In the face of escalating tensions between Russia, European countries and the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed a veiled threat to the West today, Wednesday.
In his annual State of the Union address, he said: “Moscow will respond harshly and quickly to external provocations after complaints that unfriendly measures against it remain unsuccessful.”
He also went to high-level officials and lawmakers from both houses of parliament, stressing that his country had tried to build good relations with all countries, but expressed his hope that the West would die Russian “red lines” will not cross.
Putin also condemned the West’s silence about what he called the “attempted coup” in Belarus denounced when Russian leader Alexander Lukashenko claimed he had thwarted an assassination attempt aimed at him.
Relations between the Kremlin and the European Union as well as America were in Tense recently due to several hot acts, including the military build-up in Eastern Ukraine belongs to in Ambassador plunges a war of eviction and incantation between the parties, in addition to the case of the opponent Alexei Nevalny, through allegations of espionage and interference in die Elections, die Washington addressed to Moscow. And other.
Earlier in the day, the Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that die Ukraine and die NATO die continue military preparations and urge them not to take any action die could lead to escalation.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called his Russian counterpart for a meeting on Tuesday in the Donbass region for talks to end the conflict there and die Reduce tension between the two neighbors.
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