Former Russian President refers to Britain as their ‘eternal enemy’ in recent warning to the UK not to deploy any troops


Important Takeaways:

  • Russia’s Medvedev Says Any UK Troop Deployment to Ukraine Would Be a Declaration of War
  • Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, now deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council, made the comments in response to a visit by British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to Kyiv to announce an increase in military funding to help Ukraine purchase new military drones.
  • “I hope that our eternal enemies – the arrogant British – understand that deploying an official military contingent to Ukraine would be a declaration of war against our country,” Medvedev wrote on the Telegram messaging app.
  • Medvedev cast himself as a liberal modernizer when he was president from 2008-2012, but now presents himself as one of the fiercest anti-Western Kremlin hawks.

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