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Former Russian president and current deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council, Dmitry Medvedev, has assured that Russia will respond to the “terrorist attack” on the Crimean bridge attacked this Saturday with the destruction of those “terrorists” involved.
“Russia’s response to this crime can only be the direct destruction of the terrorists. This is what the citizens of Russia are waiting for,” Medvedev said in an interview with journalist Nadana Friedrich posted on his Telegram channel.
Thus, he has pointed to Ukraine as responsible for the crime: “This is a terrorist and sabotage act committed by the criminal regime in Kiev. There is no doubt and there never was,” said the deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council.
Medvedev has reported that the authorities are investigating the case and are making “all reports and conclusions.”
On the other hand, he has indicated that the mobilization of Russian citizens for the ranks of the Army signals the union “to defend the motherland”, despite the fact that the countries neighboring Russia reported thousands of departures following the mobilization decreed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on September 21.
“The mobilization is taking place in the way it can take place in a country where it has not been done for more than eighty years. However, there is true patriotism,” he said, noting that there are both cases of people who agree to participate in the defense of the country and those who do not.
“But the main thing is that the country has united to protect our people and the homeland,” Medvedev has remarked. “This is the guarantee of our unconditional victory,” he has concluded.