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Carter: Russian invasion of Crimea ‘inevitable’
Question of the Day
NEW YORK (AP) - Former President Jimmy Carter says the Crimean annexation was “inevitable” because Russia considers the peninsula to be part of its country and so many Crimeans consider themselves Russian.
But he says Russian President Vladimir Putin shouldn’t be permitted to go any further.
On the “Late Show with David Letterman” on Monday, Carter recounted when then-Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev invaded Afghanistan in 1979.
He says that was “successful at stopping them there.”
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