2008 – Putin get angry when asked if Moscow has plans for Ukraine, Crimea. Crimea “not disputed.” “No ethnic conflict.”

As I keep saying, for Russian civilization, words are just sounds to distract enemies. Their leaders are not worth listening to. Nevertheless, here’s more evidence of their hypocrisy:

What a difference a few years makes. Back in 2008, in an interview on German television, Russian President Vladimir Putin upbraided his host for asking whether Moscow had any designs on Ukraine and its Crimean Peninsula.