tass.ru - October 10, 07:05,updated October 10, 07:34
Putin warned Kyiv about a tough response in case of the continuation of the Ukrainian terrorist attacks.
© TASS/Ruptly - October 10, 07:05,updated October 10, 07:34
The President pointed out that the Kyiv regime, by its actions, actually put itself on a par with international terrorist groups.
ST. PETERSBURG, October 10. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Kyiv that if the Ukrainian authorities try to continue to carry out terrorist attacks on the territory of the Russian Federation, the responses will be tough.
"If attempts to carry out terrorist attacks on our territory continue, Russia's responses will be harsh and in scale will correspond to the level of threats posed by the Russian Federation," the head of state said on Monday at an operational meeting with members of the Russian Security Council.
"No one should have any doubts about this," Putin stressed.
He pointed out that the Kyiv regime, by its actions, has actually put itself on a par with international terrorist groups, so it is simply impossible to leave crimes of this kind unanswered.
The President said that "this morning, at the suggestion of the Ministry of Defense and according to the plan of the General Staff of Russia, a massive strike was carried out with high-precision long-range air, sea and land-based weapons on energy, military command and communications facilities of Ukraine."
The President instructed Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to "report on the results."
About the meeting
The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Speakers of the Chambers of Parliament Valentina Matvienko and Vyacheslav Volodin, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev, Head of the Presidential Administration Anton Vaino, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Minister Defense Sergei Shoigu, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin, Special Representative of the President for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergei Ivanov.
After the speech of the head of state, the meeting continued behind closed doors for journalists.