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I can take Kiev in two weeks, Vladimir Putin warns European leaders - Telegraph

Posted by Daphna Baram on September 2, 2014 at 5:15 AM

GRN correspondents are in Eastern Ukraine, Mariupol, Donetsk and Kiev. 

Telegraph - Vladimir Putin has boasted to European leaders that his forces could sweep into Kiev in two weeks if he wanted. The Russian president reportedly made the threat to the European Commission president during talks on the Ukraine crisis. Mr Putin told Jose Manuel Barroso: “If I want to, I can take Kiev in two weeks,” Italy’s La Repubblica newspaper reported, implying this could be the result if the EU stepped up sanctions against Russia. Read more


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