Russia passes to a new kind of fight against Ukraine – civil-military campaigns and operations without the use of weapons based on the theory of controlled chaos. About this today during a roundtable said the former head of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense (1991-1997) Alexander Skipalsky, the correspondent ЛІГА.net.
“Russia is against Ukraine’s multi-vector synchronous to fight in all areas of life to break down the potential of the country. Now Russia moves to yet another type of such a struggle – civil-military campaigns. Dominate operations without the use of weapons: financial, trade, economic, energy, ethnic, religious, demographic, crime and other special operations, which are based on the theory of controlled chaos,” he said.
According to the expert, Russia’s actions against the Ukrainian state intensified with the coming to power of President Vladimir Putin with his thesis about “the tragedy of the collapse of the Soviet Union and a transition to a “gathering of the Russian lands”.
“This struggle did not begin in 2014 or 2013. I, as a representative of the secret service, a document, Dating from 1992, which refers to the development of separatism in Donbass”, – said Skipalsky.
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The former head of intelligence said that after the collapse of the USSR in Russia has developed technology of destabilization in foreign countries based on the experience of the war in Afghanistan, and then started to prepare all the institutions of the Russian Federation for the destruction of young democracies in the former republics of the Soviet Union.