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MEP: after Ukraine, Russia will turn towards Latvia

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RURussia will turn its gaze towards Latvia after it has finished annexing Ukraine’s territories, believes Polish MEP, member of the Foreign Affairs Commission and former Vice-President of the European Parliament Jacek Saryusz-Wolski.

The Polish MEP has told the Ukrainian Espresso TV channel that the EU believes Ukraine is the target of Russia’s aggression. However, Ukraine may not be the only one targeted. The Polish politician believes it is a matter of restoring an empire – the same kind the Soviet Union once was. It means the addition of new territories under Russia’s influence.

According to him, some territories are planned to be added to the territory of the Russian Federation the same way it happened with Crimea. The Polish politician believes current events in Ukraine may come to Latvia as well.

The MEP added that secret public opinion surveys have been carried out in Latvia similarly how they were originally carried out in Crimea shortly before Russia took over there. The MEP believes it is all part of the restoration of the Russian Empire.

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  1. michael walsh, journalist says:

    This Polish MP is either woefully ignorant or a mischief-maker sucking up to NATO cronies in the hope of vacuuming up more of NATO’s budget. If he cannot discern the difference between Bolshevik expansionism in compliance with the West and the forward-looking Russian policy of wealth through trade not war, he should not be speaking for anyone but for himself.
    Poland’s belligerency is historical. In a tally of European inspired wars from the 12th Century to 1925, the Spanish spent the highest percentage of years (67%) at war. England haplessly trailed at third place (56%). Poland won the silver cutlass with 58% years of war to its credit. Russia is way behind. Polish belligerency started WW2. Never to be forgotten when real history is written.

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    • jj says:

      Polish beligerency? Refusing to join the Anti-Comintern Pact?

      That really is one of the daftest comments I have ever read (nearly as daft as flying from Alicante to Riga via Lithuania!)

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