Putin’s political pundit explains “for The Hague” the purpose of war on Ukraine

Putin’s political pundit explains “for The Hague” the purpose of war on Ukraine

Kremlin experts admit that they plan to turn Ukraine into a wasteland

Rossiyskaya Gazeta, the official gazette of the Russian government, published an oped by the famous ruscist “intellectual” Sergei Karaganov, in which he explains what Putin’s latest message to the Federal Assembly meant.  

Karaganov clarified the “goals of the operation” as seizure and annexation of the east and south of Ukraine to the Russian Federation, as well as the devastation of its central and western regions.

“This is obviously the protection of Donbas and reunification of the original Russian lands of the South and East, demilitarization, that is, destruction of the military machine of what may remain of today’s Ukraine.”

“It will be necessary to help restore those parts of today’s Ukraine that will return to Russia. But it is hardly worth (to restore — ed.) Ukraine, which is taken by this operation, especially its least culturally developed western-central lands… Western Ukrainian territories, under their mandatory demilitarization, (should – ed.) become a buffer, the outskirts of Russia.”

Karaganov calls: “Preservation of Ukrainian statehood is unacceptable!” The Russian government gazette offers to “re-educate” the subjugated Ukrainians and deport them to Siberia.

“The lack of a resettlement programme for refugees from Ukraine to such regions of Siberia has no rational explanation,” the ruscist author states.

The difference between Hitler’s ideas and the Russian political scientists’ dreams is only that the former sought to turn Ukraine into their “living space,” and the latter — into a “lifeless space” for Ukrainians.

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