The president of the aggressor country, Vladimir Putin, has said that the war in Ukraine was inevitable, it was “a matter of time.”
Source: Putin at the Vostochny Cosmodrome with Belarus President Lukashenko, on April 12, quoted by “Medusa“, reported Ukrayinska Pravda
Putin’s quote: “It was inevitable. It was just a matter of time. What we are doing is helping people, saving them from genocide. And also are applying actions to secure russia itself. Obviously we had no other choice. This is the right thing to do. There are no doubts that we will reach our goals”.