Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said that Crimea is “indispensable to Russia,” reminding listeners that “Russia is one of the most powerful nuclear nations.”
“This is a reality, not just words,” Putin said
“I think recognition will take a long time, and this seems strange to me,” Putin said during a Q&A with students at a youth camp near Lake Seliger in Russia.
Putin said the annexation “was fully in accordance to the U.N. charter to self-determination” — meaning the right for a nation to freely choose its sovereignty Read more…
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