Pushkov has led a comparison of U.S. policy in Ukraine with the actions of Charles XII
Head of the state Duma of the Russian Federation on international Affairs Alexei Pushkov has led a comparison of U.S. policy towards Russia and Ukraine with the actions of the Swedish king Charles XII.
in 1708, Charles the 12th invaded the Ukraine. He saw it as a springboard for a decisive movement in Moscow, " Pushkov wrote in his own microblog on Twitter on Tuesday.
The Swedish king Charles XII, who reigned from 1697 in 1718 year, spent most of his reign in long wars, trying to make his country a major force in the European Union. In his plans was as well as among them the March on Moscow, but in 1709, He was defeated by the Russian army at Poltava.