Tucker Carlson supported Putin over Ukraine, saying Biden was wrong in trying to stop Russia’s invasion.

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  • Fox News host Tucker Carlson said on Tuesday that Russia was right to defend itself against Ukraine.

  • Russian troops are rallying on the Ukrainian border, and US officials are soon warning of an invasion.

  • “I just want to keep the western border safe,” Putin said.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson supported Vladimir Putin on his military activities near Ukraine, and the Russian president said he “wants to keep the western border safe.”

For the last few months Russian troops and artillery are mass gathered on the Ukrainian border, With Kiev and Washington officials Warn that Moscow may be preparing for an imminent aggression..

Russia Deny plans to invade, He said it was only responding to the invasion of Ukraine and NATO.

The United States and NATO want Ukraine to join the block, but Russia has long opposed NATO expansion.Putin Said on December 1st He wanted a “legal guarantee” from NATO that it would never expand to the east.

In a 14-minute monologue of his show on Tuesday, Carlson defended Russia’s military buildup and warned that with President Joe Biden the United States could start a “hot war” with Russia. It continues to threaten Putin.

Carlson then accused NATO, a major player in the United States, of driving Putin into defensive action.

“NATO exists primarily to afflict Vladimir Putin. Vladimir Putin has no intention of invading Western Europe, whatever his many shortcomings,” Carlson said.

“He just wants to keep the western border secure. That’s why Ukraine doesn’t want to join NATO. That makes sense.”

in the meantime Tuesday video callBiden told Putin that if Russia invaded, the United States would impose “strong economic and other measures.”

Mr Carlson said Biden is at risk of war with Russia by being combative.

“There is nothing we can gain from a military conflict with Vladimir Putin, and of course there is so much we can lose, including the lives of thousands of Americans.” He said. “But that doesn’t mean Joe Biden won’t do it.”

Carlson has questioned the relevance of supporting Ukraine over Russia in the past.

“Why do we take the Ukrainian side instead of the Russian side? That’s a sincere question. From an American perspective, why? Who has the energy reserves? Who are the major players in world affairs? With China Who is the potential balance of? “He Said on November 10th.

Ukraine has been independent since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, but some Russians still believe that Ukraine is still part of Russia.

of 5,000-word essay Putin, released in July, wrote that Russians and Ukrainians are “one person” and Ukraine needs Russia.

“I am convinced that the true sovereignty of Ukraine is only possible through a partnership with Russia,” he wrote.

Putin showed evidence of that belief in 2014, When Russia annexed Crimea, Ukrainian peninsula. During a visit to Crimea in May, Putin said the people of Crimea were with “Russia now forever”.

NATO hasn’t done that yet, Putin said last week If NATO troops or advanced missile systems are deployed in Ukraine, things could go south.

“If any strike system emerges on Ukrainian territory, the flight time to Moscow will be 7-10 minutes, and if hypersonic weapons are deployed, it will be 5 minutes. Imagine,” Putin. Said.

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