| Moscow. Such developments could have been avoided.
However, we failed in
this task. Unfortunately, it is highly likely that the military
will lead to a considerable number of victims on both sides. Owing
development in the conflict, Russia must seek to achieve several
First of all: to reduce the number of victims, by trying to
termination of the war as soon as possible. Secondly the conflict
and the situation will revert to a legal framework. This happened
times after the Second World War and the formation of the UN.
should preserve its strategic partnership with Europe and the
The third objective. Russia can play a leading role in the development
proposals aimed at preventing such a situation in future.