Putin tries to justify Ukraine invasion in Victory Day speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin railed against NATO as he spent much of his Victory Day speech in Moscow on Monday trying to justify his troops’ invasion of Ukraine, per multiple reports. Why it matters: Putin didn’t use his Victory Day speech to officially declare war on Ukraine or fully mobilize Russia’s reservists, as some Western officials feared he would. As the world around us is imploding, it … Continue reading Putin tries to justify Ukraine invasion in Victory Day speech