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Exclusive: Russia threatened countries ahead of UN vote on Ukraine - envoys
Reuters ^ | Friday, March 28, 2014

Posted on 03/28/2014 3:59:01 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia threatened several Eastern European and Central Asian states with retaliation if they voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution this week declaring invalid Crimea's referendum on seceding from Ukraine, U.N. diplomats said.

According to interviews with U.N. diplomats, most of whom preferred to speak on condition of anonymity for fear of angering Moscow, the targets of Russian threats included Moldova, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan as well as a number of African countries

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Russia
KEYWORDS: africa; kyrgyzstan; moldova; putin; russia; tajikistan; ukraine; un

1 posted on 03/28/2014 3:59:01 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

“I think Russia is a bad loser. They lost and they did by 100 votes.”

Are the French doing a victory lap over this meaningless vote? The 100 countries that voted with the West accounted for less than 30% of the global population. Note that many of these were puppet states of the European Union obliged by treaty to vote the same way. The 93 countries that refused to support the West by either not showing up, abstaining, or outright voting for Russia represent over 70% of the people of the world.

This isn’t a victory. This is a rather meaningless failure vote, and the inability to get either India or Brazil to vote against Russia is an embarrassment for the Obama’s “stellar” UN squad.


2 posted on 03/28/2014 4:11:31 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Bigtigermike

Sounds like Putin is using the same tactics that Obama has been using against conservatives and patriots.

Remember the threats over Sequestration?
Remember Dopey Obie shutting down the parks and monuments?

The big difference between Obama and Putin is that Putin isn’t afraid to face down his equals.

Obama uses his Police State to push WWII vets, cancer victims, and other citizens around, but folds like a $2 chair when challenged by foreign leaders.


3 posted on 03/28/2014 4:11:55 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The future ain't what it use to be -- Yogi Berra)
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To: Iron Munro

Same thing we and every once powerful nation does. We just do it by withholding ‘financial aid’ of people won’t cave to our demands...such is international politics. Is anyone really surprised this is how the world works?


4 posted on 03/28/2014 4:14:58 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (I)
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To: Bigtigermike

Israel and Iran didn’t support, strangely. Perhaps Netanyahu decided to park a turd on Kerry’s desk, and deservedly so.

And look at this

http://chimpreports.com/index.php/special-reports/18638-uganda-kenya-angola-shun-west-on-un-crimea-resolution.html

Looks like Obama just lost a host of countries who would have voted us under normal circumstances, all thanks to the homo lobby.


5 posted on 03/28/2014 4:16:12 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Bigtigermike
"In the end, the Ukrainian resolution declaring Crimea's vote on March 16 in favor of seceding from Ukraine as having "no validity" passed with 100 votes in favor, 11 against and 58 abstentions. Another 24 U.N. member states did not cast votes."

That's an interesting vote tally. Most of the abstentions probably lacked any interest in the matter. Some probably had other, tough, third world chores to catch up on.


6 posted on 03/28/2014 4:23:12 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Viennacon
This isn’t a victory.

But, but, Rooters says it is, and they wouldn't lie.

7 posted on 03/28/2014 4:23:47 PM 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: familyop

Several of these states are third world countries that rely on US aid. The fact that they abstained is a message that the influence of America is in terminal decline. Israel did not vote.


8 posted on 03/28/2014 4:26:07 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Norm Lenhart
Same thing we and every once powerful nation does.

When we and the Obama Homos do it, it is Holy and just, but when the Russians do it, then it is obviously evil and mean.

.....Oh, and needs to be reported.

9 posted on 03/28/2014 4:27:58 PM 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: Viennacon; Bigtigermike
Very interesting info from Chimp Reports. Thanks! ;-)

Uganda, Kenya, Angola Shun West On UN Crimea Resolution
Chimp Reports
Azerbaijan, Benin, Bulgaria, Chile, Greece, Iceland, Libya, New Zealand, Sweden and the United States are among the countries that voted in favor of the draft resolution, while Armenia, Belarus, Cuba, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea [North Korea], Nicaragua, Russia, Sudan, Venezuela and Zimbabwe voted against.

Angola, Argentina, Brazil, China, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Mongolia, Nepal, Paraguay, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Uzebekistan and Zambia are among the nations that abstained from the voting at the 193-member General Assembly.



10 posted on 03/28/2014 4:33:34 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Viennacon
"Israel did not vote."

I wonder why?


Russia calls for banning Judaism
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1431407/posts

Russia probing whether Jewish law constitutes incitement ["first time since Stalin's regime"]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1431367/posts

Russians Respect Reason For Terrorism
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1210347/posts

Why Russia should sell weapons to Iran and Syria
RIA Novosti (Russian state-owned outlet) ^ | 08AUG07 |
Marianna Belenkaya, Russian Government
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1878354/posts

''Intelligence Brief: Russia's Moves in Syria''
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1658282/posts
(from 2006)

The Syrian Stake (Ruskie Alert)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1658558/posts
(from 2006)

Russia engages in 'gangland' diplomacy as it sends warship to the Caribbean (Exercise with Venezuelan military, 2008)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2088262/posts
(from 2006)

Vladimir Putin Justifies His Trust in Islam Karimov (Uzbekistan)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1433668/posts">


11 posted on 03/28/2014 4:45:19 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Viennacon
More related info on Moscow, Ukraine, Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, etc. (re. fascism).

Russia's 'outsourced' jihadis come home
Asia Times ^ | 09/13/2013 | Dmitry Shlapentokh
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/3067218/posts

Sex for the motherland: Russian youths encouraged to procreate at camp
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-471324/Sex-motherland-Russian-youths-encouraged-procreate-camp.html

Russian Youth Group Encourages "More Sex" to Save Motherland from Dwindling Population
LifeSiteNews.com ^ | July 30, 2007 | John Jalsevac

Posted on Tue Jul 31 04:48:24 2007 by monomaniac

Russian Youth Group Encourages "More Sex" to Save Motherland from Dwindling Population

By John Jalsevac

MOSCOW, Russia, July 30, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A Russian nationalist youth group is encouraging youth to have more sex in an effort to combat the nation's devastating demographic crisis, reports the Daily Mail.

In a lengthy special report the Daily Mail documents the activities of the Nashi youth movement, which is sponsoring a summer camp attended by some 10,000 Russian youth this summer. Not only are Nashi organizers encouraging the youth to have more sex, but they have designated a special area at the dormitories, the Love Oasis, for young men and women to engage in sexual intercourse. According to the Mail, condoms are unavailable in the camp.

"They [The pre-historic mammoths] became extinct because they did not have enough sex. That must not happen to Russia," said a Nashi organizer to a group of assembled campers.

The nationalistic camp involves two weeks of lectures, reported by some Western sources as being little more than anti-Western "propaganda," as well as a strenuous regimen of physical exercise. Numerous young couples have also been married at the camp, with 25 couples being married at the beginning of the first week, and ten to be married at the beginning of the second.

While many people, especially in the West, are finding in the Kremlin-initiated, and Kremlin-loyal Nashi youth group a disturbing image of similar groups started up in Nazi-era Germany, the camp's approach to sex is further evidence that the Russian government is not unaware that a demographic crisis is leading the entire Russian nation towards an early grave.


Russian Patriotism Unleashed by Georgian War
SPIEGEL ONLINE ^ | 10/15/2008 | Fred Weir

Posted on Thu Oct 16 18:47:42 2008 by neverdem

LETTER FROM MOSCOW

The war in Georgia has provoked unprecedented levels of patriosm in Russia. The majority of the population supported their army's actions in the Caucasus. And even the fiercest critics of the Kremlin have now become proud Russians.

Members of the Kremlin-loyal youth organisation "Nashi" wave flags and hold a banner during a protest in front of the US embassy in Moscow during the Georgia war.

Russia's President Wants to Turn Around Population Decline

James Brooke | Moscow30 November 2010

Russia's president devoted the largest part of his annual State of Russia speech to reversing Russia's population decline.

If Russian couples have a third child, they will get a baby bonus, better health care, and free land to build a house or dacha, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev promised in his annual State of Russia speech.

Political analysts were hoping to hear about missiles or democracy. Instead they got babies.

[...]

What he did not say is that Russia compensates for its aging workforce by importing about 10 million laborers a year from Central Asia. After the United States, Russia is now the second-largest importer of workers. This influx of overwhelmingly Muslim workers creates tensions in Russia, where the population is largely Orthodox Christian.



12 posted on 03/28/2014 4:50:10 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Viennacon
I might take the time to update the following links and quoted excerpts: demographic information.

Russia has military friends in its Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO: members listed below).

All of the following excerpts are from the CIA World Factbook (as accessed on 29OCT06).

Russia
Religions:
Russian Orthodox 15-20%, Muslim 10-15%, other Christian 2% (2006 est.) note: estimates are of practicing worshipers; Russia has large populations of non-practicing believers and non-believers, a legacy of over seven decades of Soviet rule

Kazakhstan
Religions:
Muslim 47%, Russian Orthodox 44%, Protestant 2%, other 7%

Kyrgyzstan
Religions:
Muslim 75%, Russian Orthodox 20%, other 5%

Tajikistan
Religions:
Sunni Muslim 85%, Shi'a Muslim 5%, other 10% (2003 est.)

Uzbekistan
Religions:
Religions: Muslim 88% (mostly Sunnis), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%

Belarus
Government restrictions on freedom of speech and the press, peaceful assembly, and religion continue . . .
Religions:
Eastern Orthodox 80%, other (including Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim) 20% (1997 est.)

Armenia
Religions:
Armenian Apostolic 94.7%, other Christian 4%, Yezidi (monotheist with elements of nature worship) 1.3%


13 posted on 03/28/2014 4:54:40 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Apparently such threats are not swaying countries like Uganda anymore. Here is a map of the vote.
14 posted on 03/28/2014 5:06:22 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

Good. it’s time for people to tell the libs to shove their social engineering. And the GOP as well. God knows they contribute to it.

This is the same lesson a lot of businesses and orgs/churches need to learn. Freedom costs.


15 posted on 03/28/2014 5:12:24 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (I)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I can’t get over Israel not voting with the US. That’s a message. Sick of the Palestinian BS negotiations.


16 posted on 03/28/2014 5:17:34 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

They would be crazy to stick with us over Russia as long as Dems control power. And to be honest, to ever trust us again...because Dems may someday regain power after Obama. Over half of America is insane.


17 posted on 03/28/2014 5:22:29 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (I)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I fully consider America to be an OCCUPIED country at this point. We are the resistance.


18 posted on 03/28/2014 5:27:33 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

Yup. I think we must accept that America is over. Now we have to build a new one. We cannot save what is lost. It’s not a matter of semantics. It’s a mindset. One keeps us on defense and the other puts us on offense. And no one ever won a war, real, cultural or spiritual, by defending.


19 posted on 03/28/2014 5:32:35 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (I)
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To: Norm Lenhart

You have to take on the mind of new revolutionaries. The Founders knew this time would come. They just didn’t know how, which meant all the safeguards they put in place could not keep the wolves outside the gates forever.


20 posted on 03/28/2014 5:49:57 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Wellll, this is obviously another “false flag” operation — clearly the caller was just Obama, disguising his voice. /sarc

Thanks Bigtigermike.


21 posted on 03/28/2014 5:52:07 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/alreadyposted/index)
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To: Viennacon

Iran? Of course Iran didn’t support it. Why would anyone think Iran would support a resolution against Russia?


22 posted on 03/28/2014 5:53:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/alreadyposted/index)
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To: SunkenCiv

My statement was more shock that Israel took the same position as Iran. A rare occurance.


23 posted on 03/28/2014 5:57:41 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Bigtigermike

A piece of paper can’t stop a tank.


24 posted on 03/28/2014 6:32:43 PM PDT by BurningOak (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2830849/reply?c=1)
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To: Bigtigermike

"Strongly worded condemnation? Sure, if you like it, you can keep it."

25 posted on 03/28/2014 7:17:43 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Viennacon

Israel’s capital is not internationally recognized so Israel had no reason to side with the West.


26 posted on 03/28/2014 7:21:51 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Viennacon

China also abstained on the instructions of Russia.


27 posted on 03/28/2014 9:28:26 PM PDT by Thunder90 (All posts soley represent my own opinion.)
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To: Thunder90

They have their own ambitions. Quid pro quo.


28 posted on 03/28/2014 9:31:25 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Bigtigermike

This is the “Putin Way”, much like “The Chicago Way”/ “New York Way” (make them an offer they can’t refuse).

That would be “Putin the Blitzer”, “Emanuel the Ballerina” and “DeBlasio the Red”.

Let’s throw in Crazy Eddy Schulz and make it a “foursome”.


29 posted on 03/29/2014 8:23:50 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Viennacon

You mean like China and Indonesia? Are you freaking kidding me?

That’s like saying the majority of people voted for Obama. I mean really? 90% of people that voted for Obama did so because they were voting themselves more free money from rich people.

Just because the majority of the population of earth didn’t join the vote doesn’t make it right.


30 posted on 03/30/2014 1:05:31 PM PDT by Almondjoy
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To: Almondjoy

That wasn’t the point. I was pointing out that the French were celebrating a failure.


31 posted on 03/30/2014 1:51:05 PM PDT by Viennacon
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