February 22, 2022, 22:41
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US President Joe Biden said that Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine when it recognized the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. He stated this at a press conference. CNN.
“If we are talking about the human body, Russia has just announced that it is a large segment from a piece of Ukraine,” the head of the White House said.
According to him, Russia is not going to stop and is going to attack Kiev using aircraft, artillery and missiles.
President Biden said that he recognizes the “most extensive borders” in the territory of the LPR and DPR, Russia Vladimir Putin requires justification in order to occupy even more territory. “This is the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,” Biden said.
Previously Putin declaredthat Russia has recognized the LPR and the DPR within the boundaries outlined in their constitutions.
On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved orders recognizing the independence of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. Denis Pushilin and Leonid Pasechnik successfully addressed the republic.
On February 22, the State Duma of Russia unanimously ratified the initiative on friendship, exodus and mutual assistance with the DNR and LNR. Documents for the ratification of the contribution by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The parliaments of the Republic of Donbass have already ratified the treaties.