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Russian female athletes defend their purely friendly, not gay, kiss
Pravda ^ | 08/20/2013 | Pravda

Posted on 08/20/2013 9:50:13 PM PDT by TexGrill

Russian female athletes Yulia Gushchina and Ksenia Ryzhova denied Western media reports that said that their kiss at the award ceremony of the 2013 Athletics World Championships in Moscow was an action to support sexual minorities.

"I did what everyone does on a pedestal," said Gushchina, having learned about the response of Western journalists to the photograph, on which the two athletes are shown kissing on a pedestal at Luzhniki stadium. According to her, the kiss was an expression of joy for the gold medal and nothing more.

(Excerpt) Read more at english.pravda.ru ...


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1 posted on 08/20/2013 9:50:13 PM PDT by TexGrill
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To: TexGrill
Need far more hi-res photos in order to determine guilt or innocence. Pravda only has the one photo.

Mark

2 posted on 08/20/2013 9:58:50 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: TexGrill

Queers trying to justify themselves. This was common among my Mom’s generation. Fricken Queers just causing trouble.


3 posted on 08/20/2013 9:59:41 PM PDT by D Rider
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To: TexGrill

Cultural differences. Men kissing men and women kissing women is a form of non sexual affection natural in many eastern European cultures ... as long as there is no tongue involved.


4 posted on 08/20/2013 10:00:01 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: TexGrill

Who really cares?


5 posted on 08/20/2013 10:00:01 PM PDT by The Real Deal (The only good terrorist is a dead terrorist!)
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To: TexGrill

6 posted on 08/20/2013 10:02:15 PM PDT by ReignOfError
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To: MarkL

Here's one of them. Yummy!

7 posted on 08/20/2013 10:02:53 PM PDT by USS Johnston (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. ~ Edmund Burke)
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8 posted on 08/20/2013 10:03:55 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: D Rider

Yep, the pervs always must bring up their own vicious interpretations in order to intrude themselves into the lives of others.


9 posted on 08/20/2013 10:04:50 PM PDT by lavaroise
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To: TexGrill

That was it?? Have these “Western media” idiots never been around Russians and other Eastern Europeans? I was at a Serbian wedding last week. I saw plenty of kissing “in support of sexual minorities” there too. In fact, I did it a few times myself . /s


10 posted on 08/20/2013 10:09:10 PM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: Southside_Chicago_Republican

Looks like a kiss to the right of the lips, doesn’t look queer to me, or that they were making a statement.

Pretty sure they aren’t queer. Just the real definition of “gay”, triumphant, happy, celebratory.


11 posted on 08/20/2013 10:16:29 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: MarkL

Ryzhova: Not guilty. Guschina: Hung jury.

12 posted on 08/20/2013 10:18:06 PM PDT by ReignOfError
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To: doc1019

Lips are always sexual in kissing...the Europeans are just more corrupted I believe.


13 posted on 08/20/2013 10:18:23 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: fabian
Lips are always sexual in kissing...

The sock-puppet method is MUCH more sensual.

14 posted on 08/20/2013 10:21:34 PM PDT by USS Johnston (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. ~ Edmund Burke)
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To: fabian
Not necessary so. A sign of affection doesn't mean it is sexual especially in many eastern European cultures. Get a grip, just because it means something in the US doesn't mean it means the same thing in other cultures. Expand your horizons.

Lips are always sexual in kissing.

So, when you kissed your grandmother, it was sexual?

When you kissed your mother, it was sexual?

When you kissed your sister, it was sexual

You bad, bad person, you.

15 posted on 08/20/2013 10:29:33 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: ReignOfError

of course, neither of them is Michelle Jenneke ...

16 posted on 08/20/2013 10:33:10 PM PDT by ReignOfError
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To: doc1019

Yes..lips to lips are reserved for a man and women on their way or married..period!


17 posted on 08/20/2013 10:35:55 PM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: fabian

So, you never kissed your mother! How sad.


18 posted on 08/20/2013 10:38:09 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: ReignOfError
On of the greatest moments in sports, as far as I'm concerned!
19 posted on 08/20/2013 10:41:53 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz......Nuff said.)
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To: TexGrill; sickoflibs; Perdogg; GOPsterinMA; fieldmarshaldj; NFHale

Are both chicks hot?


20 posted on 08/20/2013 11:13:57 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: D Rider

” “I did what everyone does on a pedestal,”

I won the javelin in high school and never in my mind was to smooch another dude on the podium. That’s effing disgusting and I would get my ass kicked back at school.


21 posted on 08/20/2013 11:21:38 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: D Rider

Well said. Dirty people will see dirt everywhere they look.


22 posted on 08/20/2013 11:25:40 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: ReignOfError

They’re both beautiful. I’d be proud to be out with either of them on my arm.


23 posted on 08/20/2013 11:29:01 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: ReignOfError
In order to break the dead lock I think Laz needs to weigh in. If Laz would hit both of them then it's defiantly not guilty for Gushchina.
24 posted on 08/20/2013 11:39:16 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: ReignOfError

Guschina sorta looks like a bleach-blonde Rooney Mara.


25 posted on 08/20/2013 11:59:05 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Jet Jaguar

That’s it?

Looks like two chicks congratulating each other.

Yawn....


26 posted on 08/21/2013 12:16:31 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: ReignOfError

Good call.


27 posted on 08/21/2013 12:17:28 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: ReignOfError

I would kiss her all day long and do anything else she wanted me to do to/for her....


28 posted on 08/21/2013 12:18:47 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: ReignOfError

And here I thought Track and Field was often boring.


29 posted on 08/21/2013 1:36:33 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Vendome

I would kiss her all day long...


Gigadee


30 posted on 08/21/2013 3:08:42 AM PDT by RetSignman (Standing my ground against group think.)
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To: TexGrill

Kiss another guy? Hell, I only shake their hands so they can reach their swords.


31 posted on 08/21/2013 4:55:38 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: doc1019

Not on the lips for heaven sakes! What is wrong with people?


32 posted on 08/21/2013 7:21:16 AM PDT by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: FreedomStar3028
Looks like a kiss to the right of the lips.

Yes. That's the way a lot of people, including my Serbian brother-in-law, do it. I, as an Anglo-Saxon, usually try to aim for the cheek.

33 posted on 08/21/2013 7:26:53 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Oh yeh I always kiss my girlfriend like that when we meet for our monthly Ruby Tuesday luncheon. Eeeew!! :-)


34 posted on 08/21/2013 10:11:49 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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