Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has compared Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent steps in Ukraine to aggression by Adolf Hitler in 1930s Nazi Germany, a local paper reported. Clinton, speaking at a private event Tuesday in southern…
Report: Hillary Clinton compares Russia to Nazi Germany – Maggie Haberman – POLITICO.com
Hillary Clinton, in some of her first comments on the evolving crisis in Ukraine, compared Russia’s move to issue passports in Crimea to “population transfers” in pre-World War II Germany, according to a report late Tuesday.
The remarks at an event in Southern California by Clinton, who generally has shied away from public discussion of foreign policy issues since she left the State Department in early 2013, were first reported by BuzzFeed, quoting people who attended the speech.
Clinton referenced the passports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been issuing to people with Russian ties in Crimea, according to reports.
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