foxnews.com – MOSCOW – Russia’s foreign policy chief on Wednesday claimed that Ukraine’s decision to freeze budget payments to the eastern rebel-held territories could be a precursor to a military onslaught. Ukrainian officials announced earlier this month that they will freeze the $2.6 billion in state support to the areas now in rebel hands, which could further worsen the deplorable economic situation there. In an address to the parliament, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov voiced his suspicions that by doing so, Kiev is “preparing the ground for another invasion in order to solve the issue by force.

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