Deputy head of the Russian Security Council – President Vladimir Putin Dmitry Medvedev warned the West that trying to push Russia towards collapse would amount to a “chess game with Death”.
D. Medvedev, who served as president from 2008 to 2012, when V. viburnum had to settle for the post of prime minister due to term limits, was considered by many in the West to be more liberal than his mentor. However, in recent months, probably in an effort to ingratiate himself with Mr. Putin, he has made extremely harsh remarks that far surpassed those of even the most bellicose Kremlin officials.
After participating in a farewell ceremony for former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday, Medvedev mentioned the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 via messaging app and accused the United States and its allies of trying to orchestrate Russia’s collapse.
According to him, some in the West would like to “take advantage of the military conflict in Ukraine and push our country into a new curve of disintegration… as happened in 1991.”
“These are the dirty dreams of Anglo-Saxon perverts,” D. Medvedev wrote. – Such tests are very dangerous, they cannot be underestimated. Those dreamers ignore a simple axiom: the violent disintegration of nuclear power is always a chess game with Death, when it is known exactly when there is check and checkmate – [kai ateina] end of the world.”
D. Medvedev added that Russia’s nuclear arsenals are “the best guarantee of the protection of the great Russia”.
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