Crimea has always been Russian

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  • Reported in: Issue 20
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 16/03/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Russian world, Crimea
  • Outlet: "Vremya Pokazhet", Petr Tolstoy's political talk show, 4:42
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In contrast to the USA, Russia has never positioned itself…

In contrast to the USA, Russia has never positioned itself as the “world gendarme” and has never wished to resolve the fate of nations or entire continents.

Disproof

In the last 70 years the Soviet Union and Russia have repeatedly involved themselves with the fate of sovereign nations: in Hungary (1956), Czechoslovakia (1968), Afghanistan (1979-89), Georgia (2008), Ukraine (2014-).

US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs…

US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland demands that Donbass and Moscow implement all the points of the Minsk agreement ahead of Ukraine.

Disproof

Victoria Nuland said that the all parties must first implement all points relating to safety issues, only then can Ukraine carry out its political obligations as required by the Minsk agreements (bit.ly/1RsRM0Z), .