No one in the world invests in terrorism more than Russia, and this requires a legal response. Only in the first half of this day, and only in Kyiv, there were four air alarms. The Russian army launched missile attacks on the Kyiv region, Kropyvnytskyi, hit Mykolaiv, continued a series of strategically senseless and brutal onslaughts on Donbas…
I thank each one who repels this terror. And I also want to thank the American senators who unanimously approved the resolution calling on the US Department of State to recognize Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism. You can take any day in Ukraine – today or any other after February 24 – to see that no one in the world invests in terrorism more than Russia. This really needs a legal response at the global level. And there is no rational reason why such a reaction should not occur, particularly in the United States, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy said
We will do everything so that there is no indifference left in the world towards this terrible war that russia has unleashed against our state and against the very idea of freedom, Zelenskyy aded.
“Russia should be recognized as a terrorist state. You can’t call what they do anything other than terrorism,” said Inna Sovsun, a Ukrainian member of parliament, after a Russian missile attack in Vinnytsia on July 14 left nearly two dozen people dead, including three children.
Russia is a different challenge, characterized by the band of mercenaries — the Wagner Group — representing the nation in Africa. Russia is acting in “a self-interested, exploitative and extractive way,” the general said. Russia is not interested in sincerely helping African nations, but in helping themselves to the natural resources of the continent, Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend told the Defense Writers Group today.