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Campaign in Ukraine compelled, necessary

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought to cast Moscow’s army motion in Ukraine as a compelled response to Western insurance policies.

Speaking Monday at a army parade marking the World War II victory over the Nazis, Putin drew parallels between the Red Army’s combating in opposition to the Nazi troops and the Russian forces’ motion in Ukraine.

He stated the marketing campaign in Ukraine was a well timed and necessary transfer to push back what he described as “an absolutely unacceptable threat just next to our borders.”

“The danger was rising” he stated, including that “Russia has preemptively repulsed an aggression” in what he described as a “forced, timely and the only correct decision by a sovereign, powerful and independent country.”

The Russian chief once more scolded the West for failing to heed Russian calls for for safety ensures and a rollback to NATO’s enlargement, arguing that it left Moscow no different alternative however to launch an motion in Ukraine.

Putin claimed that Russian troops have been combating for the nation’s safety in Ukraine and noticed a minute of silence to honor the troops who fell in fight. Putin famous that among the troops collaborating in the parade have beforehand fought in Ukraine.

Russian President Vladimir Putin watches the Victory Day military parade at Red Square.
Russian President Vladimir Putin watches the Victory Day army parade at Red Square.
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Russia celebrates the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany during World War II.
Russia celebrates the 77th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany throughout World War II.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Chief of the Russian Land Forces Oleg Salyukov walk after a military parade on Victory Day.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Chief of the Russian Land Forces Oleg Salyukov stroll after a army parade on Victory Day.
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