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In a speech broadcast on the morning of Wednesday, September 21, Vladimir Putin announced the mobilization of 300,000 additional soldiers in the context of the conflict in Ukraine. It’s an admission of failure according many Western leaders like Emmanuel Macron, who are becoming increasingly firm with Russia.
On the morning of Wednesday, September 21, Vladimir Putin broadcast a speech in which he announced a partial mobilization of the Russian population. “In order to protect Russia and our people, we will certainly use all the means at our disposal. It’s not a bluff”said the Russian president. Clearly, all reservists are called up, which represents 300,000 additional soldiers. Vladimir Putin had previously ruled out this scenario. He is now sinking into war.
At the same time, the whole world is gathered in New York (United States) since Tuesday for the General Assembly of United Nations. A platform for the French president, who delivered a charge of rare virulence against Russia. “Today we have to make a choice, basically simple: that of war or peace. What we have been witnessing since February 24 is a return to the age of imperialism and colonies. France refuses it, and will stubbornly seek peace.said Emmanuel Macron.