• Putin wanted ‘decent people' in power in Kiev - Berlusconi

    3 days ago - By RT

    Italy's former PM commented on why Moscow launched its military campaign in Ukraine
    Russian President Vladimir Putin was pushed to launch the military campaign in Ukraine by his supporters and wanted to replace the government in Kiev with “decent people,” former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Thursday.
    Speaking on Italian public broadcaster RAI, Berlusconi speculated on what prompted the Russian leadership to proceed with the military operation in Ukraine in late February. “Putin was pushed by the Russian people, by his party, by his ministers to come up with this special...
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