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Russia shows no signs of halting and is unprepared for negotiations - political technologist

26 February, 2024 Monday
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Taras Zahorodniy, a political technologist, believes that Russia will be ready for negotiations when its oil industry is destroyed

He expressed this opinion on Espreso TV.

“In the West, there have always been circles that wanted this war to end sooner and return to normal trade with Russia. I remind you that in the first three months after the full-scale invasion, German Chancellor Scholz, French President Macron, and then-acting Prime Minister of Italy Draghi openly urged Ukraine to surrender. By the way, there is Draghi's plan registered in the UN, where all of Russia's demands are recorded. Of course, there are circles in the West that continue to want this. But, in my opinion, many people in the West already understand that Russia has reached a point of no return and it will not stop," commented the political technologist.

According to him, Russia will not stop because it already has infrastructure in place to sustain the war.

"Russia uses the very prospect of negotiations as a means to disrupt aid to Ukraine, halt arms supplies, and hinder the signing of security agreements. Then Russia will pounce on Ukraine with renewed vigor. We must understand that the aggressor country itself is not ready for any negotiations; it's all just maneuvers to regroup and amass resources. However, Russia will be ready for negotiations when its oil industry is destroyed, leading to economic and energy export problems. For Ukraine, it is critically important to destroy the ports of Novorossiysk, as Russia has few ports with good logistics that do not freeze," noted Taras Zahorodniy.

 
  • Russia is trying to convince the world that President Vladimir Putin is seeking peace in Ukraine, unlike the United States. In this way, Russia wants to shift responsibility for the war to the United States.
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that they are supposedly ready for a political and diplomatic end to the war in Ukraine, but "taking into account the realities on the ground."

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