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Ukraine almost in state of civil war, says Russian Defense Minister

Bishkek (AKIpress) - shoigu After the overthrow of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February, Ukraine “has practically slid into a civil war,” said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu Friday, RIA-Novosti reported.

“After the forceful overthrow of the current president and with the active participation of external forces, the country has practically slid into a civil war,” Shoigu said during an international security conference in Moscow.

Ukraine underwent a regime change resembling a military coup on February 22. The country’s parliament ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, changed the constitution and scheduled an early presidential election for May 25. 


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