Pushkov told the consequences of sending NATO ships to the Black sea

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator in fotobelka Pushkov. Archival photoPushkov told the consequences of sending NATO ships to the Black sea© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator the image Bank

The call by U.S. Senator John Barrasso to send the us Navy and NATO ships in the Black sea will lead to a sharp escalation of the conflict, said a member of the Council of Federation Alexei Pushkov.

He pointed out that us Senator is poorly understood, the balance of forces in the region.

«He needs to calm down and do, say, ecology in his native Wyoming. More good will,» wrote Pushkov in his Twitter.

According to him, sending a Navy to the shores of Russia is absolutely pointless.

«If the U.S. wants to force us not to defend our territorial waters, not make. If you want to scare, not scare. And then the fleet will have to return — and he won’t be back in glory. Stupid would be the idea,» added Pushkov.

The suggestion of the Senator

Earlier, Republican Senator John Barrasso called on the US and NATO are determined to respond to «Russian aggression» against Ukraine.

The Senator said that Vladimir Putin — the man who «is with force,» and the word means nothing to him, and important actions, therefore, need to take «more active steps».

The Senator proposed to demonstrate the power to direct the US Navy and NATO ships in the Black sea. He added that it requires additional supply of air defense and anti-ship weapons to Ukraine.

Barrasso also named correct the decision of Donald trump to cancel the meeting with Putin at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires.

Then the President of the United States did not pursue negotiations with the Russian leader, explaining his decision to the incident in the Kerch Strait. Subsequently, trump said that Mr. Putin had a good relationship and they will meet when the right time comes.

Provocation in the Black sea

On the morning of 25 November, the ships of the Ukrainian Navy «Berdyansk», «Nikopol» and «Yana Kapu» violated the state border of Russia. For several hours they made dangerous maneuvers while ignoring the legitimate demands of the Russian border guards.

Violators, it was decided to hold. While three Ukrainian soldiers were slightly injured. On Board the detained ships were 24 military, including the staff of SBU. They were arrested on charges of violating the state border.

Ukraine has accused Russia of aggression. Then on the territory of ten regions of the country was introduced martial law, which gives the possibility to temporarily restrict the constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, in particular the right to participate in elections.

Putin called the incident a pre-planned provocation associated with low ratings of Petro Poroshenko on the eve of presidential elections. The Russian leader noted that the guards had performed their task of protecting the state border.

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