Tucker Carlson's Bombshell Interview

Vladimir Putin Accuses The CIA Of Nord Stream Pipeline Explosions

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By Kelly Coffey-Behrens on February 8, 2024 at 7:07 PM EST

Tucker Carlson's two-hour, seven-minute interview with Vladimir Putin was recorded on February 6, but it was just released to the public on February 8.

Carlson recently traveled to Moscow for Putin’s first interview with a Western media figure since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began in 2022. The bombshell interview first revealed that Putin "believes that Russia has a historic claim to parts of western Ukraine."

"What you're about to see seemed to us, sincere, whether you agree with it or not. Vladimir Putin believes that Russia has a historic claim to parts of western Ukraine,” the former Fox News host said ahead of the interview.

“So our opinion would be to view it in that light as a sincere expression of what he thinks,” Carlson added.

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Vladimir Putin Accuses CIA Of Nord Stream Pipeline Blasts

Vladimir Putin Suggests CIA Blew Up Nord Stream Pipeline In Tucker Carlson's Interview

Putin kicked off the interview with a long history lesson, going back centuries, claiming that "originally, the word Ukrainian meant that the person was living on the outskirts of the state along the fringes or was engaged in a border patrol service. It didn't mean any particular ethnic group."

The interview then slowly moved into various topics, including the Nord Stream pipeline explosions.

As you know, on September 26, 2022, several blasts were reported -- some 17 hours apart -- that ruptured three out of four lines of the Nord Stream system. During his interview with Tucker Carlson, Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested the CIA was the one behind the blasts.

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Tucker: "Who blew up Nord Stream?"

Putin: "You for sure."

Tucker: "I was busy that day. I did not blow up Nord Stream."

Putin: "You personally may have an alibi, but the CIA has no such alibi."

The investigation into the explosions in 2022 on Nord Stream pipelines carrying Russian gas to Germany was recently dropped.

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Putin Claims ‘Ukraine Is An Artificial State Shaped At Stalin’s Will'

Tucker Carlson's Bombshell Interview

During Putin's long-winded Russian history lesson, Carlson interrupted to ask the President: “You obviously have an encyclopedic knowledge of this region, but why didn't you make this case for the first 22 years as president that Ukraine wasn't a real country?”

To which Putin replied:

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“The Soviet Union was given a great deal of territory that had never belonged to including the Black Sea region, received Bucha at some point, when Russia received them as an outcome of the Russo-Turkish wars, they were called New Russia ... but that does not matter. What matters is that Lenin the founder of the Soviet state ... established Ukraine that way.

For decades, the Ukrainian Soviet Republic developed as part of the USSR. And for unknown reasons, again, the Bolsheviks were engaged in Ukrainian causation. It was not merely because the Soviet leadership was composed to a great extent of those originating from Ukraine. Rather, it was explained by the general policy of indigenization pursued by the Soviet Union."

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Tucker Carlson's Bombshell Interview Reveals

Putin went on to say that the same things were done in other Soviet republics, which involved "promoting national languages and national cultures ... that is how the Soviet Ukraine was created."

"After World War Two Ukraine received in addition to the lands that had belonged to Poland before the war, both of the lands that had previously belonged to Hungary and Romania – So Romania and Hungary had some of their lands taken away and given to the Soviet Ukraine, and they still remain part of Ukrainian," he went on, before claiming that they have "every reason to affirm that Ukraine is an artificial state that was shaped at Stalin's will."

Tucker Carlson's bombshell interview with Vladimir Putin is available now to stream.

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