Piontkovsky in Vilnius: Crimea annexation laid "philosophical" grounds for any invasion

During the annexation of Crimea, Russia's President Vladimir Putin laid “philosophical foundation” for invasion of any country with a Russian-speaking community, said well-known Russian political scientist and publicist Andrey Piontkovsky in Vilnius on Thursday.
Andrey Piontkovsky
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