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Russian Prime Minister: Second Cold War Coming
Newsmax ^ | Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | Melanie Batley

Posted on 05/20/2014 11:38:33 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike

The United States and Russia are approaching "a second Cold War," and President Barack Obama is to blame for the deteriorating relations between the countries, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.

In an interview with Bloomberg Television, Medvedev said Russia is preparing retaliatory steps in response to the sanctions the United States imposed on the country due to the escalation of conflict in Ukraine.

"We are slowly but surely moving toward a second Cold War, which no one needs," Medvedev said. "Why am I saying this? Because a competent politician knows how to make reserved, careful subtle, wise, and intelligent decisions, which, I believe, Mr. Obama succeeded at for awhile."

Medvedev did not elaborate on the details of possible Russian action.

"We haven’t especially commented on" sanctions "or responded to them harshly, although we could do something unpleasant or offensive to those countries that are introducing these sanctions."

Medvedev also blamed Obama, his onetime partner in a reset of relations, for a lack of "political tact," Bloomberg reported.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Russia
KEYWORDS: belarus; coldwar; coldwar2; communism; medvedev; obama; reset; russia; sovietunion

1 posted on 05/20/2014 11:38:33 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Because Mr. Flexible got bent over by Putin.


2 posted on 05/20/2014 11:39:49 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Because Mr. Flexible got bent over by Putin.

As if he wouldn't love every minute of it.

3 posted on 05/20/2014 11:41:34 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Hey Obama...
The 1980’s called to ask if you wanted their foreign policy back.


4 posted on 05/20/2014 11:41:44 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Putin told Obummer the the cold war never ended.


5 posted on 05/20/2014 11:48:21 AM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: Vinylly
Putin told Obummer the the cold war never ended.

No thanks to Clinton and the Kosovo nonsense.

6 posted on 05/20/2014 11:49:41 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Because a competent politician knows how to make reserved, careful subtle, wise, and intelligent decisions, which, I believe, Mr. Obama succeeded at for awhile.

The Kenyan has been smacked down in public . . . again.

7 posted on 05/20/2014 11:51:32 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I knew he was smiling for a reason.


8 posted on 05/20/2014 11:52:33 AM PDT by meatloaf (Impeach Obama. That's my New Year's resolution.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
"Why am I saying this? Because a competent politician knows how to make reserved, careful subtle, wise, and intelligent decisions...

Well, then we are screwed...

9 posted on 05/20/2014 11:52:56 AM PDT by econjack (I'm not bossy...I just know what you should be doing.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Obama has relayed his profoundest apologies for the US winning the first Cold War and promises to do all in power to make sure we lose the next one.


10 posted on 05/20/2014 11:53:43 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Remember this?

"The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to U.S. President Barack Obama for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.

That's what happens when you give awards before you judge what a president accomplishes. Not that Obama has been successful at anything good for us or the world. He has accomplished stirring up the pot, and creating mayhem everywhere.

Time to yank that "prize" back!

11 posted on 05/20/2014 11:54:24 AM PDT by roadcat
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To: Hotlanta Mike; All

Meanwhile, China is threatening to use “non-peaceful means” to settle the Spratley’s dispute with Vietnam and the Phillipines now.

The entire world may end up lamenting the election of the nightmare Barack Obama to the White House.


12 posted on 05/20/2014 11:54:58 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: roadcat

He was awarded the 2009 Peace Prize, because his last name wasn’t “Bush.”


13 posted on 05/20/2014 11:55:17 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Hotlanta Mike

With America becoming such a corrupt, one-party tyranny, and sporting a depraved, evil, faggoty culture, I can’t just take it as a given that we’ll still be the “good guys” in a new Cold War dichotomy.


14 posted on 05/20/2014 11:55:40 AM PDT by greene66
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To: Hotlanta Mike
“The United States and Russia are approaching “a second Cold War,” and President Barack Obama is to blame for the deteriorating relations between the countries, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.”

He didn't press the reset button hard enough ?

15 posted on 05/20/2014 11:57:08 AM PDT by Grzegorz 246
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Not lose... surrender.


16 posted on 05/20/2014 12:01:54 PM PDT by SpinnerWebb (IN-SAPORIBVS-SICVT-PVLLVM)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I’m all for a new Cold War if it causes us to finally reverse our foolish cuts in military spending. It will take very different leadership in Washington for that to happen, though.


17 posted on 05/20/2014 12:03:02 PM PDT by noiseman (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Good thing there wasn’t a World War III.


18 posted on 05/20/2014 12:03:53 PM PDT by MinstrelBoy (If you're a conservative today, you're a hero.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I guess when Obama told Russia he would be more flexible after the election, he meant he would be able to bend over and hold his ankles on command.


19 posted on 05/20/2014 12:17:14 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: dfwgator
“Putin told Obummer the the cold war never ended.

No thanks to Clinton and the Kosovo nonsense.”

Spot on.

20 posted on 05/20/2014 12:36:25 PM PDT by riverdawg
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Time for a return to the good old days.


21 posted on 05/20/2014 12:38:24 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

We are already there!


22 posted on 05/20/2014 1:29:28 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Honest people who paid attention know that the first Cold War didn’t stop.


23 posted on 05/20/2014 2:04:10 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: All

Russia conducts test-launch of ballistic missile

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/russia-conducts-test-launch-of-ballistic-missile-114052100271_1.html


24 posted on 05/20/2014 2:37:22 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Obama’s policy of groveling in prostrate supplication before our Russian enemies hasn't worked too well, has it. Obama gave Putin everything he wanted, he canceled the missile defense for Poland, he slashed our nuclear arsenal, he kept Assad in power with the help of the United Nations.

What did KGB Putin give his good comrade Obama in return? The completely unprovoked invasion of America's military ally Ukraine.

Remember when the libs were saying Russia was going to help us keep Iran from getting nukes? What utter stupidity. Hey lib morons, Russia is the entire source of the Iranian nuclear program. All they had to do to stop it was not build Iran a nuclear reactor and stop supplying them with enriched uranium. Russia didn't help Iran's nuclear program to get a bargaining chip, they did it because they want to help islamofascist Iran wipe US ally Israel off the map.

25 posted on 05/20/2014 3:01:52 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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