A left-wing idiot is as dangerous as a right-wing idiot.
Anyone who supports terrorism, anyone who sees terrorism as a legitimate means, anyone who uses terrorism to cause the death of innocent people is a terrorist in my eyes.
I promise that as a president elected in a direct popular vote, I will try to be the voice of all citizens.
Deep in my heart, I still believe that the democratization of Russia and the democratization of Ukraine will proceed.
I admire personalities. Some politicians who are only great mice are just persons.
I do not understand those who divide political life from the point of view of political parties.
I don't think Russia could start a war by attacking any of the NATO member states.
I won't let any ambassador have a say about my foreign travels.
It is more important to be a personality than a person who is in a political party.
Politicians differ in their views whether Russia or Islamic State is a bigger menace, and I personally think that Islamic State is the bigger threat.
Russia can become a strategic partner in a fight against international terrorism.
The best defence against mafia business is full declaration of assets and incomes.
The only holiday of independence which I can never leave out is the celebration of the independence of the Jewish State of Israel.
There is a term called political correctness, and I consider it to be a euphemism for political cowardice.
I am sometimes accused of being a dictator because I provoked the extraordinary elections by nominating the interim government. Can you imagine any dictator who provokes free elections in his own country?
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