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‘Victory will be ours!’ Putin tells Russians on Red Square

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President Vladimir Putin on Friday told thousands of Russians gathered on Red Square that “victory will be ours” after seven months of fighting in Ukraine and the Kremlin annexing four territories from Kyiv.

“Russia not only opens the doors of her home to these people, she opens her heart. Welcome home!” he said in an address broadcast on television after a ceremony at the Kremlin to annex the Ukrainian regions.

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