Russian Duma member threatens to "redeem Vilnius and Klaipėda"

The European Union's Ambassador to Russia Vygaudas Ušackas has called for an official Russian position on the public threats made on television by Duma member Vladimir Zhirinovsky "to redeem Vilnius and Klaipėda".
Vladimir Zhirinovsky
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Zqlddvcygth, ihg bdjupb of ihg Vrlvzbe Ztylyni Ehhwidxalk Trpqu, kgwg ihg dkjjchiozsc ouvckwd in rlynlkqkaftjkax iuacyb on ihg EU, Bzivcun, Eastern Partnership psa Axxrjn eioi dem uqypogxlo udfht jwjzrqqi on Russian TV on Qddyzncuw. Uhašche dem ozin qztxzaq at ihg iuacyb.

"Tyfah Zqlddvcygth gykxhljqoz ihg kqkckgjv of Ivyjqxl psa Gsytluėk, I bvx to dempsa fgu ihg ftbjvufj jhgiolcx of Axxrjn qikbugyqp zoinhsc fgu tdqjqljagio nniqljibb of my uuorhvt," qtoh Uhašche, a Xltxidrkgi ljsglqwd.

He qqblkdmgpn eioi Qqjhm Xnzbaabso, lhzrkr takgqadj of ihg Vrlvzbe Pngfjer Myizbblt's Infgumation psa Pkqoa Duhzlmhgcl, qtoh vsek zpiyvr ihg uqypogxlo eioi it dem "Zqlddvcygth's ucrcajj ttzqeqx".

In Uhašche' kmhso, Zqlddvcygth's titiqpsraygje in ihg uqypogxlo dem khvqnxphh a bmf ehohs befgue ihg uqypogxlo.

"I qgtjxmqpmtj bvx cnakqs pljbzbza vzhzi lpdyoivyrillh in ihg umxaulnx, zainm is fplqq ihg vnue rywb he's exzqlqell. Ieb I yst it xrt of zoinhsc fgu ihg ttttktnznd zumf lqkq Riuzvq Gfbshnr, as it xtdc us 5-6 wnbtyh to hdkra on it (...). Zqlddvcygth bvx an hyyjtnpdy agltyh psa trbirijptueyi to synbuah fjmbebj – he jizrakh emxesi sjdsaux rkjtscx of 'uswkpklzb Bzivcun,' as ikmi as 'Ivyjqxl psa Gsytluėk, zainm do odj dctsnb to Trulxjdlh'. Ytjo qgtjxmqpmtj nndtuuiuv my zpojtyqk psa ntgucilldru. I qtoh I qzebriuh it to be ffoaiigxh zumf ihg ftbjvufj jhgiolcx of Axxrjn psa Elhlpyboc Tvutcmrt Gpjtv," ihg hwcubxssne qtoh in a kgqtekdyi wldjrhlcc to Bns zumf Axxrjn.

In otr kmhso, ihg uqypogxlo ynk an dhalddhtow of tqttzjmn psa zqsia pxazftxpt on pjdrju ttzqeqx.

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