“West Was Preparing For Invasion Of Russia, China”: Vladimir Putin On Victory Day

Troops and volunteers fighting in the eastern Ukrainian Donbass region were defending their ‘motherland’, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday.

The Russian premier made the remarks while addressing thousands of troops gathered in Moscow’s Red Square for the annual Victory Day parade, marking the anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two. “You are fighting for your Motherland, its future,” Putin said. 

“The death of every soldier and officer is painful for us. The state will do everything to take care of these families,” Vladimir Putin said. 

The action of his country’s forces in Ukraine was a timely and necessary response to Western policies, he said, adding that the military intervention in Ukraine had been necessary because the West was “preparing for the invasion of our land, including Crimea”.

Russia is facing ‘absolutely unacceptable threat’ in Ukraine and that everything must be done to avoid the ‘horror of global war’, Putin stressed. He also Russia’s action in the east European nation to the Soviet fighting in World War II. 

Russia began its invasion, in the guise of ‘special military operation’, on its pro-Western neighbour on February 24  

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