Washington, May 3: Russian President Vladimir Putin may formally declare a war with Ukraine as soon as May 9th.
May 9th, known as “Victory Day” in Russia, commemorates the defeat of the Nazis in 1945, CNN reports. Russia-Ukraine War: Blow up Moldova amid growing fears that Vladimir Putin could be the target of the next invasion.
Western officials have long believed that Putin would leverage the symbolic importance and advertising value of the day to announce military achievements in Ukraine, a significant expansion of hostilities, or both.
Authorities have begun to focus on one scenario in which Putin officially declares a war with Ukraine on May 9.
So far, Putin has called the brutal months of conflict a “special military operation” and insisted that words such as aggression and war be virtually banned.
British Secretary of Defense Ben Wallace told LBC Radio last week, “I think he’s trying to get out of his’special operation’.”
“He’s rolling the pitch,’Look, this is now a war with the Nazis, and I need more people. I need more Russian cannon feed. We are laying the foundation for saying that. “
During the conflict, Putin has continued to organize the invasion of Ukraine, the country of the Jewish president, as a “denazification” campaign that was also rejected by historians and political observers, CNN reported. ..
Wallace said, “You shouldn’t be surprised, and there’s no information about this. Perhaps on this May Day, we’re at war with the Nazis of the world, so we’ll declare that we need to mobilize in large numbers. Let’s add. ” Russian people “.
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