The man who ran “tandem” with Vladimir Putin, former President Dmitry Medvedev (56), believes the time is right for the United States as ruler of the world.
In an interview with the RIA news agency and the propaganda channel RT, Medvedev, who is now the deputy head of the powerful Russian Security Council, said the following:
The unipolar apocalypse is over. Dmitry Medvedev says that Americans are no longer the rulers of the planet Ria.
He has been part of “Putin’s team” since 2003 and took over as president in 2008 when Putin, according to the then constitution, was unable to stand for election. In 2012, they switched roles until Putin became president again and Medvedev became prime minister, a role he held until 2020.
The full interview with Medvedev will not be published until Saturday, but in the samples released now, he talks about “Russian fear” and how the West punished Russia as a result of the invasion of Ukraine.
Dmitry Medvedev shared some of the same views in a Telegram post a week ago.
He then wrote that Moscow had the ability to put the world’s greatest superpower in its place and accused the West of waging a “terrible anti-Russian plot” to tear Russia apart.
– It will not work – Russia has the strength to put all our enemies in their place, the ex-president wrote.
In an interview with Russia’s state-controlled news agency Friday night Pressure from the West, Medvedev says, only serves to strengthen Russian cohesion.
He also says the authorities are not affected by the sanctions.
– He says that it is stupid to think that the Russian authorities can be affected by the sanctions imposed on Russian companies.
Medvedev was previously considered a liberal in Putin’s inner circle, but in recent weeks he has emerged as one of the “hardliners” in Moscow.
Earlier on Thursday Vladimir Medinsky, Putin’s advisor The very existence of Russia is at stake.
He believed that the country faced its greatest challenge ever.
“The very existence of Russia is at stake today,” the RIA news agency quoted Putin’s adviser as saying. RT.
NATO has never been more united than it is today
Large parts of the international community condemned Russia’s invasion of neighboring Ukraine. The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday voted in favor of an outcome that would hold Russia responsible for the human suffering in Ukraine, and They demanded an immediate end to the war.
There has also been intense diplomatic activity in Europe this week, where, among other things, NATO, the European Union and the G7 nations have all held summits.
The US President said: “NATO has never been more united than it is today.” Joe Biden after attending the NATO and Group of Seven summits in Brussels.
Biden was asked if the United States would be drawn into the war in Ukraine if Russia used chemical weapons.
– We’ll refund if he uses it. The US President replied that the nature of the response would depend on the nature of the use.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday That “Putin made a big mistake by starting a war against an independent country.”
– Stoltenberg said in Brussels that the truth is that we are facing the most serious security crisis in a generation, and therefore NATO must.
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