The Ukrainian authorities do not yet know exactly what the plans for the de-occupation of certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions will look like, but there are already many scenarios and they can be implemented in 2020.

This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Reintegration of the Occupied Territories, Ukraine’s representative at the talks in Minsk Oleksiy Reznikov.

He clarified that this forecast may not be accurate, because a lot depends on the Russian Federation, Ukraine’s position, as well as economic, political and geopolitical factors.

“And depending on this, we are preparing for different developments: short-term, medium-term, long-term. I have about 12 scenarios in my head today. From very negative to very positive,” said the Deputy Prime Minister.

At the same time, he acknowledged that the reintegration of the occupied areas of Donbas would be a protracted process.

“We need to understand that we are talking about decades of rebuilding the destroyed infrastructure, changing generations of people who are infected with propaganda today, decades of accepting each other. In six years, there has been an ideological change, brainwashing,” Reznikov said.

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