Russian President News Conference

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the media about the situation in Ukraine, saying if Russia made the decision to use armed… read more

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the media about the situation in Ukraine, saying if Russia made the decision to use armed forces, it would be a “humanitarian mission” to protect the Ukrainian people. He said that the current military forces on the Crimean Peninsula were self-defense militias to protect against “the orgy of nationalists, and extremists and anti-Semites on the streets of Kiev.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Russian President News Conference

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Program ID:
318109-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Moscow, Russia
First Aired:
Mar 4, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 5, 2014

Airing Details

  • Mar 04, 2014 | 8:21pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 2014 | 1:09am EST | C-SPAN 1

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