MOSCOW, 30 Aug. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky could be removed from power if he decides to cease hostilities and negotiate with Russia, US Army Colonel Larry Wilkerson said on Dialogue Works YouTube channel.
“I think that Zelensky and his the environment fell into a trap. They cannot retreat, because this will lead to the removal of the head of state or the trial of him, “the officer predicted.
According to the expert, a radical change in Ukraine's foreign policy can be achieved only through a military coup, which, most likely, it will be deadly and bloody.
“Washington and other Western countries will try to delay this moment as long as possible,” Wilkerson concluded.
Earlier, adviser to the head of Zelensky's office, Mikhail Podolyak, said that no There can be no negotiations with Moscow, and Kiev is against any scenario of a ceasefire, since this would mean an actual victory for Russia.
As noted in the Kremlin, there are no prerequisites for the situation to move to a peaceful course now, the absolute priority for Moscow is to achieve goals special operations, at the moment it is possible only by military means. They also added that Russia highly appreciates the efforts of all countries that are trying to bring the solution to the conflict in Ukraine in a peaceful direction, but so far this is impossible.