Putin’s assassination plot foiled by Russian intelligence agency? : a defense expert intervenes
“We did not attack Putin… We are fighting on our territory, we are defending our villages and towns,” Zelensky told reporters at a press conference with Nordic leaders in Helsinki.
“We are not attacking Putin or Moscow. We don’t have enough weapons for that,” he added.
Ukraine’s audacious attempt to kill Putin with Kremlin drones? Russia accuses Ukraine of attempted attack
Russia said on Wednesday it shot down two drones targeting Putin’s Kremlin residence in what it called a Ukrainian “terrorist” assassination attempt.
“The devices have been taken out of service,” a Kremlin statement said.
Moscow said Putin was not injured and there were no casualties.
Asked why Moscow would blame kyiv, Zelenskyy replied: “Russia has no victories.”
“He (Putin) can no longer motivate his society and he can no longer send his military to die for nothing,” he said.
The Ukrainian leader took part in a summit in Helsinki on Wednesday bringing together the leaders of the five Nordic nations.
Zelenskyy reiterated that Ukraine aims to become a NATO member, while the Nordic NATO members issued a statement saying they would “continue to support Ukraine on its path to future membership”.
“Ukraine is already a de facto member of NATO and we are actually cooperating in the interest of common defense,” Zelenskyy said.
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