If Putin was a woman

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks to the press as he arrives for the NATO summit at the Ifema congress centre in Madrid, on 29 June, 2022. Photo: JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

If Putin was a woman! UK’s Johnson calls Putin’s invasion toxic masculinity

Britain’s Boris Johnson said ‘if Putin was a woman, he would not have started the war in Ukraine’ as he calls it a ‘toxic masculinity’

If Putin was a woman

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks to the press as he arrives for the NATO summit at the Ifema congress centre in Madrid, on 29 June, 2022. Photo: JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

Russian President Vladimir Putin would not have started the war in Ukraine if he was a woman, according to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

“If Putin was a woman, which he obviously isn’t, but if he were, I really don’t think he would’ve embarked on a crazy, macho war of invasion and violence in the way that he has,”

Johnson told German broadcaster ZDF on Tuesday evening.

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IF PUTIN WAS A WOMAN!

Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is “a perfect example of toxic masculinity”, he said, calling for better education for girls around the world and for “more women in positions of power”.

The British Prime Minister acknowledged that “of course people want the war to end”, but for the moment “there’s no deal available. Putin isn’t making an offer of peace”.

Western allies must support Ukraine to enable it to be in the best possible strategic position in the event that peace negotiations with Moscow do become possible, he added.

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