Putin after armed revolt: Those responsible will be brought to justice

Israel National News reports: “Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed on Monday that those responsible for the armed revolt over the weekend would ‘be brought to justice’, NBC News reported.

Addressing the nation for the first time since the short-lived rebellion ended over the weekend, Putin appeared defiant but offered little clarity about his planned response.

‘Any blackmail is doomed to failure,’ he said, claiming his forces could have crushed a mutiny that posed the biggest challenge to his rule in more than 20 years had the mercenary fighters not turned back from Moscow.

Putin also thanked the Russian people for their support and claimed the crisis had only served to unite the country…”

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