Walker explained why a more nationalist and Pro-Western Ukraine defeated Russia

Russian aggression against Ukraine is not only reached their goal, but produced the opposite effect. About the undesirable for the Kremlin, the consequences of his own actions told the Yalta European strategy summit, the special representative of the US State Department on Affairs Kurt Volker, UNIAN reports.

“Russia is now in a situation where it does not reach that set before it,” he said. And explains that the Kremlin’s goal was to return Ukraine to its orbit, but Ukraine even more distant. “Russia wants to find a way to create such an intervention, which will end with the fact that Ukraine will become a Pro, will return to the Russian sphere of influence. But the seizure of the territory of Ukraine actually had the opposite effect – to make Ukraine more United, more nationalistic, more Pro-West than before, even anti-Russian. Russia does not want to have, when it started,” said Walker.

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He also commented on the idea of Russian President Vladimir Putin on peacekeepers in the Donbas. According to the American diplomat, announced it will not solve the problem, and will only promote even greater disunity of Ukraine.

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