Business Insider reports: full statement (emphasis added) We, the leaders of France, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom, abhor the attack that took place against Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, UK, on 4 March 2018. A British police officer who was also exposed in the attack remains seriously ill, and the lives of many innocent British citizens have been threatened. We express our sympathies to them all,
It is regrettable that the law on sanctions against Russia has come into effect in the United States. Its very title – “Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act” – speaks for itself. Its initiators are trying to impress on the US public a certain image of our country. This is a very short-sighted and even dangerous policy fraught with undermining stability for which Moscow and Washington bear special responsibility. The
Statement by the Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergei Shoigu at the Extended Board Session of the Russian Defence Ministry (December 22, 2016) This year has included a lot of large-scale events linked with security of the Russian Federation. The character and geography of challenges for our country has been extended, the role of the military force in international relations has been raised.
So much for Limonov’s recent hysterics about Russia, Pakistan and India… Also available here (in case of YouTube censorship): https://rutube.ru/video/95a7712c90e171bf50b4bbcd8bbf3259/
Dear friends, This is the statement by Zakharchenko & Co. I referred to in my “Trap for Poroshenko” analysis of yesterday. A huge THANK YOU! to Alena Scarecrow for translating it overnight. The Saker