Putin Asks the Federation Council to Revoke the Decision on Use of the Russian Army in Ukraine


Russian President Vladimir Putin asked the Federation Council (Senate) to cancel the decision of March 1 that permitted the use of the Russian army on the territory of Ukraine.

This was stated by press secretary of the Russian President Dmitriy Peskov, Censor.NET reports, citing Interfax.

"On Tuesday, before leaving on an official visit for Vienna, [the President] sent a letter to the Federation Council in the name of chairman of the upper chamber Valentina Matvienko, in which he proposed the Federation Council to reverse the Decree of March 1, 2014 № 48-FZ on the use of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the territory of Ukraine in order to normalize the situation and resolve the situation in the eastern regions of Ukraine, and also in connection with the beginning of tripartite talks on the issue," Peskov said .

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n291291