Putin declares ‘Special military operation’ against Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a televised address late on Wednesday that he had “decided to conduct a special military operation” in the Donbas – the southeastern region of Ukraine with territory held by Ukraine. occupation by separatist groups – under the pretext of demilitarizing the neighboring country.

Putin stressed that “the occupation of Ukraine is not part of Russia’s plan”.

The surprise speech at around 5:40 a.m. in Moscow coincided with an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council in New York, in which the leaders discussed what they believe to be an imminent invasion. happening.

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Russell Falcon

Russell Falcon is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Russell Falcon joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: russellfalcon@interreviewed.com.

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