Interview with Leonid Reshetnikov, head of Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (body founded by the Russian President): USA organized World War II. // Ukraine is an artificial country. // People from the West, particularly France and Italy, ask Russia to save them.
Odessa as well as Ukraine itself has always been part of the Russian world, without any doubts. It was, it is and it will be always.
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