Russian President Vladimir Putin says the US is prolonging the Ukraine war to show its power. He can withdraw troops from Ukraine at any time.
At a security conference in Moscow on Tuesday (Aug 16), Putin also said of the US that they (the US) need to create conflict to maintain their hegemony. AP news.
He said, they have given cannons to the people of Ukraine. The US is escalating the conflict and trying to spread it to Asia, Africa and Latin America as well.
Top Russian experts say Putin sees Ukraine as part of Russia and will never give up on his goal of winning Ukraine.
Putin said that the recent visit of the US to Taiwan was not only focused on the internal affairs of Taipei. The US planned visit was a very deliberate, strategic and provocative move.
Relations between Washington and Moscow have deteriorated since Russia’s military offensive in Ukraine last February. In response to Western sanctions, Putin strengthened ties with allies in Africa and Asia, particularly China.
China claims Taiwan as part of them. Although Taiwan claims to be an autonomous and democratic country. Moscow expressed full solidarity with Beijing’s recent actions.