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Putin to return as Russian president
Financial Times/Europe ^ | 9/24/2011 | Charles Clover and Catherine Belton

Posted on 09/25/2011 6:19:48 PM PDT by rjsclassics

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Russia’s prime minister Vladimir Putin will return to his post as president next year after he and president Dmitry Medvedev announced they were switching jobs.

The announcement was made on Saturday at the annual conference of United Russia, the hegemonic party that controls two-thirds of Russia’s parliament. It put to rest intrigue over Mr Putin’s next move

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KEYWORDS: communism; kgb; medvedev; president; putin; russia; sovietunion; ussr
Obama's wet dream
1 posted on 09/25/2011 6:19:58 PM PDT by rjsclassics
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The new man of steel.


2 posted on 09/25/2011 6:21:33 PM PDT by HChampagne
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I didn’t think he ever actually left.


3 posted on 09/25/2011 6:23:11 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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As if he ever left.


4 posted on 09/25/2011 6:26:24 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Palin is coming, and the Tea Party is coming with her.)
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Same old s***.


5 posted on 09/25/2011 8:50:03 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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Russia is SOOO screwed with these two. All they need is Obama to . . . HEY!! We can make him available to them next year!!!


6 posted on 09/25/2011 9:37:41 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Go green - recycle Congress in 2012!!)
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