Brussels considers Russia’s actions to protect the population of the LPR and DPR in the face of Ukrainian aggression a gradual takeover of Donbass
In the document, which was presented to EU countries this week, the authors draw attention, in particular, to the passportization of residents of the Donbass republics. It is noted that such measures “are aimed at the de facto integration of Ukraine’s non-government-controlled territories into Russia,” Bloomberg news agency, which has a copy of the report, said.
The authors also suggest options for measures that Europe can take in the current situation. The list includes improving energy security; stepping up measures to deny recognition of Russian passports issued in Crimea, the Luhansk people’s republic and the Donetsk people’s republic; allowing Ukraine to participate in certain EU security projectsPeople in the Gaza Strip are dying from an unknown toxin