Russia has continuously claimed Ukraine is planning “false flag” operations involving non-conventional weapons since its invasion of Ukraine almost a year ago.
Russia’s Baseless Allegation Against Ukraine
On Sunday, Russian authorities alleged Ukraine is preparing a nuclear incident on its territory to blame Russia ahead of a United Nations meeting. However, the claim was unsupported by any evidence.
This accusation follows Russia’s previous allegations that Ukraine was planning “false flag” operations involving non-conventional weapons. Throughout its attack on Ukraine, Russia has frequently charged Kyiv with plotting “false flag” procedures with no proof to back up the assertions.
These alleged operations have involved non-conventional weapons, such as radioactive or biological materials, but no such attack has occurred. Despite Russia’s allegations, Kyiv denied any involvement in hostile activities or “false flag” operations.
So it feels like Russia has been preparing to set up a false flag terrorist attack inside Russia (Putin & Patrushev blew up apartment buildings in 1999 for power) to blame on Ukraine/US and Western media repeats the absurd LIES of Russia’s SVR intel agency. This is crazy pic.twitter.com/kZogUM1Oh6
— Olga Lautman 🇺🇦 (@OlgaNYC1211) February 16, 2023
On Sunday, Russia’s Defense Ministry released a statement claiming Ukraine had received radioactive substances from a European country and was planning a large-scale “provocation.”
The statement also alleged Ukraine aimed to accuse the Russian army of indiscriminate strikes on radioactive facilities, leading to radioactive leakage and contamination of the surrounding areas.
However, the statement did not provide any supporting evidence for the claims.
The timing of the statement raised suspicions that Russia intended to divert attention from the ongoing tensions between Ukraine and Russia, especially ahead of a United Nations meeting.
Russia has been accused of making baseless allegations against Ukraine to discredit the Ukrainian government and paint it as an aggressor.
The ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia created tension and fear in the region. Both sides continue to exchange accusations and words with no resolution in sight.
Russia’s Attempt to Shift the Blame Away From Them
The allegations made by Russia against Ukraine are part of a wider campaign to undermine the legitimacy of the Ukrainian government and shift blame away from Russia’s ongoing aggression in the region.
Ukraine and its allies condemned Russia’s actions and called for an end to the aggression.
In conclusion, the allegations made by Russia against Ukraine regarding a potential nuclear incident are unfounded and unsupported by any evidence.
The international community must support Ukraine and condemn Russia’s actions to achieve a lasting resolution to the conflict. On Tuesday, President Joe Biden gave a powerful address from Warsaw, Poland, as the anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine approached.
Biden addressed a crowd of thousands at the Polish Presidential Palace, emphasizing the importance of standing up to aggression and supporting those who fight for their freedom.
BREAKING: Pres. Biden makes remarks in Warsaw, Poland, ahead of anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine: "One year ago, the world was bracing for the fall of Kyiv. Well, I've just come from a visit to Kyiv and I can report Kyiv stands strong." https://t.co/XCMpOHeQj8 pic.twitter.com/5xkMtfp8BW
— World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) February 21, 2023
Biden’s visit to Kyiv was a clear message of support for the Ukrainian people and their government in the face of ongoing aggression from Russia. The US has been a vocal ally of Ukraine and has pledged its support in the face of Russian aggression.This article appeared in TheDailyBeat and has been published here with permission.