Putin Warns Against U.S. Weapon Funding for Ukraine

Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson engaged in the first Western interview with the Russian President since the invasion of Ukraine, where Putin issued a warning to America’s funding of weapons.

Right-Wing Presenter and Putin

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Right-wing U.S. presenter Tucker Carlson engaged in the first Western interview with Vladimir Putin since Russia’s attempted invasion of Ukraine two years ago.

A Reminder From The White House

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Ahead of the interview, a White House spokesperson said, “Remember, you’re listening to Vladimir Putin. And you shouldn’t take at face value anything he has to say.”

Putin’s Fake Narratives

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It’s important to note that during the interview, Vladimir Putin tried to convey many fake messages about Ukraine, including lies about neo-Nazis and the country’s history.

Zelenskyy “Rat Like” According to Putin

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Putin also described Ukrainian President Zelenskyy as “Rat like” and a “Ukrainian pimp.”

Putin’s Message to Washington

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The Russian president issued a warning, asserting that the West, especially the U.S., should stop financing weapons to Ukraine’s military.

Putin Suggests to Stop Supplying Weapons

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“If you really want to stop fighting, you need to stop supplying weapons. It will be over within a few weeks,” the President said in a message to Washington.

U.S. Should Compromise With Russia

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Vladimir Putin stressed to Tucker Carlson that Washington should understand Moscow’s interests and encourage talks with Ukraine.

Putin’s Negotiation Claims

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Putin said, “We have never refused negotiations,” before saying, “You should tell the current Ukrainian leadership to stop and come to a negotiating table.”

Putin’s Assertion on “Strategic Defeat”

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Putin also suggested that the U.S. would never be able to achieve a “Strategic Defeat” against Russia.

Optimism on Gershkovich’s Release

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During the interview with Carlson, Putin expressed optimism about reaching a deal for the release of detained U.S. reporter Evan Gershkovich.

Putin’s Assertion of a Gershkovich Release Deal

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“There is no taboo on settling this issue,” Putin said about Gershkovich, “We are ready to solve it but there are certain conditions that are being discussed between special services. I believe an agreement can be reached.”

Carlson Jokes About “Betraying” America

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Before the interview, Carlson, the disgraced former Fox News host, joked about whether he was “betraying America” by being in Moscow.

Carlson Admits Feelings of Guilt

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“Why do I feel guilty, like I’m betraying my country for saying that? I’m not; I love America,” he said in an address posted online the night before the interview.

Repetition of Disputed Justifications

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The Russian leader attempted to justify the conflict by expressing the alleged need for the protection of Russian speakers and preventing Ukraine from posing a threat to Russia.

Carlson’s Major Scoop

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The interview served as a major achievement for right-wing commentator Tucker Carlson, known for his support of Trump and criticism of U.S. aid to Ukraine.

Criticism of the Interview Decision

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Carlson faced widespread criticism for the decision to interview Putin, compounded by his inaccurate assertion that no Western journalists had “bothered” to approach Putin directly.

Biden Out of the Picture

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Putin admitted he hadn’t spoken to President Joe Biden since the beginning of the war and that the last time they spoke was a couple of years ago.

A Message to Biden

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“I said to him [Biden] then, I believe that you are making a huge mistake of historic proportions by supporting everything that is happening there, in Ukraine, by pushing Russia away,” Putin claimed.

Americans to Decide For Themselves

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Carlson claimed before the interview that Americans are paying for a war that they don’t know about and that Putin had a right to say his beliefs in the spotlight so that Americans can decide on financial support on their own.

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