Just 72 hours after the election of former actor and comedian
Volodymyr Zelenskiy as Ukraine’s next president, Russian President Vladimir Putin
has given him his first geopolitical challenge.
a decree on Wednesday stating that those who live in the parts
of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions that are currently controlled by
Moscow-backed separatists will be issued Russian passports.
Ukraine’s newly elected president was quick to
criticize Putin’s decree. He suggested that
Ukraine should instead issue Ukrainian passports “to all people who suffer from authoritarian
and corrupt regimes,” first and foremost “to the Russian people who
suffer most of all.”
Putin’s recent action should come as no surprise. Moscow …read more
Source: The Daily Signal