As US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin prepare for Tuesday’s video summit, Russian state media is broadcasting its own projections of the meeting’s goals — and the outcome of the talks.
The latest wave of Russian media has made one point very clear: the days are over Putin’s Russia seek to be treated equally with the West. Today, The Kremlin tries to come up with its terms With the world’s top superpower, use military blackmail to execute.
The US recently revealed its intelligence assessment that Russia may be planning to invade Ukraine as early as early 2022. This data has been shared with EU and NATO allies, keeping them updated on Moscow’s ongoing military planning. On Sunday state TV Vesti Nedeli, notorious propagandist Dmitry Kiselyov mocked Biden’s claim of not recognizing Russia’s “red lines” when it comes to Ukraine, and guess that during the summit, Putin will bring Biden “back to reality.”
Kiselyov claims that by signed The joint statement of the US-Russian presidents on strategic stability in June of this year, Biden essentially admitted that he “did not want America to become radioactive ashes”. “Today, we reaffirm the principle that a nuclear war cannot be won and should never be waged,” the statement read.
“Here it is: a red line for Biden, set by Putin,” Kiselyov exclaimed. He claimed that Biden’s cooperation revealed “American fears” and the US recognition of Russia’s nuclear “trump card”.
On state television Sunday Evening with Vladimir Soloviev this weekend, the chairperson and his panelists did their best to lower expectations for the meeting.
“This will be a difficult and stressful summit,” said Soloviev . guess. Andrey Sidorov, deputy head of the faculty of world politics at Moscow State University, agrees. “Surname [Biden and Putin] Sidorov said. “All of this is leading to the disintegration of Europe… [U.S.] will not be able to expand their military force to Cold War levels, because they have to contain China.” He added: “Ukraine will be the main topic of conversation on December 7, and the main source of controversy, because we cannot agree on anything.”
Sidorov went on to argue that nothing good can emerge from the summit, as the US and Russia fail to recognize each other’s red lines. Soloviev continued: “So what, war?” Sidorov replied: “We have done it. It is happening. “We should have taken back all of Ukraine by 2014. Without Ukraine, there would be no problem,” he continued.
“Don’t play with fire. Don’t mess with us.”
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov offered his own bleak outlook in the run-up to the summit. On Monday, he told reporters that it is important not to predict any breakouts and careful the public is against developing any “emotional” expectations. Peskov to add that Putin does not intend to make any public statements at the end of his conversation with the US President.
Aggression and hostility pervaded the state media during the meeting. The head of the Defense Committee of the State Duma, Andrei Kartapolov, ridicule Biden dismissed Putin’s red lines: “Let him try to cross them… The armed forces of the Russian Federation are always in a state of military readiness and ready to carry out any orders. any of our Commander-in-Chief. There is no difference with us in terms of quantity [U.S.] advisors are there. He compared the situation with Ukraine to Russia’s war with Georgia in 2008 and warned: “Don’t play with fire. Don’t mess with us”.
Appeared on state TV show 60 minutes in Monday, Igor Korotchenko, a member of the Public Council of the Russian Ministry of Defense and Editor-in-Chief of Defense magazine, worried about the possibility that new US sanctions against Russia could include disconnecting Russia. from the international payment system SWIFT. Korotchenko threatened: “Russia’s disconnection from SWIFT, if that happens, I believe should be seen as a declaration of war against us — and act accordingly. “La guerrilla.”
Notorious nationalist politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky, leader of Russia’s Liberal Democratic Party in the State Duma, was invited to join last Thursday Broadcast of the 60 minutes. Known for his intentionally provocative statements, Zhirinovsky delivered another outrageous speech. “The smell of war is in the air,” he asserted, and warned the West: “Stop yawning in Russia’s direction.” Zhirinovsky predicted: “We will welcome the new year 2022 with a smile on our faces, while NATO, Ukraine and other countries will tremble before war. If the Ukrainians start it, we will destroy them.”
Host Olga Skabeeva expressed hope that escalating tensions would not eventually lead to nuclear war, but was quick to repeat Putin’s earlier assertion that if it did, the Russians “will go to heaven” road, as martyrs”, while the other side will simply die. Zhirinovsky retorted: “That’s exactly what will happen.” Frowning, Skabeeva replied: “I hope not. I want to live a little longer.”
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