Update on the situation – Vladimir Putin told German Chancellor Olaf Scholz that Russia’s massive strikes against Ukraine’s energy infrastructure.Necessary and inevitable».
Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns”Destruction lineUkraine, Prime Minister Sanna Marin, says Europe is “no” to the West as it rejects US President Joe Biden’s conditions for the withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine.Not strong enough»… Le Figaro Friday, December 2 provides an update on the Russian offensive in Ukraine.
Putin tells Scholes that strikes against Ukraine’s infrastructure are inevitable
Russian President Vladimir Putin told German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in an hour-long phone call between the two leaders that Russia’s “massive strikes against Ukraine’s energy infrastructure.”Necessary and inevitable“, further condemning the situation”DestructiveWest supporting Kyiv.
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«The Russian Armed Forces have long refrained from launching high-precision missile strikes against certain targets in Ukraine, but such actions have become necessary and inevitable in the face of provocations from Kyiv.The Kremlin said in a statement that Vladimir Putin summarized comments he made to Olaf Scholz during their first meeting since mid-September.
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Scholz is asking Putin to withdraw his forces to allow a “diplomatic solution”.
For his part, Olaf Scholz asked Vladimir Putin to withdraw his forces from Ukraine.Diplomatic solution».
Olaf Scholz «He urged the Russian president that a diplomatic solution that would mean the withdrawal of Russian troops should be found soon.government spokesman Steffen Hepstreit said in a statement.
Kremlin rejects Biden’s terms for talks with Putin
The Kremlin earlier in the day rejected the terms set out by US President Joe Biden, who said he was open to discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin if he withdrew his troops from Ukraine.
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President of the United States”Putin said negotiations would be possible only after he left Ukraine“, which Moscow rejects”Of courseKremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. “Military action continues“, he emphasized.
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Finland’s prime minister says Europe is not strong enough
On a visit to Australia, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin underlined that Russia’s invasion and occupation of neighboring Ukraine exposed Europe’s weaknesses and strategic errors against Moscow.
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«I have to be very honest with you (….), Europe is not strong enough at the moment and without America we would be in trouble“, he pointed to the head of the country’s candidate for NATO membership at the Sydney-based think tank Lowy Institute.
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