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Putin Might Hang Glide With Cranes
The Moscow Times ^ | September, 5 2012

Posted on 09/05/2012 10:04:46 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior

President Vladimir Putin might go hang gliding with a flock of Siberian cranes as part of an event aimed at preserving the endangered species

"The pilot's role is that of the flock's leader," said Yury Markin, head of the Oka State Biosphere Nature Reserve in the Ryazan region. "They show the flight route [to the cranes]."

If Putin decides to glide with the cranes, he will wear a white coat and an artificial beak so that the birds can recognize him as one of their own, Markin said, Russian News Service radio reported. He added that such suits had been worn by the scientists who raised the cranes.

(Excerpt) Read more at themoscowtimes.com ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals; Science; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: crane; hangglide; putin; russia

1 posted on 09/05/2012 10:04:47 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior
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To: Freelance Warrior
Is there anything he can't do?


2 posted on 09/05/2012 10:12:09 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Freelance Warrior
”If Putin decides to glide with the cranes, he will wear a white coat and an artificial beak…”

Even in some goofy bigbird suit, His Awsomeness will still look way better than: Kerry-Dukakis
3 posted on 09/05/2012 10:17:28 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Freelance Warrior

He can’t out draw the Long Ranger and Sword fight with Zorro.


4 posted on 09/05/2012 10:20:41 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: Liberty Valance

That is because he ain’t no community organizer, whatever that is.


5 posted on 09/05/2012 10:21:10 AM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as good as those who enforce it.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

I think he is jealous of Chuck Norris....


6 posted on 09/05/2012 10:21:34 AM PDT by llevrok (2012 : This is a civil war, not an election)
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To: Liberty Valance
Is there anything he can't do?

Exactly.

But I like the artificial beak.

7 posted on 09/05/2012 10:23:34 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior (A Russian.)
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To: Liberty Valance

“He once ran a marathon, because it was on his way.”


8 posted on 09/05/2012 10:26:49 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

Technically, a hang glider has no motor. It appears from the article that he would be using a hang glider style wing with a trike mounted power unit.

I once hang glided in an area where there was an eagle’s nest. One of the eagles came out and was flying off my wing tip. As we we soared the ridge together... it seemed that the two of us were sharing the air in complete harmony. After I landed another hang glider pilot came over and told me that I shouldn’t have been flying in that area. He said that the day before one of the eagles had landed on top of someone’s wing and started tearing holes in it.


9 posted on 09/05/2012 10:27:49 AM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: bmwcyle

10 posted on 09/05/2012 10:28:40 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: llevrok
I think he is jealous of Chuck Norris....

I'd say his narcissism has grown into a mental illness.

11 posted on 09/05/2012 10:29:20 AM PDT by Freelance Warrior (A Russian.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

It is very sad that the Ruskies have a leader who could kick our “president’s butt any day of the week. One little judo chop to the throat from Putin would have Obama down for the count.


12 posted on 09/05/2012 10:35:31 AM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: fireman15

RED DAWN – Russian Troops to Conduct Joint Military Exercise on American Soil

Filed under News, Police State May 2, 2012

http://offgridsurvival.com/russiantroopsjointmilitaryexerciseamericansoil/


13 posted on 09/05/2012 10:39:45 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: fireman15

Heh, a sucker is born every minute that naively accepts Russian propaganda.


14 posted on 09/05/2012 10:42:36 AM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Freelance Warrior
Putin is becoming less of an enigma, but exactly what he is is still uncertain.

I suspect much more of a Russian Nationalist, than a Communist or even a Socialist.

15 posted on 09/05/2012 10:50:57 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: fireman15
Action Man!














16 posted on 09/05/2012 10:59:59 AM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Freelance Warrior

The Birdman of Sverdlovsk?


17 posted on 09/05/2012 11:08:13 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Liberty Valance
Is there anything he can't do?

Rule a country without imprisoning and/or killing his political opponents?

18 posted on 09/05/2012 11:14:37 AM PDT by gdani
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To: Freelance Warrior; Revolting cat!; JoeProBono; Slings and Arrows

19 posted on 09/05/2012 11:20:12 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: Flycatcher

LOL!


20 posted on 09/05/2012 11:22:19 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Sawdring
“Heh, a sucker is born every minute that naively accepts Russian propaganda.”

Oh heck I know, but at least Putin makes an effort to appear to be a real man. How can our troops look to the clown we have and be inspired?

I mean Truman was commanded an artillery unit in WWI; Eisenhower was the Supreme Allied Commander in WWII; Kennedy was blown out of the water in a PT Boat and had sex with Marylin Monroe; Johnson was a Navy Veteran in WWII and was from Texas; Nixon was a Navy Veteran in WWII and a commie hunter, President Ford was a Navy Veteran and very athletic, President Carter was a Navy Veteran even if a crazed bunny did almost get the better of him; President Reagan was in the Army Air Corps and had the nickname Dutch; George Bush Sr. was a decorated WWII aviator; Clinton may have had no military service but at least he is a prolific womanizer. George Bush Jr. actually did fly jets in the military and could have led an assault on an alien space ship had the need arisen.

Then there is Obama... he used to hang out in gay bars and bath houses, and he throws a baseball like a girl. His marriage to Michelle looks like a sham. I am convinced that Larry Sinclair is telling the truth. The entire country would be relieved if an intern accused him of having sex with her in the oval office. He is pathetic.

21 posted on 09/05/2012 11:30:20 AM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: fireman15

Obama is the most dangerous and skilled of the all: Communist mole.


22 posted on 09/05/2012 11:52:39 AM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Liberty Valance


23 posted on 09/05/2012 11:56:45 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: a fool in paradise

Putin on the Ritz


24 posted on 09/05/2012 12:01:25 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Freelance Warrior

I gotta hand it to Putin—that’s a pretty cool, and brave thing to do.

Maybe Barry could compete by base jumping? Or bungee cord jumping?


25 posted on 09/05/2012 12:03:30 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Freelance Warrior


26 posted on 09/05/2012 12:14:34 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Freelance Warrior

He’s doing this for one reason only: He was given permission by Chuck Norris.


27 posted on 09/05/2012 12:20:13 PM PDT by Erasmus (Zwischen des Teufels und des tiefen, blauen Meers)
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To: KeyLargo

>>>>>>>RED DAWN – Russian Troops to Conduct Joint Military Exercise on American Soil

Filed under News, Police State May 2, 2012

http://offgridsurvival.com/russiantroopsjointmilitaryexerciseamericansoil/>>>>>>>>>>>>

Google Torgau program. American units are getting trained with full variety of Russian gear in Russian bases and Russians does same with Americans.
I think it is a great expierence on both sides. A lot of tankers would like to ride a T-90 and fire live ammo from it.
It works since about 2004.


28 posted on 09/05/2012 11:37:26 PM PDT by cunning_fish (.)
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