At one point, he directly threatened the extreme nationalists who seized power in the 2014 coup and let loose a wave of violence and systematic persecution against ethnic Russians.
Putin said, “The criminals who committed that atrocity have never been punished, and no one is even looking for them. But we know their names and we will do everything to punish them, find them and bring them to justice.” Putin anticipates a new regime in Kiev.War Begins as Russian tanks enter Donbass. Will include all Ukraine . Putin vows to Denatzify and demilitarize .. calls for Surrender – The Free