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Poroshenko regrets Ukraine formerly gave up its nuclear weapons |
Influenced by “pacifist illusions,” Ukrainian politicians had undervalued the importance of strengthening the defensive capabilities of their country. In remarks on Independence Day, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko regrets Ukraine’s surrender of its nuclear arsenal, according to RBK-Ukraine: “Our enemy long prepared for such an underhanded betrayal. Twice in the last 100 years under the influence of pacifist …