A Kremlin official has accused Ukrainian authorities in Kyiv of being “henchmen,” acting on orders from the West.
“The West’s henchman came to power [in February] and have now, in my opinion, lost some of their sovereignty, independence in decision-making and are acting under orders,” said Nikolai Patrushev, a top security aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
He spoke to journalists following a Russian Security Council meeting Tuesday in Moscow, as concerns grow among Russia’s leaders about the West’s reaction to the crisis over Ukraine and what they view as aggressive moves on the part of NATO.
Putin himself addressed the …read more
Source: Voice of America