Ukrainian expert warns of possible terrorist attacks in Crimea

11:20, 12 July 2018
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"Regarding possible terrorist attacks in Crimea, after the attacks in Buinaksk (64 people killed on September 4, 1999), Moscow (224 people killed on September 4 and September 9, 1999) and ahead of the elections where Putin ran, there is nothing to be surprised at anymore," Bohdan said in an interview with a Ukrainian news outlet Apostrophe, commenting on the statement of Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev on the threat of terrorist attacks in Crimea.

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"Remember how Putin's regime brutally destroyed about 500 of their own citizens? In Moscow, 130 people were killed in the tragedy during the Nord-Ost musical on October 26, 2002, and in Beslan, 334 people were killed on September 1-3, 2004). They paid absolutely no attention to the fact that it was possible to hold negotiations [with terrorists] and wait a bit more," the expert said.

"For Putin, people are expendables he exploits in his own interests and interests of his regime – they're cannon fodder," he said.

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