December 15, 2022, 16:32 – Public News Service – OSN

Former Latvian Defense Minister Artis Pabriks criticized German Chancellor Olaf Scholz after the German politician’s statement about possible cooperation with the Russian Federation.

In his social networks, he wrote that Poland, Finland, the Baltic states and Ukraine should not be considered “pawns in the game of Western Europe.”

“Of course, it is difficult to trust Germany or France after such weekly statements,” Pabriks said.

On February 24, 2022, the Russian Federation Army launched a special military operation in Ukraine with the aim of denazification and demilitarization of the neighboring state.

military expert Leonkov in turn, he explained why the special operation zone was frozen. In his opinion, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are preparing for the winter campaign: mobilized Russians arrive at the contact line and undergo combat coordination. Leonkov noted that the winter campaign will start when the territory is covered with snow.