In case of deterioration of the situation in Donbass, war in Ukraine can be entered very quickly, said the Minister of foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin. However, according to experts, the preconditions for such a decision at the moment. So, the need for the imposition of martial law was declared by the people’s Deputy from IN “Batkivshchyna” Yulia Tymoshenko, and now politicians and diplomats have for this statement to answer, told “Today,” political analyst Volodymyr Fesenko.
“Stop this deception, and the world will know that we really appreciated these events as a war and started to defend themselves! We need to appeal to the President to make a decree on the proclamation of martial law. We need to adopt a law on occupied territories, and we need to stop the economic and social collapse that is happening in Ukraine”, – said Tymoshenko.
This idea could still be put forward at the height of fighting at Avdeevka. Now, in my opinion, this idea is counterproductive
“This topic has been debated since the annexation of Crimea. Almost three years discussing the topic, it is not new, – says Vladimir Fesenko. – Why again began to discuss this topic? After the events at Avdeevka and in connection with the statements of Yulia Tymoshenko…She promoted this idea.” However, the expert said, at the moment the situation in the vicinity of the Town is much quieter than last week, although attacks are still ongoing.
“The situation is quite stable, although tense. Therefore, this idea could still be put forward at the height of fighting at Avdeevka. Now, in my opinion, this idea is counterproductive,” – said Fesenko.
Martial law may be introduced, but only in the event of an escalation of hostilities
That the imposition of martial law in the Donbas may be appropriate only in the case of a serious escalation of the conflict or conflict escalation in several directions, confident and former Deputy chief of armed forces General staff, Lieutenant General Igor Romanenko.
“The same situation we have to mobilize. Now it is not conducted”, – he said.
In addition, almost 70% of the rules of martial law have been put into effect with the beginning of military operations in the Donbass, said Romanenko. The expert stressed that the rules of martial law provide for the termination of political activity and the implementation of reforms, restriction of the rights of citizens, the introduction of curfew time, the alienation of property in favor of the state. Thus, at the moment the statements of politicians regarding the introduction of martial law Romanenko said PR.
Recall, February 3, AP Deputy Konstantin Eliseev said that the question of introducing martial law is not yet being discussed. As stated by the Deputy head of the faction PPO Irina Lutsenko, the political forces allow for the introduction of martial law in case of escalation of the conflict in the Donbas the one that occurred last week in the plant. Moreover, according to the MP from the faction “people’s front” Anton Gerashchenko, the introduction of martial law entails the application of Russia to declare to Ukraine war.