Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with Oscar-winning Director Oliver stone called the North Atlantic Alliance bloc “vassals” that are only subject to the foreign policy interests of the United States, reports Politico.
Meanwhile, Putin explained that when a state joins NATO and becomes a member of the Western military bloc, it is becoming very hard to resist the pressure from Washington, “the largest of the leading countries of NATO.”
“There can easily appear anything and missile defense system, and the new base, and, if necessary, and a new strike complexes,” — said the Russian leader.
According to Putin, in the current situation forced Moscow to take retaliatory measures, but in General, he said, “the situation is annoying”.
Full version a four-hour interview that Putin gave stone, will be broadcast on the American channel Showtime on June 12-15.