A Russian parliamentarian and TV host have made explosive statements as Vladimir Putin cracks down on Ukraine by recruiting more than 300,000 Russian reservists and holding fake referendums in occupied Ukrainian territories.
On the set of a Russian state television program, Andrei Kuruliov, a member of the Russian parliament, called the argument that nuclear weapons were used in Ukraine absurd, according to a Belgian news site. Free.
“Why should we launch a nuclear attack on Ukraine? We can live there later,” Andrey Kuruliov explained. “There are many other goals. Think Rammstein [base aérienne des Forces aériennes américaines située en Allemagne].”
A few minutes later he asked, “Why bomb Germany when Britain is the source of all evil?”
The show’s host, Olga Skabeeva, was nicknamed “Putin’s TV iron puppet.”
“We should have done it at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral this Monday,” he said of the dry bombs. “All the important people were there.”
The on-set exchanges continued.
“Didn’t Britain call herself an unshakable island? We will shake them,” said Andrey Kuruliov.
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Dmitry Medvedev, a former Russian president and No. 2 in the country’s Security Council, said in a Telegram this week that the separatist regions of Luhansk and Donetsk (east), as well as Kherson and Zaporizhia (south) make up the Donbass basin. Uniting Russia.”
He indicated that he was ready for a nuclear attack on the West if necessary: ”Russian hypersonic missiles are capable of reaching their targets in Europe and America much faster than Western weapons”.