Skip to comments.Kerry condemns Russian moves in Crimea while Putin stays defiant
Posted on 03/04/2014 9:27:31 AM PST by Jim Robinson
Simferopol, Ukraine (CNN) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia of making up reasons for intervention in Ukraine, saying Tuesday that "not a single piece of credible evidence supports any one of these claims."
"Russia has talked about Russian-speaking citizens being under siege. They're not," he said while on a visit to Kiev.
He condemned what he called Russia's aggression in Crimea and urged the country to withdraw its troops.
"We would like to see this de-escalated. We're not looking for some major confrontation," he said, while still promising sanctions on Russia if it refuses to step back.
Kerry's comments came a few hours after Russian President Vladimir Putin defiantly defended his country's right to intervene in Ukraine.
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$1 billion...with what provisions??
OH, and BTW, “boy” is not used in the racial meaning -— merely the youngster still wet behind the ears.
He’s a complete dunce, no matter how often, or how many others try to tell us he’s the smartest man in the room, like idiot McCain recently stated.
He’s our boy wonder.
Not "time out" and "in the corner" all at once!
LOL. Yeah, he’s some “boy wonder” for sure.
Have you forgotten already that Soetoro-Obama has a pen and a phone?
To Soetoro-Obama, Laws, Regulations and Rules are just guidelines set by “a bunch of folks” who still do not admit that the Cold War ended 20 years ago.
I wonder if Kerry threatened Putin with placing him on “double secret probation”?
The current “leaders” of our nation are a laughing stock and have destroyed the confidence our allies once held and destroyed our reputation in the eyes of our enemies.
God bless America.....PLEASE
Putin sends tanks...
Obama sends The Ketchup Gigolo.
Now, THAT’S diplomacy, Democrat-style!!!
“not a single piece of credible evidence supports any one of these claims.”
I’ve got a batch of videos which supports Putin’s assertions:
This man should no where near the nuclear football.
You can’t defy someone who doesn’t have authority over you. You can ignore them, however, especially if they are pansies who are afraid to react to your conduct.
BOL! I hope my spewed out coffee can be wiped off my computer screen and keyboard.
“Putin sends tanks...
Obama sends The Ketchup Gigolo.
Now, THATS diplomacy, Democrat-style!!!”
Wow! Did you just come up with all that?
“The Crimea will likely become more ... independent, and the Ukraine will not get it back.”
Finally, a leader who calls a spade a spade, concerning the on Maidan happenings in Kiev.
One doesn’t have to “love “ Putin , in order to recognize that he is right in his boots , he knows what he wants and what he does not and tells the things as they are. He does not try to please, but he never throws insults at other leaders as they are doing to him.
All the so-called “analysts “ pundits (we called them
“ sovietologues “ not long ago ) explain that “Putin
wants to remake the USSR” . What nonsense ! Putin does not need more land , when Russia is the largest country in the world . It needs strategic points, and no one is able to prevent him getting them.
Let me be clear : Putin does not need to annex Crimea.
It is almost certain that the Russian-speaking population of 88 % will vote Crimea to be attached to Russia in the referendum of self-determination on March 30. Which was valid for Kosovo , Ireland and Scotland, must be true for the people of Crimea. The parenthesis Krustchev ( Crimea attached to the Ukraine from 1954 to 2014 ) , will finally be closed.
Ya just can’t make this stuff up, ya know?
Correct my memory if needed, please, but didn’t we send a carrier group to Israel when Israel said they might take out the Iranian nuke plant? And was not the goal to dissuade Israel? I think this was a month or so before Benghazi.
And for this we send Kerry and a flood of words.
This isn’t quite over yet.
However, a few of us were predicting this probable outcome.
Again, thanks for the BOL.
I don’t know whom I despise the most, Kerry or Obozo.
I’m not sure Kerry knows what’s going to come out of Kerry’s mouth 1 second in advance. He’s basically an unintelligent person who a lot of people invested too much into before they realized how unintelligent he is. He was solidified as a power broker for the Rats when he made it onto Nixon’s list.