Russia-Ukraine war: Putin may declare war on May 9, US warns

Declaring war would allow the Kremlin to conscript more soldiers for the invasion of Ukraine.

May 9 is known as Russia’s Victory Day. As Putin’s long-term Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov doubled down on the claim that the invasion was a “special operation” aimed at “de-nazifying” Ukraine, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said on Monday there was “good reason to believe that the Russians will do everything they can to use” May 9 to justify the war.

Source: Russia-Ukraine war: Putin may declare war on May 9, US warns

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