August 17, 2022
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Ukraine crisis: Russia plans biggest war since 1945, says Johnson; Zelenskiy calls for sanctions now – live

British prime minister says invasion plans has ‘in some senses begun’; Ukrainian president says global security architecture is failing

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy made an emphatic statement to the west from Munich’s security conference, saying that sanctions on Russia should be made public before and not after a possible invasion of Ukraine occurs.

The security architecture of our world is brittle, it is obsolete … Action is needed. This is not about war in Ukraine, this is about war in Europe.”

Even the question of just making it public, preventably, just a list of sanctions for them, for us and to know what will happen if they start the war, even that question does not have the support.

We don’t need your sanctions after the bombardment will happen and after our country will be fired at or after we will have no borders, or after we will have no economy or part of our countries will be occupied… why would we need those sanctions then?”

All the signs are that the plan has already in some senses begun.

People need to understand the sheer cost in human life that could entail.

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