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 Russia Wants to Destroy Ukraine Not Only Politically, but also Economically - Yatsenyuk

Russia has evolved from a neighboring country to the enemy country and seeks to destroy Ukraine, both politically and economically.

This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Tuesday, August 19, during a meeting with representatives of the largest agricultural producers in Ukraine, which was held in the Cherkasy region, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Cabinet.

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"Do you understand what Russia is doing? It is not just conducting a military intervention, it is not simply a political intervention. It is conducting, first of all, the economic and political destruction of Ukraine," the Prime Minister said.

According to him, as a result of such actions of the Russian side Ukraine is experiencing very difficult times since the bombardments are conducted against the civilian population, infrastructure, mines, factories, etc.

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"And the bombing is targeted in order to completely knock out the economic foundation for any development," the Prime Minister said.

"The situation in Ukraine is complicated. I do not even simple words to describe it. To say that it is difficult is to say nothing. War, sacrifice, tragedy, a neighbor who is not a neighbor any more, a neighbor who has become the enemy - and we must call things by their names - that infringes on the country, on our land, on your business," Yatsenyuk said.

 
 
 
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