Pashinsky: Annexation of Crimea was only the first step

The annexation of the Crimean peninsula was to become part of a series of Russia’s operations aimed to seize and annex the territory of Ukraine.

22 February 2016 14:49

According to a QHA newsman, at a meeting of the NSDC of Ukraine Sergey Pashinsky, the Head of the National Security and Defense Committee, referring to a transcript of the National Security Council meeting of February, 28 2014, said that in addition to the annexation of Crimea, the Russia’s plan envisaged further capture of ten more Ukrainian regions.

The aggressor also planned to seize Kiev.

Ukraine recognized the February, 20 the Day of Russia’s occupation of Crimea.