The US State Department has taken in Consider the sensational speech by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Red Square of the capital Moscow, delivered on Monday in occasion of the anniversary of the Victory Day, in to which he stressed that there is no doubt that the “special military operation” carried out by his country in Ukraine will bear fruit, “against all logic”.
In detail, US State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters on Monday that Putin’s statements are an insult to history, describing the military operation. in Ukraine as a defensive operation.
He added that the Russian Tsar’s words as a defensive act clearly contradict logic and considered it an insult to those who lost their lives and fell victim to this “absurd tyranny”, as he called it.
This came after challenging Putin after overseeing the annual military parade in Moscow’s Red Square in the occasion of the victory of the Soviet Union over Nazi Germany in World War II, saying that “all plans are implemented and will achieve a result … there is no doubt about this”, according to the TASS news agency. for news.
In his speech, Putin said Russian forces are fighting for Russia’s security, adding that the West was preparing to invade the country’s territory.
He also stressed that confronting the neo-Nazis was inevitable, referring to the Ukrainian nationalist fighters.
“The operation in Ukraine is needed “
He stressed that the special military operation in Ukraine was needed and at the right time, and it was the only right decision, as he said.
He also noted that “volunteers in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine and Russian forces are fighting for their homeland.”
He also felt that NATO was throwing threats at Russian borders and that the West did not want to listen to Moscow, because it had other plans, noting that his country was facing a “completely unacceptable threat” from Ukraine.
Shortly after his speech was over, the military parade began, with dozens of bands marching to the rhythm of the music that rang from the heart of Moscow.
Interestingly, Putin announced on February 24 “the launch of the Russian military operation in Ukraine to protect the Donbass region “, a few days after its recognition of the breakaway republics of Lugansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
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