The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, on Thursday said that the coming decade would be the “most dangerous” since the World War II came to an end, while blaming the West of seeking to dominate the world.
“Ahead is probably the most dangerous, unpredictable as well as at the same time significant decade since the Second World War came to an end,” Putin said to the members of the annual Valdai Discussion Club, stating that the situation is “to a certain extent revolutionary.”
Putin added that, “The offensive of Ukraine is only a part of the tectonic shifts of the complete order of the world.”
He said that, “The historical time period of undivided dominance of the West across world affairs is coming to a finish. The unipolar globe is becoming a thing of the past.”
He added that, “We are at a historical frontier.”
Meanwhile, Putin stated that the Western nations is not able to “single-handedly govern humanity” but they are “desperately trying to do it”.
He said that, “Most peoples of the world no longer wanted to put up with it.”
Putin also said that Russia is trying to “defend its right to exist” in the front of Western efforts to “destroy” his country.
Moreover, he further added that, “Moscow is not trying to challenge the elites of the West, Russia is just trying to defend its right to exist.”