Morrison, James, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
Despite soothing words from Washington, Russia feels neglected, isolated and angry over the expansion of NATO, a leading Russian politician said yesterday.
Vladimir Lukin, also a former ambassador to the United States, said the latest campaign from Washington, aimed at convincing Russians that NATO expansion is good for them, is "arrogant."
"The best way to destroy NATO is to overenlarge it," said Mr. Lukin, speaking from Moscow in a telephone conference call with reporters in the United States.
"I can't believe America would wage nuclear war to defend the borders between Estonia and Russia," he said, responding to a …
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Publication information: Article title: Embassy Row. Contributors: Morrison, James - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: February 25, 1998. Page number: 17. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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