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We Will Not Allow The West Use Ukraine To Destroy Russia – Putin Makes New Year Speech

We Will Not Allow The West Use Ukraine To Destroy Russia – Putin Makes New Year Speach

Russian President, Vladimir Putin in a new year message has said that his country will not allow the west use Ukraine as as a tool to destroy Russia.

According to nine minute message broadcasted on Russia state TV, Putin said that Russia was fighting in Ukraine to protect its “motherland” and to secure “true independence” for its people.

Putin said his country would never give in to the West’s attempts to use Ukraine as a tool to destroy Russia.

“For years, Western elites hypocritically assured us of their peaceful intentions,” he said in a speech filmed at the headquarters of Russia’s southern military district.

“In fact, in every possible way they were encouraging neo-Nazis who conducted open terrorism against civilians in the Donbas,” Putin said in the combative New Year’s speech.

“The West lied about peace,” Putin said. “It was preparing for aggression … and now they are cynically using Ukraine and its people to weaken and split Russia.

“We have never allowed this, and will never allow anybody to do this to us,”

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