Skip to comments.Blunt and Blustery, Putin Responds to State Department Cables on Russia
Posted on 12/02/2010 12:02:00 AM PST by Racehorse
Mr. King, whose program is carried on CNNs channels around the world, has long had a reputation for softball questions. So Mr. Putins decision to appear on the program allowed his voice to be heard both in the United States and abroad while avoiding being challenged on contentious topics like his own grip on power and the limits on human rights and free speech in Russia.
In the interview, Mr. Putin also warned that Russia would develop and deploy new nuclear weapons if the United States did not accept its proposals on integrating Russian and European missile defense forces amplifying a comment made by Mr. Medvedev in his annual state of the nation address on Tuesday.
Weve just put forward a proposal showing how jointly working, tackling the shared problem of security, could share responsibility between ourselves, he said. But if our proposals will be met with only negative answers, and if on top of that additional threats are built near our borders as this, Russia will have to ensure her own security through different means, including new nuclear missile technologies.
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The international pimp Soros would get torn apart in Russia—that cartoon is a stupid plant.
Putin is right on the arms deals and on just about everything these days.
We OTOH are saddled with a truly incompetent and dangerous bunch of lunatics supported by an even more incompetent and corrupt bureucracy.