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Dutch gov. minister under fire for lying about meeting with Putin who said Ukraine, Belarus, Baltic States are parts of Greater Russia


 

This is why I could never align myself politically with the Russia of Vladimir Putin…

 

 

Dutch Minister admits lying about Meeting with Putin

 

Halbe Zijlstra (VVD, Liberals), minister of foreign affairs has admitted that he lied when he said that he attended a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2006. He now says that he heard from a person who was present in such a meeting that Putin considers Ukraine, Belarus and the Baltic States as parts of Greater Russia. He considered that this should become known and lied about his presence to protect his source.

 

FM: BNFTN via WashingtonPost

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