by Karl Spain
Almost word for word, except Hitler didn’t have nukes. From Fox News:
“Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that he was ready to put his country’s nuclear forces on alert to secure the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine last year.
Putin made the comments in a pre-recorded documentary broadcast on Russian state television to mark the one-year anniversary of Moscow’s takeover of the Black Sea peninsula. The film featured an interview in which Putin admits “we were ready to do this” when asked about his willingness to ready Russia’s nuclear arsenal.
“Russian people live there,” Putin said of his policy toward the Crimea after the fall of Ukraine’s former pro-Moscow leader, Viktor Yanukovych. “They were in danger. We cannot abandon them.”
Following this speech Hitler didn’t just “protect” the German citizens living in the Sudetenland; he went ahead and invaded the whole rest of Czechoslovakia.
Then Poland, Russia, a whole list of countries actually…