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    Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu referred to mass protests in Venezuela and Hong Kong last year as "links of the same chain" with the 2014 coup in Ukraine.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Ukraine suffered the most in the string of "color revolutions" around the world, which only keeps expanding, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday.

    "The color revolution phenomenon is continuing to develop and is becoming global…Of course, the biggest tragedy in the string of color revolutions is Ukraine," the minister said at an international security conference in Moscow.

    Shoigu referred to mass protests in Venezuela and Hong Kong last year as "links of the same chain" with the 2014 coup in Ukraine.

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