NewsMedvedev threatens to target French troops in Ukraine, warns of consequences

Medvedev threatens to target French troops in Ukraine, warns of consequences

Medvedev threatens France. "It would be nice if they sent a few regiments."
Medvedev threatens France. "It would be nice if they sent a few regiments."
11:55 AM EDT, March 20, 2024

Dmitry Medvedev has stated that the Russian army will prioritize the destruction of any French troops that may appear in Ukraine. "It would be interesting if the restless French sent a few regiments," he commented, echoing the sentiments often expressed by Kremlin propagandists.

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It's important to note that many reports from Russian media or officials can be propaganda, serving as components in the information war led by the Russian Federation.

Sergei Naryshkin, director of Russia's foreign intelligence service, recently disclosed, "France is preparing a contingent for Ukraine." – The initial phase will comprise about 2,000 personnel – he informed TASS agency.

In late February, French President Emmanuel Macron suggested that the possibility of sending Western ground troops to Ukraine in the future should not be dismissed, though he acknowledged there is "no consensus" on the matter at present.

Medvedev's warning to France

The potential deployment of French troops to Ukraine was discussed on Wednesday by Dmitry Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council and former Russian President, as he issued another warning to the West.

"Actually, for the sake of the cause, it would indeed be favorable if the restless French dispatched a few regiments to Banderland. Concealing such a number of soldiers is challenging, thus the task of their systematic destruction while difficult will be a crucial objective. But to what end!" Medvedev posted on Telegram.

He emphasized that the elimination of any French forces in Ukraine would become a top priority for the Russian military. "For the leaders of France, this will be like facing the guillotine. They will be torn apart by angry relatives and opposition members who believed that France was not at war with Russia. And it will serve as a stern lesson to other agitators in Europe," Medvedev added, echoing Russian propaganda.

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