Russia to fortify border with Ukraine amidst fear of shelling

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 13:29

IRYNA BALACHUK - THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022, 13:29

The Kremlin has stated the need to strengthen the security of areas bordering Ukraine, as the Belgorod region has allegedly been shelled repeatedly from Ukraine territory.

Source: TASS and RBC-Ukraine

Details: Putin's spokesman Dmitry Pieskov was asked to comment on reports that a civilian had been killed and several injured in shelling in Russia's Belgorod region.

Quote from Peskov: "First of all, this is a situation that makes it necessary to take additional measures to strengthen the security of the areas adjacent to Ukraine."

Details: Putin's spokesman added that the Russian military could talk about other measures that need to be taken in connection with the alleged "attacks".

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