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The war in Ukraine entered a new phase with the decisions taken by Putin. While the echoes of the Russian leader’s nuclear warning continued, another flash warning came from Moscow. Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov announced to the world under what conditions Moscow will resort to nuclear weapons.
The eyes and ears of the world have been on the news from Ukraine since February 24.
While the war continues at full speed, the countries led by Turkey are looking for a way to start peace negotiations between the two sides.
However RussiaThe partial mobilization decision of ‘s indicates that the tension in the region will not decrease anytime soon.
While the world was talking about the mobilization decision signed by Putin and the nuclear warning, a new statement came from Moscow.
LAVROV NUCLEAR CONDITION ANNOUNCED
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced to the world under what conditions Moscow will use nuclear weapons.
According to the news in the British Daily Mail newspaper, Lavrov announced that Russia will be ready to use nuclear weapons to defend the annexed Ukrainian territory.
A similar warning came from the Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council (SB), Dmitry Medvedev.
NUCLEAR INTRODUCTORY TO THE WEST
Medvedev also intimidated the West with the words ‘The West and all NATO countries in general need to understand that Russia has chosen its own path’.
ANSWER FROM UKRAINE: UNACCEPTABLE
The reaction from Ukraine to Russia came from the level of the foreign minister. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kuleba said his Russian counterpart’s statement was “irresponsible” and “unacceptable”.
On the other hand, voting process continues in the referendum that started on Friday in the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics, Zaporizhia and Kherson regions, which are under Russian domination.
In the referendum, condemned as illegal by Western countries and Ukraine, the public votes to answer whether they want their region to be part of Russia.
Local residents still go to the polls today and cast their votes. In addition, patients and hospital staff vote in the ballot boxes that are taken to the homes of people in need and to all hospitals.
While the so-called election commissions argue that the elections were held in a transparent manner and that the people participated in the referendum intensely, conflicts continue on the front line between Ukraine and Russia.