Vladimir Putinto: Alexei Nikolsky / RIA Novosti
Russian President Vladimir Putin to speculate on secession of Soviet republics from the USSR. A fragment of an interview with the head of state published on the website Vesti.ru.
According to Putin, when the Soviet Union was written the right of exit of republics from him, but the procedure was not regulated.
“The question arises: if one or the other Republic became part of the Soviet Union, but was in my Luggage a huge number of Russian lands, the traditional Russian historical territories, and then suddenly decided to secede from the Union — well, at least then went with what came. And not dragged to a gift from the Russian people”, — expressed his opinion of Putin.
Previously, he said in an interview that Russia did not acquire Crimea in 2014, as the Peninsula has always belonged to her.
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