Annalena Baerbock About “the Brutality of Russia’s Foreign Policy”

by Olha Povaliaieva
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Annalena Baerbock About “the Brutality of Russia’s Foreign Policy”

The German foreign minister told a trip to Bucha and the futility of negotiations with Putin

On May 10, German minister of foreign affairs Annalena Baerbock and her Dutch counterpart Wopke Hoekstra visited Bucha. The impressions of what she saw deeply disturbed the minister, since on July 8, in an interview with Spiegel, Baerbock spoke about the most terrible memory from the war in Ukraine.

"One of the scariest moments was when the general prosecutor of Ukraine in Bucha showed me a folder with photographs, including a small child who was apparently shot dead on the stairs to the basement, and one 16-year-old teenager who was killed with a single shot in the chest. that it is now impossible to negotiate with Putin. We are talking about destruction. Even children," Annalena Baerbock.

As of June 23, about 22.000 Ukrainian civilians were killed. Ukrainians are killed with firearms, raped, stabbed to death, beaten to death, buried alive, and burned alive. Many Ukrainians died under the rubble of bombed-out buildings and from starvation. Is this the "weakness in a time of war" that Annalena Baerbock spoke of?

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