According to him, the West is prepared to fight with us until the last Ukrainian is left standing. This is a tragedy for the Ukrainian people.
The West has also been blamed by Putin for promoting and justifying genocide against the people of Donbas through its policies.
In Putin’s words, “we are not refusing peace negotiations. But those who refuse should know that the longer [the conflict continues], the more difficult it will be for them to negotiate with us,” the Russian president said.
As Putin’s troops failed earlier this year to take over Kyiv, the eastern Donbas region has become the center of the Russian president’s military ambitions in Ukraine.
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