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  3/6/2014, Adar Bet 4, 5774

Clinton Compares Putin to Hitler, Then Denies She Did


Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton compared Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in Ukraine to aggression by Adolf Hitler in 1930s Nazi Germany, but then took back her remarks.

According to AFP, Clinton, who spoke at a private event Tuesday in southern California, said Putin's apparent deployment of Russian troops into neighboring Ukraine to protect Russian citizens and Russian-speakers recalls moves by Hitler to protect ethnic Germans living outside of Germany.