For the reason that Russian military attacked Ukraine, 1000’s of civilians have been killed and cities lowered to rubble, whereas thousands and thousands of Ukrainians have fled their properties.
Nonetheless Russia’s Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov has instructed the BBC: “We did not invade Ukraine”.
Mr Lavrov, who’s one in every of President Putin’s closest allies stated: “We declared a particular navy operation as a result of we had completely no different method of explaining to the West that dragging Ukraine into Nato was a prison act.”
He repeated the official Kremlin line that there have been Nazis in Ukraine. Russian officers usually declare that their navy is “de-Nazifying” the nation.
Huw Edwards presents BBC Information at Ten reporting by Steve Rosenberg.
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