Putin slams US efforts to maintain global dominance: On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized American attempts to maintain global dominance, saying they bound to fail.
Putin said that “the objective evolution toward a multipolar world encounters opposition from those who strive to retain their hegemony in global affairs and dominate everything.” Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa” when accepting credentials from foreign ambassadors to Moscow.
He said that despite the changes in Ukraine, “the hegemon has succeeded in doing so for quite a long time, but it can’t go on forever.”
Putin has cited the purported Western encroachment on Russia’s vital security interests for his decision to deploy soldiers into Ukraine.
The Russian leader said that Western sanctions imposed on Russia because of its actions in Ukraine were an attempt by the United States and its allies to bolster their positions but that they had also damaged developing nations and backfired against their sponsors.