Putin: “Crimea’s Significance to Russia is Like Temple Mount for Jews” (Video)

Vladimir Putin addressed the country in his State of the Nation address Thursday.

Putin justified Russia’s annexation of Crimea by explaining its spiritual significance,

“Crimea has a great spiritual, cultural importance like the Temple Mount in Jerusalem for jews and muslims. That’s how will be our attitude to it from now on and forever.”

It was a holy takeover.

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