The vice president of the Security Council of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev said this Friday that “if necessary” Russian troops “can arrive” in the capital of Ukraine or the city of Lviv.
“Nothing can be ruled out. If you have to get to Kiev, then you have to go to Kiev. If you have to go to Lviv, then you have to go to Lviv, to end this infection,” said Medvedev, the former Russian head of state between 2008 and 2012.
Medvedev’s statements about the war in Ukraine are part of an interview with Russian media.
Referring to the objectives of the Russian military campaign, Medvedev said that Moscow needs to create “a sanitary cordon” on the Russian border to prevent Russia from being reached by weapons that have a radius of action of “70 to 100 kilometers”.
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