AS the figurehead of Russian armed resistance and a devout Kremlin enemy, Ilya Ponomarev has more than one reason to look over his shoulder. He told The Sun that the world needs to get used to the "100 per coming reality" that Putin will be toppled. "I knew at the end of the day we would be facing this war," he said looking back now. It was “obvious” that Putin desired all of Ukraine” - even if no one else was willing to say so. "If Putin had not invaded Ukraine, it would have been an evolving political process and definitely not in this violent stage.