The Kremlin dictator explained to propagandists why he did not unleash a full-scale war in Ukraine earlier.
Kremlin leader Volodymyr Putin during a conversation with propagandists, he stated that Russia was not ready to launch a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2014 due to the lack of a certain type of weaponry and the situation in the Russian economy.
About this write ZMP of the Russian Federation.
“We didn’t have hypersonic weapons then, but now we do. There are other modern systems, and in 2014 there was nothing like that,” Putin said.
The dictator also added that he hoped that the war in Donbas, which was actually started by Russia, “will be able to be stopped by peaceful means.”
We will remind, on March 18 Volodymyr Putin visited Crimea.
A little later it also appeared video from the temporarily occupied Mariupol, where the Russian dictator held meetings with the “residents” of the city at night.