Putin Speech: Russia Had ‘No Other Option’ But To Launch Ukraine Invasion Because West ‘Deceived’ Us About NATO Expansion
Any further expansion of the North Atlantic alliance’s infrastructure or the ongoing efforts to gain a military foothold of the Ukrainian territory are unacceptable for us,” he says, adding “those who aspire to global dominance have publicly designated Russia as their enemy.”
Russian president even explains how US government’s illegal military invasions of Iraq, Libya, and Syria over the years culminated into instability in Europe and are directly related to current breakdown of international law and diplomacy.
Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a lengthy speech on Thursday explaining his justification for invading Ukraine, claiming Russia was left with “no other option” to ensure its national security after decades of deception by the “US instrument” known as NATO.
Regardless of one’s sentiments about Putin or his actions, this is history being made in real time.
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