Ukrainian intelligence has information about a possible attempt to stage a coup d’etat in December with the involvement of people in Russia, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday.
Speaking at a news conference, Zelenskiy also said that Ukraine was in full control of its borders and was ready for any escalation with Russia.
‘We have challenges not only from the Russian Federation and possible escalation – we have big internal challenges. I received information that a coup d’etat will take place in our country on Dec. 1-2,’ Zelenskiy said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a news briefing following the Ukraine-EU summit in Kyiv, Ukraine October 12, 2021
Vladimir Putin holds a binoculars as he watches the joint strategic exercise of the armed forces of Russia and Belarus in the Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia, on Sept. 13, 2021