The President of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev warned the British defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, who announced plans to increase its military presence in the Arctic that Russophobia is hazardous to health.
About this he wrote in the publication Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
Kosachev noted that the statement of the Minister of defense fits into the current logic of NATO corresponds to the purely British reasons, including the desire to divert attention from problems with Brexit and the identity of the Williamson. According to the Senator, the threats of the Minister of the Russian Federation and do not impress anyone, but “the intensification of NATO in the Arctic is a threat and increased risks.”
“The British Minister to remind about the sad fate of his American colleagues – the first Secretary of defense James Forrestal, who in 1949 was sent to the hospital due to a mental crisis. As they say, during the illness Forrestal said “the Russians are coming, the Russians are coming. They are everywhere. I’ve seen Russian soldiers.” Then jumped off the roof. Russophobia is really dangerous to health” – said Kosachev.