TODAY, Russia has formally completed the annexation of 15% of Ukrainian territory, marking the largest expansion to Russian land in 50 years.
The regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia have now been formally absorbed into Putin’s regime, as the bloodthirsty dictator looks to legitimise his war in Ukraine.
“President Vladimir Putin has signed four federal constitutional laws on the entry of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions into the Russian Federation,” Russia’s lower house of parliament reported.
Despite this brutal invasion of Ukrainian land, Zelensky’s troops continue to fight back against their invaders.
The steadfast President announced in his nightly address on Tuesday that his army has liberated “dozens” of Ukrainian settlements, as it continues its counter-offensive.
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