Putin accuses West of 'prolonging Ukraine conflict'
In his first media interview since the start of the Russia-Ukraine war, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States (US) and other Western nations of prolonging the conflict. During his interview with US journalist Tucker Carlson on Thursday (local time), the Russian president urged America to stop supplying weapons to Ukraine. "If you really want to stop fighting, you need to stop supplying weapons. It will be over within a few weeks," Putin said.