Separatists to use V-Day celebration to further destabilize Ukraine
Kyiv is aware of the planned surge in separatist activities in Ukraine which would culminate during the celebration of the victory in the Great Patriotic War on May 9, which will be used to further destabilize the country, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Andriy Parubiy has said.
"We expect a new wave of activities [of separatists]. According to our information, this wave may culminate on May 1 and May 9. In fact, May 9 will be used by separatists and extremists to enhance the destabilization in Ukraine," he said at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday.