President Zelensky Flees Ukraine as War Set to Start in Hours

NATO allies are reportedly apprehensive about Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s intention to leave the nation this weekend and travel to Germany amid the possibility of an approaching Russian invasion.

This is worse than the Cold War

“If Russia is effective in invading Kyiv, Zelensky, who is scheduled to meet with Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday, is believed to be a primary target,” according to NATO.

As per Reuters, the news comes after a major explosion shook a pipeline project in Ukraine late on Friday.

On Friday, Democrat President Joe Biden stated he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin has so far decided whether or not to invade Ukraine.

Biden stated, “We anticipate they will target Ukraine’s seat of government, Kyiv, a city of 2.8 million innocent individuals.”

According to a US official, 40-50 percent of the 190,000 Russian soldiers stationed near Ukraine’s boundaries are now “in an offensive position.”

The Russians are ready

“In the last two days, they’ve uncoiled in strategic assembly,” the source said.

Tactical assembly stations are locations near the border where combat personnel prepares for an attack. According to the official, Moscow gathered 125 battalion tactical groups near the Ukraine frontier, up from 60 in normal circumstances and 80 at the start of February.

Increased skirmishes between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian government forces in Ukraine’s southeast Donbass area, as well as provocative assertions by officials in Moscow and Donbass, indicate “the disruption campaign began,” according to the official.

During a discussion with The Daily Wire, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) highlighted why Russia has resisted invading Ukraine before and is now prepared to make this move.

“Putin attempted to conquer Ukraine for a long time. Putin was very forthright, describing the fall of the Soviet Union as “the most destructive geopolitical occurrence within the twentieth century,” according to Cruz.

“Reassembling the Soviet Union has always been one of his goals. He pines for what he regards as the glory days of the Soviet Union. The first and most crucial aspect of reassembling the Soviet Union in Ukraine, the old Soviet Union’s breadbasket.”

“In 2014, he did so by invading Crimea. Yet, he stopped just short of invading the entire nation, and the rationale for this is he requires Ukrainian energy infrastructure,” Cruz stated.

“Russia’s main exports are natural gas and oil, and natural gas pipelines run right through the heart of Ukraine. If he invades Ukraine, he risks harming or destroying the country’s energy infrastructure, making it impossible for him to sell natural gas in Europe.

As a result, the next year, in 2015, Putin launched construction on Nord Stream 2, an undersea pipeline that runs directly from Russia to Germany, with the goal of allowing him to march into Ukraine without risking getting his gas to market.”