The head of the Russian Senate, Friday, backed that Moscow was “ruined to communicate” with the West and was ready to deal with the conflict with hostile nations while at the same time defending its national interests.
“There is no such thing as occidentophobia in Russia. We are ready to deal with the current conflict, but certainly without harming our interests,” Valentina Madvyenko wrote on her blog on the official website of the Council of the Russian Federation. The occasion of the upcoming celebrations of Russia Day.
“We live on the same planet, we’re doomed to communicate. On the other hand, it’s very unfortunate not to want to understand this now,” the senator said, adding that the West has imposed new sanctions on Russia for its military. Campaign in Ukraine.
“We must continue to remember that Russophobia has deep roots in Europe. What is happening now is not a sudden and short-lived chapter, but a constant component of Western socio-political life. Politics, economics, culture,” he wrote.
Russian thinker Nikolai Danilevsky was quoted as saying: “Europe sees Russia not only as a foreigner but also as a hostile policy. The core of Russian civilization is strong, it cannot be suppressed, it cannot be suppressed, it really feels intuitive.”
On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin, on the 350th birthday of Peter the Great, stressed that any country, people or ethnic group that wants to be one of the major world powers must “guarantee its sovereignty.”
He underscored the importance of strengthening political, military, economic and technological sovereignty, as well as social cohesion around Russian history, culture and language, arguing that “everything would fall apart”.
“If a country is sovereign or it is not a colony (…), a country or a group of countries in a position to make sovereign decisions, it is already, to some extent, a colony. A colony has no chance of surviving in the midst of such intense geopolitical struggle,” he said. Said.
In the early hours of February 24, Russia launched a military offensive in Ukraine, which has already displaced more than 15 million people – more than eight million internally displaced persons and more than 7.2 million neighbors – according to a recent report. UN data rank the worst refugee crisis in Europe since World War II (1939-1945).
According to the United Nations, about 15 million people in Ukraine are in need of humanitarian assistance.
The Russian invasion – justified by Russian President Vladimir Putin and the need to “tenacify” Ukraine for Russia’s security and the need for militarization – was generally condemned by the international community, which responded by sending arms to Ukraine and imposing sanctions on Russia. Affects practically all disciplines from banking to sports.
The UN confirmed that 4,302 civilians had been killed and 5,217 wounded in the war, which entered its 107th day today, and stressed that the real numbers could be even higher and would only be known for the besieged areas or during intense fighting.