Storming Mariupol Mariupol underscored the determination of Russian President Vladimir Putin to conquer Ukraine, as he argues that his country will have a natural and necessary “self-cleansing” of “traitors”. The Russian leader has called for “self-cleansing” to get rid of anyone who doubts his invasion of Ukraine.
It came as Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the Russian Federation would tolerate “self-cleansing” of “traitors” as Russian forces continue to bomb Ukrainian civilians and advance towards Kyiv. On Wednesday, the Russian leader went on television to criticize the Russians for not supporting him during the invasion of Ukraine and accused NATO countries of using instigators to stir up opposition to the war.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a “self-purification” to rid his country of anyone who questions his invasion of Ukraine. Putin went on television on Wednesday to excoriate Russians who do not back him in the attack on Ukraine, blaming NATO nations for using instigators to stir up opposition to the war.
“[Russians] will always be able to distinguish true patriots from scum and traitors and will simply spit them out like a gnat that accidentally flew into their mouths,” he said. “I am convinced that such a natural and necessary self-purification of society will only strengthen our country.”
He said the West is using a “fifth column” of traitorous Russians to create civil unrest. ‘Reporting by aljazeera.com’
The independent monitoring group OVD-Info has reported more than 14,000 arrests for anti-war activities since the Russian leader ordered the invasion of Ukraine, according to its website. In the early days of Putin’s war against Ukraine, the Russian military has since concentrated on the indiscriminate bombing of Ukrainian cities in the face of unexpectedly strong resistance from Ukrainian troops.
The Russian military attack also destroyed Ukraine’s infrastructure and wrecked the country’s economy. The Russian currency has fallen to an all-time low since the invasion of Ukraine began, and key gains are slowing as oil traders shun Russian oil, dozens of international companies suspend operations and sanctions freeze more than $300 billion in foreign reserves.
Is this the type of speech a Leader would give his people a heads up on what he is capable of doing? The Biden administration better get this one right. I would hope Biden and his advisors are paying attention to his language just as Nato should be.
The assault on Mariupol has revealed the full extent of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to take Ukraine as he claims that his country will undergo a natural and necessary “self-purification” of “traitors.”
“The Russian people will always be able to distinguish true patriots from scum and traitors and simply spit them out like a fly that accidentally flew into their mouths,” Putin said Wednesday. “I am convinced that such a natural and necessary self-purification of society will only strengthen our country, our solidarity, cohesion, and readiness to respond to any challenges.”
Putin compared the West to Nazi Germany and accused Russians who opposed the war of having a “slave-like” mentality, The New York Times reported. He labeled the conflict “a struggle for our sovereignty, for the future of our country and our children.” ‘Reporting by MSN.com’
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