Keep in mind this conversation took place BEFORE regime change happened in Ukraine! LN
The Russian Perspective: "There Will Be War In Ukraine" ZH
CHILLING EXECUTIVE ORDER: Obama Bans Critics of Ukraine Coup From Entering U.S. RFN "this would effectively ban entry for anyone deemed to be a ‘Russian sympathizer’, or anyone who has expressed a view similar to Moscow, which was that the Kiev uprising was a violent coup d’état and not a democratic uprising, since that could easily be characterized as an indirect action or policy which undermines Ukraine’s post-coup government."
~ EXECUTIVE ORDER - BLOCKING PROPERTY OF CERTAIN PERSONS CONTRIBUTING TO THE SITUATION IN UKRAINE wh.g
& then there's the ROP: ethnic Muslim Tartar population in a panic and staging protests against the presence of Russian forces. BNI