2022-11-25 06:45:30

Putin's supporters call for the liquidation of Ukraine as 'genocidal rhetoric' swells

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By Holly Ellyatt

Key Points

  • Prominent supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin are using increasingly genocidal rhetoric when discussing and demonizing Ukraine, analysts note.
  • One commentator called for the liquidation of the Ukrainian state.
  • Ultra-nationalists have come to the fore in Russia particularly since the outbreak of war, continuously pushing the Kremlin to take a harder line with Kyiv.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on a screen at Red Square as he addresses a rally and a concert marking the annexation of four regions of Ukraine Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia in central Moscow on Sept. 30, 2022.

Alexander Nemenov | Afp | Getty Images

Prominent supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin are using increasingly genocidal rhetoric when discussing and demonizing Ukrainians, analysts note, with some pro-war commentators cheering the concept of the liquidation of the modern state of Ukraine.

Ultranationalists have come to the fore in Russia particularly since the Feb. 24 invasion, continuously pushing the Kremlin to take a harder line with Ukraine and overtly critical of Moscow's military leadership following a series of withdrawals or defeats during the war.

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