Putin says Russia's future actions depend on security guarantees

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a convention of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) in Moscow, Russia December 17, 2021. Sputnik/Mikhail Metzel/Pool via REUTERS \

MOSCOW, Dec 23 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the onus was on the West to provide Russia with the security guarantees it was seeking, and this would determine Moscow's future actions.

Putin said NATO had "cheated" Russia with five waves of expansion since the Cold War and the United States was at Russia's doorstep with its missiles.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Alexander Marrow

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