Putin is Reportedly Threatening Nuclear War in Order to Force NATO Forces Out of Nations Иordering his СountyFriday, 03 April 2015 08:33
The World War 3 claims were said to have been uttered during a private meeting between intelligence staffers from Washington D.C. and Moscow.
For the past year, the Kremlin has strenuously denied that its troops are supporting pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine — but fighters on the ground are apparently no longer bothering to keep up the farce.
Russia said on Tuesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine, despite warnings by the United States and European Union that they will not drop sanctions over the Black Sea peninsula's annexation a year ago.
A wave of savage mockery of Russian President Vladimir Putin has erupted across the internet, sparked by days of absence from public view, despite official insistence it was business as usual in the Kremlin.
The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying.
The editor of a leading independent Russian newspaper says he plans this week to publish what purports to be an official Kremlin strategy document outlining Russia's 2014 invasion of Ukraine.
The House of Lords EU committee claimed Europe "sleepwalked" into the crisis.
The EU had not realised the depth of Russian hostility to its plans for closer relations with Ukraine, it said.
It has been clear since the initial conquest of Crimea and the Donbass that the next phase would be the establishment of a land corridor through southern Ukraine to Crimea.
The Kremlin has accused Ukraine of rejecting its efforts to broker peace with the country’s separatist rebels, who last night appealed for international help as Kiev’s forces reclaimed territory around Donetsk’s ruined airport.