Putin ready for long-term war in Ukraine: US intelligence chief

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Putin ready for long-term war in Ukraine: US intelligence chief
Putin ready for long-term war in Ukraine: US intelligence chief

Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing for a protracted war in Ukraine, and Russia’s victory in the eastern Donbass will not stop the war. In a new warning, US intelligence chief Avril Haynes said: The British media BBC reported this.

The head of National Intelligence, Avril Haynes, said in a Senate hearing that Russia’s military activity could increase in the next few months and become more uncertain.

He says the current trend is pushing President Putin to take a tougher line.

Russia’s foreign intelligence service has denied the allegations in a statement issued Friday stating “Similar, baseless allegations concerning Russia’s intelligence have been made more than once. President Putin may issue martial law in Russia.

Haynes said Putin thinks the US and European allies will weaken over time. But he says the Kremlin will only allow the use of nuclear weapons if Putin fears an external threat to Russia.

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