Russia Says It Could Have Went to War After Turkey Shot Down Plane

The Russian prime minister said that Russia had grounds to go to war after Turkey shot down a Russian plane last month.

“What did 20th-century countries used to do in a similar situation? A war began,” Dmitry Medvedev said on the ‘Talk to the Prime Minister’ TV program, according to state-affiliated Russia Today.

Medvedev said Turkey “violated the norms of the international law,” giving Russia ample grounds to go to war if that’s the route the country’s top officials wanted to take. Continue reading