Russia’s recognition of the independence of Temporarily occupied Ukrainian territories can play into the hands of Ukraine in the diplomatic area – experts suggest. Firstly, such statements are the actual recognition that Russia occupied the territories in 2014. Secondly, Ukraine will have one more argument for the UN Security Council and international courts.
Kyiv will not accept Moscow’s offer to introduce occupied territories into Ukraine on the terms of autonomy, analysts are sure about that. And whatever decision the Kremlin chooses – it would be “would be destructive for the international legal order”