Will Vladimir Putin go so far as to invade all of Ukraine? Since 2005, the head of the Kremlin has been moving toward the same goal: rebuilding a wall between NATO and Russia.
As early as 2005, Vladimir Putin was already explaining that the dissolution of the former Soviet Union was so “The greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the twentieth century”. The former Soviet Union lost many territories in 1991, after the fall of the Berlin Wall (Germany) and the dissolution of the Soviet bloc. After that, Vladimir Putin, a young KGB officer and a pure producer of the former USSR, did not accept the NATO march to the east.
Then form a condemnation. “There is a whole ideological component around the idea of the Russian world, the idea that the different Slavic peoples that make up the Old Russian Empire are in fact the same people, and should unite into one entity.”Marie Dumoulin, former diplomat.
This doctrine would prompt the master of the Kremlin to annex the lands, putting others under his influence: Georgia, Crimea, the Donetsk and Lugansk republics in the Donbass, as well as pro-Russian Transnistria in Moldova. So the invasion of Ukraine is the next step. Vladimir Putin wants to install a pro-Russian government there in order to rebuild a wall between NATO and Russia.
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