The year-old conflict in eastern Ukraine has evolved, sparking a wave of terrorism and violence beyond the battlefields of the Donbass. The entire country is on edge, particularly in Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Odessa, (Ukraine’s second, fourth and third largest cities, respectively), all of which held off separatist uprisings last year, the Newsweek magazine writes.
“These three cities, especially Kharkiv and Odessa, are the most vulnerable,” said Oleksiy Melnyk, Co-director of foreign relations and international security programmes at the Razumkov Centre.
“In almost every terrorist attack there is clear Russian involvement,” he added. “The main goal of Russian Federation is to show to …read more
Source: Razumkov Centre