Putin was ‘ready for nuclear alert’ during Crimea annexation

The Russian “documentary” on the seizing of Crimea has come out, and it shows Putin saying that he was ready to put Russia’s nuclear forces on standby during the annexation. Putin defended the annexation of Crimea by saying that it was Russia’s historical territory and that Russian people living there were in danger and he could not abandon them. Monday marks the one-year anniversary of Crimean residents “voting” to join Russia.


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