December 15, 2022, 11:56 – Public News Service – OSN

The West is considering the worst-case scenario for the development of the Ukrainian conflict due to damage to energy infrastructure facilities in Ukraine, the Washington Post writes.

For example, the Kyiv regime may not pay debts to Western countries for assistance.

“The Ukrainian government could be left without international reserves to pay for critical imports and unable to meet its external debt obligations—a doomsday scenario known as a balance of payments crisis,” the authors write.

Another possible outcome is a continued contraction of the Ukrainian economy, leaving Kyiv in need of an additional $2 billion per month.

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.