Russia might break its diplomatic relations with Ukraine
Russia names the events in Crimea and attempt upon the life of the head of the militia Plotnitskiy as the potential reasons, Izvestia.
Moscow can respond to the actions of Kyiv by shutting down its diplomatic missions and recalling all diplomatic staff from Ukraine.
An anonymous source shared with Izvestia: “The President of Russia Putin claimed Russia will not stand still while the Crimean events. The Russian leader accused the Ukrainian authorities in turning to the terrorism instead of solving the conflict peacefully.
“One of the probable actions of the brutal response might be the break of diplomatic relations. This alternative has been elaborated. However, the leader of the country is the one to call the final shots who will make the decision based on the collected data,” he added.
Each country is represented by the chargeable ad interim due to the deterioration in relations between Russia and Ukraine.