Putin Gives Ominous Warning in Remarks on Ukraine


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

Russia annexed Crimea in March after residents there held a referendum in which 93% voted to join Russia

“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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Amanda Wills


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