Had Putin Led Russia in 1999, NATO Would Never Have Bombed Us — Serbian President
"God – high above, Russia – far away", Serbian saying
Vladimir Putin would’ve been able to prevent the bombings of Yugoslavia, had he been the leader of Russia in 1999, Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic said on Wednesday after talks with Putin.
“Serbia appreciates Putin more than it appreciated the previous leaders [of Russia]. May Russians not get angry with us for this. Had Putin been in the position to make decisions in Russia in 1999, nobody would’ve bombed us,” he said.
A contemporary musical piece speaking to the sentiment of those saddened Moscow had left Yugoslavia to fend for itself: