The Daily Beast

U.S. Claims Putin Is Preparing a False Flag Operation to Justify Ukraine Attack


The U.S. intelligence community believes Russia is preparing a so-called false flag operation against its own military so that Russia can justify an attack on Ukraine, a U.S. official told The Daily Beast Friday.

“Russia is laying the groundwork to have the option of fabricating a pretext for invasion, including through sabotage activities and information operations, by accusing Ukraine of preparing an imminent attack against Russian forces in eastern Ukraine,” a U.S. official told The Daily Beast. “Russia has already prepositioned a group of operatives to conduct a false flag operation in eastern Ukraine.”

In particular, the primary source of attacks is expected to come in eastern Ukraine, the official said.

Read more at The Daily Beast.


About the author


Leave a Comment