Putin: West Expanding, Pushing Russia to Ground

During his annual news conference Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the West and NATO of rebuilding a “virtual” Berlin Wall with missile defense systems to become the “new empire.”

“You have to understand they, the West, didn’t stop after the Berlin Wall,” Putin said. “They decided that they are the winners, they are the new empire and all the rest are vessels that have to be pushed to the ground.”

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