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The suspension by Naftogaz of gas supplies to the Donbas has been treated by Moscow as a pretext to unfreeze the Russian-Ukrainian gas dispute.
The formal coming into force of a ceasefire, in accordance with the Minsk agreements, has not stopped the fighting in the east of Ukraine.
Russia has shown that it is able, regardless of sanctions, to build close co-operation with those EU member states which are interested in it.
The document will bring only a temporary halt to the ongoing conflict in the east of Ukraine.
Russia intends to move closer to achieving its key goal: to subjugate Ukraine.