VLADIMIR Putin was spouting “fairytale claims” when falsely alleging that Nato is making ready for an invasion of Russian land throughout his Victory Day speech, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has stated.
The Russian tyrant stated the war in Ukraine had been vital as a result of the West was “making ready for the invasion of our land, together with Crimea”.
Mr Wallace accused Putin and his “completely complicit” generals of “hijacking” the reminiscence of Russian troops repelling the Nazis within the Second World War.
“President Putin has made a variety of fairytale claims for months and years now,” the Cupboard minister stated. “If it wasn’t so tragic it might be amusing, nevertheless it is not.”
The information comes as Volodymyr Zelensky used the eve of Victory Day to say that Russia will “lose” this war as “evil at all times loses” throughout his each day handle.
He went on to say that Russia had “forgotten all the pieces that was essential to the victors of World War Two”.
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Talking to the BBC, Katarzyna Zysk stated Putin begun “glorifying the Soviet previous and tapping into the Soviet nostalgia which is sort of widespread in Russia and has been fuelled by the Russian authorities”.
She says he repeated false accusations towards Nato that they deliberate a nuclear assault and talked of combating “the invented Ukrainian Nazis”.
Western leaders hit out
Western leaders additionally used the event of Victory Day to hit out at Russia’s actions in Ukraine.
Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Prime Minister, instructed Reuters information company Russian President Vladimir Putin was “going towards the very values that so many individuals fought and died for”.
And leaders of the G7 group stated Putin’s actions introduced “disgrace on Russia and the historic sacrifices of its folks”.
‘Most cancers-stricken’ Putin watches navy parade with BLANKET over his legs
VLADIMIR Putin sat watching his meagre navy parade with a thick inexperienced blanket throughout his legs as rumours proceed to swirl round his well being.
The Russian president was one of many solely attendees utilizing the overlaying as he sat amongst aged World War 2 veterans whereas Russian celebrated Victory Day.
Putin was seated sporting a buttoned up black puffer jacket with a victory ribbon tied his chest as he watched soldiers and military vehicles roll by in Moscow’s famous Red Square.
However throughout his legs was a thick inexperienced blanket, which had been left for him on his seat when he first arrived on the viewing platform.
It’s believed to have been round 9C on the time.