Putin said that after the return of the Crimea and the conflict in Donbass, Kiev is not imposed martial law

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin speaks at an investment forum VTB Capital Russia calling!Putin said that after the return of the Crimea and the conflict in Donbass, Kiev is not imposed martial law© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Even after the annexation of Crimea to Russia and the conflict in the Donbass military situation in Ukraine has not been introduced, and now there was only a small incident, said Russian President Vladimir Putin during a speech at the forum VTB Capital «Russia calling!».

On Sunday, three ships of naval forces of Ukraine violated the border of Russia in the Black sea and was detained by Russian ships. After the incident on Wednesday Kiev for 30 days, imposed martial law in 10 of the 24 regions of the country.

«The incident occurred on the Black sea, but it’s such a border incident, nothing more. And that was in 2014, when Crimea decided to join Russia? It’s a completely different story, scale. Or difficult event of the civil war in the Ukraine in the South-East, in Donbas, in Luhansk region with the use by government forces with tanks, heavy artillery, the aviation, the war in fact. And no martial law was not introduced, and now a small incident in the Black sea and imposed martial law in the country. But clearly in anticipation of this is done in presidential elections is an obvious fact,» — said the President.

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