Here's what Putin said,full text with out somebody putting words in his mouth. Once again he comes off as reasonable,businesslike and statesmanlike. There is no need to characterize any of this statement as a threat!
Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed possible mechanisms to European leaders for urgent discussion of the situation with Ukraine's debt for Russian gas, Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in a statement. Putin's letter was sent on Thursday to the leaders of Moldova, Romania, Turkey, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Macedonia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria, Austria, and Italy. Here is the full text of it: