The American president does not mince his words. Before the US Congress on Tuesday March 1, Joe Biden called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin a “dictator”, “more isolated than ever”in response to the invasion of Ukraine on February 24. “The fact that a Russian dictator invaded a foreign country has a cost on the whole planet”, launched Joe Biden in front of the American Congress for his first speech on the state of the Union. Vladimir Poutine “was wrong”, “we are ready, we are united”launched the President of the United States.
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The Russian President “thought the West and NATO would not respond”, he hammered. Corn “in the battle between democracy and autocracy, democracies stand tall, and the world clearly chooses the side of peace and security”launched the tenant of the White House.
Gold “If dictators don’t pay the price for their aggression, they cause even more chaos”warned the 46th president of American history to the address of the master of the Kremlin. “Putin may be surrounding Kiev with tanks, but he will never be able to capture the hearts and souls of the Ukrainian people”he added, “it will never extinguish their love of freedom.” And the president to say: “When the history of this period is written, Putin’s war on Ukraine will have left Russia weaker and the rest of the world stronger.”
And it didn’t stop there. Joe Biden has threatened the Russian oligarchs with seizing their “yachts, luxury apartments, and private jets”, resulting from earnings which he considers dishonest. Finally, after the European countries and Canada, he also confirmed that the United States would in turn close their airspace “to all Russian flights”.
At the beginning of his speech, the American president had just before made the American elected members of Congress stand up for an ovation to Ukraine. Ukraine’s Ambassador to the United States, Oksana Markarova, sat alongside First Lady Jill Biden in the packed US Capitol. In the assembly, several elected officials sported the blue and yellow colors of the Ukrainian flag.