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Putin told Barroso he could 'take Kiev in two weeks'

01.09.14 @ 18:58

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Italian daily La Repubblica reports that when EU commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso spoke with Russian leader Vladimir Putin by phone on Friday, Putin told him: "I can take Kiev in two weeks if I want". Barroso's spokeswoman declined to comment on the report when asked by EUobserver.