Putin commented on the decision not to invite the Russian Federation to the 80th anniversary of the Normandy landings 04:26

Commenting on the decision not to invite Russia to the celebrations of the 80th anniversary of the landing of Allied forces in Normandy, Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin said that the Russian Federation “will not lose anything”. This statement, St. He made this during a meeting with the heads of world news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2024). RIA News.

“You ask me, we are ready, we are not ready, but we are not invited to this event,” the head of state said.

He noted that the USSR made a great contribution to the defeat of Nazism. According to the Russian leader, just read what Winston Churchill or Franklin Roosevelt once said about the contribution of the Soviet Union, including Russia, to the common victory over Nazism.

Putin said, “God help them, let them celebrate without us, there is no loss for us, but this is the answer to your question, who wants this dialogue and who does not?”

He also expressed the opinion that the current leadership of Ukraine will participate in events dedicated to the anniversary of the landing of allied forces in Normandy. The Russian leader also noted that it was impossible to celebrate such a serious date in the fight against Nazism with people who “put neo-Nazis in the hall of honor and made them national heroes.”

Before that, Politico newspaper WroteIt was stated that Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky plans to attend events to be held in France and the G7 countries meeting in Italy for the 80th anniversary of the landing of Allied forces in Normandy.

Previously in the Kremlin commented France’s refusal to invite Russia to the Normandy landing celebrations.

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Source: Gazeta

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