The last slap in the face to Putin – Piontkovsky on the signing of Lend-Lease on May 9

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The last slap in the face to Putin, – Piontkovsky about signing Lend-Lease on May 9

Putin will receive a “slap” on May 9/Getty Images

Because of Russia's unleashing a full-scale war, the United States is step by step supporting Ukraine. The last “slap” to Vladimir Putin on the part of the American side will be the signing of Lend-Lease on May 9.

Russian publicist Andrey Piontkovsky told Channel 24 about this.

Putin will get a “slap”

After the US Congress voted for Lend-Lease for Ukraine, many wondered why Joe Biden was in no hurry to sign it. However, the President of the United States decided to do this at the time when Putin would hold a parade in Moscow to the nearest hour.

This is just the last slap in the face for Putin,” Piontkovsky stressed.

Pay attention!The last Lend-Lease was used during World War II. Then the United States transferred weapons to European countries that fought against Nazi Germany.

The publicist also recalled that before the vote for Lend-Lease, a cascade of events took place, which also confirmed the support of Ukraine by the United States. In particular, on April 25, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, as well as the head of the Pentagon, Lloyd Austin, arrived in Kyiv.

After that, an important event was the meeting of ministers of 40 countries at the Ramstein air base in Germany. They met on April 26 to discuss support for Ukraine in the war with Russia.

Lend-Lease for Ukraine: what is known

  • Chamber Representatives of the US Congress on April 28 voted for Lend-Lease for Ukraine. The corresponding decision was supported by 417 votes. 10 people opposed him.
  • After that, the document must be signed by Joe Biden. It became known that the President of the United States intends to do this on May 9th. It should be noted that this date is “special” for Russia.
  • The law provides for a simplified procedure for the transfer of weapons to other states. It will give the US President expanded powers to provide defense assistance to Ukraine.
  • According to Volodymyr Zelensky, the lend-lease program will help Ukraine and the entire free world overcome the ideological heirs of the Nazis who unleashed a war on Ukrainian territory.
  • Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak said that the provision of lend-lease means the US is confident in Ukraine's victory over Russia.

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