Today, during his annual press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged the Russian military presence in Donbas, Joinfo.ua reports.
“Today Russian President for the first time publicly admitted the presence of Russian military in Donbas,” – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has written on Twitter today.
Today Russian President for the first time publicly admitted the presence of Russian military in Donbas #StopRussianAggression
— Петро Порошенко (@poroshenko) 17 декабря 2015
Petro Poroshenko also urged to share this information this information so that more people learn the truth.
Earlier today, at Putin’s press conference, the UNIAN agency correspondent Roman Tsymbalyuk asked Russian President: “You say that there are no Russian troops in the territory of Ukraine, so I would like to say hello from Yerofeyev and Alexandrov, the two commandos from Togliatti (Russian town – Ed.).”
And Vladimir Putin responded: “We have never said that there are no people who are solving certain military issues. But it does not mean that there are regular Russian troops there. You should feel the difference.”