President Vladimir Putin on Friday insisted that Russia was preventing “Nazi ideology” in Ukraine in a telephone name with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz .
The Russian President despatched troops to the pro-Western nation on February 24, saying Ukraine wanted to be “demilitarised” and “de-Nazified.”
“Consideration has been drawn to the continued violations of worldwide humanitarian legislation by militants advocating Nazi ideology and utilizing terrorist strategies,” the Kremlin stated in a readout after the decision.
Mr. Putin reiterated that Moscow’s army operation was geared toward defending the Russian-speaking inhabitants of jap Ukraine.
Mr. Putin additionally accused Kyiv of “blocking” peace talks.
Mr. Scholz has come beneath hearth for arms deliveries to Ukraine deemed inadequate and Germany’s reliance on Russian power imports.
Germany’s financial system is now racing to wean itself off Russian power and has already virtually fully phased out Russian coal.