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Putin says he sang patriotic songs with Russian spies deported from United States
RIA Novosti ^ | 22:33 24/07/2010

Posted on 07/24/2010 2:16:02 PM PDT by pobeda1945

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said he had met with Russian spies deported from the United States following Russia-U.S. spy scandal and sang patriotic songs with them.

"I met with them," Putin said, answering the journalists' questions whether he met with 10 Russian spies deported from the United States after Russian-U.S. spy scandal.

Ten people were arrested by U.S. law enforcement on June 29 on suspicion of being part of an espionage ring.

After the spy swap deal they were deported from the United States. Putin, as a former KGB officer, said he had talked for life with the spies. The premier said they sang songs accompanied by the live music. Among the others, they sang a famous patriotic Russian song "What Motherland starts from".

Commenting on the spies' future, Putin said "they will work". "I am sure they will work in the decent places, I am sure they will have interesting and bright life," Putin said.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: putin; spies

1 posted on 07/24/2010 2:16:06 PM PDT by pobeda1945
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To: pobeda1945

Was Zer0 on the hot line humming along?


2 posted on 07/24/2010 2:17:13 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: pobeda1945
Most Democrats—including our currnt 'President'—would not sing patriotic songs with anyone for any reason.
3 posted on 07/24/2010 2:18:08 PM PDT by sourcery (Let's not use the word 'terrorist.' Instead, let's use 'Islamic Supremacist')
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To: pobeda1945

Putin’s view of an “interesting and bright life” may
not be very bright.


4 posted on 07/24/2010 2:19:23 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: pobeda1945

This thread is worthless without sexy photos of Anna Chapman.


5 posted on 07/24/2010 2:24:43 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: sourcery
Obammy might sing a patriotic Muslim song such as “Let's Stone the Accused Adulteress.”
6 posted on 07/24/2010 2:24:46 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop Barry now. He can't help himself.)
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To: tet68
Putin’s view of an “interesting and bright life” may not be very bright.

They can manufacture polonium. It glows.

7 posted on 07/24/2010 2:25:54 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: pobeda1945

He’s playing the boy marxist like a yo-yo.


8 posted on 07/24/2010 2:28:25 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pobeda1945
I am sure they will have interesting and bright life

Having spent some time in the Eastern Bloc, I have my doubts on that. Socialist wannabes should be forced to spend time there and see what socialism REALLY produces.

MM (in TX)

9 posted on 07/24/2010 2:30:15 PM PDT by MississippiMan (http://gogmagogblog.wordpress.com/)
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To: pobeda1945

As opposed to Obama, who doesn’t know any patriotic songs.


10 posted on 07/24/2010 2:36:02 PM PDT by dan1123 (Free condoms for teens to have safe sex is like giving them bullet-proof vests for safe gun play)
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To: The Comedian
Nice! I hadn't seen that one!
12 posted on 07/24/2010 2:46:43 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: pobeda1945

A “kumbaya” moment. Touching. Sarcasm aside, you’ve got to give him credit for patriotic promotion. When is the last time you can remember a big patriotic reception for an exchanged US spy?


13 posted on 07/24/2010 2:46:58 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: MississippiMan

Amen to that. Socialism, both national and international, has been a disaster wherever and whenever it’s been tried, and the extent of the disaster seems to exactly parallel the extent to which it is tried.

That said, however, it seems that Putin is, if nothing else, a patriot. This is just one of many examples: singing a cheezy patriotic song on the occasion of Russians returning to the Rodina. Think he did that for polls, or to win the next election? I don’t; I think he really loves his country. I wish we had that same patriotism among US leaders right about now.

By the way, a youtube presentation of what I think is the song in question is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND10dUAry10&feature=related

Here’s a google translation of the lyrics:

Getting started
Home
With pictures in your primer
With a good and faithful friends
Living in a neighboring yard
Maybe it begins
With the songs that we sang mother
From the fact that in any trials
We have no one to take away
Getting started
Home
With cherished bench at the gate
From the very birches that in the field
By bending the wind increases
Maybe it begins
With spring zapevki starling
And this dirt road
Has no end
Getting started
Home
From the windows of burning away
With the old paternal Budyonny
With somewhere in the closet we found
Maybe it begins
With a knock of wheels
And with the oath that in his youth
Do it in your heart brought
Getting started
Homeland ...

Yeah, cheezy. Still, for whatever reason, that song seems to mean something to many Russians.


14 posted on 07/24/2010 2:48:58 PM PDT by Jubal Harshaw
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To: The Comedian

“She could blow my cover any time.”

Is that what they’re calling it now?


15 posted on 07/24/2010 2:57:02 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: pobeda1945

Watch Direct TV’s new add. It’s a russian praising their generous offer.


16 posted on 07/24/2010 2:59:00 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: pobeda1945

All this ‘Russian spy’ crap makes me miss the ‘Get Smart’ TV series where a secret cell phone was hidden in the heel of Smart’s shoe. It was funny ... and so is this ‘Russian spy’ non-event.


17 posted on 07/24/2010 3:02:25 PM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: tet68

Life is brighter when you live under the Northern Lights, and more interesting when your pee turns to ice before it makes it to the ground where it makes a tinkling sound as it crashes against the permafrost. The heroes and heroines, though, are provided flo-max which will generally allow them to void quickly enough to avoid a dangling yellow icicle.


18 posted on 07/24/2010 3:15:29 PM PDT by mathurine
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To: mathurine
I think the ones that went back to Russia have a better chance at life than the 4 that we got.

And I'm betting that at least one of them is a double spy. God help us.

19 posted on 07/24/2010 3:32:26 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: Jubal Harshaw
Amen to that. Socialism, both national and international, has been a disaster wherever and whenever it’s been tried, and the extent of the disaster seems to exactly parallel the extent to which it is tried.

Very well said.

MM (in TX)

20 posted on 07/24/2010 3:49:52 PM PDT by MississippiMan (http://gogmagogblog.wordpress.com/)
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To: pobeda1945
Putin always looks like he just washed down somebody's liver with a nice chianti and some fava beans.

Probably because he has.

21 posted on 07/24/2010 4:18:43 PM PDT by Talisker (When you find a turtle on top of a fence post, you can be damn sure it didn't get there on it's own.)
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To: Talisker

"And, you know, the thing about a shark... he's got lifeless eyes....Like a doll's eyes"

22 posted on 07/24/2010 4:52:03 PM PDT by Textide
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To: pobeda1945

he just wanted to meet the uber-hottie “Anna Chapman”

can’t say I blame him (hormonally speaking)

She could be the new “spokesperson” for the Putin regime


23 posted on 07/24/2010 5:56:49 PM PDT by Enchante ("The great enemy of clear language is insincerity." -- George Orwell --)
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To: dan1123

wish we could spot-test Obozo on signing the national anthem and a few other American patriotic songs

bet he doesn’t know any

He would choke on the words to “America the Beautiful” b/c he is steeped in the Ayers/Dohrn/Van Jones vitriol of “Amerikkka the Eviilllll”

we should have tried to include Obozo and Joe Bite-me with the ten Russians sent back to Putin

Putin would refuse them, saying “they are far too useful right where they are now”


24 posted on 07/24/2010 6:00:43 PM PDT by Enchante ("The great enemy of clear language is insincerity." -- George Orwell --)
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To: The Comedian
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I suspected that photo would meet such a fate but it was nice while it lasted.

25 posted on 07/24/2010 6:34:07 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: Paladin2
Was Zer0 on the hot line humming along?

Boy! I don't even get one comment in and I see that what I was thinking has already been posted.

ML/NJ

26 posted on 07/24/2010 7:37:27 PM PDT by ml/nj
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To: sourcery
I wouldn't be surprised to hear most RATS sing the same Soviet songs Putin and his spies sang.
27 posted on 07/24/2010 11:00:34 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Drew68
I suspected that photo would meet such a fate but it was nice while it lasted.

I'm surrounded by Puritans, all armed with Delete keys...


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

28 posted on 07/25/2010 9:08:53 AM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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