Putin announced the accession of the LPR, the DPR, Kherson, and Zaporizhzhia regions to Russia.
His promise to protect these regions, by all means, has caused concern in some leading Latin American media.
Folha de S. Paulo (Brazil): Putin is trying to dictate his terms of peace after the annexation of part of the territories of Ukraine
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin formalized the annexation of four regions of Ukraine that Moscow has controlled in whole or in part since the start of the special military operation.
Considering it a fait accompli, Putin said he was open to peace talks on his own terms if Kyiv agreed to a unilateral ceasefire.
During his speech to members of the Russian elite in the Kremlin’s opulent St. George Hall, the president once again hinted at using nuclear weapons to protect new possessions.
In his speech, Putin portrayed Russia as usual as a victim of a Western conspiracy.
La Jornada (Mexico): Putin holds a ceremony for the annexation of four regions
Russian President Vladimir Putin, knowing that the amount does not change by changing the locations of the components, decided to officially change the order of steps to annex the four regions of Ukraine.
The signing of the documents took place today without going through the procedure in the legislative bodies and the Constitutional Court.
Deputies are preparing to ratify the documents on Monday the third of October, and senators – on the fourth.
When the Constitutional Court decides that accession treaties do not contradict the Constitution, Russia will have four new federal subjects.
La Nación (Argentina): Vladimir Putin challenges the West by annexing four regions of Ukraine -“They are our citizens, forever.”
This Friday, Vladimir Putin defied international law and formally annexed four regions occupied by Russian troops.
He said Russia would defend the new territories “by all available means,” paving the way for using nuclear weapons to protect those regions.
El Espectador (Colombia): Putin announced the annexation of occupied territories in Ukraine and intensified the conflict
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin formally annexed four Ukrainian regions.
They held controversial referendums, the legitimacy of which was widely criticized by the international community.
In his speech, Putin confirmed that the residents of the annexed Ukrainian regions are becoming “our citizens forever” and called on Ukraine to immediately stop hostilities and sit at the negotiating table.
(Muscovites celebrate in hundreds of thousands the 4 Donbas provinces newly joined the empire)
The annexation implies an even more significant escalation of the conflict since it is assumed that Moscow, following its doctrine, can use nuclear weapons to protect these regions from Ukraine’s counteroffensive. This is worrying.
Telesur TV (Venezuela): Russian president signed agreements on the accession of Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson, and Zaporizhzhia
This Friday, Vladimir Putin signed agreements with Denis Pushilin, Leonid Pasechnik, Vladimir Rogov (from Zaporizhzhia, the document was signed by Vladimir Balitsky – Inosmi note), and Vladimir Saldo on the entry into the Russian Federation of the Donetsk People’s Republic, the Lugansk People’s Republic, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson regions, respectively.