Kremlin reacts to US senator’s call to assassinate Putin — RT Russia & Former Soviet Union


Not everyone is able to keep a cool head in a tense situation, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

US Senator Lindsey Graham has been driven mad by ongoing tensions between Moscow and the West, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has hinted, following the politician’s calls for the assassination of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“Not everyone can keep a cool head these days, some [people] to lose one’s mind “, Peskov said at a press conference, commenting on statements Graham made Thursday during an appearance on Fox News. Graham suggested during the show that “someone in Russia” should kill Putin.

Peskov pointed out the “hysterical agitation” of anti-Russian sentiment in the United States, calling it a “Russophobic collapse” all sorts. Earlier Friday, Russia’s Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov called the senator’s comments “unacceptable and outrageous”. Moscow also demanded an official explanation from the United States for what it called de facto advocating an act of terrorism.


On Thursday, Graham claimed “the only way” to end Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which drew widespread condemnation among Western nations and saw the imposition of unprecedented sanctions against Russia, was to kill Putin. He also wondered aloud if Russia had its own “Brutus” Where “a more successful Colonel Stauffenberg” ready to do the world “great service.”

The United States has tried to assassinate the lives of foreign leaders before. Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro was the target of numerous CIA-orchestrated plots, as revealed by the Church Committee in the 1970s. recent times, as was the case with the Libyan Muammar Gaddafi, who was the target of NATO airstrikes in 2011.

Moscow maintains its military offensive in Ukraine is a “special operation” aiming at “demilitarization” and “denazification” of the nation in the name of protecting the peoples of the two Donbass republics that Russia recently recognized.

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