On the day Ukraine condemned an attack that killed three in the recently annexed region of Zaporozhye by Russia, President Vladimir Putin pledged they were working to stabilize the new territories.
“We are operating under the assumption that the situation will stabilize so that we can help you develop these areas smoothly and develop the country as a whole,” Sky News quoted Putin as saying.
The Russian leader added that “despite recent tragedies”, Russia has always respected the people and culture of UkraineA position that claims to be at odds with the way Russian culture and language are treated.
The comments came after Putin signed decrees on Wednesday recognizing the Ukrainian regions of Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporozhye as part of the Russian Federation.
This Thursday, the 225th day of the war in Ukraine, was marked by the Kremlin’s indictment of President Zelensky. “Called” to World War When addressed Think tank Australian Lowy Company.
According to the agency, Dmitry Peskov criticized Zelensky’s suggestion that NATO launch pre-emptive strikes as a way to ensure Russia does not use nuclear weapons. RIA.
During the intervention, the Ukrainian leader said he believed the strikes were necessary to avoid the use of nuclear weapons. However without specifying what kind of weapons would be used for this purpose. Zelensky urged the world to show “strength” after Russia annexed four Ukrainian regions.
“The president of Russia is now carefully analyzing the world’s reaction to the fake referendums he organized on Ukrainian soil and the announcement of the annexation of our territory. He is interested to know if he still has the ability to climb. If the world’s reaction is weak now, Russia will show a new expansion,” he said.
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