Russia was going to send troops to the Crimea immediately after the Chechen war, and also in her plans was the occupation of the former Soviet republics. About this previously unknown interview published on YouTube, in 1995, said the Chechen General and politician, Dzhokhar Dudayev.
He says that Russian troops should have been deployed from Chechnya in the Crimea.
“And then the Crimea. Ended the campaign in Chechnya, and all these troops were to go to the Crimea”, – he said, adding that the Russians had plans for the occupation of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan,” said Dudayev.
- In Crimea, said the annexation was prepared in 2004
In addition, he has in 1995 said that Ukraine and Russia will be conflict.
“In Crimea there will be a massacre. Ukraine will confront Russia on irreconcilable. While Russism exists, he will never give up their ambitions. Russia is in fact a racketeer. She threats, tanks knocks his money, threatening to give nuclear technology to Iran. If the civilized world doesn’t want this, let them give money,” – said the General.
We will remind, the first Chechen war took place in the period from 1994 to 1996, the second war of Russia and Chechnya was, from 1999 to 2009 (the active fighting took place up to 2000 years).
Crimea was illegally annexed by Russia in March 2014 after the “referendum” is not recognized neither Ukraine nor the world community. Including the “Crimean referendum” does not recognize and the United Nations.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014, the beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. October 7, 2015 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed the law. International organizations have recognized the occupation and annexation of Crimea as illegal and have condemned Russia’s actions. Western countries have imposed a series of economic sanctions.