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Russian minister's advice to US over Crimea: do yoga and chill out
Guardian ^ | 04/03/2014 | Shaun Walker

Posted on 04/03/2014 10:47:10 AM PDT by goldstategop

A top Russian official has accused the US of "childish tantrums" in its response to the annexation of Crimea, and suggested that American politicians practise yoga and watch sitcoms to help chill out.

"Clearly, the US leadership is really annoyed, and cannot come to terms with the new situation, which has arisen in large part due to the deliberate line taken by the US and its allies in Europe to prepare anti-Russian forces to take power in Ukraine," said deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, in an interview with Interfax.

"Trying to demonstrate how unhappy it is with the exercise of free will by the population of Crimea and the decisions we took related to it, Washington is ruining contacts even in places where continuing dialogue is in their own interests.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: chillout; crimea; guardian; russia; shaunwalker; slang; yoga
Yoga and chill out.

The Russians are improving in the use of slang. What a hoot!

1 posted on 04/03/2014 10:47:10 AM PDT by goldstategop
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To: goldstategop

They should tell 0bama to reset hisself.


2 posted on 04/03/2014 10:49:15 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: goldstategop

Chill out... as in getting ready to serve revenge cold? Check.

Power has to have a heart or in the long term it goes down to hell. This is why the humongous charade to make it look like all Crimea asked to be part of Russia.


3 posted on 04/03/2014 10:49:16 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: goldstategop

A blast listening to this:

“The situation is turning into a joke when, for example, meetings between meteorologists are cancelled,” said Ryabkov.

“What can we advise our American colleagues? They should get more fresh air, do yoga, eat healthily, maybe watch some sitcoms on television.

“This is better than getting themselves and others all worked up when they know very well that the train has already departed and that childish tantrums, tears and hysterics will not help things.”

HAHAHA HAHAHAHAHA


4 posted on 04/03/2014 10:50:02 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

They’re laughing at us. This is what Zero has brought the United States to. This is a “reset” alright.


5 posted on 04/03/2014 10:50:11 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: goldstategop

Chill out, it’s just a small piece of territory. And the rest of them are Nazis, anyway.


6 posted on 04/03/2014 10:52:24 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: colorado tanker

They are indeed laughing at us. They loathe weakness, even in adversaries.


7 posted on 04/03/2014 10:52:30 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: goldstategop
Reminds me of Germany's former Chancellor addressing his Reichstag with various jokes about Roosevelt and his ineffectiveness after the Anschluss.

He probably should have taken things more seriously.

8 posted on 04/03/2014 10:55:22 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: Psalm 144
They are indeed laughing at us

Could they be goading the US into doing something stupid or encouraging Ukraine or its thugs to do something stupid and then they'll be justified to take a corridor in eastern Ukraine to connect Crimea to Russia?

9 posted on 04/03/2014 10:55:58 AM PDT by grania
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To: goldstategop

Yoga and chill out.

What Putin really said to mac daddy was: “ Pink bra and Pink Panties and visit your favorite bath house”.


10 posted on 04/03/2014 10:56:28 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: goldstategop

11 posted on 04/03/2014 10:57:50 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: goldstategop
Yes; anything but be on the sort of war footing that George Washington recommended. A placid America is good for a resurgent Russian Empire.
12 posted on 04/03/2014 10:59:08 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: goldstategop

This shows you exactly how seriously they - and the rest of the world - take us now.

Obama has reduced the US to a laughing stock. We are perceived worldwide now as being powerless, concerned only with the bizarre combination of homosexual and Muslim “issues,” and consciously weakening ourselves economically to the point that we will be about at the level of South Africa (if even that good) before too long.


13 posted on 04/03/2014 11:00:56 AM PDT by livius
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To: goldstategop

Yoga is easier in those loose mommy jeans...


14 posted on 04/03/2014 11:03:34 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: grania; Psalm 144
Could they be goading the US into doing something stupid or encouraging Ukraine or its thugs to do something stupid and then they'll be justified...

It is wise to examine this tactic and consider it among all the others.

It is also wise to consider the exact opposite situation, that Obama is tactically trying to goad Russia (Putin) into doing something stupid so the world will see Obama's actions as justified.

15 posted on 04/03/2014 11:03:38 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: goldstategop
which has arisen in large part due to the deliberate line taken by the US and its allies in Europe to prepare anti-Russian forces to take power in Ukraine," said deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, in an interview with Interfax.

The US and EU fund and arm Christian slaughtering Al Qaeda foreign mercenaries to overthrow the legitimate government of Syria. Is it such a stretch to believe that the US and EU would instigate the overthrow of the legitimate Ukrainian government?

16 posted on 04/03/2014 11:04:53 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: chiefqc
Obama and the progressive Rat's favorite Yoga position is: “Bent Over in Bathhouse”.
17 posted on 04/03/2014 11:05:57 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: Olog-hai

Well, Washington also didn’t cotton to foreign entanglements. The Barbary Pirates got engaged only when they were menacing trade to the new USA.

That said, technology has made the world so small that Russia might as well be at our doorstep. If isolationism made sense at one time, it doesn’t now.


18 posted on 04/03/2014 11:05:58 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

Anti-Russian means not wanting to be assimilated into Russia. I guess that’s some big crime.


19 posted on 04/03/2014 11:07:23 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Obama? Strategy?

Sorry, B.S. don’t fly in Moscow.


20 posted on 04/03/2014 11:08:28 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

You mean the “legitimate government of Syria” that does the same things and is funded by Iran and Russia among others?

I think everyone agrees that what the USA and EU are doing by backing al-Qa’eda is an exercise in madness. The so-called “legitimate government”, though, is the same one that funds Hezbollah and illegitimately demands the Golan Heights from Israel among other things. Ain’t that funny?


21 posted on 04/03/2014 11:09:56 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: goldstategop
Yoga and chill out.


22 posted on 04/03/2014 11:10:39 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: goldstategop

Imagine the Russian reaction to their own advice to chill out and do yoga after a NATO invasion and seizure of Kaliningrad (East Prussia).


23 posted on 04/03/2014 11:10:56 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I wasn’t aware that Ukraine was being assimilated into Russia before the Obama/Soros/sodomite EU staged coup. Now the Ukrainians are going to be assimilated into the NWO whether they like it or not. People in the EU go to jail if they just speak out against assimilation into the NWO.


24 posted on 04/03/2014 11:15:11 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: Count of Monte Fisto
I wasn’t aware that Ukraine was being assimilated into Russia....

There's your problem.

25 posted on 04/03/2014 11:16:32 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: WhiskeyX

They’re being bullies.

Obama is a bully, kind of. But one without the cajones of the Bear. Hubris, meet nemesis.

I’d normally grieve over this, but even Putin knows this is a lightweight. He hasn’t knocked over America’s best, far from it.


26 posted on 04/03/2014 11:16:53 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

“Coup” of what, political leaning?

Was Ukraine ever declaring war on Russia? No.


27 posted on 04/03/2014 11:17:44 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Yuppers, Rudy.


28 posted on 04/03/2014 11:18:25 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Olog-hai

Just because we don’t like how a particular government acts doesn’t mean its not legitimate. For example, our government funds Christian slaughtering Al Qaeda mercenaries to attack countries and overthrow governments that are no threat to the us people yet it is still our legitimate government.


29 posted on 04/03/2014 11:20:37 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Proof, please.


30 posted on 04/03/2014 11:21:19 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: goldstategop

I guess Russia has its share of adolescents in charge, too.


31 posted on 04/03/2014 11:24:01 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

Yanukovych ditched his country’s agreement with the EU in favor of reactionary globalist Putin’s plan for a free trade agreement and closer ties.


32 posted on 04/03/2014 11:24:57 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Navy Patriot

The bottom line is that Putin and Obama really, really don’t like each other. Or so it seems.


33 posted on 04/03/2014 11:31:28 AM PDT by grania
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Obama? Strategy?

Sorry, B.S. don’t fly in Moscow.

Who cares anything about Obama BS in Moscow?

You should be concerned about Obama BS everywhere else, that's where it's working.

34 posted on 04/03/2014 11:32:00 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: grania
The bottom line is that Putin and Obama really, really don’t like each other. Or so it seems.

Pretty much a safe bet.

35 posted on 04/03/2014 11:35:30 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: HiTech RedNeck
“Coup” of what, political leaning?

You didn't see on TV those Right Sector and Svoboda extremists throwing firebombs at cops until they forced the rump parliament (conveniently half its members, most of which supported the legal government, had fled for their lives) illegally installed a Globalist Bankster puppet regime.

36 posted on 04/03/2014 11:37:59 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: WhiskeyX

Putin has opened a Pandora’s Box that is going to ultimately end very badly for Russia with long lasting consequences, regardless of what does or does not happen to non-Russians worldwide.


37 posted on 04/03/2014 11:39:27 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
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To: NRA1995

Is Pajama Boy really Aronofsky?

38 posted on 04/03/2014 11:42:58 AM PDT by mark3681
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To: Count of Monte Fisto
parliament (conveniently half its members, most of which supported the legal government, had fled for their lives)

Yet those brave members of Parliament returned to impeach Yanukovych by a vote of 328-0 (half of them mistakenly voting the wrong way, apparently).

39 posted on 04/03/2014 11:45:46 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: goldstategop

Maybe that’s what he thought Obama meant about having “more flexibility”.


40 posted on 04/03/2014 11:48:28 AM PDT by Durbin
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

I’ve heard that line before. Especially applied to Iran’s ecclesiocracy.

I know what the lefties in DC are doing and I don’t agree with it one whit. Christians are the biggest victims there in Syria; I often suspect that such is the real reason for the current mess occurring there and whether or not Assad, al-Qa’eda and the other alleged combatants are not colluding to that end.


41 posted on 04/03/2014 11:50:41 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: 1rudeboy
Yet those brave members of Parliament returned to impeach Yanukovych by a vote of 328-0 (half of them mistakenly voting the wrong way, apparently).

The overthrow was a done deal two days before that when the rump parliament (only 238 of the 450 members were present) "voted" to ban the police or military from taking action against the insurrectionists, leaving the legal government personnel totally defenseless against the firebomb throwing mob. The overthrow was a fait accompli after that.

The non-opposition members who voted to illegally remove the President (it was still only 328 members of the 450 total) were more worried about saving their own necks from the firebomb mob that surrounded the parliament than the future of their country.

42 posted on 04/03/2014 12:02:47 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: 1rudeboy
Yanukovych ditched his country’s agreement with the EU in favor of reactionary globalist Putin’s plan for a free trade agreement and closer ties.

Putin is a Globalist????? That is some Alinsky style word games right there.

43 posted on 04/03/2014 12:05:48 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: goldstategop

“shelter in place”

Obama’s foreign policy message to Poland, Taiwan, South Korea ... and Benghazi.


44 posted on 04/03/2014 12:13:37 PM PDT by First_Salute (May God save our democratic-republican government, from a government by judiciary.)
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To: goldstategop
President Mom Jeans response.


45 posted on 04/03/2014 12:15:31 PM PDT by McGruff (prop.a.gan.da - information of a biased or misleading nature)
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To: WhiskeyX

Putin and his possie can mock us all they want. This too shall pass, and in the end Russia will remain a Sh!t hole and continue its 1000 year history of misery. And by that history, his most likely end will be a 9x13 to the head and or a rope hung from a lamp post.

The only question is how many he kills in the process.


46 posted on 04/03/2014 12:38:43 PM PDT by Dead Dog
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