"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
"A workday in Algeria doesn’t pay for your dinner. Here one day almost covers me for a month."
"If they impose another Cold War on us, we have a much better chance of winning it than last time."
Head of Russia’s Council on Foreign and Defense Policy
"The use of robots and artificial intelligence within the military might make the whole world more unstable."
Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Former NATO Secretary General
"I do not expect to be robbed of my youth and my life, I am going to throw myself into the sea with the migrants, without returning."
"Ministers, regardless of whether they are married or single, must not engage in sexual relations with staff"
Australian Prime Minister
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