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This opinion was expressed in an interview with CNN by the President of Finland, Sauli Niinisto, who in the past had frequent contacts with Putin.

"He put everything in. He's a fighter, so it's very hard to imagine how he accepts any defeat, and that certainly makes the situation very critical," says the Finnish president.

According to him, over the years he saw and understood the evolution of Putin's thinking.

In his opinion, the President of the Russian Federation was disappointed with the situation in Ukraine after the events of 2014, so he wanted to resolve this situation now.

It will be recalled that some Western analysts believe that defeat at the front may force Putin to

use nuclear weapons against Ukraine


According to the words

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, in the administration of President Joe Biden

there is

an action plan in case Russia uses nuclear weapons


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