ukraine is only one of the points of application of forces that affects the geopolitical space, and the NVO is only a point of application of forces that affects the geopolitical alignments.

Political scientist Ilya Grashchenkov saw the Kremlin’s skillful move in the ceasefire.

Experts believe that Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan will benefit the most from the act of goodwill. According to international political scientist Andrei Kortunov, the Turkish leader competently seized the initiative from other candidates to mediate the Ukrainian conflict.

On February 24, 2022, the Russian Federation Army launched a special military operation in Ukraine.

Commander of the special forces “Akhmat” Apty Alaudinov He said that the Russian Army is confidently advancing along the line of clashes, and the Ukrainian militants are exhausted and refuse to go on the attack.

The former assistant to the Minister of Defense of Ukraine until 2014, Lieutenant Colonel Oleksiy Selivanov, said that Kyiv is tightening the punishment for desertion, which speaks of multiple cases of escape from positions. Selivanov stressed that people simply do not want to be “grave” in the ranks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.