Experts name the conflict in the Donbas region, caused by Russia, as the main factor for the deteriorated security situation in the country. The uncontrolled territories now also serve as the main source of illegal arms trafficking.
And all kind of people tried to use these weapons to destabilise other regions of Ukraine. At least a dozen blasts rocked the major cities in the country in 2015. They were classified as terrorist attacks by the local law enforcers.
"When Ukrainian police tried to find the persons responsible for the explosions in Odessa or Kharkiv, the majority of these guys were connected to the Russian secret services. Latest exchange of prisoners, when Moscow admitted two Ukrainian citizens, accused of separatism, confirms it", Ukrainian military expert Mykhailo Samus says in an interview with UT.