Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that he has decided to conduct a special military operation in connection with the situation in Donbas.
He stated this on Thursday night.
Comment: Russian President Vladimir Putin:
«I have decided to conduct a special military operation. Its goal is to protect people who have been subjected to harassment and genocide by the Kyiv regime for eight years, and to this end, we will seek the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine, as well as the transfer of the court of those who committed numerous bloody crimes against civilians, including citizens of the Russian Federation».