Putin believes U.S.-Russia war would leave no survivors
Russian President Vladimir Putin in his interview with Oliver Stone said that there would have been no survivors in case of an armed conflict between the U.S. and Russia.
An excerpt from the interview was uploaded on Showtime's YouTube channel.
As Stone asked the Russian president whether the U.S. would dominate in case of an all-out war with Russia, Putin suggested that "no one would survive."
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Putin also said he did not lose hope for a thaw in Russian-American relations.
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