Embassy of Russia assessed the data about the operation of Britain in Ukraine

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The Russian Embassy in London commented published in the media about secret operations of great Britain in Ukraine.

«Russian service Bi-Bi-si» reported on Sunday that several parties of the British troops from secret 77 brigade are in Ukraine. It was explained that the team are more than a thousand people, «performing military tasks on the Internet, psychological impact and information operations.»

Russian diplomats said that Britain is expanding its presence in Ukraine before the presidential elections scheduled for the end of March 2019. The Embassy added that the consequences of such actions of the London yet to be assessed.

The Embassy recalled that Britain at the time supported the coup in Kiev in violation of the constitutional order and the advent of the «so-called government of victors.»

According to diplomats, if information about the covert operation forces of Britain are true, it is «a new element of a large-scale British military presence in Ukraine».

The Embassy noted that Russia previously knew about the direction of specialists from Britain for the training of the Ukrainian military special operations against the civilians of Donetsk and Lugansk.

«Now it turns out that the British presence was expanded by the provision, according to «bi-Bi-si», psychological influence and information operations in this country,» — said the press Secretary of the diplomatic mission.

In late November, British defence Minister Gavin Williamson has announced plans to increase Ukraine’s military presence. The Embassy of Russia noted that such intentions are in conflict with attempts to resolve the conflict based on the Minsk agreements.

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