May 11, 2022 - 18:57 AMT
Kremlin says no no plans to declare martial law in Russia

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday, May 11 the internal political situation in the country is stable and dismissed allegations that Russian President Vladimir Putin is planning to declare martial law, CNN reports.

When asked whether Putin is planning to introduce martial law in Russia, Peskov said, “No, this is not in the plans.”

US Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said Tuesday that the current trend in Ukraine increased chances that Putin would turn to more drastic means, including “imposing martial law, reorienting industrial production, or potentially escalatory military actions to free up the resources needed to achieve his objectives as the conflict drags on.”

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