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 Savchenko on Minsk agreements: If they didn't exist, it would be even worse

Freed Ukrainian pilot Nadiia Savchenko believes that without the adoption of the Minsk agreements, the situation in the Donbas would be even worse than the current one.

She said it at today's press conference, Censor.NET reports.

"If they [the Minsk agreements - ed.] didn't exist, it would be even worse... They put out the flames burning at that moment. While I can't say I find them completely effective, I am grateful to them for that," Savchenko stressed.

In addition, she commented on her attitude to elections in the occupied territories of the Donbas.

"As for elections, if we were alone, the Ukrainians, we would find a solution. We have many advisers. Elections are impossible now as the border is open. If we continue to have a lot of advisers and the border will remain open, we will end up badly," Savchenko stated.

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In addition, she condemned the Russian occupation of Crimea.

"Russia did a terrible thing, it violated international law. We shouldn't have surrendered Crimea, there was a moment when we had to go and defend it. I went to the Donbas as it was late to go to Crimea... If a third world war breaks out - we'll return Crimea. If not, perhaps some international efforts will be taken," she remarked.
 
 
 
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