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  • Russian president: I did not steal Super Bowl ring.

    06/16/2013 4:55:52 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/16/13 | Alla Eshchenko and Faith Karimi, CNN
    Moscow (CNN) -- The Russian president is fighting back: no, he did not steal a Super Bowl ring. And no, he's not rocking the diamond-encrusted prize on his finger, either. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman denied accusations that the leader pocketed a Super Bowl ring that belonged to the New England Patriots' owner, Robert Kraft. The alleged swipe occurred during Kraft's visit to St. Petersburg in 2005. "I took out the ring and showed it to (Putin). And he put it on and he goes, 'I can kill someone with this ring,'" Kraft said, according to the New York Post. "I...
  • Yo, Vladi, about that ring…: Pats owner Putin an awkward spot

    06/29/2005 2:56:20 AM PDT · by Panerai · 15 replies · 645+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | Wednesday, June 29, 2005 | Thomas Caywood and Michael O'Connor
    It's no secret the Russian economy has been sucking wind for years, but few economists could have predicted that President Vladimir Putin might resort to swiping diamond Super Bowl rings. In what may prove to be the Cuban Missile Crisis of Russian-Patriot Nation relations, the former KGB agent apparently misunderstood Pats owner Bob Kraft's offer to check out his gem-encrusted finger bling and instead pocketed it, according to media reports on both sides of the Atlantic. Kraft walked away from a Kremlin meeting between Putin and American business executives without his 2005 Super Bowl ring for fear of creating an...