Putin says world faces most dangerous decade since WW2

Russian President Putin attends a news conference in Astana

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the world faces its most dangerous decade since the end of World War Two.

In a speech in Moscow, Putin said there were clear and present dangers for the future of mankind, as he blamed the West for unleashing a host of problems ranging from wars and conflicts to food shortages and humanitarian crises.

(Reporting by Reuters; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)