“With this human protect, they ensured the safety of the Pink Sq. and the Russian institution, by way of a number of dependent (on Russia) presidents who couldn’t refuse (the invitation),” stated Yusov.
He added that Ukraine had no plans on staging an assault on Moscow on Might 9, reiterating that Kyiv’s forces strike solely navy targets.
“Certainly, the primary hazard for the residents of the Russian Federation comes from their very own regime,” Yusov concludes.
On Might 9, Moscow held a bleak and truncated navy parade, lasting solely 45 minutes, with solely 8,000 troops taking part – the bottom quantity in 15 years. Warplane fly-bys had been canceled, and just one tank – a WWII relic T-34 – made its approach throughout the Pink Sq., in stark distinction to columns of contemporary tanks being normal centerpieces of Victory Day parades.
Ukrainian International Ministry stated it was “immoral and unfriendly” for Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Turkmen, and Tajik heads of state to attend the parade in particular person.
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