Live updates: Russia’s war in Ukraine

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier speaks during a press conference October 25, in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has pushed Europe into an era of insecurity, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday, a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin said the world must face “The Most Dangerous Decade” since the end of World War II.

Russia’s war in Ukraine “has also pushed us in Germany into another time, into an insecurity we think we’ve passed: a time marked by war, violence and runaways.” hiding, because of concerns about expanding the war into wildfires in Europe,” Steinmeier said in a rare speech on national television.

“Harder years, harder years will come,” Steinmeier warned.

“When we look at Russia today, there is no room for old dreams,” Steinmeier said, referring to former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev’s vision of a “common European home.”

Steinmeier, a German Social Democrat who has long argued for closer economic ties with Moscow, says Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused a “break of the period” in relations Germany’s relationship with Moscow.

Steinmeier, whose role as Germany’s head of state is largely ceremonial, said in a speech to the nation that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally responsible for the turmoil in Europe.

“In his imperial obsession, the Russian President violated international law,” he said.

Performed by Steinmeier a surprise visit to Kyiv on Tuesday, where he promised continued German support for Ukraine, especially in the area of ​​air defense. This is Steinmeier’s first wartime visit to Ukraine after two failed attempts in April, when he was uninvited because of links to Russia, and last week when his visit was canceled for security reasons.


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