Skip to comments.Feb 19, 2022: Russia ‘must fail and be seen to fail’ if it invades Ukraine, says Johnson
Posted on 04/27/2022 10:04:48 PM PDT by Cronos
Boris Johnson has declared Russia “must fail and be seen to fail” if it invades Ukraine, warning of a bloody and protracted conflict once Russian troops cross the border
..He said: “If dialogue fails and if Russia chooses to use violence against an innocent and peaceful population in Ukraine, and to disregard the norms of civilised behaviour between states, and to disregard the Charter of the United Nations, then we at this conference should be in no doubt that it is in our collective interest that Russia should ultimately fail and be seen to fail.”
He added: “I believe that in preparing to invade Ukraine, a proud country whose armed forces now exceed 200,000 personnel, considerably more expert in combat today than in 2014, President Putin and his circle are gravely miscalculating.”
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The quicker Putin assumes room temperature the better it will be for the world including Russia.
You mean the better it’ll be for USA/NATO/Gloabalist/mafia .
Too late. Russia can’t reset to 2/24/2022. They’re going in the path of North Korea. Even if Putin is no longer in charge.
Somebody said that Russia would not be invaded because it would use the Samson option.
Somebody owes me a non-irradiated beer. They better hurry up because that become hard to find in the near future.
More like, “prescient”.
It has been planned out by the globalists. Russia falling was always part of the plan.
does Johnson mean those peaceful Ukrainian azov thugs operating in eastern Ukraine since 2014. Anyway this conservative cause sell out will be gone next brit election. He’s a closet EU hack. Good riddance
Trudeau , Biden , Macron , Johnson , etc...what a sorry lot as “ leaders “ of the “ western “ world . A sick joke . OWNED , by somebody , and it ain’t Putin .
Get what ya pay for.
Had other leaders been more clear about the consequences of invasion Putin might have given it more thought. Even better, when Russia invaded Ukraine in 2014, annexed Crimea, organized and fomented a revolution in the east, armed the rebels and sent thousands of Russian forces to fight with them against Ukraine, maybe the Obama/Biden regime should have done more than send Blankets and MRE’s. That was pretty much a green light.
Putin, Xi, and their allies assuming room temperature simultaneously would be best.
Exactly !!! Obama’s limp wrist response did sent a message that the KGB thug received.
This weirdo’s crappy nation had no problem ignoring the UN charter against Serbia and Iraq in 2003. Trashbin of History awaits
That is the primary reason for Putin to stay and finish it.
“” must fail and be seen to fail .” An interesting formulation before the invasion. Not like scripted or anything.”
That’s why our US gvt propaganda keeps defining Putin’s goals as the occupation of the entire Ukraine. Because he will “fail” at that if he even wants it.
What Russia will have at the end of this is control of Eastern Ukraine and control of the Sea of Azov, together with land routes between Crimea and Russia and the oil fields there. All in all, that’s a pretty significant strategic gain. As long as Boris and The Big Guy don’t talk about those gains, I suppose they can define the result as a failure for Russia.
The only open question is whether Russia will go for Odessa and control over the northern shore of the Black Sea. If they want it, it is probably theirs.
You nailed it!
Other than dense (most) people this is clearly recognizable as a US-Russia proxy war.
It would and should otherwise be over.
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