According to the Ministry of Defense, Ukrainian troops want to strike from the private sector on the border regions of Russia, call back fire on residential buildings where civilians are being held, and disseminate this information to the world media
Kyiv plans to organize a new provocation in the city of Seredina-Buda in the Sumy region in northeastern Ukraine and shell the border areas of Russia with “roaming mortars”, according to a statement by the Interdepartmental Coordination Headquarters for Humanitarian Response, which was published in Telegram Russian Ministry of Defense.
“The militants of the nationalist battalions are planning to fire at the border territory of the Russian Federation from areas of private households in order to call back fire on residential buildings with local residents held in them,” — said in document.
The Ministry of Defense reiterated that the Russian troops “strictly comply with all norms of international humanitarian law.” and do not hit civilians.
In early May, the agency reported that the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) were preparing a provocation using the Tochka-U tactical missile system. Ukrainian troops planned to strike at civilians in the settlements of the Lviv and Volyn regions on the Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation— May 8, they said in the ministry. Then the Ministry of Defense also said that Kyiv wanted to accuse Russia of delivering indiscriminate missile strikes.