January 1, 2023, 13:40 – Public News Service – OSN

Political scientist Sergei Markov, in an interview with MK.RU, called the condition under which Kyiv offer peace. In his opinion, for this, the RF Armed Forces need to take control of at least one large city.

“If we take one city, we can talk about a peace agreement. Let’s take two – the Westerners themselves will offer it to us, ”the expert believes.

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As a large city, according to Markov, Odessa, Nikolaev, Kherson, Kharkov and the Dnieper are suitable.

Recall that on February 24, Russian leader Vladimir Putin, in his address to the citizens of the Russian Federation, announced the start of a military special operation in the Donbass. He stressed that Moscow’s plans do not include the occupation of Kyiv, but it will strive with all its might to demilitarize Ukraine.

Earlier, retired US Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Davis acknowledged that there is not a single scenario for Ukraine’s victory in the current conflict. Read more about this in material Public news service.

For more on the topic, see the program OSN TV “Worth thinking”.