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Russia’s Medvedev says any NATO encroachment on Crimea could lead to World War Three

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has warned that an invasion of the Crimean peninsula by a NATO member state could lead to a declaration of war on Russia and World War III.

“For us, Crimea is part of Russia. And that means forever. Any attempt to invade Crimea is a declaration of war against our country,” Medvedev told the Argumenty i Fakty news website, quoted by Reuters.

Medvedev, who is now the deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council, further noted that an invasion of Crimea by a NATO member state “means a conflict with the entire North Atlantic Alliance, a Third World War. A complete catastrophe.”, he warned.

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