Dec 10, 2014

Putin’s twisted imperial logic: The (many) historical claims on Russian lands | EUROMAIDAN PRESS | News and Opinion from Across Ukraine

Russian neo-imperialistic propaganda has been claiming that the annexation of Crimea is a form of “historical justice.” Perhaps, most famously, in his March 16th speech during an event in the Kremlin formalizing the annexation, Vladimir Putin stated that “Crimea has always been an integral part of Russia.” Even though this claim is laughable (Crimea was a…

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